September 11, 2014: Sir Donald Sinden, 90, British stage and screen actor whose work ranged fro, Shakespeare to sitcoms.
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.
April 10, 2014: Sue Townsend, 68, British writer best known for her Adrian Mole diaries, which were made into a popular TV series.
March 28, 2014: Lorenzo Semple Jr, 91, Hollywood screenwriter best remembered for the 1960s Batman TV series. He also cowrote screenplays for Papillon, Never Say Never Again and Three Days of the Condor, and co-starred in an online series Reel Geezers.
February 18, 2014: Maria von Trapp, 99, last surviving member of the Austrian-American group, the Trapp Family Singers, whose escape from Nazi Europe inspired the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music. Her character's name in the musical was Louisa.
February 10, 2014: Shirley Temple Black, 85, American child star whose 43 movies included Curly Tip and Bright Eyes. She won an Oscar at age 6, but did not continue as an actress in her adult life. She later became a US diplomat.
January 27, 2014: Pete Seeger, 94, American folk singer who performed as a solo artist and with The Weavers. His hits include Goodnight, Irene, If I Had a Hammer, Where Have all the Flowers Gone, and Turn, Turn, Turn.
January 17, 2014: Suchitra Sen, 82, actress often referred to as "India's Greta Garbo", because she quit at the height of her career. She starred in 57 Bengali and seven Hindi films.
January 11, 2014: Ariel Sharon, 85, 11th prime minister of Israel, born Ariel Scheinermann, who died after a long period in a coma following a stroke.
December 27, 2013: Farooq Sheikh, 65, Indian actor and star of Bollywood films.
November 12, 2013: Sir John Tavener, 69, British composer whose music was informed by his Russian Orthodox Christian faith. He was a direct descendant of the 16th century composer John Taverner.
October 17, 2103: Lou Scheimer, 84, US television producer whose Filmation studios created the Archie and Star Trek series and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.
July 20, 2013: Helen Thomas, 92, US journalist and White House correspondent who covered every president from Kennedy to Obama.
July 19, 2013: Mel Smith, 60, British comedian, actor and director who starred in Not the Nine O'Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones, alongside Griff Rhys Jones. He also directed the films The Tall Guy and Bean. With Jones he started the production company Talk Back, which made comedies including Smack the Pony, Da Ali G Show, I'm Alan Partridge and Big Train.
June 26, 2013: Bert Stern, 83, US celebrity photographer best known for his series of portraits of Marilyn Monroe shortly before she died.
June 20, 2013: Jeffrey Smart, 91, Australian artist, art critic, teacher and author known for his urban landscapes. He lived in Italy from 1963 until his death.
May 31, 2013: Jean Stapleton, 90, US stage and screen actress best known for playing Edith Bunker in the popular sitcom All in the Family.
April 8, 2013: Margaret Thatcher, 87, former British prime minster who became Baroness Thatcher. Known as the "Iron Lady", she led the Conservative Party from 1975 and was prime minister from 1979 to 1990.
April 4, 2013:Tommy Tycho, 84, Hungarian born Australian musician, composer, arranger and conductor, who performed regularly on stage and television.
March 16, 2013: Frank Thornton, 92, British actor best known for playing floorwalker Captain Peacock on the sitcom Are You Being Served? He also appeared in Lastof the Summer Wine, The Goodies and Hancock's Half Hour, and the films Carry on Screaming and No Sex Please, We're British.
March 13, 2013: Malachi Throne, 83, US character actor who performed in many TV series including It Takes a Thief, Star Trek and Batman and Robin, where he played Two Face.
February 16, 2013: Tony Sheridan, 72, British musicians who briefly performed with The Beatles.
February 14, 2013: Haydn Sargent, 77, Australian radio and television presenter, who had a popular talkback program on Brisbane's 4BC in the 1970s and 80s.
February 5, 2013: Robin Sachs, 61, British actor who appeared in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Torchwood: Miracle Day, and in the film Galaxy Quest.
December 27, 2012: Norman Schwarzkopf, 78, US general who was Commander of Central Command, and led coalition forces in the Gulf War.
August 19, 2012: Tony Scott, 68, British-born Hollywood director whose films included Top Gun and Days of Thunder. He was the brother of director Ridley Scott. Police said he jumped from a bridge in Los Angeles, and a suicide note was later found in his office.