Emmy-Nominated Actor Ron Glass Dies

Emmy-Nominated Actor Ron Glass Dies

by Ross A. Lincoln | Deadline Hollywood Ron Glass, veteran film and television actor best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Detective Ron Harris on the classic ABC sitcom Barney Miller and for playing Shepherd Book on the cult favorite Fox sci-fi series Firefly and...
Legendary R&B Singer Sharon Jones Dies

Legendary R&B Singer Sharon Jones Dies

by Ross A. Lincoln | Deadline Hollywood Funk, soul and R&B singer Sharon Jones, lead singer of the revivalist funk band Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 60.  Nominated for a Grammy in 2014 ,...
PBS NewsHour Co-anchor Gwen Ifill Dies at 61

PBS NewsHour Co-anchor Gwen Ifill Dies at 61

from PBS Newshour | Thirteen It is with extremely heavy hearts that we must share that our dear friend and beloved colleague Gwen Ifill passed away this afternoon following several months of cancer treatment. She was surrounded by loving family and many friends whom...
R.I.P. Tommy Ford

R.I.P. Tommy Ford

Variety | Variety Staff Actor Tommy Ford, a regular on the Fox comedy “Martin” and UPN sitcom “The Parkers,” was taken off life support an Atlanta hospital Wednesday afternoon. Ford was on life support after an aneurysm ruptured in...
Bill Nunn – A Peek Into the Life of the Artist and Activist

Bill Nunn – A Peek Into the Life of the Artist and Activist

Shadow and Act | Tambay Obenson “‘School Daze’ was one of the highlights of my life because it was the first chance I had to act on screen. I would have been happy if that had been it, because I proved that I could do it.” – Bill Nunn....
Broadway Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies In Home Accident

Broadway Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies In Home Accident

by Greg Evans | Deadline Hollywood Kyle Jean-Baptiste, a 21-year-old New York actor who made his Broadway starring debut July 23 in Les Miserables as the youngest — and Broadway’s first African-American =- Jean Valjean died August 21 night in a home...
Good Times Actor Ben Powers Dead At 64

Good Times Actor Ben Powers Dead At 64

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Actor Alton “Ben” Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series “Good Times,” has died at age 64. Powers died April 6 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, according to the Auclair Funeral Home, which is...

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