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Eddie Van Halen Legendary Rock Guitarist Passes at 65

Eddie Van Halen, Legendary Rock Guitarist Passes at 65

There are such few names as synonymous with rock n' roll than Eddie Van Halen. The legend who wowed audiences with his revolutionary tapping leading the band that bears his name, Van Halen, alongside brother Alex Van Halen over five decades, passed at the age of 65 after a long fight with cancer. Eddie's son […]

Game of Thrones Bond Avengers Star Diana Rigg Passes Away Age 82

Game of Thrones, Bond, Avengers Star Diana Rigg Passes Away, Age 82

Dame Diana Rigg, one of the most venerable presences on the stage and screen, has passed at the age of 82. With a career spanning eight decades, the actress starred in 70 projects throughout her career. Rigg remained culturally relevant from her first big break was on the hit 1960s British spy series The Avengers […]

Chadwick Boseman Black Panther Star Passes Away at 43

Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther Star, Passes Away at 43

In news that shocked the film industry, Chadwick Boseman, the rising star of Marvel Studio's Black Panther, passed away this evening. He was 43 years old. According to Deadline, the Washington Post and the Hollywood Reporter Boseman passed away from colon cancer. His family released a statement through his official Twitter feed: "It is with […]

Linda Manz Days of Heaven and Out of the Blue Star Passes Away

Linda Manz, Days of Heaven and Out of the Blue Star, Passes Away

Linda Manz, who starred as a teenager in Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven and Dennis Hopper's Out of the Blue, has passed away at age 58. Her family announced her passing on social media that she had succumbed to a long batter with cancer and pneumonia. Manz may not be a household name, but she […]

The Thing The Natural Cocoon Actor Wilford Brimley Dies at 85

The Thing, The Natural, Cocoon Actor Wilford Brimley Dies at 85

Wilford Brimley, one of the most durable character actors whose signature Midwestern charm and walrus mustache delighted audiences on film and television, passed at the age of 85 on August 1. His agent Lynda Bensky told the New York Times he'd suffering kidney issues in recent months. Brimley's career spanned six decades across science fiction […]

A Nightmare on Elm Street Actor John Saxon Passes at 83

A Nightmare on Elm Street Actor John Saxon Passes at 83

John Saxon, the actor, best known for his work in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise and Enter the Dragon passed at the age of 83, his wife Gloria Saxon confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The actor played Lt. Donald Thompson in the 1984-original directed by Wes Craven and the third film Dream Warriors by […]

Legendary TV Host Regis Philbin Has Passed Away at Age 88

Legendary TV Host Regis Philbin Has Passed Away at Age 88

Regis Philbin, the iconic Emmy award-winning host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Million Dollar Password, and Live! with Regis and Kathy Lee, which later became Live! with Regis and Kelly, died Saturday, July 25th, according to People. At this time, the cause of death is reported as a heart attack. The television personality […]

Jerry Maguire  From Dusk Till Dawn Actor Kelly Preston Dies at Age 57

Jerry Maguire, From Dusk Till Dawn Actor Kelly Preston Dies at Age 57

Kelly Preston, best known for her supporting work in Jerry Maguire (1998), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Mischief (1985), and Twins (1988), died at the age of 57 on July 13 from breast cancer. Her husband of 29 years, actor John Travolta confirmed her passing on Instagram. "It is with a very heavy heart that […]

Richard Sala Creator of Invisible Hands and Evil Eye Dies Aged 61

Richard Sala, Creator of Invisible Hands and Evil Eye, Dies Aged 61

Last night, American comic book publisher Fantagraphics Books announced the death of comic book creator, Richard Sala. A graphic novelist with work spanning decades, they posted to social media, "it is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend, the cartoonist Richard Sala, has passed away at the age of 61. […]

Scrubs Alum Comedic Actor Sam Lloyd Passes Away Age 56

Scrubs Alum, Comedic Actor Sam Lloyd Passes Away, Age 56

Sam Lloyd, best known for playing the self-deprecating sad-sack lawyer Ted Buckland on Scrubs, passed away at the age of 56 from cancer. As Sacred Heart's resident legal expert, Ted became an endearing character despite his continuous pratfalls and bad luck. Lloyd remained in the recurring role throughout the sitcom's nine seasons on NBC and […]

WWE: Hall of Fame Announcer Howard Finkel Passes Away

WWE: Hall of Fame Announcer Howard Finkel Passes Away

Howard Finkel, one of the most prominent legendary voices of professional wrestling for generations, passed at the age of 69. Affectionately known as "The Fink," the long-time ring announcer provided introductions to wrestlers since the days of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF). The New Jersey native made his debut for the company in 1977 […]

Actor Max von Sydow Passes at the Age of 90

Actor Max von Sydow Passes at the Age of 90

Swedish actor Max von Sydow, whose career spanned eight decades passed at the age of 90 on March 8th. Born Carl Adolf von Sydow in 1929, he was best known for his films with Ingmar Bergman. The actor made his debut in the Swedish film Only a Mother in 1949. Von Sydow had his breakout […]

Kirk Douglas Actor &#038 Hollywood Icon Passes Away Age 103

Kirk Douglas, Actor & Hollywood Icon, Passes Away, Age 103

One of Hollywood's most respected patriarchs and charismatic figures Kirk Douglas passed away on Wednesday at the age of 103. Married twice, Douglas gifted his passion for acting and love for the business to his sons Michael, Joel, Peter, and Eric Douglas. Michael shared news of his father's passing and offered a touching tribute on […]

Luke Perry Star of 90210 and Riverdale Dies at 52

Luke Perry, Star of '90210' and 'Riverdale', Dies at 52

Following a massive stroke last week, Luke Perry, tragically succumbed on Monday morning. Luke  had risen to fame as teen heartthrob Dylan McKay on the early Fox series Beverly Hills, 90210, but had gained a recent following on the CW series, Riverdale. Reps for Luke had expressed that medical staff at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank, had […]

The Legendary Carol Channing Passes at 97- Broadway Friends React

The Legendary Carol Channing Passes at 97- Broadway, Friends React

Carol Channing, whose signature voice propelled her to stardom on Broadway and Hollywood, died at the age of 97 at her home in Rancho Mirage, CA. Channing's best-known roles were in Hello Dolly! as Dolly Gallagher Levi and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes as Lorelei Lee. According to Channing's publicist B. Harlan Boll, she died of natural […]

Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer Mean Gene Okerlund

Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund

Beloved WWE announcer and Hall of Fame member "Mean" Gene Okerlund, created some wonderful memories for wrestling fans through his near five decades in the grappling world. WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76. https://t.co/DyPiEiVLoV — WWE (@WWE) […]


Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away at 69

Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away at 69

TMZ reported this morning that Margot Kidder, the actress who created the iconic cinematic version of Lois Lane alongside the late Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent/Superman, passed away at her home in Montana today at the age of 69. The news was initially released by representatives from the Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, MT. Kidder had been […]

Austin Powers Mini-Me Verne Troyer Dies at 49

Austin Powers' Mini-Me, Verne Troyer, Dies at 49

The world has lost another of its gifted comedians today with the announcement of the passing of Verne Troyer at the age of 49. He had nearly 60 credits to his acting career spanning more than two decades, but he is most frequently remembered for his role as Mini-Me from the Austin Powers films alongside […]

Frank Avruch Beloved Bozo the Clown Actor Dead at 89

Frank Avruch, Beloved Bozo the Clown Actor, Dead at 89

Radio and television fans around the world are in mourning this week with news that longtime media personality  Frank Avruch has passed away at age of 89. Having transitioned from radio to television over the course of his 40 years on the air, the Boston stalwart was best known for playing the iconic Bozo the […]