Deaths of note from around the world:
Frank Prial, 82: Writer of the Wine Talk column in The New York Times, which introduced many Americans to the world of wine in the 1970s, when a new passion for fine food and drink was taking hold in the country. Died Tuesday in East Orange, N.J.
Leonardo Favio, 74: Film director, actor and singer who was one of Argentina’s most enduring cultural figures, and became known as “the Argentine James Dean;" his werewolf movie “The Nazarene Cross and the Wolf" was one of the country’s top grossing films. Died Monday in Buenos Aires.
The Rev. Robert Castle, 83: An outspoken Episcopal priest in Harlem who was the subject of his cousin Jonathan Demme’s acclaimed 1992 documentary, “Cousin Bobby," and who went on to a film acting career as a result. Died Oct. 27 at his home in Holland, Vt.