Hollywood legend Penny Marshall died from complications of diabetes at her California home on Dec. 18, 2018. She was 75. The star first rose to fame as an actress and was best known for her work on "Laverne & Shirley." She later became a respected director, helping films such as "Big" and "A League of Their Own."
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Burt Reynolds died after having a heart attack on Sept. 6, 2018. He was 82. The star was best known for his roles in films like "Deliverance," "Smokey and the Bandit," "Cannonball Run" and "Boogie Nights."
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Legendary "Spider-Man" creator (and Marvel movie cameo king) Stan Lee passed away from congestive heart failure at 95 on Nov. 12, 2018.
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Frank Adonis died in Las Vegas on Dec. 26, 2018, after suffering various health problems including kidney issues. The actor, best known for his roles in films like "Goodfellas," "Raging Bull," "Casino," and "Wall Street," was 83.
Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane in the "Superman" film franchise, died on May 13, 2018. She was 69. Her death was attributed to a drug and alcohol overdose.
Bernardo Bertolucci, the Oscar-winning director and writer behind classics such as "The Last Emperor" and "Last Tango in Paris," died at his home in Rome on Nov. 26 following a cancer battle. He was 77.
Actress Michele Carey died of natural causes in Newport Beach, California, on Nov. 21, 2018. The actress, who starred alongside John Wayne in "El Dorado" and with Elvis Presley in "Live a Little, Love a Little," was 75.
Three-time Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand died in his sleep at age 86 on Jan. 26, 2019.
Philip Bosco, who worked on both Broadway and the big screen in films like "Working Girl" and "The Savages," passed away on Dec. 3, 2018. He was 88.
Actress Julie Adams, who's best known for her horror-movie roles in films like "Creature from the Black Lagoon," passed away on Feb. 3, 2019. She was 92.
Peter Masterson died at 84 on Dec. 19 at his home in Kinderhook, New York. He was best known for his work in films like "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," "The Exorcist" and "The Stepford Wives."
Academy Award nominee Sondra Locke passed away at 74 in Los Angeles on Nov. 3 after going into cardiac arrest stemming from bone and breast cancer. She had been nominated for an Oscar for her first film, "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter," and went on to star in six movies with Clint Eastwood, with whom she also had a highly publicized relationship until their falling out in the late '80s.
Ricky Jay, a master magician, writer and actor, died in Los Angeles on Nov. 24, 2018. The 72 year old was best known for his work in "Deadwood," "Boogie Nights" and "Tomorrow Never Dies" and as the narrator in "Magnolia."
"Austin Powers" movie franchise star Verne Troyer died at 49 on April 21, 2019. His death was attributed to acute alcohol poisoning.
Legendary playwright Neil Simon passed away on Aug. 26, 2018. The Oscar nominee was 91 years old.
Diana Sowle — who was most famous for her debut role playing Charlie's mother, Helen Bucket, in 1971's "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" — died on Oct. 19, 2018, at 88.
Actor and author Christopher Lawford died of a heart attack on Sept. 4, 2018. The 63 year old, who was the nephew of John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, appeared in films like "Terminator 3."
Filmmaker Jo Andres passed away on Jan. 6, 2019. The 64 year old was married to actor Steve Buscemi for more than 30 years.
Al Matthews, a decorated Marine and Vietnam war veteran-turned-actor who was best known for playing cigar-chomping Sgt. Apone in the 1986 film "Aliens," was found dead on Sept. 22, 2018, at his home in Spain. He was 75. He also appeared in films like "Superman III," "The Fifth Element" and "Tomorrow Never Dies."
TV, film and voice actor Chuck McCann passed away on April 8, 2018, from congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The 83 year old starred in films like "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" and "Dracula: Dead and Loving It."
Peter Donat died at age 90 on Sept. 10, 2018. Best known for his role as the father of David Duchovny's Fox Mulder on "The X-Files" (seen here), Peter also appeared in films like "The Godfather Part II" and "The War of the Roses."
Tony Award winner Barbara Harris, 83, died in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Aug. 21, 2018, of lung cancer, the Associated Press reported. Though best known for her work on Broadway, she also appeared in films — including the original "Freaky Friday" in 1976, in which she played a mother who switches bodies with her daughter, played by Jodie Foster.
Hollywood heartthrob-turned-gay icon Tab Hunter passed away on July 8, 2018, after a blood clot in his leg traveled to his heart. The 86-year-old "Damn Yankees" star was a popular film and TV actor throughout the '50s and '60s.
Actress Pamela Gidley died from apparent natural causes in her New Hampshire home on April 16, 2018, at age 52. The TV and film star got her big break in Hollywood in the 1986 romantic drama "Thrashin'" alongside Josh Brolin.
Actor R. Lee Ermey died at 74 in Santa Monica, California, on April 15, 2018, due to complications from pneumonia. Famous for his roles in films like "Full Metal Jacket," "Mississippi Burning" and "Toy Soldiers," he was also a noted voice actor who lent his unique vocal talents to all three "Toy Story" films as well as video games like "Real War," "Call of Duty: Ghosts" and "Disney Magic Kingdoms."
Comedian Ken Dodd died on March 11, 2018, in his childhood home in Liverpool, England. He was 90.
Stage and screen actor Derrick O'Connor died on June 29, 2018, from pneumonia. He was 77. Derrick, seen here in 1999, was best known for his roles in high-octane films like "Lethal Weapon 2," "Deep Rising" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."
"Animal House" actress Verna Bloom passed away at 80 at her home in Bar Harbor, Maine, on Jan. 9, 2019.
Five-time Oscar nominee Albert Finney died on Feb. 7, 2019, in London. The 82-year-old actor was best known for his work in "Tom Jones," "Murder on the Orient Express" and "Erin Brockovich."
Dick Miller passed away on Jan. 30, 2019. The 90 year old's acting career spanned more than 60 years but he was best known for playing Murray Futterman in "Gremlins."