Stapleton died, surrounded by family and friends, on May 31, 2013, in New York City of natural causes.Comments Off Music, Musicians — Tags: Marvin Junior — admin @ 3:54 pm
Marvin Junior, best known for the group’s hit song “Oh, What a Night,” passed away at his home in Harvey, Ill., on Wednesday after suffering kidney failure. Died May 29, 2013.Comments Off Writers — Tags: Jack Vance — admin @ 3:48 pm
John Holbrook Vance (August 28, 1916 – May 26, 2013) was an American mystery, fantasy and science fiction writer. Most of his work has been published under the name Jack Vance.
Vance died May 26, 2013 at the age of 96 in his longtime home in the Oakland Hills.
Edwin Thomas “Ed” Shaughnessy (January 29, 1929 – May 24, 2013) was a swing music and bebop drummer best known for his long association with Doc Severinsen and The Tonight Show Band on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.Comments Off Music — Tags: Marshall Lytle — admin @ 11:49 am
Marshall Lytle (September 1, 1933 – May 25, 2013) was an American rock and roll musician, best known for his work with the groups Bill Haley & His Comets and The Jodimars in the 1950s.
Died May 25, 2013.Comments Off Actors, Comedians — Tags: Bill Pertwee — admin @ 11:40 am
William Desmond Anthony “Bill” Pertwee, MBE (21 July 1926 – 27 May 2013) was an English comedy actor best known for playing the part of antagonist ARP Warden Hodges in the popular sitcom Dad’s Army.
On 27 May 2013, Pertwee died aged 86 at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, Cornwall.Comments Off Actors — Tags: Steve Forrest — admin @ 11:27 am
Steve Forrest (September 29, 1925 – May 18, 2013) was an American actor who was well known for his role as Lt. Hondo Harrelson in the short-lived television series S.W.A.T.
Forrest died on May 18, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California, aged 87, from undisclosed causes.
Richard Thorp (2 January 1932 – 22 May 2013) was an English actor best known for playing the part of Alan Turner in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 1982–2013.
Thorp died on 22 May 2013 in Leeds.Comments Off Actors, Comedians — Tags: Paul Shane — admin @ 12:48 pm
Paul Shane (19 June 1940 – 16 May 2013) was an English comedian and actor, best known for his television work.
Shane died at a hospice in Rotherham on 16 May 2013 after a short period of ill health, aged 72.Comments Off Authors, Director, Film, Musicians, Producer, Singers — Tags: Ray Manzarek — admin @ 12:32 pm
On May 20, 2013, Manzarek died after a long battle with bile duct cancer at a hospital in Rosenheim, Germany, aged 74.Comments Off