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James Garner

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.
Link: Wikipedia, NY Daily News

Elaine Stritch

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.

Johnny Winter

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.
Link: Wikipedia

Tommy Ramone

July 11, 2014: Tommy Ramone, 62, Hungarian-American musician, born Erdelyi Tamas, of bile-duct cancer. He was the last surviving member of the US punk band The Ramones.
Links: Variety; Wikipedia

Alfredo di Stefano

July 7, 2014: Alfredo di Stefano, 88, Argentine-Spanish footfall player and coach who is regarded among the greatest players of the code. He was a longtime star of Real Madrid, and helped win five European Cup championships.
Links: Wikipedia; Guardian

Paul Mazursky

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.
Link: EW

Bobby Womack

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.
Link: Wikipedia

Eli Wallach

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.
Link: Wikipedia

Felix Dennis

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.
Link: The Australian

Tony Gwynn

June 16, 2014: Tony Gwynn, 54, American Hall of Fame baseballer who played 20 seasons with the San Diego Padres, of cancer.
Link: Wikipedia

Casey Kasem

June 15, 2014: Casey Kasem, 82. US broadcaster famous for his syndicated pop music show American Top 40 and for voicing cartoon characters, notably Shaggy in Scooby-Doo, Where are You?
Link: BBC, Wikipedia

Sam Kelly

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.
Link: Guardian

Jim Keays

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.
Link: Wikipedia

Carla Laemmle

June 12, 2014: Carla Laemmle, 104, US actress and dancer whose uncle Carl Laemmle founded Universal Studios.
Link: LA Times

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

June 11, 2014: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, 80, Spanish conductor who worked with many of the world's great orchestras.
Link: Wikipedia

Ruby Dee

June 11, 2014: Ruby Dee, 91, American actress, writer and activist best known for the 1960 film A Raisin in the Sun.
Link: Wikipedia

Rik Mayall

June 9, 2014: Rik Mayall, 56, British comedian and actor best known for his starring roles in The Young Ones, The New Statesman and Bottom, and the film Drop Dead Fred, and his guest roles as Flashheart and Mad Gerald in Blackadder.
Link: BBC; Wikipedia

Eric Hill

June 6, 2014: Eric Hill, 86, British author and illustrator best known for his Spot the Dog children's books.
Link: Wikipedia

Bernard "Doc" Neeson

June 4, 2014: Doc Neeson, 67, Belfast-born Australian vocalist, musician and songwriter with rock band The Angels. The band's hits included No Secrets, Take A Long Line and Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?
Links: Wikipedia; The Australian

Ann B Davis

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.
Link: LA Times

Maya Angelou

May 28, 2014: Maya Angelou, 86, US author and poet.
Link: Wikipedia

Jack Brabham

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.
Link: BBC

Malik Bendjelloul

May 13, 2014: Malik Bendjelloul, 36, Swedish actor and director who won an Academy Award for his documentary film Searching for Sugarman.
Link: Guardian

HR Giger

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.
Link: Guardian

Efrem Zimbalist Jr

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.
Link: NY Times

Bob Hoskins

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.

Link: Wikipedia

Sue Townsend

April 10, 2014: Sue Townsend, 68, British writer best known for her Adrian Mole diaries, which were made into a popular TV series.

Mickey Rooney

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.
Link: LA Times

Kate O'Mara

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

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