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  • Joanne Siegel dies at 93; model for Superman character Lois Lane

    Joanne Siegel dies at 93; model for Superman character Lois Lane
    Joanne Siegel, who played a role in the creation of the Superman saga in the 1930s as Joe Shuster's teenage artist's model for Lois Lane and later married the Man of Steel's co-creator, writer Jerry Siegel, has died. She was 93. Siegel, a longtime...
  • PASSINGS: Gerard Smith, Barton K. Boyd, Mary Robbins, Susan Covel

    PASSINGS: Gerard Smith, Barton K. Boyd, Mary Robbins, Susan Covel
    Gerard Smith Bassist-keyboardist for TV on the Radio Gerard Smith, bassist-keyboardist for the Brooklyn-based art-rock group TV on the Radio, died Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer, the band announced on its website. He was 36. Although he...
  • Phoebe Snow dies at 60; singer of 1974 hit 'Poetry Man'

    Phoebe Snow, a singer and songwriter who gained fame with her 1974 self-titled album that featured the hit single "Poetry Man," has died. She was 60. Snow died Tuesday in Edison, N.J., said Rick Miramontez, her longtime friend and public relations...
  • PASSINGS: Helen Stenborg, Loleatta Holloway

    PASSINGS: Helen Stenborg, Loleatta Holloway
    Helen Stenborg Tony-nominated stage and screen actress Helen Stenborg, 86, a Tony-nominated stage, film and TV actress who was the wife of the late Tony Award-winning actor Barnard Hughes and mother of the Tony Award-winning director Doug Hughes, died...
  • Leonard Stern dies at 88; TV writer, producer also co-created Mad Libs

    Leonard Stern dies at 88; TV writer, producer also co-created Mad Libs
    Leonard Stern, an Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and director whose career in television spanned "The Honeymooners," "Get Smart" and "McMillan & Wife" and whose additional career in publishing included co-creating the classic Mad Libs word game...
  • PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu

    PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu
    Poly Styrene Singer in the punk band X-Ray Spex Poly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website. Styrene, whose real name was...
  • PASSINGS: Manuel Galban, George Kimball, Josef Suk

    PASSINGS: Manuel Galban, George Kimball, Josef Suk
    Manuel Galban Award-winning Cuban guitarist Manuel Galban, 80, a Grammy-winning Cuban guitarist who rose to international fame as a member of the Buena Vista Social Club, died Thursday of a heart attack in Havana. Born in 1931 in Gibara, in the eastern...
  • Clarice Taylor dies at 93; actress played Grandmother Huxtable on 'Cosby Show'

    Clarice Taylor dies at 93; actress played Grandmother Huxtable on 'Cosby Show'
    Clarice Taylor, an actress best known for portraying the self-possessed Grandmother Huxtable on the hit television sitcom "The Cosby Show," died Monday. She was 93. Taylor died of congestive heart failure at her home in Englewood., N.J., said Ulysses...
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • PASSINGS: Hans Joachim Tiedge, Norman Mirman, Arthur Lessac, Walter Breuning

    PASSINGS: Hans Joachim Tiedge, Norman Mirman, Arthur Lessac, Walter Breuning
    Hans Joachim Tiedge West German spy defected to East Germany Hans Joachim Tiedge, 73, a top West German counterintelligence officer who defected to East Germany in 1985, died April 6 at his home near Moscow, according to his German publisher. Tiedge, a...
  • Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell dies at 84; former Drifters manager

    Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell dies at 84; former Drifters manager
    Fayrene "Faye" Treadwell, the former manager of the Drifters who won a longtime legal battle to stop promoters from infringing on the classic rhythm-and-blues vocal group's trademark name, has died. She was 84. Treadwell, one of the first female...