Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the CBS sitcom “Designing Women” and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer.
Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the “Bronze Buckaroo” in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art has acquired a rarely displayed painting by John Singer Sargent that depicts Edwin Booth, brother of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin.
We lost Lisa Robin Kelly last night at the age of 43. She was best known for her portrayal as Laurie Forman on the hit TV show, “That 70’s Show.”
Both HBO and Variety magazine have confirmed that actor James Gandolfini has died in Italy at the age of 51.
The city of Weatherford is planning to honor actor Larry Hagman with a life-sized statue. Space for the statue has been cleared in the city’s new Heritage Park.
Services will be held Wednesday in West Texas for actor Sherman Hemsley who died in July but an estate fight delayed his burial.
A man who says he is Sherman Hemsley’s brother is expected to reveal the results of a DNA test to a judge in Texas in an effort to prove his claim for a share of the late actor’s estate
Michael Clarke Duncan’s fiancee says the Oscar nominee for “The Green Mile” has died while being hospitalized following a July heart attack.