Garner is best remembered for his television roles despite his accomplished career in movies.
Acclaimed spy series developed a cult following for making gripping television out of agency bureaucracy.
As a partner of Gorbachev, Eduard A. Shevardnadze advanced reforms that led to Soviet state’s unraveling.
Explored social mores in “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” and cast actor against type for “Harry and Tonto.”
Former Georgetown professor was involved in creating So Other Might Eat, House of Ruth, Martha’s Table.
She brought a coy voice to covering society news in the 1970s and ’80s with her popular Ear feature.
The character actor, who was 98, also starred in “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” with Clint Eastwood.
Goffin teamed with his then-wife, Carole King, to write some of the biggest pop-rock hits of the 1960s.
He resigned in disgrace as head of Shin Bet after ordering a slaying and then trying to cover it up.
A dynamo of the San Diego Padres, he was one of the greatest hitters of all time.
Mr. Kasem, an advocate for humanitarian causes, also voiced Scooby-Doo’s sidekick, Shaggy.
Mr. Frühbeck de Burgos conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras.
In the Cold War program, hundreds of thousands of Western texts made their way into the Soviet Union.
He organized efforts to raise money for improved housing and health care.
He helped introduce readers to the Asian and Latino food scene and profiled Georgetown Cupcake.
He brought an extraordinary sense of timing and balance to the sport he dominated for much of the 1960s.
Mr. Jeffries, whose good looks won him fame in the 1930s as the “Bronze Buckaroo,” was thought to be 100.
He helped transform metropolitan and cultural coverage during his time at the paper.
Dr. Halperin helped shape laws dramatically expanding access to public education during the 1960s.
The 10-term Democrat was elected during the Watergate era and reversed his gun-control stance.
Adam Bernstein has spent his career putting the "post" in Washington Post, first as an obituary writer and then as editor. The American Society of Newspaper Editors recognized Bernstein’s ability to exhume “the small details and anecdotes that get at the essence of the person” and to write stories that are “complex yet stylish.” He was also featured in Marilyn Johnson's acclaimed book about the obit writing craft, "The Dead Beat."
Bernstein, a graduate of Columbia University’s journalism school, wrote the introduction to the 2004 Naval Institute Press reprint of "You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger," Roger Hall's best-selling comic memoir of his wartime experiences in the Office of Strategic Services. He gets no royalties but recommends the book anyway.