Hollywood Says Goodbye: Notable Celebrity Deaths of 2012
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A number of familiar faces left us in 2012, from movies, TV and music — even the world's oldest teenager proved mortal
Ben Gazzara, an Emmy winner for the series "Run For Your Life," also starred in films and on Broadway in "Anatomy of a Murder" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." He joked that he was best known for his role as the bad guy in the campy 1989 Patrick Swayze film "Road House." He died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 81 in February.