In Memoriam

Those who have passed.

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. […]

Gene Cernan dies at 82. Was last man to walk on the moon.

Gene Cernan dies at 82. Was last man to walk on the moon.

  Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” died on Monday in Texas following ongoing heath issues, his family said. He was 82. Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 in December 1972, was the 11th person to […]

William Peter Blatty, author of ‘The Exorcist’, dies at 89

William Peter Blatty, author of ‘The Exorcist’, dies at 89

  William Peter Blatty, the writer behind the classic horror novel and film “The Exorcist,” has died. He was 89. William Friedkin, who directed the film, broke the news of Blatty’s passing on Twitter. “William Peter Blatty, dear friend and brother who created The Exorcist passed away yesterday,” the 1973 film’s director tweeted Friday. His […]