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.
August 19, 2013: Lee Thompson Young, 29, US actor who was a child star in the Disney series The Famous Jett Jackson, and went on to appear in Scrubs, Smallville and Rizzoli and Isles.
June 3, 2013: Yunupingu, 56, Australian Aboriginal musician best known as lead singer with the band Yothu Yindi, who had a chart-topping single, Treaty.
July 13, 2012: Richard Zanuck, 77, Academy Award winning Hollywood producer and former president of Twentieth Century Fox studios. He produced films including Jaws, Driving Miss Daisy, Cocoon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd and Alice in Wonderland.
January 9, 2011: Peter Yates, 82, acclaimed British film director whose works includfed Bullit, Summer Holiday and The Dresser.
May 20, 2009: Oleg Yankovsky, 65, actor who was a giant of Soviet and Russian cinema, of cancer. He made 70 films over more than 40 years.
March 25, 2008: Zhou Bochun, 86, Chinese comedian and entertainer, born Yao Zhenmin. He began working on radio in 1939 and, with his brother Yao Mushuan formed the Bubble Bee Comic Troupe in 1950. His funny take on Chinglish was broadcast on US television.
September 11, 2007: Joe Zawinul, 75, Austrian-American fusion jazz pioneer. He played and recorded with Miles Davis and his own bands the Weather Report and the Zawinul Syndicate.