DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Anne Meara (aged 85)
American actress and comedian
Anne Meara (September 20, 1929 – May 23, 2015) was an American actress and comedian. Along with her husband Jerry Stiller, she was one-half of a prominent 1960s comedy team, Stiller and Meara. Their son is actor Ben Stiller. She also was featured on stage, in television, and in numerous films, and later she became a playwright.
DEATH:Meara died on May 23, 2015, at her home in Manhattan at the age of 85, having suffered multiple strokes.