Obituaries

American Film and Stage Legend Mickey Rooney Dies at 93
By Hayley Levitt · Apr 7, 2014

The Tony-nominated Hollywood film star leaves behind nine decades of film, television, and stage work.

Character Actor James Rebhorn Dies at 65
By Hayley Levitt · Mar 24, 2014

The seven-time Broadway veteran died after a 22-year battle with cancer.

The Waltons Patriarch Ralph Waite Dies at 85
By Hayley Levitt · Feb 14, 2014

Waite made his professional stage debut in 1960, going on to appear in eight Broadway productions.

Television Comedy Pioneer Sid Caesar Dies at 91
By David Gordon · Feb 12, 2014

Caesar made his mark on Broadway as seven different characters in the musical Little Me.

Shirley Temple Black, Who Delighted Audiences as a Curly-Haired Child Star, Dies at Age 85
By Hayley Levitt · Feb 11, 2014

The young Hollywood icon Shirley Temple lit up American movie houses during the Great Depression.

Oscar-Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead at 46
By Hayley Levitt · Feb 2, 2014

Hoffman last appeared on Broadway in the 2012 revival of Death of a Salesman.

Controversial Poet and Playwright Amiri Baraka Dies at 79
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 10, 2014

Baraka's 1964 play Dutchman earned an Obie Award for its off-Broadway premiere at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

Broadway Veteran Christopher Evan Welch Has Died
By David Gordon · Dec 2, 2013

The 48-year-old actor was shooting a role on the HBO series Silicon Valley.