Evelyn Del Rio


Evelyn Del Rio, former child actress who appeared in a bevy of films during the 1930s including a handful of W.C. Fields features, died Nov. 26 of diabetes complications. She was 68. Born Evelyn…

Rosa Turich


Actress Rosa Turich, who appeared with John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Lucille Ball, and in a comedy team with her late husband Felipe, died Nov. 20 in Santa Ana following two small strokes. She was 95…


Rolando Alphonso


Rolando Alphonso, a leading Jamaican musician and tenor saxophonist for the ska group the Skatalites, died in Los Angeles of a brain hemorrhage Nov. 20, a day after he burst a blood vessel while…

Johnny Roventini


Johnny Roventini, the pint-size bellboy who became one of the best-known figures in American advertising by shouting “Call for Philip Morris,” died of natural causes Dec. 1 at a hospital near White…

Bob Haggart


Bob Haggart, a jazz artist and arranger who played bass with bands for nearly 70 years, died Dec. 2 of natural causes in Venice, Florida. He was 84. Haggart performed and recorded with jazz greats…

William Edward Olvis


William Edward Olvis, former tenor with the New York Metropolitan Opera, has died. He was 70. Olvis died of throat cancer on Nov. 27 at his home near Redlands, Calif., where he had retired, said his…

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