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Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering The Celebrities Who Left Us In 2012

12/31/2012 3:00pm EST
Whitney Houston
As 2012 comes to a close please click through to take a look back and remember all the actors, actresses, musicians, singers, writers, directors, producers and others who have entertained us over the years but left us during the past year.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on... R.I.P.

Etta James the "At Last" singer died of complications from Leukemia on January 20 at age 73.

Welcome Back Kotter star Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the show, died of a heart attack at age 60 on January 26.

Singer & reality TV star Leslie Cart...
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Steven Spielberg Gives Touching Tribute To Ray Bradbury

6/7/2012 12:05pm EDT
Steven Spielberg
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has offered up a moving tribute to late author Ray Bradbury, branding the sci-fi master his career "muse".

The Fahrenheit 451 writer died in Los Angeles on Tuesday at the age of 91 and Spielberg is among those mourning the loss.

The director, who made sci-fi classics including Close Encounters Of The Third Kind and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, has spoken out to heap praise on Bradbury, hailing the fantasy novelist as one of his heroes.

Spielberg says, "He was my muse for the better part of my sci-fi career. He lives on through his legion of fans. In the world o...
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'Fahrenheit 451' Author Ray Bradbury Dies At 91

6/6/2012 11:46am EDT
Ray Bradbury
Sci-fi writer Ray Bradbury has died at the age of 91. The legendary author passed away in Los Angeles on Tuesday. No further details have been released.

Bradbury was born in 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois, to a Swedish immigrant mother. His family moved to Los Angeles in 1934. He has published over 500 short stories, novels, plays and poems since his first story appeared in "Weird Tales" when he was 20 years old. His many famous works include "The Martian Chronicles," "Fahrenheit 451," "Dandelion Wine," and "Something Wicked This Way Comes."

In recent years, Bradbury had a stroke that left h...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 22

8/22/2008 3:00am EDT
Tori Amos
Happy Birthday to Simple Plan guitarist Jeff Stinco (1978), Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough (1973), "Lost" actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (1967), Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley (1967; d. 2002), singer/songwriter Tori Amos (1963), Tears For Fears singer Roland Orzabel (1961), Ratt bassist Juan Croucier (1959), Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid (1958), actor Colm Feore (1958), Grateful Dead singer Donna Jean Godchaux (1947), "Laverne and Shirley" actress Cindy Williams (1947), actress Valerie Harper (1940), "Brokeback Mountain" author Annie Proulx (1935), Sci-Fi writer Ray Bradbury (1920)...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 22

8/22/2007 3:00am EDT
Tori Amos
Happy Birthday to Simple Plan guitarist Jeff Stinco (1978), Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough (1973), "Lost" actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (1967), Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley (1967; d. 2002), singer/songwriter Tori Amos (1963), Tears For Fears singer Roland Orzabel (1961), Ratt bassist Juan Croucier (1959), Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid (1958), actor Colm Feore (1958), Grateful Dead singer Donna Jean Godchaux (1947), "Laverne and Shirley" actress Cindy Williams (1947), actress Valerie Harper (1940), "Brokeback Mountain" author Annie Proulx (1935), Sci-Fi writer Ray Bradbury (1920)...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 22

8/22/2006 3:00am EDT
Tori Amos
Happy Birthday to Simple Plan guitarist Jeff Stinco (1978), Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough (1973), "Lost" actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (1967), Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley (1967; d. 2002), singer/songwriter Tori Amos (1963), Tears For Fears singer Roland Orzabel (1961), Ratt bassist Juan Croucier (1959), Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid (1958), actor Colm Feore (1958), Grateful Dead singer Donna Jean Godchaux (1947), "Laverne and Shirley" actress Cindy Williams (1947), actress Valerie Harper (1940), "Brokeback Mountain" author Annie Proulx (1935), Sci-Fi writer Ray Bradbury (1920)...
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