Radio, TV and voiceover performer Gary Owens died on Feb. 12 at his home in the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles. Owens, who was 80, had been a diabetic since the age of 8. Owens was probably best…
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Eileen Brennan, the veteran actress best known for roles in "The Last Picture Show," "Private Benjamin" and "Clue," died of bladder cancer in her Burbank home on Sunday. She was 80. Brennan earned…
The Writers Guild of America on Sunday unveiled its list of the “101 Best Written TV Series of All Time,” topped by HBO’s “The Sopranos.” The mob drama created by David Chase (pictured above right…
Bob Newhart likes a view with a room
Phyllis Diller, the groundbreaking comedienne whose signature cackle and confidence in the men's club of comedy made her a unique figure in entertainment circles, died Monday at age 95.
Richard Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the schemers in the 1960s TV comedy "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the…
Alan Sues, best known as a flamboyant cast member on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," has died. He was 85.
TV writer-producer Chet Dowling, who wrote comedy for shows including "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," "Donny and Marie" and "Three's Company," died Sept. 6 in Studio City, Calif. He was 82 and had…
Larry "Wild Man" Fischer, the former mental patient and ubiquitous street musician who briefly attained stardom as one of the first signings to Frank Zappa's Bizarre imprint, died in Los Angeles June…
TODAY: Larry King moderates a retrospective sesh on "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" with George Schlatter, Jo Anne Worley, Artie Johnson and others. Paley Center for Media in BevHills. Paleycenter.org
Sad to learn this evening of the passing of a very funny fellow, Dick Martin, at the age of 86. Martin was a multihyphenate before the slanguage term was invented. In his long career he worked as a…