Stars We’ve Loved And Lost

CLOAK & DAGGER, Dabney Coleman, 1984,

Dabney Coleman Dies: ‘WarGames’ & ‘9 to 5’ Star Was 92

The actor was also well known for a slew of TV shows in the 1970s.

John Barbata Playing Drums

Jefferson Starship’s Drummer John Barbata Dies at 79

His former bandmates confirmed the sad news.

HOUSE OF USHER, Mark Damon, 1960

Mark Damon, ‘House of Usher’ & Spaghetti Westerns Actor, Dies at 91

He also appeared in ‘Zorro,’ ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents,’ and more.

Roger Corman and movie posters collage

Remembering B-Movie Icon Roger Corman + Star Tributes

He gave the world some incredible movies.

JAWS, scene, Susan Backlinie, 1975

Remembering ‘Jaws’ Actress Susan Backlinie

The former stuntwoman recently passed away, we talked with her in 2023 about that opening scene of ‘Jaws.’

American musician and producer Steve Albini in the 'A' control room of his studio, Electrical Audio, Chicago, Illinois, June 24, 2005

Steve Albini, Musician & Producer Dubbed the ‘Noise Rock Pioneer’ Dies at 61

He was the founder, owner and principal engineer at Electrical Audio in Chicago.

‘Wonder Woman’ & ‘Dynasty’ Stuntwoman Jeannie Epper Dies at 83

She was also known for her work in ‘Kill Bill Vol. 2,’ ‘Romancing the Stone,’ and more.

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: TWO TOWERS, Bernard Hill, 2002,

Bernard Hill Dies: ‘Titanic’ & ‘Lord of the Rings’ Star Was 79

The actor’s death came hours before the second-season premiere of his BBC series ‘The Responder.’

Duane Eddy

Legendary Guitarist Duane Eddy Dies at 86

He passed away after a battle with cancer.

Richard Tandy, keyboard player from Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) performs on the set of a video shoot to promote singles from the album 'Discovery' in May 1979

Richard Tandy, Keyboardist of ELO Dies at 76

His former bandmate Jeff Lynne confirmed the news on Facebook.

Moody Blues 1971 Graeme Edge, Ray Thomas, John Lodge, Mike Pinder and Justin Hayward in London, United Kingdom

Moody Blues Last Original Band Member Mike Pinder Dies at 82

All of the founding members of the Moody Blues have now passed away.

1982 CBS Photo Archive, Meg Bennett, The Young And The Restless

‘Young and the Restless’ Actress Meg Bennett Dies: Eric Braeden Pays Tribute to First Screen Wife

She played Victor Newman’s first wife in the soap, and appeared in ‘General Hospital and ‘Santa Barbara.’

Recording Artist Dickey Betts at the press confrence for the Gibson Custom Southern Rock tribute 1959 Les Paul at the Gibson Guitar Factory on May 19, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee

Allman Brothers’ Dickey Betts Dies at 80

He was responsible for some of their greatest hits.

NFL LIVE, O.J. Simpson, 1991-,

O.J. Simpson Dead: Infamous Athlete Was 76

Simpson died on April 10, his family announced.

Jean-Paul Vignon Dies: Singer, Soap Star, TV & Movie Actor Was 89

He appeared in ‘Dallas,’ ‘Murder, She Wrote,’ ‘Bold & Beautiful,’ and much more.

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, Louis Gossett Jr., 1982.

Louis Gossett Jr. Dies: ‘Roots’ & ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ Actor Was 87

The Oscar-winning performer was also known for his role in ‘Iron Eagle.’

Schlußrunde, Fernsehfilm nach dem Stück von Terence Rattigan, Deutschland 1965, Regie: Rolf von Sydow, Darsteller: Fritz Wepper

‘Cabaret’ Star Fritz Wepper Dies at 82

He shined in 1972’s ‘Cabaret.’

Ron Harper, Roddy McDowall (1928 - 1998) and James Naughton on the set of the US television series, 'Planet of the Apes', USA, circa 1974. The science fiction series starred Harper as 'Alan Virdon', McDowall as 'Galen', and Naughton as 'Pete Burke'.

Ron Harper from ‘Land of the Lost’ & ‘Planet of the Apes’ Dies at 91

He will always be known as Uncle Jack.

circa 1955: American singer and actor Harry Belafonte smiling with his arm around the waist of his second wife, American dancer Julie Robinson. Robinson wears braids on either side.

Julie Robinson Belafonte, Harry Belafonte’s Wife of 50 Years, Dies at 95

She was a dancer, actress, and long-time activist.

BLOOD SIMPLE, M. Emmet Walsh, 1984,

M. Emmet Walsh Dies: ‘Blade Runner’ & ‘The Jerk’ Actor Was 88

Longtime character actor is known for roles in ‘Blood Simple,’ ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding,’ ‘Critters,’ and over 200 more onscreen credits.

Bruce Hinton of MCA, George Strait and Erv Woolsey, circa 1991

Longtime Manager for Country Singer George Strait, Erv Woolsey, Dies at 80

He worked with many country artists.

GENERAL HOSPITAL, Robyn Bernard, (1980s), 1963- , /

Robyn Bernard Dies: ‘General Hospital’s Terry Brock Was 64

Bernard played Terry Brock in more than 140 episodes of the soap opera.

American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist Eric Carmen, former member of The Raspberries, is interviewed at The Holiday Inn Downtown on November 10, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Eric Carmen, Frontman of the ’70s Group The Raspberries and “Hungry Eyes” Singer, Dies at 74

He was best known for the songs “All By Myself” and “Go All the Way.”

Unspecified - 1980: Malachy McCourt appearing in the ABC tv series 'Reward', episode 'Pilot'.

Malachy McCourt Dies: ‘Ryan’s Hope’ Actor Was 92

Malachy McCourt was also the brother of Pulitzer Prize-winner Frank McCourt.

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW, from left, Steve Lawrence, Carol Burnett, episode aired April 9, 1977, 1967-78,

Carol Burnett Pays Touching Tribute to Long-Time Friend Steve Lawrence

Singer and ‘Blues Brothers’ actor was a regular guest on her TV show.

Blues Brothers John Candy screengrab

5 Early Scene-Stealing Comedy Movie Performances From John Candy

“1941,” “The Blues Brothers,” “Splash” and more supporting roles that helped the legendary John Candy become the comedy icon he remains today.

DRAGNET, Anne Whitfield, 'Internal Affairs: DR-20,' aired December 12, 1968

Anne Whitfield Dies: ‘White Christmas’ & ‘Perry Mason’ Actress Was 85

She also appeared in ‘Rawhide,’ ‘Bonanza,’ and ‘Peter Gunn.’

DADDY DEAREST, Richard Lewis, 1993. ph: Ron Batzdorff /

Richard Lewis Dies: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Star Was 76

The actor most recently appeared in the HBO show’s 12th and final season.

Actor Jack Webb with wife Jackie Loughery attend an event in Los Angeles,CA.

Jackie Loughery, Actress & Wife of Jack Webb Dies at 93

She retired in the late ’60s.

British actress Pamela Salem, one of the stars of the British drama series 'The Onedin Line', UK, 12th October 1971

Pamela Salem, Star of ‘Doctor Who’ & ‘EastEnders’ Dies at 80

She was also known for playing Miss Moneypenny in the 1983 James Bond film ‘Never Say Never Again.’