September 1, 2013: Sir David Paradine Frost, 74, British broadcaster and journalist, famous for his interviews with the famous and powerful, in particular with disgraced US president Richard Nixon. Their encounter inspired the play and film Frost/Nixon. He was also a pioneer of the satire movement in the UK, and a fixture on television screens, mostly with the BBC but most recently with Al Jazeera.
August 27, 2013: Bill Peach, pioneering Australian current affairs journalist and presenter, and celebrated travel writer and tourists guide.
August ??, 2013: Mike Winters, 82, British comedian and musician, born Michael Weinstein, who formed a double act with his brother Bernie.
Link: Daily Mail
August 24, 2013: Julie Harris, 87, American actress who worked on stage, television and film, winning a Tony, an Emmy and a Grammy, and a nomination for an Oscar. Her movies included East of Eden, Harper, The Haunting and The Last Mrs Lincoln. On stage, she starred in I am a Camera, The Playboy of the Western World, The Glass Menagerie and A Doll's House. On TV, she starred in Knot's Landing.
August 20, 2013: Ted Post, 95, American TV and film director whose credits includes Rawhide, Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, Hang 'em High and Magnum Force.
Link: LA Times
August 20, 2013: Elmore Leonard, 87, American author of crime fiction and thrillers, including Get Shorty and Rum Punch.