Jason Rae

March 22, 2008: Jason Rae, 31, British musician, of a drug overdose. He played saxophone with the Haggis Horns and was married to singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae.
Links: E!

Brad Renfro

January 15, 2008: Brad Renfro, 25, US star of The Client who struggled against substance abuse.
Links: CNN

Paul Roche

October 31, 2007: Paul Roche, 91, English poet, translator and teacher who was the last living link to the Bloomsbury group of artists that centred around Virginia Woolf.
Links: Ny Times

Anita Roddick

September 10, 2007: Anita Roddick, 64, UK founder of the Body Shop ethical cosmetics chain, of a brain haemorrhage.
Links: NY Times

Max Roach

August 15, 2007: Max Roach, 83, US drummer whose distinctive dislocated beats defined the bebop jazz genre in the 1940s. He debuted at 16 in Duke Ellington's band and later played with Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.
Links: CNN

Mike Reid

July 29, 2007: Mike Reid, 67, British standup comic and star of soap opera EastEnders and the feature film Snatch.
Links: Guardian

Charles Nelson Reilly

May 25, 2007: Charles Nelson Reilly, 76, Tony award-winning US stage actor who also had a successful television career with his risque comedy on the Tonight program and several game shows.
Links: Hollywood Reporter

Stuart Rosenberg

March 15, 2007: Stuart Rosenberg, 79, US film director whose hits included Cool Hand Luke, starring Paul Newman, and The Amityville Horror.
Links: BBC

Ian Richardson

February 9, 2007: Ian Richardson, 72, British actor who starred in the political satire House of Cards. He also appeared on stage with the Royal Shakespeare Company; played Sherlock Holmes in a version of The Hound of the Baskervilles, and was in the TV dramas Porterhouse Blue, Blunt and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
Links: CNN; BBC

Sid Raymond

December 1, 2006: Sid Raymond, 95, US actor who starred in The Hustler and on television from The Ed Sullivan Show to The O.C. but was best known for his character voices, including those of cartoon characters Baby Huey and Heckle and Jeckle.
Links: CNN

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