Character actor Leonard Stone, who is best known for portraying Violet Beauregarde's dad in the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, has died, according to TMZ. He was 87.
James Arness, best known for playing Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke, died today, according to the Los Angeles Times.
According to a family spokesperson, Arness died of natural causes at his home in Brentwood, Calif. He was 88...
Anne Francis, the actress best known for her roles in the 1956 science fiction film Forbidden Planet and the 1960s TV show Honey West, has died. She was 80.
Francis died Sunday at a Santa Barbara nursing home of complications of pancreatic cancer, her daughter, Jane Uemura, told the Los Angeles Times.
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Born as Ann Marvak in Ossining, N.Y., Francis, known for the prominent beauty mark near her mouth, rose to fame starring alongside such actors as Spencer Tracy and Paul Newman in the 1950s...
Golden Globe-winning actor Peter Graves, best known for his roles in the TV series Mission: Impossible and the film Airplane!, has died, according to the Los Angeles Times. He was 83.
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Graves was found dead in his home on Sunday, and he died of natural causes, police sources told the newspaper.
Graves made appearances...