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Huge star on radio and in the early days of television, was supposed to have starred in The Sunshine Boys but died just before shooting began, married to frequent co-star Mary Livingstone, IRL very generous with his money. While not strictly the creator of Nancy Drew, Benson wrote 50 of the early books, wrote newspaper columns for 58 years and was at work the day she died. Wrote Whistle Down the Wind (later adapted as a movie starring her daughter, Hayley), wife of Sir John Mills, mother of Juliet and Hayley. Sammler's Planet, fathered a child when he was 84, died on the same day as Dale Messick and Debralee Scott. Empire of the Sun (novel/movie based on his life in a Japanese internment camp) and A User's Guide to the Millennium among many others.
Wrote prescient books like The End of Ideology and The Coming of Post-Industrial Society, he disdained labels and said he was "...a socialist in economics, a liberal in politics and a conservative in culture." IMDb Obituary (writer/actress) -- Dead.
Soap actor who played various incarnations of Russ Matthews on Another World and was playing the ruthless Alistair Crane on Passions when he died.
IBDB IMDb Obituary Find AGrave (politician) -- Dead.
Performed Bluto in '40s and '50s Popeye cartoons, did "It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman!
Nominated for 7 Tony Awards, won once (School for Wives), bit parts on TV & in the movies, probably most memorably as the Fox in the Disney animated feature of Robin Hood back in the '70s.