Peter Mark Richman
Actor Peter Mark Richman has passed away at 93.
Known for his roles in such TV series as “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Dynasty”, he also had a recurring role on "Three's Company".
Big screen credits include “Friendly Persuasion”, “Black Orchid”, “Naked Gun 2” and “Friday the 13th Part 8”, he was also seen on TV series including “The Twilight Zone”, “The Outer Limits”, “Murder She Wrote”, “Fantasy Island” and “Star Trek the Next Generation”.
John Reilly Dead At 84
John Reilly has died at 84.
He was best known for his long running role on "General Hospital". He also starred on "Passions" and "Beverly Hills, 90210".
He is survived by his wife Liz, and three daughters.
Michael Apted Dead At 79
"Coal Miner's Daughter" director, Michael Apted has passed away at age 79.
The British filmmaker was best known for directing the long running "Up" documentary series and Oscar nominated features including "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "Gorillas in the Mist".
Apted also directed three performers to Oscar nominations for Best Actress: Sissy Spacek in "Coal Miner's Daughter", Sigourney Weaver in "Gorillas in the Mist", and Jodie Foster in "Nell". Spacek won the award, for her portrayal of country singer Loretta Lynn.
His agency confirmed his death to EW, but no additional information was available.
L.A. Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda has passed away at 93.
The Baseball Hall of Fame inductee led the Dodgers to World Series victories in 1981 and 1988 as manager of the team.
"In a franchise that has celebrated such great legends of the game, no one who wore the uniform embodied the Dodger spirit as much as Tommy Lasorda," Dodgers president Stan Kasten said.
Rapper and "ER" actor Deezer D has passed away at age 55.
"My Big Brother! God is with you," the actor's brother wrote on Twitter. "I will miss you. 🙏🏾 #deezerd."
Deezer was found unresponsive in his L.A. home, and family told TMZ they believe he may have suffered a heart attack.
Broadway and "Police Academy" star Marion Ramsey has died at 73.
"Marion carried with her a kindness and permeating light that instantly filled a room upon her arrival," her management team told THR.
A cause of death was not given.
George Gerdes has died on Jan. 1 at 72 from a reported brain aneurysm.
The actor was best known for his role in "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo", "Grey's Anatomy" and "Bosch".
'Dracula: Prince Of Darkness’ Star Barbara Shelley Dead At 88
Actress Barbara Shelley, known for her roles in Hammer Horror titles in the 1950s and 1960s, has died. She was 88-years-old.
According to her agent, Shelley died from underlying conditions after contracting COVID-19.
Shelley starred in “The Gorgon”, “Dracula: Prince Of Darkness”, “Rasputin: The Mad Monk” and “Quatermass And The Pit”.
Singer Alexi Laiho, of the Finnish metal band Children of Bodom, has died at 41 due to "long-term health issues."
"More than 25 years of friendship. We lost a brother. The world lost a phenomenal song writer and one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Memories and Alexi’s music will live forever. Our thoughts are with Alexi’s family during this difficult time," Children of Bodom said in a statement.
Food Network star Kerry Vincent passed away On Jan. 3 at 75.
“It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing of Kerry Vincent earlier this evening. Being a very private person when it came to all things not cake, she did not want to put her illness out there to the public,” a post by the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show announced.
Vincent was a judge on "Food Network Challenge" and hosted "Save My Bakery".
Gerry Marsden, leader of Gerry and the Pacemakers, has passed away at age 78.
One of the biggest acts to emerge from Liverpool's "Mersey Beat" scene that emerged in the wake of the success of The Beatles, Marsden sang such British Invasion hits as "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "Ferry Cross the Mersey".
According to Marsden's longtime friend, Liverpool DJ Paul Price, Marsden died "after a short illness which was an infection in his heart."