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  • Casey Kasem: Born: 1932-04-27 - Died: 2014-06-15
    Casey Kasem (Kemal Amin Kasem) was a radio host and actor, best known for hosting various music countdown shows from the early 1970s to the mid 2000s. Kasem was the voice of the American Top 40, and also the Top 20 and Top 10 variations. Kasem was also a voice actor, famously portraying Shaggy in [...]
    Ruby Dee: Born: 1922-10-27 - Died: 2014-06-11
    Ruby Dee was an actress, writer, journalist, and civil rights activist. Among her acting credits were roles in A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster, and Stephen King’s The Stand. Throughout her career, she won Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards.
    Rik Mayall: Born: 1958-03-07 - Died: 2014-06-09
    Richard “Rik” Mayall was a comedian, writer, and actor. He was known for a comedy partnership with Adrian “Ade” Edmondson as well as Drop Dead Fred (he was Fred) and numerous other projects.
    Don Zimmer: Born: 1931-01-17 - Died: 2014-06-04
    Don Zimmer is a baseball legend, having spent 66 years of his life affiliated with professional baseball. He played in the MLB from 1954 to 1965, with the Chicago Cubs, Dodgers, New York Mets, Cincinnati Red, and Washington Senators. In 1953, in a minor league game, Zimmer was hit in the head by a pitch [...]
    Ann B. Davis: Born: 1926-05-05 - Died: 2014-06-01
    Ann B. Davis was an actress best known for her role as Alice Nelson, the housekeeper on The Brady Bunch. Before that she played Charmaine “Schultzy” Schultz in the NBC sitcom The Bob Cummings Show.
    Malik Bendjelloul: Born: 1977-09-14 - Died: 2014-05-13
    Malik Bendjelloul was a filmmaker best known for his 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man, which won an Academy Award and a BAFTA. He was also a child actor.
    H.R. Giger: Born: 1940-02-05 - Died: 2014-05-12
    H.R. Giger was a Swiss artist known for paintings, sculptures, and furniture. He is probably most well known, however, for his work on films and set design. Giger created the famous alien monster from the film Alien, which won his team an Oscar for Visual Effects in 1980.
    Elena Baltacha: Born: 1983-08-14 - Died: 2014-05-04
    Elena Baltacha was a professional tennis player. She won the Aegon Award four times, and was a long-term British No. 1.
    Gary S. Becker: Born: 1930-12-02 - Died: 2014-05-03
    Gary S. Becker was an economist, a professor or economics and sociology at the University of Chicago as well as a professor at the Booth School of Business. He won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He was one of the first economists to branch into racial discrimination, crime, family organization, and drug addiction.
    Efrem Zimbalist Jr.: Born: 1918-11-30 - Died: 2014-05-02
    Efrem Zimbalist Jr. was an actor best known for roles on 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. as well as on Maverick. The younger generations may know him as the voice of Alfred in Batman: The Animated Series.