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Comic Book Genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man Creator, Dies at 95

Comic Book Genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man Creator, Dies at 95

By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 12
— Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.

Douglas Rain, who Supplied HAL's Voice in '2001,' Dies at 90

Douglas Rain, who Supplied HAL's Voice in '2001,' Dies at 90

Nov 12
A Canadian actor who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the rogue computer HAL in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" has died.

Longtime Leader of ACLU's Southern California Chapter Dies

Longtime Leader of ACLU's Southern California Chapter Dies

Nov 4
Ramona Ripston, a longtime activist who built up the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California into a major organization, has died. She was 91.

Silenced Forever: Saudi Arabia Admits Khashoggi Is Dead

Silenced Forever: Saudi Arabia Admits Khashoggi Is Dead

By Sarah El Deeb | Oct 20
An influential voice on Saudi affairs has been silenced forever after three decades as a writer, editor, commentator and media adviser.

Nevada Pimp Who Starred in HBO Series Found Dead

Nevada Pimp Who Starred in HBO Series Found Dead

By Ken Ritter and Michelle L. Price | Oct 16
Dennis Hof, a legal pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his business and who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, has died, Nevada authorities said Tuesday.

Gay Adult Film Star Kyle Dean Dead at 21

Gay Adult Film Star Kyle Dean Dead at 21

Oct 9
Adult film star Kyle Dean, who appeared in several gay porn scenes for various studios, has died at 21, according to a number of reports.

Flamboyant NYC Celeb Ms Colombia Dead at 64

Flamboyant NYC Celeb Ms Colombia Dead at 64

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5
Ms Colombia — also known as Oswaldo Gomez — has died at the age of 64, various New York City media outlets report.

Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly Song Fame, Dies in Texas

Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly Song Fame, Dies in Texas

Oct 2
The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song "Peggy Sue" has died at a Lubbock hospital.

French Singer and Actor Charles Aznavour Dies at Age 94

French Singer and Actor Charles Aznavour Dies at Age 94

By Lori Hinnant | Oct 1
Charles Aznavour, the French crooner and actor whose performing career spanned eight decades and who seduced fans around the world with his versatile tenor, lush lyrics and kinetic stage presence, has died. He was 94.

Joe Masteroff, Story Writer for the Musical 'Cabaret,' Dies

Joe Masteroff, Story Writer for the Musical 'Cabaret,' Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 30
Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died. He was 98.

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