Known to contemporary audiences as Leonard in the US sitcom Community, Richard Erdman had more than seven decades of acting experience under his belt.
While few people might have recognised Hal Blaine by name, they certainly would have noticed his signature drumbeats.
The musician who created a song widely regarded as among the greatest rock anthems ever recorded has died at 64.
The former president of the Seychelles and once the longest serving head of state in the Commonwealth, France Albert René, has died at the age of 83 at his home on the island of Mahe.
His works have been a staple of children’s shelves for decades, entertaining and delighting youngsters across the world since 1963.
While many people may not be familiar with the name William Morgan Sheppard, they almost certainly will be aware of his work.
A major TV star who went on to become one of Hollywood’s top-grossing female directors has died at 75.
Few people have had more strings to their bow than Jean-Pierre Van Rossem – a prominent politician, stock market guru, convicted fraudster and one-time F1 franchise owner.
The Press and Journal’s long-time Parliamentary Lobby Correspondent David Perry has died after a very short illness.
Selma Wynberg Engel, one of the few to survive an uprising against the Nazis, died last week at the age of 96.
Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a defiant symbol of resistance in modern-day Russia, has died at the age of 91.
One of the driving forces behind the rejuvenation of Harris Tweed, Maureen Mackay, has died.
A pioneering marine biologist whose work gained prominence in an award-winning documentary has died aged 56.
The founder of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival has died, aged 88.