The Bronx-born manager helped steer the comedy careers of Jerry Seinfeld, Andy Kaufman, Carl Reiner and many others.
The entrepreneur, who has died at age 96, led Capital Cities, acquired ABC and later sold the business to Disney.
The retired executive, who died at age 82, grew up on a farm and worked in the steel and movie industries before moving into telecom.
Miles Coon, who has died at age 84, turned his passion for poetry into a career after a earning degree at Sarah Lawrence.
The actor, who played real-life mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas,” died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming a new movie.
Gerald Corrigan was president of the New York Fed from 1985 to 1993 and played a central role organizing the Fed’s response to a 1987 stock-market crash.
The co-founder of the medical-device maker, who has died at age 80, foresaw huge growth in less-invasive procedures.
The Detroit-born executive, who has died at age 96, took humor seriously as a marketing tool and later served as chairman of Campbell Soup.
The American film star had a decadeslong career, with his first major role being in Clint Eastwood’s 1979 hit “Escape from Alcatraz.”
The cable executive, who has died at age 72, also wrote pop songs and shared a stage with Carly Simon.
The second president of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of Abu Dhabi shunned the limelight even as he oversaw his country’s remarkable transformation.
U.S. civil servant, who has died at age 74, won praise from Democrats and Republicans.
The former insurance salesman, who has died at age 88, transformed anonymous anglers into television stars.
The acclaimed artist and writer was best known for his work on “The New Teen Titans,” “Wonder Woman” and “Crisis on Infinite Earths.”
Cardiologist, who has died at age 89, defied doubters and persisted with early work on an implantable defibrillator.
The entrepreneur, who has died at age 92, also studied photography under Ansel Adams before finding his vocation in vineyards.
George D. Gould, who has died at 94, also served in the Reagan administration and oversaw efforts to deal with insolvent S&Ls.
Geraldine Weiss, who has died at age 96, told newsletter subscribers that earnings can be fudged but cash payouts don’t lie.
Umang Gupta, who has died at age 72, led pioneering companies providing tools for the early days of personal computing and the internet.
Richard J. Franke, who has died at age 90, specialized in tax-exempt securities as CEO of Nuveen and founded a humanities festival in Chicago.