Deaths (Obituaries)

Jerry Lewis, Mercurial Comedian and Filmmaker, Dies at 91

Mr. Lewis rose to fame as Dean Martin’s comedy partner but went on to a major solo career with films like “The Bellboy” and “The Nutty Professor.”

Stuart J. Thompson, Award-Winning Broadway Producer, Dies at 62

Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.

Stuart J. Thompson, Award-Winning Broadway Producer, Dies at 62

Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.

Jo Walker-Meador, 93, Dies; Raised Country Music’s Profile

Mrs. Walker-Meador was the first employee of the Country Music Association and its longtime executive director.

Bruce Forsyth, 89, Cheeky Fixture of British TV, Is Dead

Known for his toothy smile and crowd-pleasing charm, Mr. Forsyth was recognized by Guinness World Records as the male entertainer with the longest TV career.

Paul Oliver, Pre-eminent Authority on the Blues, Dies at 90

The author of “The Story of the Blues” and other books, he was a respected British architectural historian better known for his sideline as a student of black music.

Joseph Bologna, Onscreen Tough Guy With a Sense of Humor, Dies at 82

Mr. Bologna couldn’t seem to resist writing and playing sensitive male characters in films like “Lovers and Other Strangers” and “Made for Each Other.”

Joseph Bologna, Onscreen Tough Guy With a Sense of Humor, Dies at 82

Mr. Bologna couldn’t seem to resist writing and playing sensitive male characters in films like “Lovers and Other Strangers” and “Made for Each Other.”

Arlene Gottfried, Photographer Who Found the Extraordinary in the Ordinary, Dies at 66

She roamed the streets of New York, camera in hand, finding opportunity at every corner.

Alan Peckolick, a Leading Logo Designer, Dies at 76

GM, Revlon and Mercedes-Benz were just some of Mr. Peckolick’s clients. Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” was another.

Ty Hardin, Star of ‘Bronco’ Western, Dies at 87

In the late 1950s and early ’60s, Mr. Hardin made a name for himself in a TV landscape full of gunslinging heroes.

Robert Hardy, British Actor Who Played Churchill Often, Dies at 91

He became a familiar face to a new generation of fans when he was cast, in his late 70s, as Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter films.