July deaths 2011
In July we lost many beloved figures, including Barbie's father, a guitar innovator and the oldest rock critic.
Although she claimed that Hollywood never beckoned, this British actress maintained a successful 50-year career.
Scott was a world-famous rock 'n' roll critic who wrote for her hometown newspaper . She earned this title.
Von Habsburg was the last crown prince of this fallen empire. He subsequently headed one of Europe's most powerful groups
Twombly was a famous painter with a unique style (how so?). Notably, he won this Japanese award.
Tootoosis was a prolific Canadian actor (his credits) who championed aboriginal culture (his activist work). He followed in his father's footsteps.
A history professor, Roszak was known for his influential 1968 book "The Making of a Counter Culture". He introduced a new term for a social movement.
Williams was a longtime baseball player and manager. What attitude did he provoke?
Betty Ford, the wife of President Gerald Ford, set new precedents for first ladies. She was devoted to these causes.
Blossom had memorable roles in "The Great Gatsby" alongside Robert Redford, "Home Alone" ,"Slaughterhouse Five" and "Northern Exposure."
Grill was the lead singer of the Grass Roots and its longest-serving member . The band charted many hit singles.
Schwartz was the producer and creator of "Gilligan's Island" and "The Brady Bunch".
Withers was born on one continent , rose to fame on another and resided on a third . She was best known for her role in an Alfred Hitchcock film.
Freud was a significant British artist whose compositions display psychological insight.
Handler co-founded Mattel and is known as the father of Barbie.
Aldredge was an enduring actor in all mediums . He is best known for his role in a TV drama
Winehouse debuted as a young R&B sensation. Her second album, "Back to Black," brought her international fame and Grammy Awards, amid her battles with drug and alcohol addiction .
Shalikashvili was a U.S. Army general who became the chief military officer of the U.S. armed forces.
Following his international work, Spradlin had an illustrious acting career. He often played the villain, like in "Tank"and "The Lords of Discipline" .
Arroyo was a legendary Caribbean musician. He creatively mixed music (which types?) and earned this nickname.
Peek was an accomplished musician and a member of the band America. He transitioned to Christian music with a big hit
Mackey was a professional football player who redeemed a key play in Super Bowl V