| Feb 12, 2011
Character actress on 'The Waltons,' 'Dukes of Hazzard'
Peggy Rea, 89, a hearty character actress best known for her TV roles on "The Waltons," "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Grace Under Fire," died Feb. 5, said the Santa Barbara Cemetery Assn....
| Dec 7, 2010
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Don Meredith, an accomplished Dallas Cowboys quarterback who brought humor and high jinks to the "Monday Night Football" broadcasts for 12 years, died Sunday night in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 72.
Meredith died of a brain hemorrhage, according to his third...
| Sep 18, 2011
Eleanor Mondale, the vivacious daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale who was a television entertainment reporter, radio show host and occasional magnet for gossip, died Saturday at her Minnesota home, a family spokeswoman said. She was 51....
| Jun 27, 2011
Randall Dale Adams, a former death row inmate who gained freedom after flaws in his conviction for the murder of a Dallas policeman were exposed in a critically acclaimed documentary, has died. He was 61.
Adams died Oct. 30, 2010, of a brain tumor,...
| May 30, 2010
Irwin Rosten, an award-winning documentary filmmaker perhaps best known for "The Incredible Machine," which took PBS viewers on a revolutionary voyage inside the human body in 1975, has died. He was 85.
Rosten died May 23 at his Hollywood home after a...
| Dec 4, 2010
Bill Bratton insists the steak tips on garlic toast weren't bad. But that's not to say he went to Elaine's on Manhattan's Upper East Side for the food.
No one did.
Elaine's was a scene, a clubhouse, an escape from the loneliness of the New York night...
| Apr 23, 2011
Richard C. "Dick" Dunn, leader of a Los Angeles commercial real estate dynasty, has died. He was 84.
Dunn, who was widely viewed as the dean of the region's commercial property brokers in his role at the Charles Dunn Co., died April 15 from an inoperable...
| Mar 1, 2011
Gary Winick, a pioneering producer and director of independent digital films who found mainstream success with such movies as "13 Going on 30" and "Letters to Juliet," has died. He was 49.
Winick, who was diagnosed with brain cancer about two years ago,...
| Apr 27, 2011
Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
| May 14, 2011
Former Cowboys running back
Ron Springs, 54, a former Dallas Cowboys running back who had been in a coma since 2007, died Thursday at Medical City Dallas Hospital, said former Cowboys teammate Everson Walls, who donated a kidney to...
| Oct 12, 2011
Fritz Manes, 79, a movie producer whose association with Clint Eastwood in the 1970s and '80s included producing "Any Which Way You Can" and executive producing "Pale Rider," died of lung and brain cancer Sept. 27 at his home in Sherman Oaks, said his...
| Jun 15, 2011
Edward G. 'Ted' Jones
Scientist studied brain anatomy, schizophrenia
Dr. Edward G. "Ted" Jones, 72, a former UC Irvine neuroscientist who was an expert on brain anatomy and the causes of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, collapsed and...