"People come up and play entire scenes for me unsolicited, but I got to laugh. How lucky can a person get to be part of something that is a classic? "Adam West was a joy to work with, and the kind of guy you always wanted to be around.
His positivity, good nature, and sense of fun were undeniable, and it was always a big jolt of the best kind of energy when he walked in to record the show.
The Prague Spring reforms were a strong attempt by Dubček to grant additional rights to the citizens of Czechoslovakia in an act of partial decentralization of the economy and democratization.
The freedoms granted included a loosening of restrictions on the media, speech and travel.
Here, Demme works on the "Silence of the Lambs" set with actor Anthony Hopkins in 1991.
Demme's other films include "Philadelphia," "Married to the Mob" and a remake of "The Manchurian Candidate."Actress Erin Moran, best known as kid sister Joanie Cunningham on the TV show "Happy Days," was found dead on April 22. Moran likely died from complications of Stage 4 cancer, officials said.
In a signature role, West played Bruce Wayne and his alter ego, the crime-fighting, costumed Batman, a popular comics character who came to life on the ABC-TV series. Tittle made the Pro Bowl seven times over his 17-year career, and he was the NFL's MVP in 1963.
The show, with a catchy -- some might say aggravating -- theme song, earned a cult following. Country music legend Mel Tillis died early on November 19, according to a statement from his publicist. Tillis was a prolific singer-songwriter who penned more than 1,000 songs and recorded more than 60 albums in a career that spanned six decades. In this photo, Tittle squats on the field after being hit hard during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1964.
Breslin's death was reported by his longtime employer, the New York Daily News. Berry wrote and recorded the rock standards "Johnny B. Actor Bill Paxton, whose extensive career included films such as "Twister," "Aliens" and "Titanic," died February 26, according to a representative for his family. Paxton died "due to complications from surgery," a statement said.
Actor Martin Landau, who starred in the 1960s television show "Mission Impossible" and won an Oscar for playing Bela Lugosi in the movie "Ed Wood," died July 15 following "unexpected complications during a short hospitalization," his publicist Dick Guttman said. Frank Deford, a renowned sportswriter and commentator, died May 28 at the age of 78.
Here, Deford holds the final front page of The National Sports Daily when it folded in 1991.
Wade, died February 18, a priest close to her family said in a statement. In this photo from 1989, Mc Corvey is on the left holding hands with attorney Gloria Allred. Wade was the 1973 case that established a constitutional right to abortion.
Mc Corvey once supported the pro-choice movement but switched sides in 1995.