TV/RADIO 2007 1/9 Yvonne DeCarlo, 84 - Lily Munster on “The Munsters” (1964-66) & ‘The Munsters Revenge’ (1981

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1/16

Ron Carey, 71 - Officer Levitt on “Barney Miller” (1976-82)

1/31

Sidney Sheldon, 89 - Creator of “The Patty Duke Show” (1963-66), “I Dream of Jeannie”(1965-70) and “Hart to Hart” (1979-84) - Wrote almost every episode of ‘Duke’ and ‘Jeannie’

3/8

John Inman, 71, Hepatitis A - Mr. Humphries on “Are You Being Served?”, 1972-85

3/10

Richard Jeni, 45, gunshot wound to the face - “Platypus Man” (1995); stand-up specials for HBO

4/11

Roscoe Lee Brown, 81 - Saunders on “Soap”, 1980-81 - voice of Kingpin on “Spider-Man”, 1995-98

4/29

Dabbs Greer, 90 - Rev. Alden on “Little House on the Prairie” (1974-84) - Rev. Novotny on “Picket Fences” (1992-96)

5/1

Tom Poston, 85 - regular on “The Steve Allen Show”, 1956-60 - regular panelist on “To Tell the Truth”, 1958-68 - Mr. Bickley on “Mork & Mindy”, 1979-82 - George Utley on “Newhart”, 1982-90

5/25

Charles Nelson Reilly, 76, complications from pneumonia - “Match Game” and “Hollywood Squares” regular - 95 appearances on “The Tonight Show” - Tony-award winner and 3-time nominee

8/3

Jimmy Callahan, 76 - Walter Powell on “Charles in Charge” (1987-90)

8/12

Merv Griffin, 82, prostate cancer - host of “The Merv Griffin Show” (1962-86) for which he won 4 Daytime Emmy awards and the Emmy Lifetime Achievement award - creator/producer of “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune”, the most successful syndicated game shows in television history

8/28

Miyoshi Umeki, 78 - Mrs. Livingston on “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father”, 1969-72 - 1st Asian performer to win an Oscar, for ‘Sayonara’

9/6

Percy Rodriguez, 83 - Commodore Stone on the “Court Martial” episode of ‘Star Trek’

9/15

Brett Somers, 83, stomach & colon cancer - recurring role as Oscar’s ex-wife, Blanche, on “The Odd Couple” (1971-73) - real life role as Jack Klugman’s wife, 1956-74 - regular panelist on “Match Game”, 1973-82

9/21

Alice Ghostley, 81 - Esmeralda on “Bewitched”, 1969-72 - Bernice on “Designing Women”, 1987-92

9/26

Velma Wayne Dawson, 95 - puppeteer and creator of the Howdy Doody puppet

10/9

Carol Bruce, 87 - ‘Mama’ Carlson on “WKRP in Cincinnat”, 1979-82

10/14

Sigrid Valdis, 72, lung cancer - Hilda on “Hogan’s Heroes”, 1965-71 - Wife of Bob Crane, 1970-78

10/18

Joey Bishop, 89 - host of “The Joey Bishop Show”, 1961-65, which launched the career of Regis Philbin - member of Sinatra’s ‘Rat Pack’

11/15

Joe Nuxhall, 79 - beloved Cincinnati Reds broadcaster for 40 years, 31 of them with Hall of Famer Marty Brennaman - Cincinnati icon and fixture of local commercial endorsements - As a Reds pitcher at age 15 was the youngest person to ever play in the MLB.

11/19

Dick Wilson, 91 - “Mr. Whipple” of the Charmin commercials, who spent over twenty years admonishing customer to “Please don’t squeeze the Charmin”

11/22

Verity Lambert, 71 - original producer of “Doctor Who” (1963-65)

11/26

Mel Tolkin, 94 - writer for “Your Show of Shows”/”Caesar’s Hour”, 195057 - story editor/writer for “All in the Family”

12/5

Joe Brooks, 83 - Trooper Vanderbilt on “F-Troop”, 1965-67

12/8

Roger M. King, 63, stroke - Chairman of the syndication programming giant King World, founded by his father; distributing “Oprah”, “Dr. Phil”, “Wheel of Fortune”, “Jeopardy” and other top shows

12/31

Bill Idelson - Emmy-nominated writer for “The Andy Griffith Show”, “M*A*S*H” and many others - Actor – best-known for his recurring role as Sally’s boyfriend, Herman Glimscher, on “The Dick Van Dyke Show”