In Memoriam

Those who have passed.

Grammy-winning jazz singer, Al Jarreau, dead at 76

Grammy-winning jazz singer, Al Jarreau, dead at 76

Alwin Lopez “Al” Jarreau delighted music fans for nearly 50 years with his eclectic soulful, genre-blending style. A rare vocalist who won Grammy Music Awards in three different categories, the Milwaukee-born artist began his career in San Francisco jazz clubs in 1968 and issued his first recording, “We Got By,” on Reprise Records in 1975. […]

Emmy Winner Actress Barbara Hale Dies at 94

Emmy Winner Actress Barbara Hale Dies at 94

Barbara Hale, a movie actress who found her most famous role on television as steadfast secretary Della Street in the long-running “Perry Mason” series, has died. She was 94. Hale was surrounded by family when she died Thursday at her Los Angeles area home, said Jaqueline Stander, an agent for Hale’s son, actor William Katt […]

Mike Connors, star of ‘Mannix’, dies at 91

Mike Connors, star of ‘Mannix’, dies at 91

  Mike Connors, who starred in “Mannix” as the private eye Joe Mannix on the long-running TV detective series of the 1960s and 1970s, died January 26. He was 91. His son-in-law, Mike Condon, says the actor died Thursday afternoon at a Los Angeles hospital from recently-diagnosed leukemia. Mannix debuted on CBS in 1967 and […]

Beloved Actress Mary Tyler Moore passes away

Beloved Actress Mary Tyler Moore passes away

Actress Mary Tyler Moore passed away Wednesday, her publicist said. She was 80 years old and had battled diabetes for decades. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile,” her publicist Mara Buxbaum said. […]