Ruscio's decades-long career also included roles in "The Godfather: Part II" and "Life Goes On"
British director's credits include "Mad Love" and "Ravenous"
Leonard's work inspired decades of Hollywood's television and movie hits
Star who helped revolutionize TV drama dies of possible heart attack
Has feminism refound its voice? A Twitter avalanche descended on the New York Times for sexism in an obituary, and the Times backed down
Davenport was the stage name of Antoine Ashley
Actress and comedian also appeared in "House Party" films, "Friday," and on "Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam"
Beloved author's books also included "Dandelion Wine," "Something Wicked This Way Comes"
Dick Clark dead of heart attack; had suffered a stroke in 2004
The award-winning director, 76, was hit by a motorcycle
An Oscar winner for 1968's "Charly," he blew the whistle on David Begelman on a Hollywood check-forging scandal in the 1970s
In addition to creating the memorable 007 theme, composer won three Oscars for his work
Longtime newsman covered national politics and wrote two books on the English language
The critic-turned-director and producer was 80; no cause of death was given
Oscar nominee worked with Visconti, Antonioni and Franco Zeffirelli
The scion of the Redgrave acting clan died Sunday night after a long battle with breast cancer
The influential singer, songwriter and guitarist was scheduled to play at SXSW this weekend.
Graves died at 83 in his Pacific Palisades, Calif., home
Character actor's roles ranged from "The Man With the Golden Arm" to kids cartoon "Top Cat"
Actor also starred in films "The Wicker Man," "Breaker Morant."