Tributes paid to RSC 'icon' Alan Howard, who has died aged 77

The actor was known for his kingly portrayals and distinctive voice

Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82

The star of The Omen was described by Samuel Beckett as 'the perfect actress'

Actress Rebekah Gibbs dies aged 41
By Editorial Staff

The Casualty star was described as a 'dazzling light' by her agent

Actor Kenny Ireland dies aged 68

The former artistic director of the Royal Lyceum, best known for his role in TV comedy Benidorm, has passed away

Popular comic actress Dora Bryan dies aged 91

Bryan's many credits spanned classics on stage and screen

Michael Coveney: 'Sam Kelly was an actor of great technique and comic, Dickensian flourish'

Our chief critic pays tribute to the late actor, who died on Saturday aged 70

Obituary: Peter O'Toole was the genuine article

Our chief critic pays tribute to a giant of stage and screen, who has died aged 81