As the founder of Crawdaddy!, Paul Williams launched the first magazine of serious writing about rock 'n' roll
His family confirms his death a day after CBS news retracted a report that the 85-year-old college football legend had died
The producer-director was found on the UCLA campus
Platt, whose ex-husband is Peter Bogdanovich, was nominated for an Oscar for best art direction -- set decoration on the 1983 "Terms of Endearment"
He began his career as a production assistant on "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" and executive produced "Solid Gold," "Star Search," "It's Showtime at the Apollo,"...
The Emmy-Award winner wrote for "The Honeymooners," "Get Smart" and "McMillan & Wife," among other shows
Husband of Rep. Jane Harman died Tuesday of complications from acute myeloid leukemia
Screen idol-turned-Broadway star dies of natural causes
Pulitzer Prize-winner had covered every presidential convention since 1956
Executive founded indie film company in 1999
Producer who joined 20th Century in 1959 suffers heart attack at 89
Also toured the country in the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile for 30 years as chef "Little Oscar"
Also appeared in miniseries "The Duchess of Duke Street," films "Three Men and a Little Lady," "A Knight's Tale"
Music promoter also worked in fashion, film and as musician himself
Actor fell and hit his head outside his Hollywood home