All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘celebrity death’

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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