May 14, 2013: Billy Raymond, 75, Scottish singer and television personality.
May 8, 2013: Jeanne Cooper, 84, US actress who played Katherine Chancellor on long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless.
April 2?, 2013: Deanna Durbin, 91, Canadian actress and singer who started performing as a teenager. She was the highest-paid Hollywood star in the late 1940s. Her films included Three Smart Girls, Mad About Music and That Certain Age. In 1949, she quit at the height of her career and moved to rural France.
April 26, 2013: George Jones, 82, US country singer whose hits included Golden Ring, We're Gonna Hold On, and She Thinks I Still care. He was, perhaps, better known for his hard drinking - he once rode a lawnmower 12 miles to get to a liquor store - and his marriage to country superstar Tammy Wynette.
Link: Sabotage Times
April 25, 2013: Johnny Lockwood, 92, English-born Australian actor best known for his role as deli owner Aldo Godolfusin the 1970s soap opera Number 96. He also appeared in Neighbours and the film Moulin Rouge.
April 23, 2012: Richie Havens, 72, US singer-songwriter-guitarist best remembered as one of the standouts of the Woodstock festival.
April 21, 2013: Chrissy Amphlet, 53, Australian singer with The Divinyls, of breast cancer. The band's hits included I Touch Myself and Pleasure and Pain.
Link: Herald Sun
April 19, 2013: Allan Arbus, 95, American actor best known as the psychiatrist Dr Sidney Freedman on the TV series MASH.
Link: LA Times
April 13, 2013: Frank Bank, 71, US actor who played Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on the seminal sitcom Leave It to Beaver, and its belated sequel The New Leave It to Beaver. He also worked as a bonds broker.
April 12, 2013: Jonathan Winters, 87, US comedian and actor who inspired comics including Steve Martin and Robin Williams.
April 8, 2013: Annette Funicello,70, US actress best known for her role in The Mickey Mouse Club and her films for teenagers.
Link: NY Times
April 8, 2013: Margaret Thatcher, 87, former British prime minster who became Baroness Thatcher. Known as the "Iron Lady", she led the Conservative Party from 1975 and was prime minister from 1979 to 1990.
April 3, 2013: Chris Bailey, 62, Australian musician with rock band The Angels, of cancer.
April 2, 2013: Milo O'Shea, 86, Irish-born, US-based stage and screen actor best known for the films including Ulysses, Barbarella (playing Durand Durand), The Matchmaker, The Verdict and Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet. On Broadway, he starred in Staircase and Mass Appeal, and he had parts in sitcoms including Cheers and The Golden Girls .
Link: Washington Post
March 30, 2013: Phil Ramone, 79, US musician and producer who worked with acts ranging from Frank Sinatra and Bette Middler to Bette Middler, Billy Joel, John Legend and Moby. He often collaborated with Quincy Jones.
Link: USA Today
March 29, 2013: Richard Griffiths, 65, British stage and screen actor, best known for The History Boys, the Pie In the Sky TV series, the Harry Potter movies, Withnail & I and Naked Gun 2 1/2.
March 19, 2013: Harry Reems, 65, actor, born Herbert Streicher, best known for his role as a doctor in the first mainstream porn film, Deep Throat. He quit the adult film industry after only a few pictures and became a real estate agent.
Link: Miami Herald
March 16, 2013: Frank Thornton, 92, British actor best known for playing floorwalker Captain Peacock on the sitcom Are You Being Served? He also appeared in Lastof the Summer Wine, The Goodies and Hancock's Half Hour, and the films Carry on Screaming and No Sex Please, We're British.