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Juanita Moore, Oscar Nominated Actress, Dies At Age 99
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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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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 …

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 …

James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith Tribute Planned
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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 …

Doink the Clown Dead – Cause Unknown
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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 …

Amy Winehouse: Did Bulimia Cause Her Death?

Amy Winehouse was mourned by many when she passed away nearly two years ago; the young singer had famously battled drugs and alcohol, and though it wasn’t exactly a secret, fans and family grieved the loss of such a bright …

Peter Banks Dies; Yes Guitarist was 65

Peter Banks, the original guitarist for the rock band Yes, has died at the age of 65. According to a BBC report, the English guitarist was found in his home on March 8, apparently dead from heart failure. Banks, along …

Willy Switkes Dies; Character Actor Was 83

Willy Switkes, a character actor who had minor roles on-screen in the 80s, has died at the age of 83. According to an Associated Press report, Switkes died of colon cancer on March 7, 2013 at a hospice in Rockville, …

Alvin Lee Dies; Guitarist Was 68
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Guitarist Alvin Lee, most famous for playing lead guitar and singing with the band Ten Years After, has died. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Lee died in Spain on Wednesday, March 6 due to complications from routine surgery. …

‘Paul Bearer’ Dies; Wrestling Star Was 58
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Paul Bearer, born as William Moody, has died at the age of 58. Though the cause of Bearer’s death is unknown, TMZ is reporting that he had suffered from health problems related to his obesity and gallbladder for years. Bearer …

Bobby Rogers Dies, Motown Singer Was 73

Soul singer Robert “Bobby” Rogers has died. The singer was a founding member of The Miracles, the first group signed to Motown Records. Reuters is reporting that Rogers had been sick for some time. He died at his home near …

Hefner’s Secretary Dies: Mary O’Connor Worked at the Playboy Mansion For Over 40 Years
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Mary O’Connor, the longtime secretary of Hugh Hefner, has died. Hefner is the publisher of the popular men’s magazine Playboy. O’Connor worked at the Playboy mansion for over 40 years. The specific cause of O’Connor’s death has not been released, …

Sugarfoot Bonner Dies: Ohio Players Frontman was 69
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Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, the frontman for the Ohio Players, has died at the age of 69. The Ohio Players were a funk and R&B band popular in the 70s. The band is most famous for its number-one hits “Love Rollercoaster” …

Stanley Karnow Dies: Vietnam Reporter Was 87

Stanley Karnow, a journalist most famous for covering the entirety of the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Karnow died in his sleep on January 27 at his home in Potomac, …

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies at Age 78
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U.S. General Herbert “Stormin’” Norman Schwarzkopf has died at age 78. Schwarzkopf served as the commander-in-chief of the U.S. Central Command, where he famously led coalition forces during the Gulf War. According to the New York Times, Schwarzkopf died in …

Ken Trickey Dies at 79, Former ORU Basketball Coach

Ken Trickey, former Oral Roberts University men’s basketball coach, has passed away at the age of 79. Trickey died on the morning of December 4 from complications of cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease. According to the obituary on his website, Trickey …

Zig Ziglar Dies at 86, the “King of Motivation”
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U.S. motivational speaker Zig Ziglar died today at the age of 86. The Associated Press cites Zigler’s executive assistant as stating he succumbed pneumonia in a hospital in Plano, Texas, where his company was based. Zigler, the self-styled “King of …

Larry Hagman Dies at 81, “Dallas” Star
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Since the late 1950s, we have all come to love the wide-brimmed, Stetson-wearing Texan Larry Hagman, mostly known for playing the villainous J.R. Ewing in Dallas (spanning from 1971-2012). Unfortunately, this talented star passed away this past Friday. Larry Hagman …