Photos: 2017 celebrity deaths

FILE- In this April 1, 2002, file photo, actress and comedian Rose Marie talks to the press as she arrives for a ceremony honoring comedian Milton Berle at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in Los Angeles. Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
In this April 1, 2002, file photo, actress and comedian Rose Marie talks to the media as she arrives for a ceremony honoring comedian Milton Berle at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in Los Angeles. Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File) (AP/Nick Ut)
Filmmaker Bruce Brown holds a camera while making one of his many surfing movies. Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary “The Endless Summer” molded the image of the surfer as a seeker and transformed the sport, died of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. He was 80. (Bob Bagley/Bruce Brown Films via AP)
Johnny Hallyday
FILE – This Monday, May 18, 2009, file photo shows French actor and singer Johnny Hallyday in Cannes, southern France. Johnny Hallyday, France’s biggest rock star for more than half a century and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died. He was 74. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File) (AP/Virginia Mayo)
Actors Jim Nabors, left, and Andy Griffith arrive to CBS's 75th anniversary celebration Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, in New York.  (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)
Actors Jim Nabors, left, and Andy Griffith arrive to CBS’s 75th anniversary celebration Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, in New York. Nabors died Thursday Nov. 30 at age 87. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/LOUIS LANZANO)
NASHVILLE, TN - JULY 28:  Singer/Songwriter Tommy Keene performs at City Winery Nashville on July 28, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. Tommy Keene, whose 1984 hit “Places That Are Gone” established the Bethesda-born singer-songwriter as one of new wave’s most promising stars, has died at 59. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN – JULY 28: Singer/Songwriter Tommy Keene performs at City Winery Nashville on July 28, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.  Tommy Keene, whose 1984 hit “Places That Are Gone” established the Bethesda-born singer-songwriter as one of new wave’s most promising stars, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. He was 59. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Rick Diamond)
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2004 photo, Jazz singer Jon Hendricks talks about his career in jazz at his home in Toledo, Ohio, Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. He was 96. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2004 photo, Jazz singer Jon Hendricks talks about his career in jazz at his home in Toledo, Ohio, Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. He was 96. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) (AP/TONY DEJAK)
FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2009, file photo, actor-singer David Cassidy arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif. Former teen idol Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67, publicist said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)
FILE – In this Aug. 8, 2009, file photo, actor-singer David Cassidy arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif. Former teen idol Cassidy of “The Partridge Family” fame has died at age 67, a publicist said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File) (AP/Dan Steinberg)
Jana Novotna
FILE – In this Nov. 17, 1996 file photo, Jana Novotna, of the Czech Republic, is all smiles after taking home a $79,000 check from the Advanta Tennis Championship in Villanova, Pa. The WTA says the 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic has died. In a Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 statement, the WTA say Novotna died after battling a cancer on Sunday, Nov. 19. She was 49.(AP Photo/Jim Graham, File) (AP/JIM GRAHAM)
FILE - This October 1991 file photo shows actress Della Reese. Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)
FILE – This October 1991 file photo shows actress Della Reese. Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama “Touched by an Angel,” died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File) (AP/Douglas C. Pizac)
Mel Tillis
In this July 6, 2013, file photo, Mel Tillis performs at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert at the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla. He was 85. (Photo by Alonzo Adams/Invision/AP, File) (Invision/Alonzo Adams)
FILE - In this Feb. 3, 1997, file photo, Earle Hyman poses before an induction to the Theater Hall of Fame at the Gershwin Theatre in New York. Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died. Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund, says that Hyman died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
FILE – In this Feb. 3, 1997, file photo, Earle Hyman poses before an induction to the Theater Hall of Fame at the Gershwin Theatre in New York. Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on “The Cosby Show,” has died. Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund, says that Hyman died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File) (AP/Ron Frehm)
ANN WEDGEWORTH
FILE – In this June 4, 1978 file photo, actress Ann Wedgeworth poses at Sardi’s restaurant following the 32nd Annual Tony Awards in New York City where she won best actress in a featured role for her performance in “Chapter Two.” Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died in New York at age 83. (AP Photo/File) (AP)
FILE -  A March 3, 2003 file photo of from left: Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Angus Young, Phil Rudd and Cliff Williams from AC/DC posing for photographers at the Apollo Hammersmith in London. The band has announced, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017,  that 64-year-old Young has died. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
FILE – A March 3, 2003 file photo of from left: Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Angus Young, Phil Rudd and Cliff Williams from AC/DC posing for photographers at the Apollo Hammersmith in London. The band has announced, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017, that 64-year-old Malcolm Young has died. (Yui Mok/PA via AP) (AP/Yui Mok)
Liz Smith
In this Aug. 9, 2009, file photo, Liz Smith leaves the Celebration of Life Memorial ceremony for Walter Cronkite at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Smith, a gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she covered, has died. Literary agent Joni Evans told The Associated Press she died in New York on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File) (AP/Stephen Chernin)
Actor John Hillerman died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. He started as Higgins in "Magnum, P.I." He is pictured here with actress Betty White at the Emmy Awards, Sept. 22, 1985 in Pasadena, California. (AP Photo/LIU)
Actress Betty White with actor John Hillerman arriving at Emmy Awards, Sept. 22, 1985 in Pasadena, California. (AP Photo/LIU) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/LIU)
Music legend Fats Domino performs on NBC’s “Today” show in New York on Friday, Nov. 9, 2007. Domino died Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
In this Sept. 4, 1991 file photo, actor Robert Guillaume poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Guillaume, who won Emmy Awards for his roles on “Soap” and “Benson,” died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 in Los Angeles at age 89. Guillaume’s widow Donna Brown Guillaume says he had been battling prostate cancer. (AP Photo/Chris Martinez, File)
Gord Downie
Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip who created the songs “Ahead by a Century” and “Bobcaygeon,” has died from brain cancer. He was 53. Downie died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, “with his beloved children and family close by,” the band said in a statement on its website Wednesday morning. In this Dec. 6, 2016 photo, Downie speaks during a ceremony honoring him at the AFN Special Chiefs assembly in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP) (AP/Adrian Wyld)
Tom Petty performs during the Vegoose music festival at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as “Free Fallin,’ “Refugee” and “American Girl,” died Oct. 2, 2017. He was 66. Tom Petty performs during the Vegoose music festival at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/ISAAC BREKKEN)
Monty Hall, co-creator and host of 'Let's Make a Deal' died on Sept. 30. He was 96. 
Monty Hall arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Monty Hall, co-creator and host of ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ died on Sept. 30. He was 96. Monty Hall arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 31: Actor Anne Jeffreys participates in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Presents "Retire From Showbiz? No Thanks!" panel at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on January 31, 2013 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
Anne Jeffreys, the actress and opera singer who likely had her greatest impact on TV audiences as Marion Kerby “the ghostess with the mostess” in the 1950s TV series “Topper,” died on Sept. 27. She was 94. She was well known for starring in “General Hospital.” (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images) (Phil McCarten/Invision/AP/Phil McCarten)
Hugh Hefner
FILE – In this Nov. 4, 2010, file photo, Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner poses for photos at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Hefner has died at 91. The magazine released a statement saying he died at his home of natural causes Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, surrounded by family. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) (AP)
FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, Czech actor Jan Triska attends a press conference during Febio film festival in Prague, Czech Republic. Jan Triska, a Czech born actor who moved to the United States after banning by the Czechoslovak Communist regime has died at age 80. Prague theater director Jan Hrusinsky confirmed his death Monday Sept. 25, 2017. Triska died in Prague’s military hospital overnight due to injuries after he fell from Charles Bridge under unclear circumstances.  (Michal Krumphanzl/CTK via AP)
FILE – In this March 24, 2017, file photo, Czech actor Jan Triska attends a press conference during Febio film festival in Prague, Czech Republic. Jan Triska, a Czech born actor who moved to the United States after banning by the Czechoslovak Communist regime has died at age 80. Prague theater director Jan Hrusinsky confirmed his death Monday Sept. 25, 2017. Triska died in Prague’s military hospital overnight due to injuries after he fell from Charles Bridge under unclear circumstances. (Michal Krumphanzl/CTK via AP) (AP/Michal Krumphanzl)
Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 in New York. An anniversary collector's edition DVD of the film was also released.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 in New York. LaMotta died Sept. 19, 2017 at age 95. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/JULIE JACOBSON)
Harry Dean Stanton
FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2008, file photo, actor Harry Dean Stanton arrives at a celebration for actress Marion Cotillard in West Hollywood, Calif. Legendary character actor Stanton has died at age 91. Stanton’s agent John S. Kelly says the actor died Friday afternoon, Sept. 15, 2017, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Kelly said Stanton died of natural causes, but gave no further details. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) (AP/Chris Pizzello)
In this May 2000 photo, former Husker Du drummer Grant Hart poses for a photo in Minneapolis. Ken Shipley, who runs the band’s record label Numero Group, told The Associated Press that Hart died at the age of 56 on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, of cancer at his home in St. Paul, Minn. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
Frank Vincent, who plays Frank Leotardo on the HBO television series "The Sopranos," takes part in a news conference outside SilverCup Studios, where the "The Sopranos" films,  in Queens, New York, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006. Leotardo and other cast members of "The Sopranos" helped unveil the "Sopranos" Chevrolet Monte Carlo race car that Clint Bowyer will drive in the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 in Las Vegas on March 12, the same day as the season premiere of "The Sopranos."  (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)
Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on “The Sopranos,” died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. He was 80.  (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/HENNY RAY ABRAMS)
Eddie Montgomery, left, and Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry arrive at the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Eddie Montgomery, left, and Troy Gentry, right, of Montgomery Gentry arrive at the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. Gentry died in a helicopter crash on Sept. 8, 2017 en route to the duo’s New Jersey concert. He was 50. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Evan Agostini)
Walter Becker, of Steely Dan, performs during the 2007 Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, May 6, 2007. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Walter Becker, of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, died Sunday, Sept. 3, at the age of 67. Becker, who co-founded the band, was Steely Dan’s guitarist and bassist. His death was announced on his official website. Walter Becker, of Steely Dan, performs during the 2007 Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, May 6, 2007. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) (AP/Dave Martin)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 05:  Producer Tobe Hooper arrives at the premiere of New Line's "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on October 5, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Hooper <a href="http://wtop.com/movies/2017/08/tobe-hooper-master-of-horror-behind-the-texas-chain-saw-massacre-dies-at-74/" target="_blank>died Aug. 27. </a> (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 05: Producer Tobe Hooper arrives at the premiere of New Line’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on October 5, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Hooper died Aug. 27. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Michael Buckner)
In this Aug. 24, 2016 photo, comedian Jerry Lewis reacts during an interview at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Getting older has been frustrating. At 90, Lewis sometimes loses his train of thought and uses a cane and a wheelchair to get around. But his desire to connect with audiences, and with people, is undiminished. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Comedian Jerry Lewis died at the age of 91 on Aug. 20. In this Aug. 24, 2016 photo, comedian Jerry Lewis reacts during an interview at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Getting older has been frustrating. At 90, Lewis sometimes loses his train of thought and uses a cane and a wheelchair to get around. But his desire to connect with audiences, and with people, is undiminished. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP) (Rich Fury/Invision/AP/Rich Fury)
Dick Gregory
FILE – In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP/Matt Sayles)
In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, singer Glen Campbell performs during his Goodbye Tour in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, singer Glen Campbell performs during his Goodbye Tour in Little Rock, Ark. Campbell died Aug. 8, 2017 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. He was 81. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) (AP/Danny Johnston)
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2013 file photo, Barbara Cook arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington. Cook’s return to a New York stage in a show about her life has been postponed. Producers said Monday, March 28, 2016, that "Barbara Cook: Then and Now," conceived by James Lapine and directed by Tommy Tune, will not be staged this spring at the New World Stages complex. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
In this file photo, Tony winner Barbara Cook (“The Music Man”) arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington in 2013. Cook died Aug. 8, 2017. She was 89. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File) (AP/Kevin Wolf)
FILE - In this April 28, 2014 photo, original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima, who has played his role as the monster, speaks during an interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. He was 88. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa, File)
In this April 28, 2014 photo, original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima, who has played his role as the monster, speaks during an interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. He was 88. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa, File) (AP/Junji Kurokawa)
Don Baylor, former major league baseball player, manager and coach, died Monday after a long battle with cancer. He was 68. In this Aug. 12, 2011, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks' batting coach Don Baylor gestures during a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Don Baylor, former major league baseball player, manager and coach, died Monday after a long battle with cancer. He was 68. In this Aug. 12, 2011, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks’ batting coach Don Baylor gestures during a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Ross D. Franklin)
Darren Daulton
FILE- In this Aug 3, 2013, file photo, former Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton waves to the crowd as he takes the field during the Philadelphia Phillies Alumni ceremonies before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Philadelphia. Daulton, the All-Star catcher who was the leader of the Phillies’ NL championship team in 1993, has died. He was 55. (AP Photo/Michael Perez, File) (AP/Michael Perez)
Actor Sam Shepard arrives for the screening of his movie "The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford" at the 64th Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Actor Sam Shepard arrives for the screening of his movie “The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford” at the 64th Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007. Shepard died July 31, 2017. He was 73. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/ANDREW MEDICHINI)
FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003 file photo French Actress Jeanne Moreau waves to photographers while on her way to the 16th Annual European Film Awards in Berlin. French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose seven-decade career included work with Francois Truffaut, Orson Welles, Wim Wenders and other acclaimed directors, has died aged 89 it was announced Monday July 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns, File)
FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003 file photo French Actress Jeanne Moreau waves to photographers while on her way to the 16th Annual European Film Awards in Berlin. French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose seven-decade career included work with Francois Truffaut, Orson Welles, Wim Wenders and other acclaimed directors, has died aged 89 it was announced Monday, July 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns, File) (AP/Franka Bruns)
Actor John Heard died at age 72. Heard was known for his role as Peter McCallister, the father in the “Home Alone” movies. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Actor John Heard died at age 72. Heard was known for his role as Peter McCallister, the father in the “Home Alone” movies. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/Richard Shotwell)
Chester Bennington, left, and Dean DeLeo of the band Stone Temple Pilots perform in concert during the MMRBQ Music Festival 2015 at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Camden, N.J. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Chester Bennington, left, performs at the 2015 MMRBQ Music Festival 2015 in Camden, N.J. Bennington was found dead July 20, 2017 by an apparent suicide. He was 41. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP) (Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP/Owen Sweeney)
Actor Martin Landau, left, poses for photographers on his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, in Los Angeles. Landau, who was honored with the 2,187th star on the wold famous walk, has had an acting career spanning more than four decades in nearly 90 films. Pictured to Landau's right are friend Gretchen Becker and Landau's godson Dylan Becker. (AP Photo/Rene Macura)
Actor Martin Landau, left, poses for photographers on his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, in Los Angeles. Landau, who was honored with the 2,187th star on the wold famous walk, has had an acting career spanning more than four decades in nearly 90 films. Pictured to Landau’s right are friend Gretchen Becker and Landau’s godson Dylan Becker. He died at age 89. (AP Photo/Rene Macura) (AP/RENE MACURA)
Former Washington Senators broadcaster Bob Wolff died at age 96. He was the first TV broadcaster for the Washington Senators. In this photo he waves to the crowd during a pre-game ceremony to honor him, before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park Friday, April 26, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Former Washington Senators broadcaster Bob Wolff has died at age 96. He was the first TV broadcaster for the Washington Senators. In this photo he waves to the crowd during a pre-game ceremony to honor him, before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park Friday, April 26, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
George Romero, whose classic ``Night of the Living Dead'' and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77. Romero, director of "Night of the Living Dead," "Dawn of the Dead," Day of the Dead," and his latest film "Land of the Dead," poses with shadows June 16, 2005, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
George Romero, whose classic “Night of the Living Dead” and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77. Romero, director of “Night of the Living Dead,” “Dawn of the Dead,” Day of the Dead,” and his latest film “Land of the Dead,” poses with shadows June 16, 2005, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/CHRIS CARLSON)
Nelsan Ellis
FILE – In this June 21, 2011 file photo, Nelsan Ellis arrives at the premiere for the fourth season of HBO’s “True Blood” in Los Angeles. Ellis, best known for playing the character of Lafayette Reynolds on “True Blood,” has died at the age of 39. Ellis’ manager Emily Gerson Saines confirmed the actor’s death in an email Saturday, July 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File) (AP/Matt Sayles)
Stevie Ryan
FILE – In this July 31, 2013 file photo Stevie Ryan arrives at the Do Something Awards at the Avalon in Los Angeles. Ryan, an actress and comedian who gained with impersonations of celebrities on YouTube, has died. She was 33. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss)
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, poses with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
In this Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, poses with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
Avildsen
FILE – In this March 28, 1977, file photo, John G. Avildsen accepts the Oscar for best director for “Rocky” at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Avildsen, who directed “Rocky” and “The Karate Kid,” the hugely successful underdog fables that went on to become Hollywood franchises, has died at age 81. Avildsen’s son Anthony says his father died Friday, June 16, 2017, in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer. (AP Photo. File) (AP)
Adam West poses on the black carpet at the launch event of Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Junk Food Clothing’s Batman Classic TV Series-inspired product line at Meltdown Comics on Thursday, March 21, 2013 in Hollywood, CA. (Photo by Casey Rodgers/Invision for Warner Bros./AP Images) (Casey Rodgers/Invision/AP/Casey Rodgers)
Ryan Seacrest, Ann-Margret
FILE – In this Aug. 21, 2010 file photo, actress Ann-Margret winner of the award for outstanding guest actress in a drama series for “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” left, poses with her husband Roger Smith in the press room at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Smith, star of the “77 Sunset Strip,” and husband of actress Ann-Margret, died at a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at age 84. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 file photo, British actor Peter Sallis, who voices the part of Wallace poses with a person dressed as the character 'Wallace' on arrival at the Leicester Square Odeon, London for the premiere of Wallace &amp; Grommit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Sallis, who played irrepressible, cheese-loving inventor Wallace in the "Wallace and Gromit" cartoons, has died. He was 96. Sallis' agents, Jonathan Altaras Associates, say he died Friday, June 2, 2017 in London. (AP Photo/Paul Ashby, File)
FILE – In this Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 file photo, British actor Peter Sallis, who voices the part of Wallace poses with a person dressed as the character ‘Wallace’ on arrival at the Leicester Square Odeon, London for the premiere of Wallace & Grommit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Sallis, who played irrepressible, cheese-loving inventor Wallace in the “Wallace and Gromit” cartoons, has died. He was 96. Sallis’ agents, Jonathan Altaras Associates, say he died Friday, June 2, 2017 in London. (AP Photo/Paul Ashby, File)
Music legend Gregg Allman performs at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &amp; Casino on January 4, 2015 in Hollywood, Florida. Allman, organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band, died Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
Music legend Gregg Allman performs at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 4, 2015 in Hollywood, Florida. Allman, organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band, died Saturday at age 69. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP) (Jeff Daly/Invision/AP/Jeff Daly)
This is a May 1968 file photo of British actor Roger Moore of “The Saint” and James Bond fame. Roger Moore’s family said Tuesday May 23, 2017 that the former James Bond star has died after a short battle with cancer (AP Photo/ File) (AP)
FILE - In this April 6, 1962 file photo, socialite-actress Dina Merrill models the gown she will wear at the Academy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at age 93.  (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File)
FILE – In this April 6, 1962 file photo, socialite-actress Dina Merrill models the gown she will wear at the Academy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at age 93. (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File) ((AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File))
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of “Kingsman: The Secret Service” in New York. In the summer of 2016, Ailes, who helped build Fox News into a ratings behemoth, departed the company following allegations of sexual harassment, and left with a $40 million severance. Ailes was chairman and CEO of Fox News, and with Bill O’Reilly as a high-profile host, pushed it to become the most-watched U.S. cable-news channel. Ailes’ death was announced May 18, 2017. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) (AP/Charles Sykes)
In this July 29, 2015 photo, Chris Cornell poses for a portrait to promote his latest album, "Higher Truth," at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)
In this July 29, 2015 photo, Chris Cornell poses for a portrait to promote his latest album, “Higher Truth,” at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. Cornell died Wednesday night, May 17, 2017 at age 52 in Detroit while on tour, according to his representative. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP) (Casey Curry/Invision/AP/Casey Curry)
Powers Boothe
FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, Powers Boothe arrives at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV’s “Deadwood,” and in the movies “Tombstone,” “Sin City” and “The Avengers,” died Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was 68. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Director Jonathan Demme, left, stands with actress Jodie Foster and actor Anthony Hopkins Jodie Foster and actor Anthony Hopkins Monday night , May 31, 1992 in Los Angeles at the Academy Awards. All three won top honors for “Silence of the Lambs,” which took best picture award. Demme won an Oscar for Best Director, Foster for Best Actress and Hopkins Best Actor. Demme died April 26, 2017. He was 73. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) (AP/Reed Saxon)
Multiple media outlets report that "Happy Days" actress Erin Moran has died at 56.

FILE: Erin Moran arrives at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008.  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
“Happy Days” actress Erin Moran died on April 22, 2017. She was 56. FILE: Erin Moran arrives at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matt Sayles)
CUBA GOODING SR
FILE – In this Aug. 18, 1999 file photo, Cuba Gooding Sr. lead vocalist of the legendary r&b/pop group The Main Ingredient, and father of Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., gestures during an interview in Bridgetown, Barbados. Gooding Sr., who sang the 1972 hit “Everybody Plays the Fool,” has died. Authorities say the 72-year-old singer was found dead due an unknown cause in a car Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Brandis, File)
Charlie Murphy poses at “Eddie Murphy: One Night Only,” a celebration of Murphy’s career at the Saban Theater on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Murphy died of leukemia in April 2017. He was 57. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision) (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Chris Pizzello)
FILE - In this May 16, 2004, file photo, David Letterman's mother, Dorothy Mengering, talks with Timothy Kirby after she autographed a few of her cookbooks he bought at a grill in Muncie, Ind. Mengering was there to promote awareness of iodine deficiency around the world. Mengering died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Letterman's publicist Tom Keaney confirmed. She was 95. (Kurt Hostetler/The Star Press via AP, File)
FILE – In this May 16, 2004, file photo, David Letterman’s mother, Dorothy Mengering, talks with Timothy Kirby after she autographed a few of her cookbooks he bought at a grill in Muncie, Ind. Mengering was there to promote awareness of iodine deficiency around the world. Mengering died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Letterman’s publicist Tom Keaney confirmed. She was 95. (Kurt Hostetler/The Star Press via AP, File) ((Kurt Hostetler/The Star Press via AP, File))
J. Geils (left) performs with Peter Wolf (right) as part of the J. Geils Band. (YouTube)
J. Geils (left) performs with Peter Wolf (right) as part of the J. Geils Band. Geils died in Massachusetts on April 11, 2017. He was 71. (YouTube) (YouTube)
FILE – In this file photo dated March 2, 2017, British actor Tim Pigott-Smith at Buckingham Palace in London after receiving his OBE award. Pigott-Smith has died at the age of 70, his agent John Grant said Friday April 7, 2017. (Yui Mok/PA FILE via AP) (AP/Yui Mok)
Don Rickles
FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2008 file photo, Don Rickles is honored for best individual performance in a variety or music program for “Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project,” at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Rickles, the hollering, bald-headed “Merchant of Venom” whose barrage of barbs upon the meek and the mighty endeared him to audiences and his peers for decades died, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
FILE – In this April 31, 1981, file photo, David Rockefeller poses for a photograph. The billionaire philanthropist who was the last of his generation in the famously philanthropic Rockefeller family died, Monday, March 20, 2017, according to a family spokesman. (AP Photo/D. Pickoff, File)
BRESLIN
FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2004, file photo, author-columnist Jimmy Breslin poses for a photo in his New York apartment. Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker, died Sunday, March 19, 2017. His stepdaughter said Breslin died at his Manhattan home of complications from pneumonia. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
Berry
FILE – In this Oct. 17, 1986 file photo, Chuck Berry performs during a concert celebration for his 60th birthday at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)
Tommy LiPuma
This undated photo courtesy of Gill LiPuma and ID-PR.com shows Grammy-winning jazz and pop producer Tommy LiPuma. LiPuma died Monday, March 13, 2017, in New York at age 80 after a brief illness, according to the Decca/Verve Label Group, where he had served as chairman. In a career spanning six decades, LiPuma’s productions won five Grammys and sold 75 million copies. (Gill LiPuma/ID-PR.com via AP) (Gill LiPuma/ID-PR.com via AP)
Robert Osborne arrives at 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival's Opening Night Gala at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP)
Robert Osborne arrives at 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival’s Opening Night Gala at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Los Angeles. News of Osborne’s death arrived on March 6, 2017. He was 84. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP) (Annie I. Bang/Invision/AP/Annie I. Bang)
Joseph Wapner, star of television show "People's Court" on Oct. 22, 1986. A family member says Joseph Wapner, who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Feb. 26, 2017. He was 97.  (AP Photo/Galbraith)
Joseph Wapner, star of television show “People’s Court” on Oct. 22, 1986. A family member says Joseph Wapner, who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Feb. 26, 2017. He was 97. (AP Photo/Galbraith) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Galbraith)
Bill Paxton
FILE – In this May 31, 2015, file photo, Bill Paxton arrives at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A family representative said prolific and charismatic actor Paxton, who played an astronaut in “Apollo 13” and a treasure hunter in “Titanic,” died from complications due to surgery. The family representative issued a statement Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, on the death. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Former professional wrestler George "The Animal" Steele bites the baseball before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Former professional wrestler George “The Animal” Steele bites the baseball before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park in Boston on Sept. 21, 2012. Steele died on Feb. 17, 2017 while in hospice care at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) (AP/Charles Krupa)
Al Jarreau
FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Al Jarreau performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jarreau announced on his website Feb. 7, 2017, that he has been forced to retire from touring due to exhaustion. His manager said on Feb. 12, 2017 that the legendary jazz singer had passed away. Jarreau was 76. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File) (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Richard Hatch
FILE – In this Aug. 18, 2013 file photo, actor Richard Hatch arrives at the 2013 Geekie Awards at the Avalon in Los Angeles. Hatch, perhaps best known for playing Captain Apollo in the original “Battlestar Galactica” film and TV series, has died at age 71. A representative for the actor says Hatch died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 7, 2017, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
File - This Sep. 13, 2011, shows British actor and cast member John Hurt arriving for the UK film premiere of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" at the BFI Southbank in London. The great and versatile actor Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in “The Elephant Man,” terrify them in “Alien,” and spoof that very same scene in “Spaceballs,” has died at age 77.  Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in London according to his agent Charles McDonald. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
File – This Sep. 13, 2011, shows British actor and cast member John Hurt arriving for the UK film premiere of “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” at the BFI Southbank in London. The great and versatile actor Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in “The Elephant Man,” terrify them in “Alien,” and spoof that very same scene in “Spaceballs,” has died at age 77. Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in London according to his agent Charles McDonald. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
Barbara Hale, a movie actress who found her most famous role on television as steadfast secretary Della Street in the long-running “Perry Mason” series, died Jan. 27. She was 94.
Mary Tyler Moore accepts the Life Achievement award at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday Jan. 29, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Mary Tyler Moore accepts the Life Achievement award at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday Jan. 29, 2012 in Los Angeles. Moore died Jan. 25, 2017 at age 80. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (AP/Mark J. Terrill)
Butch Trucks, Melina Trucks
FILE – This Feb. 12, 2012 file photo shows Butch Trucks at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Trucks, one of the founding members of the Southern rock legends The Allman Brothers, died, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at his home in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 69. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Miguel Ferrer attends the at 2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews at The Paley Center for Media on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
Miguel Ferrer attends the at 2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews at The Paley Center for Media on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ferrer died Thursday Jan. 19, 2017. He was 61. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP) (Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP/Paul A. Hebert)
FILE --  Actor Dick Gautier   arrives at The Actors Fund's 15th Annual Tony Awards Party  on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
FILE — Actor Dick Gautier arrives at The Actors Fund’s 15th Annual Tony Awards Party on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Gautier played Hymie the Robot on TV’s “Get Smart.” He died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. He was 85.(Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Valerie Macon)
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, former professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka leaves Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown, Pa. A lawyer representing Snuka said family members told him that Snuka died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at his son-in-law’s home near Pompano Beach in Florida. Snuka, who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996, was 73. (Michael Kubel/The Morning Call via AP, File)
In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, former professional wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka leaves Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown, Pa. A lawyer representing Snuka said family members told him that Snuka died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at his son-in-law’s home near Pompano Beach in Florida. Snuka, who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996, was 73. (Michael Kubel/The Morning Call via AP, File)
In this photo released by Starpix, "The Exorcist" author William Peter Blatty, left, joins Linda Blair, who starred in the 1973 film and William Friedkin, the film's director, at a screening of the remastered film, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)
In this photo released by Starpix, “The Exorcist” author William Peter Blatty, left, joins Linda Blair, who starred in the 1973 film and William Friedkin, the film’s director, at a screening of the remastered film, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Blatty died Thursday, Jan. 12 at age 89. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/DAVE ALLOCCA Dave Allocca)
American rock and roll, country, and western swing musician Tommy Allsup died Jan. 11, 2017. Allsup worked with entertainers such as Buddy Holly and Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. Allsup was touring with Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson when he lost a fateful coin toss with Valens for a seat on the plane that crashed, killing Valens, Holly, Richardson, and the pilot on February 3, 1959. (Wikimedia/Eric Shaiman)
American rock and roll, country, and western swing musician Tommy Allsup died Jan. 11, 2017. Allsup worked with entertainers such as Buddy Holly and Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. Allsup was touring with Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson when he lost a fateful coin toss with Valens for a seat on the plane that crashed, killing Valens, Holly, Richardson, and the pilot on February 3, 1959. (Wikimedia/Eric Shaiman) (Wikimedia/Eric Shaiman)
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FILE- In this April 1, 2002, file photo, actress and comedian Rose Marie talks to the press as she arrives for a ceremony honoring comedian Milton Berle at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in Los Angeles. Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
Johnny Hallyday
Actors Jim Nabors, left, and Andy Griffith arrive to CBS's 75th anniversary celebration Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, in New York.  (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)
NASHVILLE, TN - JULY 28:  Singer/Songwriter Tommy Keene performs at City Winery Nashville on July 28, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. Tommy Keene, whose 1984 hit “Places That Are Gone” established the Bethesda-born singer-songwriter as one of new wave’s most promising stars, has died at 59. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2004 photo, Jazz singer Jon Hendricks talks about his career in jazz at his home in Toledo, Ohio, Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks &amp; Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. He was 96. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2009, file photo, actor-singer David Cassidy arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif. Former teen idol Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67, publicist said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)
Jana Novotna
FILE - This October 1991 file photo shows actress Della Reese. Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)
Mel Tillis
FILE - In this Feb. 3, 1997, file photo, Earle Hyman poses before an induction to the Theater Hall of Fame at the Gershwin Theatre in New York. Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died. Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund, says that Hyman died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
ANN WEDGEWORTH
FILE -  A March 3, 2003 file photo of from left: Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Angus Young, Phil Rudd and Cliff Williams from AC/DC posing for photographers at the Apollo Hammersmith in London. The band has announced, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017,  that 64-year-old Young has died. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
Liz Smith
Actor John Hillerman died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. He started as Higgins in "Magnum, P.I." He is pictured here with actress Betty White at the Emmy Awards, Sept. 22, 1985 in Pasadena, California. (AP Photo/LIU)
Gord Downie
Tom Petty performs during the Vegoose music festival at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Monty Hall, co-creator and host of 'Let's Make a Deal' died on Sept. 30. He was 96. 
Monty Hall arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 31: Actor Anne Jeffreys participates in the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences Presents "Retire From Showbiz? No Thanks!" panel at the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences on January 31, 2013 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences/AP Images)
Hugh Hefner
FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, Czech actor Jan Triska attends a press conference during Febio film festival in Prague, Czech Republic. Jan Triska, a Czech born actor who moved to the United States after banning by the Czechoslovak Communist regime has died at age 80. Prague theater director Jan Hrusinsky confirmed his death Monday Sept. 25, 2017. Triska died in Prague’s military hospital overnight due to injuries after he fell from Charles Bridge under unclear circumstances.  (Michal Krumphanzl/CTK via AP)
Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 in New York. An anniversary collector's edition DVD of the film was also released.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Harry Dean Stanton
Frank Vincent, who plays Frank Leotardo on the HBO television series "The Sopranos," takes part in a news conference outside SilverCup Studios, where the "The Sopranos" films,  in Queens, New York, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006. Leotardo and other cast members of "The Sopranos" helped unveil the "Sopranos" Chevrolet Monte Carlo race car that Clint Bowyer will drive in the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 in Las Vegas on March 12, the same day as the season premiere of "The Sopranos."  (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)
Eddie Montgomery, left, and Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry arrive at the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Walter Becker, of Steely Dan, performs during the 2007 Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, May 6, 2007. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 05:  Producer Tobe Hooper arrives at the premiere of New Line's "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on October 5, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Hooper <a href="http://wtop.com/movies/2017/08/tobe-hooper-master-of-horror-behind-the-texas-chain-saw-massacre-dies-at-74/" target="_blank>died Aug. 27. </a> (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
In this Aug. 24, 2016 photo, comedian Jerry Lewis reacts during an interview at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Getting older has been frustrating. At 90, Lewis sometimes loses his train of thought and uses a cane and a wheelchair to get around. But his desire to connect with audiences, and with people, is undiminished. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Dick Gregory
In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, singer Glen Campbell performs during his Goodbye Tour in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2013 file photo, Barbara Cook arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington. Cook’s return to a New York stage in a show about her life has been postponed. Producers said Monday, March 28, 2016, that "Barbara Cook: Then and Now," conceived by James Lapine and directed by Tommy Tune, will not be staged this spring at the New World Stages complex. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
FILE - In this April 28, 2014 photo, original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima, who has played his role as the monster, speaks during an interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. He was 88. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa, File)
Don Baylor, former major league baseball player, manager and coach, died Monday after a long battle with cancer. He was 68. In this Aug. 12, 2011, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks' batting coach Don Baylor gestures during a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Darren Daulton
Actor Sam Shepard arrives for the screening of his movie "The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford" at the 64th Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003 file photo French Actress Jeanne Moreau waves to photographers while on her way to the 16th Annual European Film Awards in Berlin. French actress Jeanne Moreau, whose seven-decade career included work with Francois Truffaut, Orson Welles, Wim Wenders and other acclaimed directors, has died aged 89 it was announced Monday July 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns, File)
Actor John Heard died at age 72. Heard was known for his role as Peter McCallister, the father in the “Home Alone” movies. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Chester Bennington, left, and Dean DeLeo of the band Stone Temple Pilots perform in concert during the MMRBQ Music Festival 2015 at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Camden, N.J. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Actor Martin Landau, left, poses for photographers on his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, in Los Angeles. Landau, who was honored with the 2,187th star on the wold famous walk, has had an acting career spanning more than four decades in nearly 90 films. Pictured to Landau's right are friend Gretchen Becker and Landau's godson Dylan Becker. (AP Photo/Rene Macura)
Former Washington Senators broadcaster Bob Wolff died at age 96. He was the first TV broadcaster for the Washington Senators. In this photo he waves to the crowd during a pre-game ceremony to honor him, before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park Friday, April 26, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
George Romero, whose classic ``Night of the Living Dead'' and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77. Romero, director of "Night of the Living Dead," "Dawn of the Dead," Day of the Dead," and his latest film "Land of the Dead," poses with shadows June 16, 2005, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Nelsan Ellis
Stevie Ryan
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, poses with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
Avildsen
Ryan Seacrest, Ann-Margret
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 file photo, British actor Peter Sallis, who voices the part of Wallace poses with a person dressed as the character 'Wallace' on arrival at the Leicester Square Odeon, London for the premiere of Wallace &amp; Grommit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Sallis, who played irrepressible, cheese-loving inventor Wallace in the "Wallace and Gromit" cartoons, has died. He was 96. Sallis' agents, Jonathan Altaras Associates, say he died Friday, June 2, 2017 in London. (AP Photo/Paul Ashby, File)
Music legend Gregg Allman performs at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &amp; Casino on January 4, 2015 in Hollywood, Florida. Allman, organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band, died Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
FILE - In this April 6, 1962 file photo, socialite-actress Dina Merrill models the gown she will wear at the Academy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at age 93.  (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
In this July 29, 2015 photo, Chris Cornell poses for a portrait to promote his latest album, "Higher Truth," at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)
Powers Boothe
Multiple media outlets report that "Happy Days" actress Erin Moran has died at 56.

FILE: Erin Moran arrives at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008.  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
CUBA GOODING SR
FILE - In this May 16, 2004, file photo, David Letterman's mother, Dorothy Mengering, talks with Timothy Kirby after she autographed a few of her cookbooks he bought at a grill in Muncie, Ind. Mengering was there to promote awareness of iodine deficiency around the world. Mengering died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Letterman's publicist Tom Keaney confirmed. She was 95. (Kurt Hostetler/The Star Press via AP, File)
J. Geils (left) performs with Peter Wolf (right) as part of the J. Geils Band. (YouTube)
Don Rickles
BRESLIN
Berry
Tommy LiPuma
Robert Osborne arrives at 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival's Opening Night Gala at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP)
Joseph Wapner, star of television show "People's Court" on Oct. 22, 1986. A family member says Joseph Wapner, who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Feb. 26, 2017. He was 97.  (AP Photo/Galbraith)
Bill Paxton
Former professional wrestler George "The Animal" Steele bites the baseball before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Al Jarreau
Richard Hatch
File - This Sep. 13, 2011, shows British actor and cast member John Hurt arriving for the UK film premiere of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" at the BFI Southbank in London. The great and versatile actor Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in “The Elephant Man,” terrify them in “Alien,” and spoof that very same scene in “Spaceballs,” has died at age 77.  Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in London according to his agent Charles McDonald. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
Mary Tyler Moore accepts the Life Achievement award at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday Jan. 29, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Butch Trucks, Melina Trucks
Miguel Ferrer attends the at 2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews at The Paley Center for Media on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
FILE --  Actor Dick Gautier   arrives at The Actors Fund's 15th Annual Tony Awards Party  on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, former professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka leaves Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown, Pa. A lawyer representing Snuka said family members told him that Snuka died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at his son-in-law’s home near Pompano Beach in Florida. Snuka, who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996, was 73. (Michael Kubel/The Morning Call via AP, File)
In this photo released by Starpix, "The Exorcist" author William Peter Blatty, left, joins Linda Blair, who starred in the 1973 film and William Friedkin, the film's director, at a screening of the remastered film, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)
American rock and roll, country, and western swing musician Tommy Allsup died Jan. 11, 2017. Allsup worked with entertainers such as Buddy Holly and Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. Allsup was touring with Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson when he lost a fateful coin toss with Valens for a seat on the plane that crashed, killing Valens, Holly, Richardson, and the pilot on February 3, 1959. (Wikimedia/Eric Shaiman)

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