"True Blood" actor Nelsan Ellis died July 8, 2017, HBO confirmed.
He was taken to UCLA Medical Center, but could not be revived, Dimitriades said.Actor John Heard, whose lengthy career spanned film and television, has died, aged 72, in Palo Alto, California.TMZ reports that Heard underwent back surgery on July 19.The Oscar-winning actor starred in the 1994 film "Ed Wood" and in the 1960s television series "Mission: Impossible." Landau started his career as a 17-year-old cartoonist at the New York Daily News.He graduated from Brooklyn's James Madison High School with the Class of 1946. Romero, director of the 1968 horror film "Night of the Living Dead," died July 16, 2017, according to his manager, Chris Roe. According to Roe, Romero died after battling lung cancer. Romero passed away on Sunday, July 16, listening to the score of 'The Quiet Man,' one of his all-time favorite films, with his wife, Suzanne Desrocher Romero, and daughter, Tina Romero at his side," Roe's statement to Deadline read.