Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer and presenter of many successful TV shows, has died aged 89. The former Strictly Come Dancing host... Read More

Sam Shepard: US actor and playwright dies aged 73

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US actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73. Shepard wrote more than 40 plays and won the Pulitzer Prize for drama for Buried Child in... Read More

Deborah Watling, Doctor Who companion, dies aged 69

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Actress Deborah Watling, who played one of Patrick Troughton’s companions in the early years of Doctor Who, has died at the age of 69. Watling played Victoria Waterfield in 40... Read More

True Blood star Nelsan Ellis dies aged 39

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US actor Nelsan Ellis, who starred in the popular HBO series True Blood, has died aged 39, his manager confirmed. Ellis, best known for playing the flamboyant Lafayette Reynolds in... Read More

Coronation Street actor Roy Barraclough dies aged 81

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Comic actor Roy Barraclough, who played Rovers Return landlord Alec Gilroy in Coronation Street, has died aged 81. Julie Goodyear, who starred as his on-screen wife Bet Lynch, led the... Read More

Gregg Allman, celebrated southern rock pioneer, dies aged 69

Gregg Allman, celebrated southern rock pioneer, dies aged 69

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band died at home in Savannah, Georgia Allman left and rejoined group, started with brother Duane, many times Gregg Allman,... Read More

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

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Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and... Read More

Computer pioneer Harry Huskey dies aged 101

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Engineer Harry Huskey, who helped build many of the first ever computers, has died aged 101. Dr Huskey was a key member of the team that built the Electronic Numerical... Read More

Actor Tim Pigott-Smith dies aged 70

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British actor Tim Pigott-Smith, who was best known for his Bafta-winning role in 1984 TV series The Jewel in the Crown, has died aged 70. His agent described him as... Read More