May 29, 2015

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News: Obituaries
Remembering Anne Meara, Actress, Comedienne, and Half of Enduring Showbiz Duo
26 May 2015
Anne Meara, the stage and film actress who forged a surprisingly durable career, both on her own and, more famously, as half of a comedy and acting duo with her longtime husband, Jerry Stiller, died May 23. She was 85.

Tony-Nominated Comedian Anne Meara Dead at 85
24 May 2015
Anne Meara, actress, playwright and half of the comedy team of Stiller & Meara, died May 23 at age 85. The cause of death was not immediately reported.



Elizabeth Wilson, Versatile Veteran of Stage and Screen, Dies at 94
11 May 2015 -- Elizabeth Wilson, who distinguished herself many times on both stage and screen over a long, remarkably consistent and durable career, died May 9 at her home in New Haven, CT. She was 94.

Betsy von Fursternberg, German-Born Broadway Actress, Dies at 83
30 Apr 2015 -- Betsy Von Furstenberg, a German-born actress with a royal title on her resume, who was a regular presence on the Broadway stage of the 1950s and '60s, died April 21. The cause was complications of Alzheimer’s disease, according to the New York Times.

Judith Malina, Founder of the Living Theatre, Dies at 88 (11 Apr 2015)

Julie Wilson, Celebrated Cabaret Singer, Dies at 90 (06 Apr 2015)

Leonard Nimoy, "Star Trek" Pioneer With Lifelong Ties to the Stage, Dies at 83 (27 Feb 2015)

Don Harron, Canadian Stage Actor and "Hee Haw" Star, Dies (04 Feb 2015)

Geraldine McEwan, Leading Actress of London Stage and Television Miss Marple, Dies at 82 (02 Feb 2015)

Peter Neufeld, Broadway Producer and General Manager, Dies at 78 (28 Jan 2015)

Jean-Claude Baker, Owner of Celebrated Theatre District Bistro Chez Josephine and Adopted Son of Iconic Performer, Dies at 71 (15 Jan 2015)

Edward Herrmann, Dignified Actor of Stage and Film, Known for His FDR and "Gilmore Girls," Dies at 71 (31 Dec 2014)

Luise Rainer, Double Oscar Winner of Cinema’s Early Years, Dies at 104 (30 Dec 2014)

IN MEMORIAM: Playbill.com Remembers Those We Lost in 2014 (30 Dec 2014)

Andrea Testani Gordon, Stage Manager, Dies at 46 (04 Dec 2014)

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