Richard Keil

September 10, 2014: Richard Keil, 74, American actor best known for playing villain's henchman "Jaws" in two James Bond films, The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker.
Link: Wikipedia

Bill Kerr

August 28, 2014:, Bill Kerr, 92, South Africa-born Australian actor whose credits included Hancock's Half Hour, the Dam Busters, Doctor Who, The Young Doctors, Gallipoli and Anzacs.
Link: ABC .

Charles Keating

August 8, 2014: Charles Keating, 72 stage and screen actor best known for his role as villain Carl Hutchins in the US soap opera Another World.
Link: CNN

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

Roger Lloyd-Pack

January 16, 2014: Roger Lloyd-Pack, 69, British character actor who played Trigger in the long-running sitcom Only Fools and Horses, and also appeared in The Vicar of Dibley, and the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Link: Wikipedia

Doris Lessing

November 17, 2013: Doris Lessing, 94, Iran-born, Zimbabwe-raised, British writer. The Nobel prize-winner's novels included The Golden Notebook and The Grass is Singing.
Link: Guardian

Zubaida Khanum

October 19, 2013: Zubaida Khanum, 78, Pakistani singer and film actress.
Link: BBC

Ed Lauter

October 16, 2013: Edward Lauter, 74 US comedian and actor, best known for the Hitchcock film Family Plot and appearances in the films Seabiscuit and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and the TV series Kojak, The A Team, Booker, Space, The -Files, Star Trek: The Next Generation and ER.
Link: Wikipedia

Elmore Leonard

August 20, 2013: Elmore Leonard, 87, American author of crime fiction and thrillers, including Get Shorty and Rum Punch.
Link: Wikipedia

David “Kidd” Kraddick

July 27, 2013: David “Kidd” Kraddick, 53, American radio announcer who was based in Dallas, Texas, and heard on about 100 stations across the US.
Link: Dallas News

Bernadette Lafont

July 25, 2013: Bernadette Lafont, 74, French actress who rose to fame during the new wave of the 1960s. She worked with directors François Truffaut and Claude Chabrol.
Link: Wikipedia

Jim Kelly

June 29, 2013: Jim Kelly, 67, US martial arts specialist best known for his film role opposite Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon. In later years, he became a professional tennis player.
Link: CNN

Jiah Khan

June 3, 2013: Jiah Khan, 25, New York-born Bollywood actress, who debuted in the controversial 2007 film Nishabd (No Words), about a young girl in love with a much older man. She is believed to have taken her own life.
Link: LA Times

Johnny Lockwood

April 25, 2013: Johnny Lockwood, 92, English-born Australian actor best known for his role as deli owner Aldo Godolfusin the 1970s soap opera Number 96. He also appeared in Neighbours and the film Moulin Rouge.
Link: Telegraph

Patricia Lovell

January 27, 2013: Patricia Lovell, 83, Australian television pioneer who was Miss Pat on the children's series Mr Squiggle and a panellist on Beauty and the Beast. She went on to produce hit films including Picnic at Hanging Rock and Gallipoli.
Link: Australian

Jack Klugman

December 24, 2012: Jack Klugman, 90, US actor best known as Oscar in the television series The Odd Couple and the title character in Quincy ME. He was also Juror No. 5 in the film Twelve Angry Men.
Links: Wikipedia; ABC 13

Alex Karras

October 10, 2012: Alex Karras, 77, US professional footballer with the NFL who became an actor in the film Blazing Saddles and the TV series Webster.
Link: CNN

Herbert Lom

September 27, 2012: Herbert Lom, 95, Czech-born British actor best know for starring alongside Peter Sellers in the Pink Panther films, playing Charles Dreyfus.
Links: BBC

Joe Kubert

August 12, 2012: Joe Kubert, 85, Polish born US comic-book artist who worked on DC titles including Sgt Rock and Hawkman, and his own characters including Tor, Son of Sinbad. He also taught art at his own Kubert School.
Link: Wikipedia

Susanne Lothar

July 25, 2012: Susanne Lothar, 51, German actress known for her roles in the films The Reader, The Piano Teacher and The White Ribbon.
Link: BBC

Rajesh Khanna

July 18, 2012: Rajesh Khanna, 79, Indian actor regarded as Bollywood's first superstar. He had a string of hit films, including Aradhana, Do Raaste, Safar and Anand. In later life, he became an MP.
Link: Hindustan Times

Jon Lord

July 16, 2012: Jon Lord, 71, keyboardist with UK heavy metal band Deep Purple, and co-writer of hits including Smoke On The Water. He lso played as a session musician, famously on The Kinks' You Really Got Me, and composed classical works.
Link: BBC

Rodney King

June 17, 2012: Rodney King, 47, US victim of police brutality. The acquittal of accused officers led to the LA riots of 1992. He was reportedly found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool.
Link: Wikipedia

George Lindsey

May 6, 2012: George Lindsey, 83, US character actor best known for the TV comedies Hee-Haw and The Andy Griffith Show, in which he played the dimwitted Goober Pyle.
Link: LA Times

Thomas Kinkade

April 6, 2012: Thomas Kinkade, 54, US painter whose works were popular with everyday Americans but not with the critics and art establishment who questioned the way he commercialised his talent.
Link: Wikipedia

Jimmy Little

April 2, 2012: Jimmy Little, 75, indigenous Australian musician. His biggest hit was 1963's Royal Telephone. He suffered kidney failure and set up the Jimmy Little Foundation to support health programs for Aborigines.
Link: Noise11

Steve Kordek

February 19, 2012: Steve Kordek, 100, US engineer whose designs revolutionised pinball machines. His ideas included the use of two flippers at the bottom of the table, drop targets and multiball play.
Link: LA Times

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