Filmmaker suffered lung failure
Williamson's husband, actor Al Ruscio, died in November
The Nobel prize winner brought his racially divided nation together after serving 27 years in prison for conspiracy
The 40-year-old star's Facebook account says he was a passenger in a friend's car at a Santa Clarita charity event
The sharp eyed editor found and grew talent at the pink paper, including Candace Bushnell and that sex column
The actress and singer played Trixie Norton, wife to Art Carney's Ed Norton
Actor came to prominence as star of "Barreta" precursor "Toma"
Made famous for appearances on "The Montel Williams Show" and "Larry King Live," she died on Wednesday
An actress in her own right, Shelia Allen zealously guarded her husband's legacy
"Screenwriting guru" wrote "Screenplay"
Author of "The Golden Notebook" was an icon of feminism
Ruscio's decades-long career also included roles in "The Godfather: Part II" and "Life Goes On"
The veteran actor and writer also starred in 1964's "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" and published two novels
Andersen competed on the first season of the CBS reality show
Marketing career also involved stints at Spelling Productions and Warner Communications
Mary Carver, a regular on the long-running 1980s TV series “Simon and Simon,” has died at the age of 89.
British director's credits include "Mad Love" and "Ravenous"
Actress earned Emmy and acclaim for idiosyncratic performances
Needham was a frequent stunt double for Burt Reynolds
The butler from "The Artist" had been battling mesothelioma
Fortunato, who appeared on a September episode of the MTV reality series, died after suffering a pulmonary embolism
She had represented Kathy Bates, Brian Dennehy, Graham Greene, Richard Masur, and David Paymer
The Chicago medical examiner has ruled the death a suicide
Former coffee shop owner became an actor in Wes Anderson movies
Reviewed film and theater for the New Republic for five decades
The former COO of the studio endured a long battle with cancer
Publisher confirms author's death to New York Times
Yamauchi was instrumental in transforming Nintendo from a playing-card manufacturer into a videogame giant
Kelly Rowland, Halle Berry, Steve Harvey and Patti LaBelle were among her clients
Car dealer was known for his theatrical commercials featuring animals