March 13, 2013: Malachi Throne, 83, US character actor who performed in many TV series including It Takes a Thief, Star Trek and Batman and Robin, where he played Two Face.
March 7, 2013: Kenny Ball, 82, English jazz trumpeter whose career stretched over six decades. His band Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen had hits with Samantha and Midnight in Moscow, and he was a popular regular on the duo Morecambe and Wise television show.
March 6, 2013: Charles Thomas "Stompin' Tom" Connors, 77, Canadian singer-songwriter.
March 2, 2013: Peter Harvey, 68, Australian journalist who covered the Vietnam war for Newsweek and won awards at The Guardian, but was best remembered as the Nine network's Canberra correspondent and, later for his role reading viewers' mail on Australia's version of 60 Minutes.
March 1, 2013: Bonnie Franklin, 69, US stage and screen actress best known for the TV sitcom One Day at a Time. She also directed episodes of the shows Charles in Charge and Munsters Today.
February 21, 2013: Ray Cusick, 84, British designer who devised the look of the Daleks for the BBC TV series Doctor Who.
February 17, 2013: Richard Briers, 79, British stage and screen actor best known as Tom in the 1970 sitcom The Good Life.
February 17, 2013: Richard Briers, 79, British stage and screen actor best known as Tom in the 1970 sitcom The Good Life. He also appeared in the TV series Monarch of the Glen and on stage as Lear, Richard III and Hamlet, and in farces by Alan Ayckbourn and Ray Cooney.
February 18, 2013: Elspet Jean Gray, 83, British actress best known for her roles in the TV series Solo and Catweazle. She also had parts in Fawlty Towers, The Black Adder, Doctor Who and the film Four Weddings and a Funeral. With her husband, Brian Rix, she was deeply involved in charity work, especially with people with Down syndrome.
February 16, 2013: Mindy McCready, 37, US country singer,of Guys Di It All the Time fame, found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, a month after the death of her partner, David Wilson, 34, in similar circumstances.
February 16, 2013: Pauline Phillips, 94, US advice columnist and radio host who began the "Dear Abby" column in 1954 under the name Abigal van Buren.
February 16, 2013: Tony Sheridan, 72, British musicians who briefly performed with The Beatles.
February 14, 2013: Haydn Sargent, 77, Australian radio and television presenter, who had a popular talkback program on Brisbane's 4BC in the 1970s and 80s.
February 5, 2013: Robin Sachs, 61, British actor who appeared in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Torchwood: Miracle Day, and in the film Galaxy Quest.
February 4, 2013: Reg Presley, 71, British singer and songwriter, born Reginald Maurice Ball. He was famous for fronting 1960s pop group The Troggs, whose hits included Wild Thing. Presley also wrote Love is All Around, which became a massive hit for Wet Wet Wet after featuring in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral.
February 3, 2013: Peter Gilmore, 82, German-born British actor best known for playing shipping magnate James Onedin in the long-running TV series The Onedin Line. He also appeared in Doctor Who, Ivanhoe and the movie Carry On Henry.
February 1, 2013: Sir Paul Holmes, 62, New Zealand broadcaster who enjoyed success on radio and television, hosting a nightly current-affairs program on TVNZ.
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