Robert Forster, ‘Jackie Brown,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ Star, Dies At 78

Marshall Efron, Funny Cog In The PBS ‘Dream Machine’ Dies At 81

Former WESH Anchor Wendy Chioji Dies At 57

Karen Pendleton, ‘Mickey Mouse Club’ Star, Dies At 73

Madcap Comic Rip Taylor Dies At 88

In his over five decades in entertainment, Taylor would make over 2,000 guest star appearances on shows like The Monkees, ‘The Merv Griffin Show, ‘The Tonight Show, ‘Late Night with David Letterman, ‘Hollywood Squares and The Gong Show. He also hosted the beauty pageant spoof The $1.98 Beauty Show.

Diahann Carroll, Pioneering TV Actress, Dies

In Julia, a groundbreaking NBC situation comedy that aired from 1968 to 1971, Carroll played Julia Baker, a nurse whose husband had been killed in Vietnam, and was the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series.

Emmy-Winning Soap Writer Hogan Sheffer Dies

Linda Porter, ‘Superstore’ Actress, Dies At 86

Emmy-Winning Writer, TV Star Jan Merlin Dies At 94

J. Michael Mendel, ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Rick And Morty’ Producer, Dies