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Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' Dies at 86

Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' Dies at 86

Nov 20
Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86.

Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

By John Rogers | Nov 20
In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages

Ann Wedgeworth, Known for 'Three's Company,' 'Steel Magnolias' dies at 83

Ann Wedgeworth, Known for 'Three's Company,' 'Steel Magnolias' dies at 83

Nov 19
Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83.

Rapper, Fashion Star Lil Peep Dies at 21

Rapper, Fashion Star Lil Peep Dies at 21

Nov 16
Rapper Lil Peep has died at age 21.

Liz Smith, Syndicated Gossip Columnist, Dies at 94

Liz Smith, Syndicated Gossip Columnist, Dies at 94

By Christina Paciolla | Nov 12
Liz Smith, the syndicated gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she covered, died Sunday at the age of 94.

First Openly Gay Lawmaker Elected to a Statewide Office Dies

First Openly Gay Lawmaker Elected to a Statewide Office Dies

Nov 4
The former Vermont auditor of accounts and state senator credited as the first openly gay lawmaker in the country elected to statewide office has died.

Gay NYC Public Access TV Host 'Barry Z' Dies at 67

Gay NYC Public Access TV Host 'Barry Z' Dies at 67

Oct 27
Stars of New York City's downtown scene are mourning the passing of former cable access show host Barry Z, who passed away this week. The man who was referred to locals as a "gay Joe Franklin" was 67.

French Actress Danielle Darrieux Has Died Aged 100

French Actress Danielle Darrieux Has Died Aged 100

By Jenny Barchfield | Oct 19
Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100.

'Project Runway' Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dies at 39

'Project Runway' Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dies at 39

By Chevel Johnson | Oct 18
Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show "Project Runway," died Tuesday at age 39.

Tom Petty, Down-to-Earth Rock Superstar, Dies at 66

Tom Petty, Down-to-Earth Rock Superstar, Dies at 66

By Hillel Italie | Oct 3
Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as "Free Fallin,' "Refugee" and "American Girl," has died. He was 66.

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