Glenn A. Larson

TV producer and writer Glen Larson, who was behind a string of hit series in the 1970s and '80s, including "Magnum, P.I.," "Knight Rider," "Quincy M.E." and the original "Battlestar Galactica," died Friday at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica. He was 77. The cause was complications related to esophageal cancer, said his son, James Larson.

Brie Larson

Brie Larson smiling on red carpet

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress and singer. She is known for her film roles in Sleepover, The Trouble with Bliss, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 21 Jump Street and Short Term 12. She is also known for her roles in TV such as United States of Tara and Community. Her album Finally Out of P.E. was released in October 2005 and her song "Hope Has Wings" was released as a music video on the Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus DVD. Larson was born in Sacramento, California.  Growing up, Larson's first language was French.

Jerry Lawson

Jerry Lawson

Born in 1940, Jerry Lawson pioneered home video gaming in the 1970s by helping create the Farichild Channel F, the first home video game system with interchangeable games. A New York native, Lawson is one of the few African-American engineers who worked in computing at the dawn of the video game era.