Darlene Cates
Actress Darlene Cates, known for her role as Leonardo DiCaprio's and Johnny Depp's mother in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, died on Sunday, March 26, in her sleep.  She was 69. Cates' sister, Sheri Cates Morgan, revealed the news on her Facebook page the following day.  She posted a heartfelt tribute to her sister, seen below. Cates is known for her role in...
Chuck Barris
Chuck Barris, the renowned game show creator and host of The Gong Show, died on Tuesday, March 21, from natural causes. He was 87. According to his publicist Paul Shefrin, Barris passed away Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York. Barris is credited with creating the popular game shows The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game and The Gong Show. He first created The...
Rico Rodriguez with his father Roy Rodriguez
Rico Rodriguez, one of the stars on Modern Family, is mourning the loss of his father, Roy Rodriguez. The actor's father passed away on March 12, at the age of 52. Rico, 18, dedicated an Instagram post on Sunday, March 19, to honor his dad. "This has been the toughest week of my life," Rico wrote. "My Dad was the most...
David Rockefeller
The last of his generation in America’s most famous rich family, David Rockefeller has passed away. He was 101. The Associated Press reports that Rockefeller died Monday, March 20, in his sleep at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York. Born the grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller, David Rockefeller was no stranger to money. However, he was no stranger to...
Mike Aktari
Reality star Mike Aktari, who appeared on the show Jerseylicious, has died. He was 28. TMZ reported that Aktari died on March 13, in Westbury, New York, however, it is not known at this time how he died. That being said, investigators do not suspect foul play. Aktari appeared on Jerseylicious from 2010 to 2012, during that time he was dating Olivia Blois Sharpe who also starred...
Chuck Berry
Legendary musician Chuck Berry was found dead inside his residence on Saturday, March 18. He was 90. The St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri confirmed Berry's death on its Facebook page. The post said that officers responded to a medical emergency and performed lifesaving techniques. “Unfortunately, the 90-year-old man could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at 1:26...
Bridges of Madison COunty
Author of New York Times bestselling novel Bridges of Madison County, Robert James Waller, has passed away in Texas. He was 77. The news was reported by his literary agent, Lucy Childs of Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency, but the cause of death not yet known. Childs stated that Waller passed away either late Thursday or early Friday and had been “ill.” Embed from...
Robert Osbourne
Robert Osborne,  Turner Classic Movies host for more than two decades, has passed away. He was 84. TCM announced the death of their longtime host, who was also an affluent movie historian, on Monday. In the statement TCM said "All of us at Turner Classic Movies are deeply saddened by the death of Robert Osborne. Robert was a beloved member of the Turner family...
Tommy Page
Singer Tommy Page has died at the age of 46 of what appeared to be a suicide. Billboard reported the singer-songwriter, whose single “I’ll Be Your Everything” reached No.1 on the Top 100 chart in 1990, died on March 3. Page’s single was also co-written by Jordan Knight and Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block. Knight posted on social...
Judge Joseph Wapner
Joseph Wapner, the first star of court-reality show The People's Court, passed away on Sunday Feb. 26. He was 97. According to TMZ, Wapner had been hospitalized with breathing problems last week. At the time of his death Wapner was under hospice care at his Los Angeles home. Prior to starring on The People's Court, Wapner served as L.A. County Superior Court...