Alex Leo Serban, the most internationally prominent Romanian film critic as well as a visual artist, literary critic and essayist, died April 9 in Bucharest of lymphatic cancer. He was 51.
Lyudmila Gurchenko, a popular Russian movie actress since the mid-1950s, died in Moscow on Wednesday, March 30, of natural causes. She was 75.
Deadpan comic actor Leslie Nielsen, who started in dramas before finding his fame as a hapless doctor in "Airplane!" and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in the "Naked Gun" comedies, died…
Roman Polanski, who has been held in Zurich since late September on a 31-year-old American extradition warrant, was moved from prison for medical treatment on Saturday, according to his French lawyer…
The "balloon boy" incident that commanded much of the nation's attention Thursday appears to have been an elaborate PR stunt.
Lux Interior, co-founder and lead singer of the pioneering horror-punk band the Cramps, died Wednesday in Glendale of a pre-existing heart condition. He was 60.
French actor, director and producer Claude Berri, an institution in French cinema for more than half a century, died of a stroke Monday in Paris. He was 74. President Nicolas Sarkozy hailed him as…
Nina Foch, the Oscar-nommed, Dutch-born actress who often played cool, calculating women in films, theater and television and was a respected coach of aspiring actors and directors, died Friday in…
William F. Buckley Jr., the erudite Ivy Leaguer and conservative who founded the National Review and hosted TV's "Firing Line" for 33 years, died Wednesday at his home in Stamford, Conn.
Authorities in Myanmar have ordered a massive hike in the fee for satellite TV licenses, an official said Wednesday, in what residents said appeared to be an attempt to limit access to foreign media.