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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock of original 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock of original 'Star Trek,' dies at 83 Watch

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Even if you weren't a "Trekker," one who obsessively follows the TV series "Star Trek" and all its permutations over the years, there was no ...

Cartoon voice artist, announcer of 'Rowan and Martin's Laugh In' Gary Owens dies at 80

Cartoon voice artist, announcer of 'Rowan and Martin's Laugh In' Gary Owens dies at 80 Watch

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The role of a voiceover artist is typically an anonymous one. Such was not the case for radio disc jockey and talk show host Gary Owens. Suave ...

'World's Most Understood Poet' Rod McKuen dies at 81

'World's Most Understood Poet' Rod McKuen dies at 81 Watch

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His name raises ire among all so-called serious practitioners of "serious literature." Talk show host Dick Cavett once declared Rod McKuen as ...

Edward Gorey's 'dreadful' storybooks continue to delight readers of all ages

Edward Gorey's 'dreadful' storybooks continue to delight readers of all ages Watch

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American illustrator Edward Gorey, who died in 2000 at the age of 75, left behind an endearing legacy of "not quite right" storybooks enjoyed by ...

Adorable overload: If the Golden Globes was held in preschool...

Adorable overload: If the Golden Globes was held in preschool... Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The red carpet can sometimes be the most exciting part of an award show. Celebrities gather together in their best outfits, ready to impress and pose ...

Actor Rod Taylor, star of Hitchcock's 'The Birds' dies aged 84

Actor Rod Taylor, star of Hitchcock's 'The Birds' dies aged 84 Watch

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Actor Rod Taylor was frequently cast as a macho man of action. He is probably best known as a masculine, if mother-dominated man pursued by ...

Donna Douglas, Elly May Clampett on 'The Beverly Hillbillies' dies at 81

Donna Douglas, Elly May Clampett on 'The Beverly Hillbillies' dies at 81 Watch

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Many pop culture Web sites list Donna Douglas' character of Elly May Clampett as the single most eligible bachelorette in TV history: ...

'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71

'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71 Watch

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While he played countless movie roles, actor Edward Herrmann was best known for the seven years he spent on the popular TV series "Gilmore ...

It's time to SMILE! Here's a fresh dose of optimism from Astronaut and hero, Chris Hadifeld

It's time to SMILE! Here's a fresh dose of optimism from Astronaut and hero, Chris Hadifeld Watch

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Few Americans know the names of the legendary astronauts that paved the way into space. Fewer still know the names of the space-faring heroes who fly ...

Just left the building: Remembering those who've left us in 2014

Just left the building: Remembering those who've left us in 2014 Watch

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"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel," ...

Devout Catholic, Mark Wahlberg asks forgiveness for crime committed as a teenager, is forgiven by victim

Devout Catholic, Mark Wahlberg asks forgiveness for crime committed as a teenager, is forgiven by victim Watch

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Devout Catholic and Hollywood star, Mark Wahlberg has received a pardon from a man he was accused of attacking and blinding in 1988. Wahlberg was ...

Actor who played 'Addams Family's' Pugsley has died at the age of 59

Actor who played 'Addams Family's' Pugsley has died at the age of 59 Watch

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He was the most normal-looking member of a most unusual family on TV's  "The Addams Family." As Pugsley, Ken Weatherwax appeared to be just a ...

Meet Zoella, YouTube best-selling author - who leaves 'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling in the dust!

Meet Zoella, YouTube best-selling author - who leaves 'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling in the dust! Watch

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If you don't know 24-year-old "vlogster" Zoe "Zoella" Sugg is, you soon will. Posting her videos on YouTube, Sugg mainly chats about fashion ...

Hilarious viral video: Comedienne does 14 celebrity impressions while in traffic

Hilarious viral video: Comedienne does 14 celebrity impressions while in traffic Watch

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Is it safe to do celebrity impersonations behind the wheel of a car? Probably not, but the end result from comedienne Lauren O'Brien does 14 ...

Hollywood's longest and most successful marriages: What's their secret?

Hollywood's longest and most successful marriages: What's their secret? Watch

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Hollywood celebrities are notorious for short-lived marriages. Film stars such as Elizabeth Taylor and Zsa Zsa Gabor can both boast of being ...

Lebanese singer gives Arab world a scare - by wearing a dress that's barely there!

Lebanese singer gives Arab world a scare - by wearing a dress that's barely there! Watch

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A dress worn by famous Lebanese pop star Haifa Wehbe - a slinky, revealing number on TV has caused a great hue and cry over Arab social media ...

Director Mike Nichols of 'The Graduate' dies at 83

Director Mike Nichols of 'The Graduate' dies at 83 Watch

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Acclaimed film director Mike Nichols, who made such films as "The Graduate," which earned him a best director Oscar, and "Who's Afraid of ...

Fitness guru Richard Simmons reported to be down in dumps, reclusive

Fitness guru Richard Simmons reported to be down in dumps, reclusive Watch

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Perpetually perky fitness guru Richard Simmons hasn't been seen publicly for some time now and he's reportedly deeply depressed. It's almost not ...

Bad boy movie director Quentin Tarantino says he will retire after his 10th film

Bad boy movie director Quentin Tarantino says he will retire after his 10th film Watch

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Bad boy movie director Quentin Tarantino says that he intends to retire from filmmaking altogether following the completion of his tenth film. ...

'House of Cards' star Elizabeth Norment dies of cancer at 61

'House of Cards' star Elizabeth Norment dies of cancer at 61 Watch

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Especially tragic is the case of an actor who finally wins the spotlight and attention of popular audiences, only to die before their prime. ...

'Welcome Back Kotter' star Marcia Strassman dies at 66

'Welcome Back Kotter' star Marcia Strassman dies at 66 Watch

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She was a familiar face on TV's "Welcome Back Kotter" back in the 1970s. She was the familiar, flustered housewife Gabe Kaplan came home to ...

Acclaimed actress arrested by L.A. cops who thought she was prostitute

Acclaimed actress arrested by L.A. cops who thought she was prostitute Watch

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Acting in an acclaimed film doesn't count or much street respect in Los Angeles, it appears. Actress Danielle Watts, who appeared as the slave ...

James Bond villain 'Jaws' Richard Kiel dies at 74

James Bond villain 'Jaws' Richard Kiel dies at 74 Watch

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He was big: seven feet, two inches tall. He was not conventionally handsome. That didn't stop Richard Kiel from enjoying his career as a movie ...

Funny lady takes final bow: Joan Rivers dies at 81

Funny lady takes final bow: Joan Rivers dies at 81 Watch

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America's preeminent female comic, word of her failing health pushed news of wars across the globe from the headlines. The funny lady has taken ...

Actor, director and giant of British film Sir Richard Attenborough dies at 90

Actor, director and giant of British film Sir Richard Attenborough dies at 90 Watch

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A distinguished star of the British stages and the silver screen who later directed such sweeping film epics such as "Gandhi" in 1982, Sir ...

'Peyton Place' star Ed Nelson dies at 85

'Peyton Place' star Ed Nelson dies at 85 Watch

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"Peyton Place," the classic 1960s TV series, paved the way for other prime-time soaps such as "Dallas" and "Dynasty." Ed Nelson, who played the ...

Spock's fiancée, 'Star Trek' star Arlene Martel dies

Spock's fiancée, 'Star Trek' star Arlene Martel dies Watch

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In her prime, she dated the likes of Cary Grant and James Dean. Her swarthy, exotic beauty made her a favorite for casting directors. Arlene ...

Legendary Silver Screen actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Legendary Silver Screen actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89 Watch

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As an actress, she started things off right. She got to costar with Humphrey Bogart at the age of 19 in "To Have and To Have Not" in 1944. In ...