Marcia Wallace

Marcia Wallace, an Emmy-winning character actress on two of TV’s most enduring shows, has died. She was 70. Wallace passed away Friday in Los Angeles. Her cause of death was not immediately announced, but Cathryn Michon, who co-wrote and directed Wallace’s final movie, “Muffin Top,” gave this statement to Deadline: “She passed at 9 p.m. […]




Oscar Hijuelos

Oscar Hijuelos, a Cuban-American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 novel “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love” and whose work often captured the loss and triumphs of the Cuban immigrant experience, has died. He was 62. Hijuelos died of a heart attack in Manhattan on Saturday while playing tennis, according to […]




Erich Priebke

Erich Priebke, the last survivor of the Nazi military officers convicted over one of Italy’s worst wartime atrocities, died on Friday in Rome at the age of 100, his lawyer said. Priebke, who never apologized for his role in the killing of 335 civilians in 1944, was serving out a life sentence under house arrest. […]




Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66. Penguin Group (USA) announced that Clancy had died Tuesday in Baltimore. The publisher did not provide a cause of death. […]