Owen Wilson, Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson, television pioneer and father of Owen, Luke and Andrew Wilson, passed away on Friday, May 5. He was 75. The news broke via KERA, which is a radio station Wilson "built from the ground up." The Dallas PBS station noted that he died after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. RELATED: Owen Wilson opens up about his father’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease...
Miracle movie
Actor Michael Mantenuto best known for his role as Jack O'Callahan in Disney's Miracle was found dead in his car on Monday, April 24, due to an apparent suicide. He was 35. Embed from Getty Images The King County medical examiner's office told People that he was found Monday afternoon. His death was ruled a suicide after he was found having sustained...
Jonathan Demme
Award-winning director, Jonathan Demme, behind such mega hits including The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, has died. He was 73. Variety reported the news of his death which came from his publicist, who said Demme died on Wednesday morning in New York City. IndieWire noted that the filmmaker passed away from esophageal cancer and complications of heart disease. In addition to his classics of The Silence of the...
Erin Moran
Erin Moran, the actress who was best known for her portrayal of Joanie Cunningham in the ‘70s series Happy Days, has passed away at age 56. TMZ reported authorities were alerted on Saturday, April 22 of an “unresponsive female.” When EMT’s arrived on the scene, they discovered Moran’s body. Moran played the younger sister of Richie Cunngham, played by director Ron...
Cuba Gooding Sr., Cuba Gooding Jr.
The father of actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was found dead in his car on Thursday, April 20. He was 72. KABC reported that Cuba Gooding Sr., who was the lead singer of The Main Ingredient and known for the '70s hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," was found slumped over and unresponsive in his 2012 silver Jaguar just before 1 p.m. Paramedics rushed...
aaron hernandez
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez killed himself this morning in jail. Hernandez was famous for two things - his career as New England Patriots tight end and serving a life sentence for the 2013 shooting of Odin Lloyd. RELATED: Aaron Hernandez double murder trial delayed as he sports what could be a gang tattoo According to the Associated Press, prison guards found...
Charlie Murphy, Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy's brother, Charlie Murphy, who was also a comedian, has passed away after battling leukemia. He was 57. TMZ noted that his manager said Charlie had been going through chemotherapy and died in a New York City hospital on Wednesday. The media outlet also reported that sources have said the Murphy family is so saddened and surprised by his death because they...
David Letterman's mom, Dorothy Mengering
David Letterman’s mom, who fans remember from her appearances on his long-running late night talk show, has passed away. She was 95. The Associated Press noted that Dorothy Mengering's death was confirmed by Letterman's publicist, Tom Keaney, on Tuesday, April 11. Mengering instantly became a hit when she appeared via satellite from her Carmel, Indiana, home for a Thanksgiving segment on the Late Show with...
J. Geils
The founding member of The J. Geils Band was found dead in his Groton, Massachusetts, home on Tuesday, April 11. He was 71.  USA Today reported that authorities confirmed the death of John Warren Geils Jr., who was professionally known as  J. Geils, was likely from "natural causes." Although an exact cause has not been determined at this time, "foul play is not...
Don Rickles
Legendary comedian Don Rickles passed away this morning from kidney failure.  He was 90 years old. Rickles was best known for his insult-driven comedy.  He was also an author and an actor.  He famously voiced Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story franchise. But the comedian's life began in Manhattan, where he was born in 1926.  He attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts...