Thea White, Voice Of Muriel Bagge On ‘Courage The Cowardly Dog,’ Dies At 81

Jay Pickett, ‘Port Charles’ And ‘General Hospital’ Actor, Dies At 60

Ron Popeil, Informercial King, Dies At 86

Ron Popeil was the man behind those latenight, rapid-fire television commercials that sell everything from the Mr. Microphone to the Pocket Fisherman to the classic Veg-a-Matic.

WBZ Editor Jim Murphy Dies Of Heart Attack At 44

Stephen McKenney Steck, Pioneer Of Orlando Public Broadcasting, Dies At 77

Jackie Mason, Comic Who Perfected Amused Outrage, Dies At 93

The irascible Mason was known for his sharp wit and piercing social commentary, often about being Jewish, men and women and his own inadequacies. His typical style was amused outrage. Mason started in show business as a social director at a resort in the Catskills. In 1961, the pint-sized comic got a big break, an appearance on Steve Allen’s weekly television variety show. His success brought him to The Ed Sullivan Show. On TV, Mason became a reliable presence, usually with a cameo on such shows as 30 Rock or The Simpsons or as a reliable guest on latenight chat shows.

Ricki Wertz, Star Of WTAE Pittsburgh’s ‘Ricki And Copper,’ Dies At 86

Joseph Behar, Longtime ‘Days Of Our Lives’ And ‘General Hospital’ Director, Dies At 94

Tom O’Connor, British Comedian And Veteran Game Show Host, Dies At 81

John Veronis, Major Media Broker, Dies

After working as a magazine executive, he helped launch Psychology Today and played a role in Rupert Murdoch’s $3 billion purchase of the company that owned TV Guide. He was 93.

Robert Jacquemin, Syndication Pioneer, Dies At 76

As head of television at Buena Vista and DreamWorks, he shepherded syndication sales of such shows as Entertainment Tonight, Family Ties and Home Improvement during his long career.

Charlie Robinson, Who Played Mac On ‘Night Court,’ Dies At 75

South Florida Investigative Reporter Jilda Unruh Dies At 65

WWF Star Paul Orndorff, ‘Mr. Wonderful,’ Dies At 71

‘Laredo’ Actor William Smith Dies At 88

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor William Smith, who played bikers, brawlers, cowboys and no-nonsense tough guys in films and television shows including “Laredo,” “Rich Man, Poor Man” and “Any Which Way You Can,” has died at 88. Smith’s wife, Joanne Cervelli Smith, said he died Monday at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and […]

Chick Vennera, Actor In ‘Thank God It’s Friday,’ ‘Golden Girls,’ Dies At 74

Retired Fox News Digital Senior Editor Janet Cawley Dies At 75

Ayesha K. Faines Dies: TV Journalist And ‘Grapevine TV’ Panelist Was 35

Actress Suzzanne Douglas Dies At 64

John Erman, Emmy-Winning Director, Dies At 85

Blockbuster Movie Director Richard Donner Dies

The filmmaker, who helped create the modern superhero blockbuster with 1978’s Superman and mastered the buddy comedy with the Lethal Weapon franchise was 91. He got his start directing television series including Wanted: Dead or Alive, The Twilight Zone, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and The Fugitive.

Robert Sacchi, Who Played Bogart Again And Again, Dies At 89

Al Eisele, Founding Editor Of The Hill, Dies At 85

Former KTVU News Director Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

John Erman Dies: Emmy Winner Who Directed For ‘Star Trek’, ‘Roots’ & ‘M*A*S*H’ Was 85

Stuart Damon, Longtime Actor On ‘General Hospital,’ Dies At 84

Delia Fiallo, Mother Of Telenovelas, Dies

Fiallo’s telenovelas like Lucecita, Peregrina, María de nadie, Pobre diabla and Esmeralda were translated into languages such as Japanese and Czech, reaching millions of people in more than 100 countries. She finished Cristal, the last of her 43 telenovelas, more than three decades ago. She was 96.

TV And Film Producer Alison Greenspan Dies At 48

Ray MacDonnell, ‘All My Children’ Veteran Dies At 93

Longtime ‘Today’ Producer Ric Romo Dies

‘Cops’ Creator John Langley Dies During Road Race In Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Langley creator of the long-running TV series “Cops,” has died during a road race in Mexico, a family spokeswoman said. Langley died in Baja, Mexico, of an apparent heart attack Saturday during the Coast to Coast Ensenada-San Felipe 250 off-road race, family spokeswoman Pam Golum said. He was 78. “Cops” […]

Joanne Linville, Actress On ‘Star Trek’ And ‘The Twilight Zone,’ Dies At 93

Norman S. Powell, Emmy-Nominated Producer And Veteran CBS Exec, Dies At 86

John Paragon, Jambi The Genie On ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse,’ Dies At 66

Heidi Ferrer, ‘Dawson’s Creek’ Writer, Dies At 50

Frank Bonner, ‘WKRP In Cincinnati’ Star, Dies At 79

Longtime ‘AC 360’ Writer Faith Kleppinger Dies

‘Gone Girl’ Actor Lisa Banes Dies 10 Days After Hit-And-Run

NEW YORK (AP) — “Gone Girl” actor Lisa Banes died 10 days after being injured by a hit-and-run driver in New York City, police said. The 65-year-old Banes, who was struck by a scooter or motorcycle while crossing a street on June 4, died Monday at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, a police department spokesperson said. The driver […]

Birmingham Anchor Chris Sign Dies At 45

Former ‘Dateline NBC’ Correspondent Michele Gillen Dies