Patty Duke
Patty Duke, the Oscar-winning actress who was also the mother of Lord of the Rings star Sean Astin, has passed away at the age of 69. According to The Wrap, she died due to sepsis that occurred because of a ruptured intestine. In a statement, her manager Mitchell Stubbs said “She was a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a friend, a...
David Smyrl, the actor who played Mr. Handford on Sesame Street passed away on March 22 after a battle with lung cancer. He was 80. The news of the death was confirmed by his wife Cheryl Smyrl. "He was funny," she told the Associated Press. "I could say so many good things about him. He was loved by so many people....
Late night talk show hosts Conan O’Brien and Seth Meyers paid tribute to Garry Shandling after news broke Thursday that he passed away at the age of 66. During his opening monologue, O’Brien shared with his audience some of his fondest memories he had of the late comedian. He talked about when he was at a low point how it was...
Garry Shandling, an actor, producer and comedian known for It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and The Larry Sanders Show has died at the age of 66. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed he passed away March 24. Variety reported a 911 call came and according to an LAPD spokesman, Shandling was going through a “medical emergency.” He was taken to the...
The hip-hop world mourned the loss of A Tribe Called Quest founding member Phife Dawg on Wednesday and reactions to the sad news via social media from celebrities and other giants in the industry have poured in. As we noted earlier, several media outlets reported that the rapper passed away on March 23 at the age of 45. Phife Dawg, whose...
Several media outlets have reported that Malik Isaac Taylor, better known as Phife Dawg of the hip-hop trio A Tribe Called Quest, has died. He was 45. While a cause of death and an official statement on his passing have not been released, Billboard has confirmed the news. The rapper had a series of health issues over the past few years...
Michael White
Michael White, a veteran British producer whose credits include The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Monty Python and the Holy Grail, has died. He was 80 years old. Lyndall Hobbs, White’s former girlfriend, told Reuters that he died at his ex-wife Louise White’s home in Ojai, California on March 7. She said that he died from heart failure, eight weeks...
Sir George Martin, the producer who constantly pushed The Beatles to create and innovate, and was responsible for bringing their ideas to life, has died. He was 90 years old. Adam Sharp of CA Management confirmed to The New York Times that Martin died on March 8. A cause of death was not revealed. Martin, who served as a pilot in...
Pat Conroy, the author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, died on March 4. He was 70 years old. Conroy died after a short fight with pancreatic cancer. He died at his home in South Carolina, reports the Island Packet of Hilton Head Island. “The water is wide but he has now crossed over,” his wife, Cassandra...
Lee Reherman
Lee Reherman, who starred on American Gladiators during the 1990s, has died. He was 49 years old. His publicist, Anthony Turk, told The Associated Press that the former Ivy League football player was found dead at his Manhattan Beach, California home on March 1. The cause of death was not revealed, but Turk said that he recently underwent hip replacement...