To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices. Active musician for over 50 years, his hits included "Okee from Muskogee," "Workin' Man Blues," "Mama Tried" and "I'm a Lonesome Fugitive" named to the Country Music Hall of Fame and as a Kennedy Center Honoree. Grizzly Adams, had 18 operations between 19 after a motorcycle accident, died same day as Noreen Corcoran. Avildsen, who won an Oscar for directing the original “Rocky” (1976), starring Sylvester Stallone, and also directed all three of the original “Karate Kid” films, died on June 16. Roger Moore, the English actor who appeared in seven films as James Bond — the most of any Bond actor — died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer, his family annouced on May 23. Singer-songwriter-guitarist Chuck Berry, the rock ‘n’ roll pioneer who established the form and the themes of the music with his slyly funny, rhythmically propulsive ’50s hits, such as “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” and “Johnny B. John Hurt, the wiry English actor who played a drug addict in “Midnight Express,” Kane in “Alien,” the title character in “The Elephant Man,” and Winston Smith in “1984,” died on Jan.
Many Western roles, probably best-known as Doc Baker in Little House on the Prairie, died on the same day as Byron Preiss.
, she taught acting for many years in New York City, her first husband was Jose Ferrer, died on the same day as Ron O'Neal.
Won a Tony for playing Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best-known for the biographical show The Waltons, he also wrote for Falcon Crest and Twilight Zone, died same day as Garry Shandling.
Wrote the lyrics for Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, The Rothschilds, collaborator of Jerry Bock, brother-in-law of Barbara Barrie, friend since college of Charlotte Rae, briefly married to Elaine May.