Niki Lauda


Niki Lauda was attempting to win his second Formula One world title when he was almost killed in one of the most famous accidents in the history of motor sport. As his Ferrari caught fire after...

Dick Dale


Dick Dale, the surf rock pioneer who took reverb to new levels, died on Saturday night. He was 81. The guitarist's health had declined over the past 20 years due to a number of illnesses,...

Doris Day


Her glittering singing career included timeless classics like Whip Crack Away, Qué Será Será and Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps. On screen, the wholesome, girl-next-door never...

Luke Perry


Luke Perry, the actor famous for playing brooding outsiders in indelible pop-culture hits like Beverly Hills, 90210, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and more recently the CW’s Riverdale, died on...

Peter Tork


Peter Tork, a member of the 1960s moptopped TV rock quartet the Monkees, died Thursday. He was 77. His death was announced on his official Facebook page and website. "Peter succumbed to a 10...

Stan Lee


The comic book writer Stan Lee, who has died aged 95, revolutionized his industry in the 1960s, when he created the mythic figures that are still inspiring new generations to flock to the cinema....

Burt Reynolds


Burt Reynolds, the wryly appealing Hollywood heartthrob who carried on a long love affair with moviegoers even though his performances were often more memorable than the films that contained them,...

Stefan Karl Steffansson


LONDON (AP) — Icelandic actor Stefan Karl Stefansson, who played villain Robbie Rotten in the children’s TV series ‘‘LazyTown,’’ has died of cancer. He was...

Aretha Franklin


Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76. The cause...

Anthony Bourdain


Anthony Bourdain, who has taken his own life aged 61, will be remembered by most as one of the world’s first and most influential celebrity chefs. It’s an inadequate...
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