Obituary

Remembering Russell Johnson

January 16th, 2014
Russell Johnson

We're sad to hear of the passing of actor Russell Johnson, who died this morning of kidney failure at his home in Washington state. Johnson was 89.

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Remembering Ben Wolf

January 6th, 2014
Ben Wolf

We're sad to hear of the passing of cinematographer Ben Wolf, who died on Friday, November 8, 2013 at the age of 92. Wolf started his career as a cameraman on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, Carson's Cellar, and Climax!.

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Remembering Hal Needham

October 25th, 2013
Hal Needham

We're sad to hear of the passing of stuntman Hal Needham, who died this morning at the age of 82. Needham worked on several Western series, including Have Gun, Will Travel (doubling star Richard Boone), Rawhide, The Virginian, and The Wild, Wild West.

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Remembering Ray Dolby

September 13th, 2013
Ray Dolby

We're sad to hear of the passing of sound pioneer Ray Dolby, who died Thursday, September 12, 2013 in San Francisco at the age of 80. Dolby was diagnosed with acute leukemia last July and had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for the past several years.

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Remembering Charles Lisanby

August 28th, 2013
Charles Lisanby

The Archive is sad to hear of the passing of Production Designer Charles Lisanby, who died Friday, August 23, 2013 at the age of 89.

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Remembering James L. Loper

July 10th, 2013
James L. Loper

We're sad to hear of the passing of executive James L. Loper, who died on Monday, July 8, 2013 at the age of 81. Loper rose through the ranks of public television, serving as President and CEO of KCET through 1982.

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Remembering Richard Matheson

June 24th, 2013
Richard Matheson

We're just learning of more sad news today, writer Richard Matheson passed away yesterady at the age of 87.

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Remembering Gary David Goldberg

June 24th, 2013
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Writer/show creator Gary David Goldberg succumbed to brain cancer yesterday, June 23, 2013, at the age of 68.

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Remembering James Gandolfini

June 20th, 2013
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We're saddened by the news of actor James Gandolfini's death yesterday at the age of 51. Though we didn't have the chance to interview him and get his own stories of the shows and films on which he worked, we have been fortunate to conduct interviews with several of his colleagues.

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Remembering Maxine Stuart

June 12th, 2013
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We're sad to hear of the passing of actress Maxine Stuart, who died of natural causes on June 6, 2013 at the age of 94.

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