Category Archives: R.I.P.

R.I.P. Film Director Jonathan Demme

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73 Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and whose Talking Heads documentary “Stop Making Sense” is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Comedian/Actor Don Rickles

Don Rickles, Legendary Insult Comic, Dies at 90 Rest in peace.

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R.I.P.: William Powell, Author Of ‘The Anarchist Cookbook’

William Powell, author of counterculture manifesto ‘The Anarchist Cookbook’, dies at 66 The central idea to the book was that violence is an acceptable means to bring about political change. I no longer agree with this. Rest in peace.

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R.I.P. Anne Glauber; Let’s Kill Pancreatic Cancer

Twitter: That was February 28th. Thirteen weeks to the day after the death in my family, Anne Glauber succumbed to her pancreatic adenocarcinoma too.

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R.I.P. Special Effects & CGI Pioneer Ron Thornton

Facebook The passing of another LightWave3D legend – Ron Thornton Ron Thornton has passed away At post time, there’s no official obituary. He was a giant in his field. He saved Gerry Anderson’s New Captain Scarlet from the abyss, being … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Robert Vaughn

Obituary: Robert Vaughn Another part of Channel D has signed off. Rest in peace.

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R.I.P. Writer/Singer Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen, Epic and Enigmatic Songwriter, Is Dead at 82 Leonard Cohen – Waiting for the miracle (lyrics)

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R.I.P. Actor Hugh O’Brien

Hugh O’Brian, Wyatt Earp actor – obituary The obit concentrates on the TV series that made him a star. But I remember him most from the series Search (the pilot was called Probe). The first TV series to feature what … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Gene Wilder

From Mark Evanier, a delightful little anecdote: Gene Wilder, R.I.P. What is there to say? Some actors are just one-of-a-kind and he was in that mold. Another one whose kind will never be seen again. Rest in peace.

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R.I.P. Singer Marni Nixon

Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86 Classically trained, Ms. Nixon was throughout the 1950s and ’60s the unseen — and usually uncredited — singing voice of the stars in a spate of celebrated Hollywood films. She … Continue reading

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