Page Six, reported May 22, 2019: Jake Black, who co-wrote ‘Sopranos’ theme song, has died.
Jake Black, co-writer of the song that opened “The Sopranos” and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 16, 2019: Evelyn “Brandy” Foster Dies: Mother And Early Manager Of Jodie Foster Was 90.
Evelyn “Brandy” Foster, who managed the childhood career of daughter Jodie Foster, died May 13 in her Los Angeles home from complications related to dementia. She was 90 years old.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 12, 2019: ‘Nacho Libre’ Wrestler Dies In The Ring – ‘Silver King’ Was Age 51.
Professional wrestler “Silver King,” who appeared in the Jack Black movie Nacho Libre, died in the ring in matches held Saturday night in London.

Silver King (real name Cesar Barron), age 51, collapsed after he was repeatedly slammed into the canvas during a “Greatest Show of Lucha Libre” event.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 16, 2019: Ashley Massaro Dead: ‘Survivor: China’ Contestant And WWE Raw Diva Winner Was 39.
WWE star Ashley Massaro, who won the league’s “Raw Diva Search” TV show in 2005 and later appeared on “Survivor: China,” died Thursday in Suffolk County, New York. She was 39 and the cause of death has not been determined, although police have said it appears not to be criminally related.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 17, 2019: Herman Wouk Dies: ‘The Winds Of War’ & ‘The Caine Mutiny’ Author Was 103.
Herman Wouk, who authored books that became legendary films and TV programs including The Caine Mutiny and The Winds of War, died today in his sleep in Palm Springs, the Associated Press reports. He was 103.
CBC: Internet star Grumpy Cat dead at 7.
The feline, known to her owners as Tardar Sauce, died from urinary tract complications.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 11, 2019: Allene Roberts Dead: Actress In Nicholas Ray’s ‘Knock On Any Door’ Was 90.
Allene Roberts, whose film career blossomed in the late 1940s and early 1950s opposite such stars as Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, and William Holden, has died. She passed Thursday in Huntsville, Alabama at age 90.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 14, 2019: Isaac Kappy Dies: ‘Thor’ And ‘Terminator Salvation’ Actor Was 42.
Isaac Kappy, an actor who had small roles in the films Thor and Terminator Salvation and the AMC series Breaking Bad, has died. He was 42.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 11, 2019: Peggy Lipton Dies: ‘Mod Squad’ And ‘Twin Peaks’ Actress Was 72.
Peggy Lipton, a former model and actress known for her roles on TV’s The Mod Squad and Twin Peaks, has died after battling cancer, according to published reports. She was 72.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 14, 2019: Tim Conway Dies: ‘Carol Burnett Show’ & ‘McHale’s Navy’ Standout Was 85.
Tim Conway, the six-time Emmy winner who reveled in cracking up straight man Harvey Korman on The Carol Burnett Show and flummoxed Ernest Borgnine on McHale’s Navy, died today in Los Angeles. He was 85. He had been rendered mute since undergoing brain surgery last year.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 13, 2019: Doris Day Dies: Iconic Actress, Singer, Animal Rights Activist Was 97.
Doris Day, whose career spanned radio, film, TV and, perhaps most famously, the beloved sweetly innocent “sex comedies” of the 1960s, most notably with costar and friend Rock Hudson, died today. She was 97.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 10, 2019: Alvin Sargent Dies: ‘Ordinary People’ & ‘Julia’ Oscar Winner Who Also Penned Three ‘Spider-Man’ Films Was 92.
Alvin Sargent, who won Oscars for writing Ordinary People and Julia and was nominated for Paper Moon, has died of natural causes in Seattle. He was 92. Sargent also won WGA Awards for all three of those films and received the guild’s career honor, the Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement, in 1991.

Sargent penned more than two dozen feature screenplays from the 1960s into the 2010s, most recently The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Spider-Man 3 (2007) and Spider-Man 2 (2004). His feature credits also include What About Bob? (1991), Other People’s Money (1991) and Unfaithful (2002).
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 11, 2019: Pua Magasiva Dead: Red Ranger On ‘Power Rangers Ninja Storm’ Was 38.
Pua Magasiva, who played the Red Ranger on “Power Rangers Ninja Storm,” was found dead Saturday in New Zealand.
Deadline Hollywood, reported May 9, 2019: Jim Fowler Dies: ‘Mutual Of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom’ Host Was 87.
Jim Fowler, who introduced the world to exotic wildlife on the long-running TV series Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, has died. He was 87 years old and passed at his home in Norwalk, Conn., according to his family, who didn’t reveal the cause of death.
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Deadline Hollywood, reported May 8, 2019: Troy Shafer Dead: ‘Nashville Flipped’ Renovation Star For DIY Network Was 38.
The DIY Network’s Nashville Flipped star Troy Shafer died April 28 at age 38 in his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania, according to reports that have just surfaced. His brother said he passed away in his sleep and had no known medical conditions. His burial was a private family ceremony last week.
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Deadline Hollywood, reported May 6, 2019: Terry Allen Kramer Dies: Broadway Producer Of ‘Hello, Dolly!’, ‘Kinky Boots’ Was 85.
Broadway producer Terry Allen Kramer, whose credits include Kinky Boots, the 2017 Bette Midler Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! and The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, died May 2 at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell hospital in Manhattan. She was 85 and had been struggling with pneumonia since last month.
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Patheos, reported May 4, 2019: Rachel Held Evans (June 8, 1981-May 4, 2019).
Rachel Held Evans died Saturday morning after experiencing seizures as a reaction to antibiotics. She was 37. For the last few days, doctors had been trying to stabilize her situation. She leaves behind a husband, Dan, who had been providing updates on her condition, and two children, ages 3 and 1.
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Deadline Hollywood, reported May 5, 2019: Barbara Perry Dies: ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’, ‘Baskets’ Actress Was 97.
Stage performer and actress Barbara Perry died Sunday from natural causes in Hollywood. She appeared in several films and TV shows including Samuel Fuller’s Shock Corridor (1963) and The Naked Kiss (1964) as well as The Dick Van Dyke Show and most recently, Baskets as well. She was 97.
Deadline Hollywood, reported April 29, 2019: John Singleton Dies: Trailblazing ‘Boyz N The Hood’ Filmmaker Was 51.
John Singleton, the groundbreaking film director, screenwriter and producer, died Monday in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke on April 17. He was 51. A family spokesperson said Singleton passed away peacefully at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, surrounded by his family and friends.
Deadline Hollywood, reported April 29, 2019: Jo Sullivan Loesser Dies: Broadway Actress, Promotor Of Frank Loesser Legacy Was 91.
Jo Sullivan Loesser, a Broadway actress who scored a Tony nomination for her performance in 1956’s The Most Happy Fella, married the show’s composer Frank Loesser in 1959 and after his death 10 years later devoted herself to the promotion of his acclaimed and popular canon, died Sunday of heart failure at her New York City home. She was 91.

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