Eight Simple Rules, Maverick, two of the great double-takes of all time in Victor, Victoria, lots of TV, especially the Rockford Files. Wrote the classic book on teaching high school Up the Down Staircase, was the grandaughter of Sholem Aleichem, lived to be 103. Won Emmys for acting (Naked City) and producing (Bob Hope: The First 90 Years), directed/produced many TV shows and movies, a founder of Women in Film in 1973. A lead developer of Global Poisitioning System (GPS) while working for the Naval Research Laboratory, was awarded a National Medeal of Technology and was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. A Raisin in the Sun, The Stand, married to Ossie Davis for over 50 years, very active in the civil rights movement. Voice actor on many cartoons, voiced Shaggy on most Scooby Doo incarnations, host of the long-running radio show "American Top 40," always signed off with "Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars." IMDb Obituary (writer/professor) -- Dead. Directed Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice and An Unmarried Woman, created The Monkees, occasional actor, married for 63 years. Carpenter on Mc Hale's Navy, he was in dozens of TV shows and spent much of the later part of his career doing voicework for animation, particularly Comissioner Gordon in various incarnations of Batman, married for 66 years, older brother of Don Hastings.
Co-author of The Glass Inferno (later combined with another novel to create The Towering Inferno); Robinson worked for Harvey Milk and appears (as a 30-year-older version of himself) in Milk. IMDb Obituary (game show host/TV host/actor) -- Dead. NBC newscaster for many years, later worked for ABC and co-anchored 9/11 coverage for CNN, fluent in four languages, later taught journalism. Autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis Died February 24, 2014. Director who helped define comedy in the '80s and '90s with Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day and Analyze This. IMDb Obituary (political operative/ambassador) -- Dead. Science fiction writer, winner of the 2004 Campbell Award, intense blogger on his cancer fight (frequently punctuated by Fuck Cancer, which all of us who knew him agree with), subject of the documentary Lakeside. IBDB IMDb Obituary Find AGrave (radio host/writer) -- Dead.