With the death of Lauren Bacall we have lost a woman who knew what she wanted, pursued it, and modeled for the rest of America how to do that at a time when women were more defined by who they married. She was a treasure.
Articles tagged “Obituary”
Robin Williams has died at age 63, and there is no one who has quite shaped the magic of the world through film like he has.
Elaine Stritch grew up Catholic but went on to embrace, most of all, a devotion to fun. Her career shows why that matters.
Ann B. Davis, most famous for playing Alice on “The Brady Bunch,” died on Sunday at the age of 88. She spent the last thirty-eight years of her life living and working with the Episcopal Church.
Maya Angelou died today at the age of 86. Her life took more surprising turns than most novels — we recount them here.
Mickey Rooney died on Sunday at 93. We remember his prolific and volatile career, as well as the faith he seemed to grasp at the end of his life.
Shirley Temple Black died yesterday at the age of 85. She was the rare kind of celebrity who understood the fleeting nature of fame.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of Hollywood’s strangest and most remarkable talents. His death from a heroin overdose at 46 is a tragic loss for those who knew him as a friend or just from the screen.
Pete Seeger, who died Monday at 94: “I used to say I was an atheist. Now I say, it’s all according to your definition of God.”