Father Ted
Actor Frank Kelly, best known from Father Ted, was pronounced dead at 77. Kelly was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease last year and survived bowel cancer in 2011, according to The Guardian. He also underwent skin cancer in 2014. The Irish actor has had a long history of acting on TV and on stage. Before his acting career started, he was a...
Tony Burton, who played Apollo Creed’s trainer in the Rocky movies, has died. He was 78 years old. His younger sister, Loretta Kelley, confirmed the news to MLive.com. The Flint, Michigan native died in California on Thursday after being in and out of the hospital for the past year. Burton was one of only four actors to appear in all six...
Douglas Slocombe, the famed British cinematographer who shot all three of Steven Spielberg’s original Indiana Jones films, has died. He was 103 years old. His daughter, Georgia Slocombe, told the Associated Press that her father died on Feb. 22 at a London hospital. Slocombe suffered a fall recently that, she said. In a statement to the BBC, Spielberg called Slocombe a...
Mob Wives star Big Ang has passed away at the age of 55 after her battle with stage 4 lung and brain cancer. Although she had been declared cancer free in October after a surgery to remove a tumor in her throat and to take out her left lymph nodes, she found out the cancer had returned and spread in December. When...
George Gaynes, a character actor who was a mainstay in television and movies during the 1980s, has died. The star of Punky Brewster and the Police Academy franchise was 98 years old. His daughter, Iya Gaynes Falcone, confirmed his death to The New York Times. Gaynes died at her home on Feb. 15 in North Bend, Washington. Gaynes’ career started on...
Vanity, the lead singer of the ‘80s group Vanity 6 who was discovered by Prince, has died. She was 57 years old. Her death was first reported by TMZ. Vanity, whose real name was Denise Matthews, died after a long battle with kidney failure and an abdominal illness. She died on Feb. 15 at a hospital in Fremont, California. Matthews’ sister,...
Former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman died Feb. 11 from heart failure. He was 44. Randleman’s family issued a statement via social media Friday providing details of his death. With saddened hearts, the Randleman family confirms the passing of Kevin "The Monster" Randleman. Behind the name, was a gentle soul and loyal friend whom will be missed by many who loved...
The wife of former NBA player and current Oklahoma City Thunder associate coach Monty Williams, passed away on Feb. 10 due to injuries she sustained in a car accident. She was 44. The team released a statement via social media revealing the tragic news that Ingrid Williams had died after being involved in a car crash one day earlier. Thunder statement...
Daniel Gerson, a veteran Disney and Pixar writer, has died after a battle with brain cancer. He was only 49 years old. Gerson’s family announced his death in a New York Times obituary. He died at his home in Los Angeles. Gerson was born in New York and graduated from NYU film school. He started writing in Hollywood at the NBC...
Katie May, a model who reached success on Snapchat and appeared in Playboy, tragically died on Feb. 4 after suffering a stroke earlier in the week. She was only 34. May suffered a stroke on Feb. 1 due to a blockage in her carotid artery, reports TMZ. She was in critical condition until she was taken off life support on...