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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 25, 2012: Susanne Lothar, 51, German actress known for her roles in the films The Reader, The Piano Teacher and The White Ribbon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 16, 2012: Elyse Knox, 94, US B-grade film actress whose best-known film was 1949's The Mummy's Tomb with Lon Chaney Jr.
December 2, 2011: Sam Loxton, 90, Australian cricketer who was a member of the famed "Invincibles" national team captained by Don Bradman.
November 14, 2011: Jackie Leven, 61, Scottish singer-songwriter, of Romany descent, who performed solo and with Doll By Doll.
November 12, 2011: Evelyn Lauder, 75, German-born US businesswoman who married into the famous Estee Lauder cosmetics empire, of ovarian cancer. She raised many millions for breast cancer research through the Pink Ribbon campaign.
November 8, 2011: Bil Kean, 89, American cartoonist who created the popular Family Circus feature, which is reportedly the most syndicated strip in the world. The strip is now drawn by his son Jeff.
October 13: Barbara Kent, 103, US actress whose career began in the silent-film era. She appeared several times opposite Harold Lloyd.
August 22, 2011: Jerry Leiber, 78, prolific US lyricist who, with songwriting partner Mike Stoller, helped define rock'n'roll. Their hits included Hound Dog, On Broadway, Stand By Me and Smokey Joe's Cafe, which later became the title for a Broadway musical based on their songs.
August 18, 2011: Paul Lockyer, 61, Australian television journalist who died alongside ABC cameraman John Bean and pilot Gary Ticehurst in a helicopter crash at Lake Eyre in central Australia.
August 14, 2011: Shammi Kapoor, 79, Bollywood actor who ruled Indian cinema screens in the 1950s and 60s.
August 11, 2011: Jani Lane, 47, singer-songwriter, born John Oswald, with glam rock band Warrant, who wrote several hit songs including Cherry Pie.
June 3, 2011: Jacob "Jack" Kevorkian, 83, US right-to-die activist who spent eight years in jail for assisting a suicide.
June 3, 2011: Miriam Karlin, 85, British stage and screen actress born Miriam Samuels, best known for her role as the shop steward in 1960s sitcom The Rag Trade. She also appeared in the satirical Australia TV program The Mavis Bramston Show.