The entertainment world lost several legendary stars and a host of other men and women in 2005. Notables who died include Tonight Show host Johnny Carson, Dallas matriarch Barbara Bel Geddes, Little Rascals Tommy qButchq Bond and Gordon qPorkyq Lee, Star Trek stalwart James qScottyq Doohan, and John Paul II (who acted on stage and wrote several plays before becoming pope). The obituaries of these and other performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2005 can be found in this comprehensive reference work. Each entry provides the date, place and cause of death, along with a brief recap of the person's career and citations from major newspaper and periodical stories reporting the death. Filmographies are given for film and television performers, and many photographs are included. Volumes in this annual series are available dating back to 1994. A subscription plan is available for future issues.film, television, radio, theatre, dance, music, cartoons and pop culture Harris M. Lentz ... HONDA, MINAKO Japanese singer and actress Minako Honda died of acute myelocytic leukemia in a Tokyo hospital on November 6, 2005. ... the Fireworks (1997), Seizures (1998) , Something to Believe In (1998), The Omega Code (1999) , Town aamp; Country (2001), The Breed (2001), Blessed (2004), and Dearanbsp;...
|Title||:||Obituaries in the performing arts, 2005|
|Author||:||Harris M. Lentz|