James Gandolfini, Emmy awarded actor and producer best known for his role as Tony Soprano in “The Sopranos” died suddenly on June 19, 2013 from heart stroke while on holiday in Italy.
Roger Joseph Ebert – legendary American journalist, film critic, screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize winner died on April 4, 2013 after long battle with cancer at the age of 70.
Richard Griffiths, OBE, English actor known from countless stage, film and television productions including The History Boys and Harry Potter died on 28 March 2013 at the age of 65 from complications following heart surgery.
Gerry Anderson MBE, legendary British publisher, producer, director, writer and creator of UK television series Thunderbirds died on 26th December 2012 aged 83 in a nursing home near Oxfordshire after long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Charles Durning, an award winning actor known from over 200 movies and television shows, former professional boxer and a decorated D-Day veteran died on December 24, 2012 in his Manhattan home at age of 89.
Larry Hagman, actor most widely known from his role in TV show “Dallas” died on November 23, 2012 at age of 81 following complications from throat cancer.
Sylvia Maria Kristel, a Dutch actress best known for playing the lead character in four of the seven Emmanuelle films in seventies has died in her sleep on 17th October 2012 at the age of 60 following long battle with tobacco related throat and lung cancer.
Michael Clarke Duncan, star of “Armageddon”, “Sin City”, “The Green Mile” and Academy Award nominee died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday September 3, 2012. His heart had not recovered from a coronary attack he suffered earlier in July.
Tony Scott, British movie director of (among other titles) “Top Gun”, “Days Of Thunder”, “Crimson Tide” and “Enemy of the State” and brother of film maker Ridley Scott, has passed away in Los Angeles on August 19. Scott, who was 68, is survived by wife and their teenage twin sons.
Chad Everett, “Golden Globe” nominated star of 1970ies “Medical Center”, known from appearances in “Airplane II”, “Mulholland Dr.,” and Gus Van Sant’s remake of “Psycho” and most recently from guest roles in “Castle” and starring as aged version of Dean Winchester in “Supernatural” died on Tuesday, July 24 aged 76 after battle with lung cancer.
1955 Academy Award winner Ernest Borgnine (“Marty”, “Airwolf”, “Escape from New York”), died on Sunday July 8 of renal failure surrounded by friends and family. He was 95.