Recent necrology, November 2018

Some well-known people who have died recently.

  • William Goldman, 1931-2018 American novelist, playwright and screenwriter.
  • Stan Lee, 1922-2018 Legendary writer and creator of Marvel comics (Read Renee's tribute to Stan Lee: Excelsior!).
  • Peter Peryer, 1941-2018 NZ photographer, one of the first five inaugural laureates of the Arts Foundation of New Zealand.
  • Brian Priestley, 1926-2018 Christchurch journalist, media commentator and author.
  • Nicolas Roeg, 1928-2018 Film director whose dazzling style was best seen in The man who fell to earth.
  • Douglas Wright, 1956-2018 NZ dancer and choreographer.

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