May 23, 2013–Steve Forrest, who starred as Lt. Dan “Hondo” Harrelson on the 1970s ABC action series S.W.A.T., died peacefully on May 18 in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 87.
May 20, 2013–The Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek passed away today in Rosenheim, Germany, at the RoMed Clinic. He had been battling bile duct cancer. Manzarek was 74.
The keyboardist, whose Vox organ solos were as much a part of The Doors’ sound as Jim Morrison’s Beat poet vocals, Robbie Krieger’s psychedelic blues guitar and John Densmore’s [...]
April 7, 2013–Spanish film director Juan Jose Bigas Luna, a bold chronicler of sexual and social mores, died Friday, April 5, after a long battle with cancer. He was 67.
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, award-winning screenwriter, who collaborated for five decades with the team of James Ivory and Ismail Merchant and won Oscars for “A Room With a View” in 1986 and “Howard’s End” in 1992, died of a pulmonary disorder Wednesday in New York. She was 85.
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