Dick Van Patten, the genial comic actor best known as the patriarch of TV's "Eight is Enough," has died, according to his publicist Daniel Bernstein.
Christopher Lee, the prolific, aristocratic British actor who brought dramatic gravitas to the low-budget thrills of Hammer Studios' horror films, has died at age 93.
A longtime Wrightsville Beach resident, who devoted much of his retirement to historic preservation was remembered today.
Horst Brandstaetter, who launched the popular Playmobil range of plastic toys in the 1970s, has died. He was 81.
Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says.
Leonard Nimoy, world famous to "Star Trek" fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
Jackie Iler has passed away. Iler was the wife of state house Representative Frank Iler.