When Kalman Aron first started drawing at age three in his Latvian hometown of Riga, he never dreamed that his particular art skill would enable him to survive another nine decades in a very hectic life.
World dignitaries, celebrities and academics on Wednesday mourned Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who died aged 76 after a cosmic career in which his mental genius transcended his physical disability to probe the secrets of the universe.
Hollywood studio executive and producer Jill Messick, who suffered from bipolar disorder, committed suicide this week, her family reported, citing Harvey Weinstein and one of his alleged victims, Rose McGowan, as contributing factors in the tragedy. Messick was 50.
Charles Manson, the man convicted of murdering Sharon Tate and six other people in the notorious summer of 1969, has died of natural causes in a California hospital.
With her syndicated column appearing in over 70 newspapers, Liz Smith covered the glitterati with a sharp sense of humor and a cutting wit since 1976 when she began her career with the New York Daily News. Smith died today of natural causes.
Robert Guillaume, who rose to fame portraying sharp- witted butler Benson DuBois on the 1970s sitcom "Soap" and again in the spinoff "Benson," died Tuesday at his Los Angeles home at age 89.
A man died Saturday after apparently jumping from a private helicopter in the waters off Malibu.
Celebrated actor Martin Landau, an Oscar winner and longtime television star, has died, his publicist announced Sunday.
British actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond over two decades with a suave wit, died Tuesday aged 89, drawing tributes for his portrayal of the womanising superspy and his charity work.
Funeral services were pending Tuesday for businesswoman and philanthropist Marion Anderson, who along with her late husband donated millions of dollars to UCLA's management school and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.