The French actress and singer’s career of sophisticated film roles spanned eight decades and indelible incarnations as ingénue, coquette, femme fatale and grande dame.
Dr. Kathleen Mogul, pioneering psychiatrist in women’s mental health, dies at 89
Dr. Kathleen Mogul was a pioneering psychiatrist in women’s mental health.
Marian Cannon Schlesinger, 105; offered wisdom about feminism, creativity, and life
Mrs. Schlesinger had a front row seat during the Kennedy administration — and sometimes history happened in her household.
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Mr. Dotrice was known for his role as Leopold Mozart in “Amadeus.”
Mr. Lombardy was one of the most talented and promising chess players of his generation, but all but gave up the game.
Mr. Wilbur, a former US poet laureate, won a pair of Pulitzers.
Mr. Argent’s creations — a giant panda and a jumbo rabbit among them — have popped up in cities around the globe.
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Vincent La Selva, 88, dauntless founder of a people’s opera troupe
Mr. La Selva exuberantly weathered thunderstorms, flimsy sets, crackling audio, frayed costumes, and sometimes inexpert performers at the New York Grand Opera.
Terry Downes, 81, middleweight champion and Britain’s pride
Nicknamed the Paddington Express, he became wealthy outside the ring by investing in legal betting shops and later did a bit of acting.
Sima Wali, exiled champion of Afghan women, dies at 66
Ms. Wali fled her native Afghanistan before the 1979 Soviet invasion and devoted the rest of her life to aiding the women who remained behind.
John Nesta, 72, Gloucester artist ‘in love with my next painting’
Mr. Nesta, a Revere native, was part of the Rocky Neck Art Colony.
Michel Jouvet, who unlocked REM sleep’s secrets, dies at 91
Dr. Jouvet was a researcher at the University of Lyon in France before he turned his attention to REM in the late 1950s.
David Patterson Sr., 94, helped crack Japanese code in World War II
Mr. Patterson and others used the Navajo language to outsmart the Japanese.
Jimmy Beaumont, co-writer of ‘Since I Don’t Have You’; at 76
Mr. Beaumont was the lead singer of the doo-wop group the Skyliners.
Grady Tate, prolific jazz drummer turned vocalist, dies at 85
Mr. Tate, who was known for his work with Peggy Lee, Quincy Jones, Ella Fitzgerald and many others and whose warm baritone led to a second career as a singer, died Sunday.
Jim Landis, defensive star for pennant-winning White Sox, dies at 83
The defensive skills of the speedy center fielder had been compared to those of Willie Mays.
Nora Johnson, author of ‘The World of Henry Orient,’ dies at 84
The novelist and memoirist also worked with her screenwriter father, Nunnally Johnson.
Dr. Paul Dratch, longtime Mount Auburn radiologist with a gift for humor, dies at 78
“How could one person embody so much zest for life, humor, knowledge, and compassion?” a former colleague said of Dratch, the father of actress Rachel Dratch.
Bob Schiller, veteran ‘I Love Lucy’ writer, dies at 98
Bob Schiller was a comedy writer whose credits reach back to TV’s infancy.
Murphy Albert Lewis, former music director for the Boston Public Schools, dies at 69
Murphy Lewis formerly was music director for the Boston Public Schools.
Liam Cosgrave, 97, an Irish premier who helped end violence
The dogged former prime minister’s aversion to political instability helped break his country’s cycle of violence.
Armando Calderon Sol, who led El Salvador after war, dies at 69
Armando Calderón Sol was the first president elected in El Salvador after 12 years of civil war.
Y.A. Tittle, 90, resilient quarterback who led Giants to 3 NFL title games
Mr. Tittle won a Most Valuable Player award and was selected to seven Pro Bowls.
Bina Cady Kiyonaga, 92; wrote memoir of being a CIA wife
Mrs. Kiyonaga was the widow of a Cold War spy whose deathbed request was that she go public with details of his career and their clandestine life together.
Joseph Schmitt, 101, spacesuit technician for early astronauts
Mr. Schmitt was often the last person to have face-to-face contact with astronauts before they shot skyward on their historic missions.
Thomas Derrah, 64, award-winning stage actor
Mr. Derrah was iconic in Boston-area theater for his chameleon-like ability to melt into dozens of roles.
Walter ‘Bunny’ Sigler, 76; helped create 1970s Philly Sound
Mr. Sigler helped develop a genre that blended soul, funk, and big band styles and cemented the city in the country’s musical landscape.
Tom Alter, 67, blue-eyed star of Bollywood films
Mr. Alter, an Indian-born character actor of American descent, spent his career playing Westerners in the films.
Vladimir Voevodsky, 51, dropout turned revolutionary mathematician
Mr. Voevodsky flunked out of college out of boredom before emerging as one of the most brilliant and revolutionary mathematicians of his generation.
Ralphie May, 45, brash comedian known for comedy specials
Mr. May reached a whole new level of exposure in 2003 as a contestant on Season 1 of “Last Comic Standing.”
Dr. Sonia Nevis, 90; Gestalt psychologist founded center in Wellfleet
Over the decades, Dr. Nevis taught and mentored thousands of psychology professionals, managers, and business leaders.
Anne Wiazemsky, 70; author, film star, and wife of Jean-Luc Godard
Ms. Wiazemsky appeared in seven films directed by her husband.
Donald Malarkey, 96; portrayed in HBO’s ‘Band of Brothers’
Mr. Malarkey was awarded the Bronze Star after parachuting behind enemy lines at Normandy to destroy German artillery.
Dazzling basketball great Connie Hawkins dies at 75
Mr. Hawkins was a dazzling schoolyard legend who soared and swooped his way to the Hall of Fame.
CeDell Davis, 91, bluesman who played guitar with a knife
Mr. Davis spent decades performing around the South before a broader audience got a chance to hear his electrified rural blues in the 1980s.
Paul S. Otellini, 66, led Intel through chipmaking expansion
Mr. Otellini expanded Intel’s commanding chipmaking business but failed to build a company franchise in mobile phones.
Tom Paley, 89; helped spur folk revival with New Lost City Ramblers
He was a founding member of a group that influenced Bob Dylan and the Greatful Dead.
Bishop Hessie Lee Harris, died at 73; pastor led efforts to curb smoking in African-American community
Bishop Hessie Lee Harris had led efforts to address smoking as a health issue among African-Americans in Greater Boston.
Kurdish leader Talabani, onetime hope for Iraqi unity, dies
As he stepped into office in 2005 to become Iraq’s first Kurdish president, Jalal Talabani was a leader in what was supposed to be a new Iraq, freed two years earlier from the rule of Saddam Hussein.
Arthur Janov, 93, ‘Primal Scream’ therapist
Mr. Janov‘s technique had celebrities screaming to release their childhood traumas and spawned a best-selling book.
Tom Petty, 66; Hall of Fame singer became rock mainstay in 1970s
A major hitmaker for four decades, Mr. Petty wrote songs including ‘‘Free Fallin’,’’ ‘‘I Won’t Back Down,’’ and ‘‘American Girl.’’
Dave Strader, 62, esteemed hockey broadcaster
Mr. Strader, known affectionately as ‘‘The Voice,’’ received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award from the Hockey Hall of Fame this year.
Jon Breen, 81, editor who moderated famous Reagan-Bush debate
Mr. Breen was just doing his job when he tried to silence Ronald Reagan, who later that year would be elected president.
S.I. Newhouse Jr., 89, media titan who ran Conde Nast
Mr. Newhouse’s magazines helped set the nation’s tastes, reached millions of aspirational readers, and appealed to upscale advertisers.
Albert Innaurato, 70, playwright who lit up Broadway
Mr. Innaurato’s “Gemini’’ ran on Broadway for more than four years.
Joseph A. Pagliuca, 92, retired chemical company executive
Mr. Pagliuca met people throughout the world in his lengthy career as a chemical engineer and executive.
Reggie Lavong, 84, smooth-voiced DJ
The velvet-voiced radio personality played rhythm and blues and more in the 1960s on WWRL-AM in New York.
Monty Hall, cocreator and host of ‘Let’s Make a Deal,’ dies at 96
Mr. Hall helped make the game show a pop-culture phenomenon.
Lady Lucan, 80, widow of killer Lord Lucan
The British aristocrat survived a vicious 1974 attack by her husband that sparked a decades-long mystery.