Arbus' cause of death was related to complications of congestive heart failure. "At 95, doctors didn't want to do surgery and Allan didn't want it at all," wife Mariclare Costello Arbus told Reuters. "He just slowed down. He just got weaker and weaker and was at home with his daughter and me."
Arbus also appeared in shows like "Matlock," "Law & Order," "Mad About You," "NYPD Blue" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
Before becoming an actor, the New York native owned a successful photography studio with his late ex-wife, Diane Arbus, who was a fashion photographer who gained critical acclaim for her portraits of ordinary people. Allan and Diane separated in 1959 and divorced 10 years later. Diane committed suicide in 1971.
Allan is survived by Costello and his three daughters; Arin, Amy and Doon.
Christina "Chrissy" Amphlett, lead singer of the Australian rock band the Divinyls, died at her home in New York on Sunday. Amphlett, who skyrocketed to international fame with the hit “I Touch Myself,” had been battling multiple sclerosis since 2007 and breast cancer since 2010. She was 53.statement, saying, "Chrissy's light burns so very brightly. Hers was a life of passion and creativity; she always lived it to the fullest… With her force of character and vocal strength she paved the way for strong, sexy, outspoken women."
Actor Richard LeParmentier, known for his portrayal of Admiral Motti in “Star Wars,” died on Tuesday. He was 66.
The world seems a little less funny today. Veteran comic actor Jonathan Winters, best known for his quick-witted improvisation, has died. He was 87.
Tragedy struck reality television earlier this month with the news that “Buckwild” star Shain Gandee, 21, died in a truck accident. Gandee's sudden passing shook the TV world as the latest loss in unscripted programming.
Remembering Shain and others, here's a look back at reality stars gone too soon.
“Buckwild” has reportedly been cancelled by MTV in the wake of Shain Gandee’s tragic death earlier this month. A formal announcement is expected Wednesday morning.Hollywood Reporter, MTV had temporarily suspended filming and ultimately decided to cancel the production, in some ways acknowledging that Shain was the series' breakout star.