Deadline Hollywood, reported August 16, 2019: Patricia Louisiana Knop Dies: Screenwriter For ‘9 1/2 Weeks’ And ‘Wild Orchid’ Was 78.
Patricia Louisiana Knop, a film screenwriter and television producer known for 9 1/2 Weeks, Wild Orchid and the Showtime series Red Shoe Diaries, died at age 78 on Aug. 7 in Santa Monica, Calif. from what her publicist said was a lengthy illness.

Deadline Hollywood, reported August 3, 2019: D.A. Pennebaker Dies: Cinematographer And Director Was 94.
D.A. Pennebaker, a cinematographer, director and master of cinema verite known for the 1967 documentary Don’t Look Back, has died. He was 94.
Deadline Hollywood, reported August 6, 2019: Barry Coe Dies: ‘Peyton Place’ & Mr. Goodwrench Actor Was 84.
Barry Coe, who starred in the 1957 film Peyton Place, was considered as a possible series regular on Bonanza and became familiar to a new generation of TV viewers as the Mr. Goodwrench character in commercials that ran in the 1970s and ’80s, died July 16 in Palm Desert, CA. He was 84.
Deadline Hollywood, reported August 6, 2019: Toni Morrison Dies: ‘Beloved’ Author Was 88.
Beloved author Toni Morrison died Monday night. The cause of death was not disclosed, but her family said her passing followed a brief illness. She was 88.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 28, 2019: Richard “Dick” Allen Fox Dies: Fox Theatres Founder, Former NATO President Was 90.
Richard “Dick” Allen Fox, the founder of the Fox Theatres chain and a former president of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners , died on July 24 in Boca Raton, Fla. at age 90.

Deadline Hollywood, reported August 2, 2019: Howard Lapides Dies: Longtime Manager & ‘Celebrity Rehab’ Producer Was 68.
Howard Lapides, a longtime manager and CEO of Lapides Entertainment who produced Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and The Man Show, died Thursday. He was 68.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 31, 2019: Harold Prince Dies: Broadway Legend Who Produced Original ‘West Side Story’, ‘Fiddler’, ‘Phantom’ & More Was 91.
Harold Prince, the Broadway icon who produced and/or directed some of the 20th century’s most famous musicals West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Damn Yankees, Cabaret, Evita and The Phantom of the Opera, died today in Reykjavik, Iceland, after a brief illness. He was 91.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 27, 2019: Russi Taylor Dies: Voice Of Minnie Mouse Was 75.
Russi Taylor, a voice actor and Disney legend who was the official voice of Minnie Mouse for many years, died in Glendale, Calif. on Friday, according to the Walt Disney Company. She was 75 years old.
"Rutger Hauer, a dashing Dutch actor who battled Harrison Ford in the science-fiction classic "Blade Runner" and excelled in bad-guy roles, died July 19 after a short illness, his longtime agent Steve Kenis told The Hollywood Reporter."

Link to cnn article

Personally, I remember Rutger Hauer best from Split Second (a.k.a. "We need to get bigger guns. BIG FUCKING GUNS!"), a sadly underrated film which, I note again, had Rutger Hauer in it.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 22, 2019: David Hedison Dies: ‘Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea’ Actor Was 92.
David Hedison, an actor who appeared in Off Broadway productions by Clifford Odets and in the original version of horror sci-fi classic The Fly but is best known for his starring role in the popular ’60s adventure series Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea, died July 18 in Los Angeles. He was 92.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 13, 2019: Stephanie Niznik Dies: ‘Everwood’ & ‘Star Trek’ Actress Was 52.
Actress Stephanie Niznik, best known for her roles as Nina Feeney on Everwood and as Kell Perim in Star Trek: Insurrection, died June 23 in Encino, California. She was 52.
The Sydney Morning Herald, reported July 16, 2019: Australian actor Richard Carter dies aged 65.
The Sydney-born screen veteran, a memorable face across almost four decades of work, featured in films including The Great Gatsby, Gettin' Square and Happy Feet, and was a regular fixture on Australian TV including shows such as Rake, Pizza, Blue Heelers, Wildside, A Country Practice and Rafferty's Rules.

His final scene-stealing role was as the deranged Bullet Farmer in George Miller's 2015 blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 10, 2019: Freddie Jones Dies: English TV, Film & Theater Actor Was 91.
Freddie Jones, the veteran English stage and screen character actor known for his long stint on the ITV soap Emmerdale, died Tuesday in the UK after a brief illness, according to his agent Lesley Duff. He was 91.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 8, 2019: Eddie Jones Dies: ‘Lois & Clark’ Regular, Theater Veteran Was 84.
Eddie Jones, who played Jonathan Kent on ABC’s Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman as part of a five-decade career that spanned TV, movies and theater, died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 84.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 11, 2019: Denise Nickerson Dies: ‘Willy Wonka’, ‘Dark Shadows’ Actress Was 62.
Denise Nickerson, who played the bratty, bloated Violet Beauregarde in 1971’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and a sweet-natured orphan bedeviled by ghosts and werewolves on the classic ’60s supernatural soap Dark Shadows, died Wednesday night at a hospital near her home in Colorado. In declining health since suffering a stroke last year, Nickerson was removed from life support by her family earlier that day. She was 62.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 9, 2019: Rip Torn Dies: ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Emmy Winner & Broadway Veteran Was 88.
Rip Torn, who played Garry Shandling’s profane, fiercely loyal producer on HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show, co-starred in the original Men in Black films and was a major star of Broadway and Off Broadway during a seven-decade career, died today surrounded by family at his home in Lakeville, CT. He was 88.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 5, 2019: Paul Benjamin Dies: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Actor Was 81.
Paul Benjamin, who appeared in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing, has died. Lee announced on Instagram that the veteran actor died June 28. The cause of death was not immediately known. Benjamin was 81.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 7, 2019: Cameron Boyce Dies: ‘Descendants’ & ‘Jessie’ Star Was 20.
Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel franchise Descendants and the TV series Jessie, has died. He was 20.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 3, 2019: Arte Johnson Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Laugh-In’ Standout Was 90.
Arte Johnson, who won an Emmy for his memorable work on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In and worked in TV and film for nearly half a century, died early Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, his family said announced. He was 90 and had battled bladder and prostate cancer for the past three years.
Very interesting, but sad.
Deadline Hollywood, reported June 26, 2019: Max Wright Dies: Father On ’80s Sitcom ‘Alf’ Was 75.
Veteran actor Max Wright, best known as the father in 1980s sitcom ALF, died today after a long cancer battle. He passed away in his Hermosa Beach, Calif. home at age 75.
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