May 8, 2013: Jeanne Cooper, 84, US actress who played Katherine Chancellor on long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless.
April 2?, 2013: Deanna Durbin, 91, Canadian actress and singer who started performing as a teenager. She was the highest-paid Hollywood star in the late 1940s. Her films included Three Smart Girls, Mad About Music and That Certain Age. In 1949, she quit at the height of her career and moved to rural France.
March 6, 2013: Charles Thomas "Stompin' Tom" Connors, 77, Canadian singer-songwriter.
February 21, 2013: Ray Cusick, 84, British designer who devised the look of the Daleks for the BBC TV series Doctor Who.
December 24, 2012: Charles Durning, 89, US character actor who had roles on stage and screen. He starred in films including Dog Day Afternoon and The Sting, and won a Golden Globe for his role in the TV film The Kennedys of Massachusetts and a Tony for playing Big Daddy the acclaimed Broadway production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
November 22, 2012: Bryce Courtenay, 79, South African-born Australian author of bestsellers including The Power of One.
November 6, 2012: Clive Dunn, 92, character actor best known as Corporal Jones in the British sitcom Dad's Army. He also had a novelty hit single, Grandad, and a children's TV show of the same name. As Jones, he was known for the catchphrases "Don't panic!" and "They don't like it up 'em."
October 15, 2012: John Clive, 79, British writer and actor who starred in The Italian Job, A Clockwork Orange and several Carry On films, and provided the voice of John Lennon for Yellow Submarine.
October 13, 2012: Gary Collins, 74, US actor in TV anf films, including Airport, and 1980s host of the Miss America pageant.
September 3, 2012: Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, US actor best known for his role as a wrongly convicted man with supernatural powers in The Green Mile. He also starred in the TV series The Finder.
September 1, 2012: Hal David, 91, American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach. Hewrote songs for Marty Robbins, Dionne Warwick, The Carpenters, Dusty Springfield, B. J. Thomas, Gene Pitney, Tom Jones and others. Hits included Raindrops Keep Fallin' on my Head, This Guy's in Love with You, I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Do You Know the Way to San Jose, Walk on By and I Say a Little Prayer.
August 20, 2012: Phyllis Diller, 95, US standup comic, musician, and TV and film actress who paved the way for women on the comedy circuit. She appeared alongside Bob Hope in the films Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! and Eight on the Lam. She was also in the 1961 film Splendor in the Grass and voiced a character in the 1998 animated movie A Bug's Life.
July 27, 2012: Darryl Cotton, 62, Australian singer who gained fame with the band Zoot and as a solo performer, of cancer. He also wrote songs for Olivia Newton John and Shaun Cassidy, hosted a children's television program and acted in the soap opera The Young Doctors. Right up until his death, he was touring with musicians Russell Morris and Jim Keays.
July 16, 2012: Stephen Covey, 79, US author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. In 1996, he was named one of Time magazine's 25 most influential Americans.
June 2, 2012: Richard Dawson, 79, British actor, born Colin Lionel Emm, best know for his role as Newkirk in the World War II POW camp comedy Hogan's Heroes and as host of the game show Family Feud.
May 13, 2012: Donald 'Duck' Dunn, 70, bass player with Booker T and the MGs, who played himself in the cult comedy film The Blues Brothers.
April 18, 2012: Dick Clark, 82, US television star, entertainment entrepreneur and pop-culture icon. He hosted Bandstand in the 1950s and hosted the annual New Year's Eve celebrations from New York for decades.
February 22, 2012: Frank Carson, 85, Belfast-born comedian who was a popular figure on the stage and small screen in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
February 1, 2012: Angelo Dundee, 90, US professional boxing coach who guided the careers of Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard.
January 16, 2012: Jimmy Castor, 64, US funk music legend whose hits included I Promise to Remember and Troglodyte (Cave Man).
December 8, 2011: Sir Zelman Cowen, 92, Australian lawyer and academic who became the nation's Governor General.
November 19, 2011: Basil D'Oliveira, 80, South African-born cricketer who was classified as "coloured" under the apathedi regims. His selection to play for England in South Africa in 1968 led to the cancellation of the tour and was a watershed moment in the sporting boycott of South Africa.
October 15, 2011: Betty Driver, 91, British actress who began in showbiz at age 12 but gained fame four decades later as Betty Turpin, later Betty Williams, in long-running TV soap opera Coronation Street.
October 7, 2011: Diane Cilento, 78, Australian stage and screen actress whose films included The Agony and the Ecstasy, Tom Jones and The Third Secret. She was married to actor Sean Connery and later playwright Anthony Shaffer, with who she developed the Karnak Playhouse in Far North Queensland.
October 5, 2011: Graham Dilley, 52, English cricketer, who bowled in 41 test matches and is regarded as the unsung hero of the team's victory in the 1981 Ashes series.
September 22, 2011: Jonathan Cecil , 72, British stage and screen actor who specialised in playing upper-class twits, including Bertie Wooster in the 1981 BBC show Thank You, PG Wodehouse. He also appeared in the sitcom Romany Jones.
August 22, 2011: John Howard Davies, 72, British child actor who starred as Oliver Twist in the 1948 film, and then became a television director and producer for shows including Fawlty Towers, The Goodies and Mr Bean.
August 3, 2011: Annette Charles, 63, US actress best known for her role as Cha Cha in the film musical Grease.