A comedian who decried racism after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, Gregory died on Saturday, Aug. Country singer Glen Campbell died in Nashville on Aug. Campbell, who was known for hits including "Rhinestone Cowboy," had suffered from Alzheimer's disease.Actor John Heard, whose lengthy career spanned film and television, has died, aged 72, in Palo Alto, California.
The family would appreciate privacy at this difficult time." New Orleans pianist Fats Domino died at age 89, his family told WWL-TV on Oct. The artist, whose full name was Antoine Dominique Domino Jr., was best-known for his hits "I'm Walkin'" (1957) and "Ain't That a Shame" (1955), among others.
Actor Chuck Low, a New York City native, died Sept.
He was taken to UCLA Medical Center, but could not be revived, Dimitriades said.
Monty Hall, the popular "Let's Make a Deal" game show host, died on Sept.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful family, his band-mates and his many friends." Brooklyn native Martin Landau died July 15, 2017, at the age of 89, his publicist said.
The Oscar-winning actor starred in the 1994 film "Ed Wood" and in the 1960s television series "Mission: Impossible." Landau started his career as a 17-year-old cartoonist at the New York Daily News.2, 2017, at age 66, his long-time manager Tony Dimitriades said in a statement.Petty had a heart attack and was found unconscious at his home in Malibu.We remember them for their comedy (Jerry Lewis, Dick Gregory), the music that will remain in rotation (Steely Dan's Water Becker, Glen Campbell), their impact on the theater world (Sam Shepard) and more. Here, the actors, musicians, athletes, politicians and many more notables we've recently said goodbye to.We remember them for their comedy routines — Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis — their shows — "Cheers" actor Jay Thomas, "Nashville" star Powers Boothe — the characters they portrayed — the dad in "Home Alone" (John Heard), James Bond (Roger Moore), Batman (Adam West) — the films they helmed ("Rocky" director John Avildsen) — the music that will remain in rotation — Walter Becker, Glen Campbell — and the sports they dominated – Giant Y. Retired Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, who twice won the league's Cy Young Award and threw one of only two no-hitters in postseason history, died on Tuesday, Nov.Michael Bond CBE will be missed by many." Gabe Pressman, a senior political correspondent with WNBC, died June 23, 2017, according to the network. The Bronx native was known as the "dean" of New York TV journalists with a career that spanned more than six decades.