• Frosty Freezeaka Wayne Frost(1963-2008) - Breakdancer who appears in Flashdance, Wild Style (as a member of the Rock Steady Crew, seen in the video above) and the documentaries Style Wars, The Freshest Kids and 5 Sides of a Coin. He died April 3 in New York City. (MSNBC)
  • Mollie Mae Gottschalck Barron (c.1921-2008) - Child actress who allegedly co-starred in a number of Our Gang and/or Little Rascals shorts. She died April 4 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. (AP)
  • Sandy Cobe(1928-2008) - International distribution executive who headed Intercontinental Releasing Corp., where he produced horror films Terror on Tour, Open House and To All a Good Night. He died February 20 in Los Angeles. (Variety)
  • Charlton Heston(1924-2008) - Oscar-winning actor who starred in Ben-Hur, The Ten Commandments, Touch of Evil, The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Greatest Show on Earth, Planet of the Apes and Beneath the Planet of the Apes, The Omega Man, Soylent Green, Earthquake, 55 Days at Peking and the 1972 adaptation of Antony and Cleopatra, which he co-scripted and directed. He also narrated the Oscar-nominated documentaries While I Run This Race and King: A Filmed Record ... Montgomery to Memphis and appears in the Oscar-winning documentary Bowling for Columbine. For details on his death, read Eric's full post here.
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