Joe Kubert, the DC Comics artist who started a school to train future illustrators, has died at age 85, a school official said Monday.
Sage Stallone, the 36-year-old son of actor Sylvester Stallone, died Friday.
Andy Griffith's death certificate says the actor died of a heart attack, after years of suffering from other illnesses, including coronary artery disease.
Andy Griffith's career spanned decades in TV and film and picked up a Grammy award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The body of Andy Griffith, a North Carolina native and actor who for years won over audiences with his folksy appeal, was buried Tuesday morning less than five hours after he died.
Ann Rutherford, who played Scarlett O'Hara's little sister Carreen in the 1939 classic movie "Gone with the Wind," has died at age 94, a close friend said Tuesday.
Ahmed Ben Bella, Algeria's first president after the country became independent from France in 1962, has died at the age of 96, Algeria's state-run news agency said Wednesday.
Mourners pay their respects at the funeral of Coptic Pope Shenouda III who died on Saturday. CNN's Ian Lee reports.
"The Berenstain Bears'" co-creator Jan Berenstain has died at the age of 88, according to a Facebook page dedicated to the furry characters Berenstain and her husband created.
Zalman King, a onetime actor who went on to produce and direct numerous films including "Wild Orchid," died Friday after a lengthy battle with cancer, his son-in-law said.
Richard Greene reports on the life and times of movie sword master Bob Anderson.
Bollywood movie star Dev Anand, a fixture in the Indian film industry for decades, has died of an apparent heart attack, CNN IBN reported Sunday. He was 88.
Character actor Bill McKinney, who appeared in the brutal "squeal like a pig" rape scene in the 1972 movie "Deliverance," has died of cancer at age 80, his family announced.
Rudolph Byrd, a prominent scholar of African-American studies at Emory University in Atlanta, died Friday after a long battle with multiple myeloma. He was 58.
Eight NATO troops have died in Afghanistan over the past two days, seven of them from war-related causes, the International Security Assistance Force said.
Kara Kennedy, daughter of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, died of a heart attack on Friday, a family aide told CNN Saturday. She was 51.
The Charly star also played Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
Retired Army Gen. John Shalikashvili, who rose from being an Army draftee to serving as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died of complications from a stroke, his executive assistant said Saturday. He was 75.
The casket holding Betty Ford's remains arrived late Wednesday afternoon in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where the final of two services will be held for the former first lady. The first service was held Tuesday in California.
The five-time Emmy winner also was nominated for two Academy Awards
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s sister-in-law, Edythe Scott Bagley, has died of natural causes at her Pennsylvania home, her family said Monday.
Sweater queen and home-shopping doyenne Jeanne Bice died on Friday at age 71.
The strapping Western actor played Marshal Matt Dillon on the long-running show
Actor Jackie Cooper, nominated for an Oscar at age 9, died Tuesday night, said his agent, Ronnie Leif. He was 88.
The former Oscar-nominated child star played an editor in Superman
Bijan Pakzad, an Iranian-American fashion, fragrance and jewelry designer, died Saturday, according to an outgoing message at his Beverly Hills, California, boutique. He was 67.
Harry Wesley Coover, best-known as the inventor of Super Glue, has died at his home in Kingsport, Tennessee, a funeral home there said Sunday.
The Hollywood icon is buried in the same cemetery as her longtime friend Michael Jackson
For many readers, Elizabeth Taylor's obituary in The New York Times sparked tears, memories and a question.
Academy Award-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.
Veteran CNN correspondent Jerrold Kessel died Thursday at age 65 after a long battle with cancer.
Jon Petrovich greenlighted funding for CNN.com in 1994 and became known as its "Godfather," a title he relished as the site became the most-read news site in the world.
A senior member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has died of an apparent suicide, authorities said Thursday.
The actorâs girlfriend RenÃ©e Zellweger skips the Golden Globes to support her beau
The last surviving member of the wholesome TV family was 74
Oscar-nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite, who starred in "Inception" and "The Usual Suspects," has died at the age of 64, his agent said Monday.
The service for Edwards, who died of breast cancer, will be open to the public
Denise Borino-Quinn, who played the wife of a mob boss in the award-winning HBO series "The Sopranos," has died of cancer at 46.
The actor played the neighbor for a decade on the classic children's TV series
The octupus who correctly predicted the outcome of the 2010 World Cup has died at age 2.
Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson has died at age 48 of pancreatic cancer, the government of the Caribbean island said Saturday.
The adult-magazine publisher passed away Wednesday in Texas after a battle with cancer
Barbara Billingsley, the quintessential mom on "Leave it to Beaver," has died at age 94.
The Hollywood star will be laid to rest in a Las Vegas cemetery
He may have been a Hollywood fixture for more than half a century, but the memorial service for Tony Curtis will be held in Las Vegas, on Monday. The matinee idol, 85, died at his home in Henderson, Nevada, Wednesday, after suffering cardiac arrest.
Kevin McCarthy, whose 65-year-long acting career included the horror classic "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," died Saturday. He was 96.
The comedian, who's up for an Emmy for Damages, will skip this weekend's award show
Al Goodman, who sang baritone on such soul classics as "Love on a Two Way Street" and "Special Lady," died Monday, his family told CNN.
The actress passed away after suffering a massive stroke Thursday morning
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The actress passed away Sunday surrounded by her children at her Connecticut home
Friends and family mourn the passing of lawyer, judge and NAACP director Dr. Benjamin Hooks, who died last week.
Scores of mourners packed a Memphis, Tennessee, church Wednesday for the funeral of Dr. Benjamin Hooks, a civil rights leader described as deeply inspirational and widely influential.
"This has been a terrible blow to our family," husband Hal Holbrook says of the Designing Women star's passing
Hall of Fame football player and actor Merlin Olsen, a giant man who friends say had an even larger heart, died Thursday after a long battle with cancer, football and university officials said.
Some mourners may bring Frisbees to Saturday's memorial service for Walter Fredrick "Fred" Morrison, who invented the flying disc.
Capt. Phil Harris of the Discovery Channel show "The Deadliest Catch" died Tuesday of complications from a stroke suffered late last month. He was 53.
Casey Johnson, heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune, died of natural causes related to diabetes, the Los Angeles County coroner said Thursday.
J.D. Salinger, whose iconic novel Catcher in the Rye is considered a cultural high point of the middle 20th century, died Wednesday. He was 91.
Roberto Sanchez, the Argentine singer known as "Sandro" and who drew comparisons to Elvis Presley, died Monday night after complications from surgery, his doctor told reporters. He was 64.
Yvonne King Burch, a leading voice and driving force in "America's First Family of Song," died this week just a month short of her 90th birthday, her family said.
William Safire, a onetime speechwriter for President Nixon who became a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, has died at age 79, the newspaper announced Sunday.
Actor Henry Gibson, who played roles ranging from loopy poets to vengeful Illinois Nazis and cranky judges during a 40-year film and television career, has died at age 73, his representatives said Wednesday.
Poet and punk rocker Jim Carroll has died at age 60. Funeral arrangements are pending.
Nobel laureate Norman E. Borlaug, an agricultural scientist who helped develop disease-resistant wheat used to fight famine in poor countries, died Saturday. He was 95.
North Korea will send a delegation to the funeral of former South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung, who is best remembered for trying to foster better relations between the two neighbors.
PORT COLBORNE, Ontario (AP) -- Ted "Teeder" Kennedy, who captained the Toronto Maple Leafs to five Stanley Cups during a Hall of Fame career, died Friday. He was 83.
Naomi Sims, one of the world's first black supermodels, has died at the age of 61 after a battle with breast cancer, according to her family.
Comedian and impersonator Fred Travalena died Sunday afternoon after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 66.
The Queen of the Blues is dead.
Altovise Davis, the widow of entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., has died. She was 65.
Former Ecuadorian President Leon Febres Cordero died of cancer Monday afternoon. He was 77.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on Sunny von Bulow's death after 28 years in a coma.
After spending nearly 28 years in an irreversible coma, heiress and socialite Martha "Sunny" von Bulow died Saturday in a New York nursing home, according to a family statement. She was 76.
"It was an affectionate, unusual relationship I had with this incredible horse," the comedian tells PEOPLE of his costar
Ibrahim Nasir, credited with ushering in independence to the Maldives as prime minister and then serving as its first president has died, a former government spokesman confirmed.
The author of Jurassic Park and the creator of TV's ER privately battled cancer, his family says
Sen. Barack Obama's grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, has died following a bout with cancer, Obama and his sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, said Monday.
CNN political contributors talk about the role Barack Obama's grandmother played in his life.
Madelyn Dunham, 86, "was the cornerstone of our family," says the Democratic presidential candidate
Barack Obama's grandmother, whose personality and bearing shaped much of the life of the Democratic presidential contender, has died, Obama announced Monday, 1 day before the election
Tom Hanks released a statement Tuesday remembering his Road to Perdition costar Paul Newman, who died at age 83:
Mourners remember Chris "Lil' Chris" Baker in Los Angeles
Screen legend Paul Newman has died at the age of 83. CNN's Brooke Anderson reflects on his life.
We hear from a staffer at Hole in the Wall Camps, which Paul Newman founded to help kids with serious medical needs.
Legendary actor Paul Newman died of cancer at his home in Westport, Connecticut, at the age of 83.
Screen legend Paul Newman died Friday evening of cancer
Bill Melendez, the animator who gave life to Snoopy, Charlie Brown and other Peanuts characters in scores of movies and TV specials, has died. He was 91
Bill Melendez, 91, drew more than 70 TV specials for Snoopy and friends, including A Charlie Brown Christmas
Watch Don LaFontaine deliver promos in his distinctive voice.
Don LaFontaine, the voiceover king whose "In a world ..." phrase on movie trailers was much copied -- and much parodied -- has died, according to media reports. He was 68.
Ike Pappas, a longtime CBS newsman who reported the shooting death of presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald on the radio as it was happening, has died at age 75
Don LaFontaine, the man who popularized the now loved-catch phrase, "in a world where..." and lent his voice to thousands of movie trailers, has died
Pro wrestling pioneer Walter "Killer" Kowalski has died from a heart attack
LeRoi Moore died of complications from an ATV accident in June, the band says
His sister-in-law tells PEOPLE, "He struggled for his life. He couldn't breathe"
Comedian Steve Harvey mourns the loss of "Original Kings of Comedy" partner Bernie Mac, who died Saturday.
A publicist says Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor and comedian Bernie Mac has died at age 50
Robert Hazard, who wrote Cyndi Lauper's hit, passes away after a brief illness
Skip Caray, a voice of the Atlanta Braves for 33 years and part of a family line of baseball broadcasters that included Hall of Famer Harry Caray, died in his sleep at home on Sunday, the team said. He was 68.