Harold Pinter (1930 - 2008)
The sad news today was that Harold Pinter has died. His Nobel prize lecture from 2006 was a tour de force, and if you haven't seen it, you should really have a look at it. There are Spanish subtitles on this one, but it has the best image and sound quality.
Elsewhere: Guardian obit, NY Times obit. Interesting interview in The Guardian.