My brief encounter with Carroll Spinney, the actor who played Big Bird, came at a time I needed it the most.
Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's original Spock, helped me connect with my father, my emotions, and my hometown.
Actor Pete Postlethwaite died January 2, 2011, at the age of 64 from cancer. You may not know the name, but you'll know his face.
Leslie Nielsen, comedic star of Police Squad, Naked Gun, and Airplane!, died Sunday at the age of 84.
Barbara Billingsley, known for her roles on Leave It to Beaver, Airplane!, and Muppet Babies, has passed away at the age of 94.
In one weekend, Gary Coleman died at 42 from brain hemorrhaging, and Dennis Hopper died at 74 from prostate cancer.
Actor Peter Graves, known for his roles in Mission: Impossible, Airplane!, and sci-fi films spoofed by MST3K, died from a heart attack March 14 at age 83.
Actor and humanitarian Andrew Koenig, son of Walter Koenig (Star Trek), was the victim of depression and suicide. Help exists to prevent other mistakes.