• Steve Gerber(1947-2008) - Comic book writer who created Howard the Duck, a Marvel title which producer George Lucas adapted into an infamous 1986 movie. He also created the character Man-Thing, who received his own movie in 2005. He died of complications from pulmonary fibrosis February 10. (Comic Book Resources)
  • Phyllis Barnhart(1922-2008) - Cel painter for the animated film The Secret of NIMH. She died February 6 in Salt Lake City. (IMDb)
  • Freddie Bell(1931-2008) - Singer for Frankie Bell and the Bellboys. He and his band appear in Rock Around the Clock, Rumble on the Docks and Get Yourself a College Girl. He died of complications from cancer February 10, in Las Vegas. (AP)
  • Robert DoQui(1934-2008) - Actor who played "Sgt. Warren Reed" in all three RoboCop films. He also co-starred in Coffy and Robert Altman's Nashville, Short Cuts and Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson. He died February 9 in Los Angeles. (Variety)
  • David Groh(1941-2008) - Actor best known for his TV work, especially his starring role on the sitcom Rhoda, who appears in the movies The Stoned Age, Most Wanted, Blowback and Get Shorty. He died of kidney cancer February 12, in Los Angeles. (Variety)
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