July 19, 2014: James Garner, 86, American actor best known for his roles in Maverick and The Rockford Files, in which he played supercool 70s sleuth Jim Rockford. His films included The Great Escape, Boys' Night Out , Grand Prix, Support Your Local Sheriff, Murphy's Romance, Space Cowboys and The Notebook.
July 17. 2014: Elaine Stritch, 89, US Broadway legend who also appeared in Woody Allen films and in the sitcom 30 Rock, and in the British series Two's Company.
July 16, 2014: Johnny Winter, 70, US blues guitarist. As well as his own albums in the 1960s and 70s, Winter produced three Grammy Award-winning albums by Muddy Waters.
June 30, 2014: Paul Mazursky, 84, US actor, screenwriter and director whose works included Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, and Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
June 27, 2014: Robert Dwayne "Boby" Womack, 70, US rock'n'roll artist. His hits included It's All Over Now, which was the first No.1 for the Rolling Stones, Lookin' For a Love, That's The Way I Feel About Cha, Harry Hippie, and If You Think You're Lonely Now.
June 24, 20-14: Eli Wallach, 98, American film and television actor who starred in Baby Doll, The Magnificent Seven, The Godfather Part III and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. He played villain Mr Freeze in the 1960s Batman TV series – and received more fan mail for that than for his films.
June 23, 2014: Felix Dennis, 67, British publisher who became notorious in the 1960s when he edited the counter-culture magazine Oz and was charged with conspiracy to corrupt public morals. He and his co-defendants were acquitted. He went on to build up an empire that included Maxim and The Week.
June 16, 2014: Tony Gwynn, 54, American Hall of Fame baseballer who played 20 seasons with the San Diego Padres, of cancer.
June 14, 2014: Sam Kelly, 70, British character actor who appeared in TV sitcoms Porridge and 'Allo 'Allo, and on stage as the Wizard in Wicked.
June 13, 2014: Jim Keays, Glasgow-born Australian musician with 1960s-70s band The Master Apprentices, whose biggest hit was Turn Up Your Radio. In recent years, he played alongside Darryl Cotton and Russell Morris.
June 12, 2014: Carla Laemmle, 104, US actress and dancer whose uncle Carl Laemmle founded Universal Studios.
June 11, 2014: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, 80, Spanish conductor who worked with many of the world's great orchestras.
June 11, 2014: Ruby Dee, 91, American actress, writer and activist best known for the 1960 film A Raisin in the Sun.
June 6, 2014: Eric Hill, 86, British author and illustrator best known for his Spot the Dog children's books.
June 1, 2014: Ann B. Davis, 88, US actress best known for playing Alice the housekeeper in the popular 1970s TV series The Brady Brunch and its spin-offs.
May 19, 2014: Sir Jack Brabham, 88, Australian Formula 1 motor-racing champion. He built his own F1 car and won the title in 1959, 1960 and 1966.
May 13, 2014: Malik Bendjelloul, 36, Swedish actor and director who won an Academy Award for his documentary film Searching for Sugarman.
May 13, 2014: HR Giger, 74, Swiss surrealist artist who designed the creature for the Alien films. He was also designed music-album covers for bands including Blondie and the Dead Kennedys.
May 2, 2014: Efrem Zimbalist Jr, 95, American actor best known for his starring role in the television drama series 77 Sunset Strip and The FBI.
April 29, 2014: Bob Hoskins, 71, British actor best known for his roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mermaids, Hook and Snow White and the Huntsman.
April 10, 2014: Sue Townsend, 68, British writer best known for her Adrian Mole diaries, which were made into a popular TV series.
April 6, 2014: Mickey Rooney, 93, US actor who was one of Hollywood's greatest stars in the 1930s and 40s. He continued to work until his 90s, and was married eight times.
March 29?, 2014: Kate O'Mara, 74, British actress who played the sister of Joan Collins's character in the US drama Dynasty, and also had roles in Doctor Who, Howard's Way and Triangle. http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-26809417