All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘celebrity death’

Rue McClanahan Is Still Dead: Did Lego Start the Rumor?

Rue McClanahan has been dead for five years. Somehow that was lost on some people. So they killed her again. Social media lit up yesterday with news that Rue McClanahan, famous for playing Blanche on The Golden Girls, had died. Facebook and Twitter both roiled with the news, as fans and saddened TV watchers posted tributes and spread the news. …

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Cindy Adams Reveals Joan Rivers’ Final Days

Last week the world lost yet another legendary comedian. Joan Rivers died on September 4 following complications from vocal chord surgery. As expected, celebrities and comedians took to social media, giving their condolences and sharing their fondest memories of Rivers. The flood of grief was heartfelt, though impersonal and probably a bit more maudlin than Rivers would have wanted. However, …

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Westboro Baptist Church Plans to Picket Robin Williams’s Funeral

Even though the plans for Robin Williams’s funeral haven’t be released, as the family wants a private service, the controversial Westboro Baptist Church has announced that the group will picket the beloved comedian’s funeral. This group is known for protesting funerals, including the funerals of Michael Jackson, Steve Jobs, as well as a number of military service members. The shocking …

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Oprah Winfrey Remembers Maya Angelou

Oprah Winfrey is one of millions mourning the loss of prolific author and poet, Maya Angelou. When news outlets began reporting Angelou’s death on Wednesday, May 28, many celebrities, public figures, dignitaries and fans took to social media with dedicatory posts about the I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author. The 60-year-old media proprietor also opted to share her thoughts. Winfrey released a heartfelt statement via …

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Christine Baranski’s Husband Dies

Actress Christine Baranski, known for her roles in television, musicals, and film, has lost her husband of 30 years, actor Matthew Cowles. Baranski is most recently known for her role of Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife, was also in Cybill, and is known for guest starring on The Big Bang Theory as Leonard’s mother, Beverly Hofstadter. Her husband, Matthew …

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Bob Hoskins Has Died Of Pneumonia

Fans of British actor Bob Hoskins were shocked and saddened by the news that he has in fact passed away. According to publicist Clair Dobbs, the 71-year-old died after being hospitalized following a bout with pneumonia. The surviving family members of Hoskins said in a statement that they “are devastated by the loss of [their] beloved Bob.” Hoskins will be …

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Archie Comic Books Shocker: Archie Dies?

There are no secrets on the internet, and now a major Archie Comics spoiler has made its way to the web. In the #36 issue of Life With Archie, beloved redhead Archie Andrews will be killed. The controversial comic issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 16. CNN got the exclusive as to the details surrounding Archie’s upcoming …

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James Gandolfini’s Final Film Releases Trailer [Video]

The late actor already had one major film released since his death in 2013, but James Gandolfini has yet another film to offer his fans. The film may even remind people of The Sopranos with him playing a former criminal. James Gandolfini had a heart attack, and died at the age of 51 on June 19, 2013. Months later, his …

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Brittany Murphy’s Final Film Releases First Trailer [Video]

It may come as a huge shock to people that have not heard yet, but Brittany Murphy has another film coming out. Murphy suffered her sudden death in 2009, but somehow she was a part of a film that was never able to be released. Brittany Murphy died in December of 2009, but it was recently revealed that she would …

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Kate O’Mara: British Actress of ‘Dynasty’ Dies at 74

British actress Kate O’Mara passed away Sunday at a nursing home in Sussex, England. Her agent, Phil Belfield, confirmed in a written statement that O’Mara died from an unspecified illness. “Kate O’Mara passed away peacefully today at a nursing home in Sussex after a short Illness,” he wrote. “She was a delight to know and an extraordinary woman and actress …

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‘Two Fat Ladies’ TV Star Clarissa Dickson Wright Dies at 66

The last TV personality of Britain’s Two Fat Ladies has passed away. At the age of 66 years old, Clarissa Dickson Wright died Saturday at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary. Her cause of death was said to be unknown. Born on June 14, 1947 as Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmeralda Dickson Wright, the TV star grew up in London. According to …

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Mick Jagger’s Fashion Designer Girlfriend, L’Wren Scott, Found Dead

L’Wren Scott, fashion designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger, was found dead in her Manhattan, New York apartment Monday around 10 a.m. Investigators say she hanged herself and did not leave a suicide note. They also concluded that there were no signs of foul play. Reports say that Scott sent a message to her assistant to come over and that’s when her …

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Cynthia Lynn of ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Dies at 76

Hogan’s Heroes star Cynthia Lynn died Monday night at the age of 76. She was one of the last living series’ regulars. Lynn suffered from hepatitis. According to her daughter Lisa Brando, she died from multiple organ failures while surrounded by friends and family. Brando posted about her mother’s death publicly via a message on her personal Facebook. Brando said …

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Joe McGinniss: Author of ‘Fatal Vision’ Passes Away at 71

Author Joe McGinniss passed away Monday afternoon after a two-year battle with prostate cancer. His attorney Dennis Holahan confirmed that he died while being treated at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was 71 years old. McGinniss has written 12 books in all, mostly well-known for their politically-related storytelling. One of those books is based on the 1968 campaign and …

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Sheila MacRae of ‘The Honeymooners’ Dies at 92

Actress and singer Sheila MacRae of the 1960s recreated version, The Honeymooners, died Thursday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. She was 92 years old. According to the New York Times, the actress was a featured performer in the sketches, which aired on CBS’ The Jackie Gleason Show. MacRae was best known for her staring role as Alice Kramden, …

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Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra Dies at 85

The wife of New York Yankees’ 88-year-old legendary catcher, Yogi Berra, has died. Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra passed away Thursday night at Crane’s Mill Assisted Living Facility in West Caldwell, N.J. Sources say that Carmen had dealt with complications from a stroke prior to her death. The director of the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Fall, N.J., announced and confirmed …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman: Death Ruled Accidental

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death was confirmed by New York medical officials to have been entirely accidental. Hoffman, whose body was found on February 2nd in his Manhattan apartment, had unintentionally overdosed on a deadly mixture of drugs. The 46-year-old actor was found with a shocking state, with a needle still in his arm and drugs near his body. The police …

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Garrick Utley: Former NBC TV Correspondent Dies at 74

One of the most legendary broadcast news correspondents has passed away from prostate cancer. Garrick Utley was 74-years-old when he died in his New York home Thursday night.  He’s been battling the illness for two years. In a very extensive interview, Utley’s wife Gertje, 40, described to CNN News some of his most memorable moments as a traditional journalist. “He …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman And The Reality Of Addiction

Philip Seymour Hoffman will be remembered as a talented actor who was loved as respected for his craft, and who will leave behind devastated family and friends. The 46-year old actor was found yesterday in his Manhattan apartment, and it is now being reported that he died of a drug overdose. Law enforcement sources claim that he was found on …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Mourned by Hollywood

Hollywood was devastated today when Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment from a heroin overdose. The Oscar-wining actor was beloved for his intense character portrayals in dramatic films such as “Capote,” “Doubt,” and “The Master.” Immediately following the tragic news, many of Hollywood’s best shared their grievances on Twitter, offering their condolences and acknowledging Hoffman’s …

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Russell Johnson, Gilligan’s Island Actor, Dies At Age 89

Russell Johnson, the actor who will always be remembered for his significant role as “The Professor” on Gilligan’s Island, has died at the age of 89. He died on Thursday, January 16th. The veteran actor had appeared in a handful of western and science fiction films before starring in the 1960s sitcom that made him famous. The news of his …

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Alicia Rhett, Film Actress, Dies At Age 98

Another member of the Hollywood community has been hit with the recent death of Alicia Rhett. She never achieved the popularity that most people of her time did, but she received minor stardom due to one role in particular, in the classic Gone With The Wind. Rhett will always be known for her role in the classic Gone With The …

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Juanita Moore, Oscar Nominated Actress, Dies At Age 99

Juanita Moore may not have gained the fame that other actresses of her time did, but she was an actress that appeared in several films, and even earned an Oscar nomination. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Imitation of Life. She died in her home in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The news was reported by …

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Tracey Ullman’s Husband, Allan McKeown, Dies At 67

Tracey Ullman’s husband has had a tough battle with cancer, and after years of fighting, he has died at the age of 67. Allan McKeown was a producer, and before that, worked as a hairdresser. The celebrity couple had been married for 30 years, and had worked together before on multiple projects that starred Tracey Ullman. After a long marriage …

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Jeffrey Ian Pollack, Film Director, Dies At Age 54

A younger presence in the film industry was taken from the world recently, and while most people might not recognize his name, his work might sound a bit more familiar. Jeffrey Ian Pollack died at the age of 54, and was a presence in African American cinema in the early 90s, but has not been seen much seen since then. …

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Olivia de Havilland Mourns The Loss Of Her Sister, Joan Fontaine

Olivia de Havilland and her sister, Joan Fontaine, were both incredibly popular and well-received actresses during their time in the era of classic Hollywood. However, the two of them had a lifelong feud and were very competitive with one another. Their lifelong feud as acting sisters ended over the weekend, when Joan Fontaine passed away in her home in Carmel, …

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Vin Diesel Visits With Paul Walker’s Family For Support

Everyone involved with the Fast And Furious movies have been mourning Paul Walker over the past week, and getting through it in different ways. As the 7th film was currently in production and the cast has all been together for such a long time, it has been very hard on the cast. Vin Diesel was especially hurt by the death …

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Dwayne Johnson Mourns Paul Walker, They Bonded Over Fatherhood

As everyone is probably aware of by now, Paul Walker died on Sunday. As is the case when a celebrity like that suffers a tragic death, many fans have been mourning, as well as all of his co-stars in the Fast And Furious series, who have spoken out about how good of a friend he was. Dwayne Johnson is the …

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James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith Tribute Planned

America saw quite a few celebrity deaths in 2013, and a few of them will be honored in a special tribute during the 2013 Emmys. James Gandolfini and Cory Monteith are two of the five individuals who will receive the special memorial. From the Emmy Awards website: This year’s Emmy Awards will feature the traditional In Memoriam segment that has …

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Doink the Clown Dead – Cause Unknown

From 1992 to 1996, Matt Osborne put on the white makeup, the green wig, and one of the most recognizable sets of wrestling tights you’ll ever lay eyes on. He plied his trade in the World Wrestling Federation (predecessor to the WWE) as Doink the Clown. He started out just working the crowd ringside, not actually jumping in the ring …

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