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Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress, Jeans Queen, Dies at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress, Jeans Queen, Dies at 95

By Ula Ilnytzky | Jun 17
Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic, died Monday at the age of 95.

Studio Confirms Gay Adult Film Star Jay Dymel has Died

Studio Confirms Gay Adult Film Star Jay Dymel has Died

Jun 13
Gay porn star Jay Dymel has died, according to a tweet from Falcon Studios.

Oscar-Nominated 'Midnight Cowboy' Actress Sylvia Miles Dies

Oscar-Nominated 'Midnight Cowboy' Actress Sylvia Miles Dies

By Andrew Dalton | Jun 13
Sylvia Miles, an actress and Manhattan socialite whose brief, scene-stealing appearances in the films "Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell, My Lovely" earned her two Academy Award nominations, died Wednesday.

Famed New Orleans Chef who Fed Civil Rights Leaders Dies

Famed New Orleans Chef who Fed Civil Rights Leaders Dies

By Rebecca Santana | Jun 2
Legendary New Orleans chef Leah Chase always had problems when customers asked if she served "soul food." Well, that would depend on where your soul was, she'd say. If it was in China, she couldn't really help you.

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

By Tom Odula | May 22
One of Africa's best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday.

'Caine Mutiny,' 'Winds of War' Author Herman Wouk has Died

'Caine Mutiny,' 'Winds of War' Author Herman Wouk has Died

By Hillel Italie | May 17
Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War" whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103.

I.M. Pei's Legacy Stretched from the West to the East

I.M. Pei's Legacy Stretched from the West to the East

By Yanan Wang and Kathy McCormack | May 17
The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition and modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution.

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Has Died at Age 7

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Has Died at Age 7

May 17
Her owners say Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss demeanor became an internet sensation, has died at age 7.

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies at 102

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies at 102

By Kathy McCormack and Deepti Hajela | May 16
I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.

Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' Dies at 85

Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' Dies at 85

By Lynn Elber and Mark Kennedy | May 14
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, starred aboard "McHale's Navy" and later voiced the role of Barnacle Boy for "Spongebob Squarepants," has died. He was 85.

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