Tige Andrews. 86. Character actor played Capt. Greer on TV's "The Mod Squad."

Jan. 28. The Rev. Robert Drinan, 86. Priest who represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives during the '70s

Jan. 30. Gordon S. Macklin, 79. a founder and longtime president of Nasdaq stock market.

Sidney Sheldon, 89. Stage and screen writer turned best-selling novelist ("The Other Side of Midnight."). Jan. 31. Molly Ivins, 62. Best-selling author, columnist, a sharp-witted liberal who referred to President George W. Bush as "Shrub."


Feb 1. Gian Carlo Menotti, 95. Pulitzer-winning composer ("The Consul," "Amahl and the Night Visitors") founded Spoleto arts festivals.

Feb. 4. Barbara McNair, 72. Pioneering black singer-actress had her own TV variety show.

Feb. 5. Leo McCarthy, 76. Democrat served as California attorney general, Assembly speaker.

Feb. 6. Frankie Laine, 93. Big-voiced singer, one of the most popular entertainers of the '50s ("That Lucky Old Sun").

Lew Burdette, 80. MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched for the Milwaukee Braves.

Nelson Polsby, 72, UC Berkeley political science teacher and an expert on Congress.

Feb. 7. Alan G. MacDiarmid, 79, shared chemistry Nobel Prize in 2000.

Feb. 8. Anna Nicole Smith, 39. Model, sometime actress and tabloid favorite.

Feb. 9. Ian Richardson, 72. Actor made evil an art form in TV miniseries.

Hank Bauer, 84. Won World Series as a Yankees player, Orioles manager.

Feb. 12. Peter Ellenshaw, 93. Oscar-winning special effects artist for Disney.

Peggy Gilbert, 102. Pioneering jazz player led several all-female bands.

Feb. 15. Ray Evans, 92. Half of award-winning, prolific songwriting team with Jay Livingston.

Robert Adler, 93. Co-inventor of the TV remote, the 1956 Zenith Space Command.

Feb. 17. Maurice Papon, 96. Former French Cabinet minister convicted of complicity in World War II crimes.