Celebrity Deaths

Casey Kasem Passes Away at 82

Posted Sunday June 15, 2014 7:02 PM GMT

After a hard-fought battle with Lewy body dementia, legendary radio disc jockey Casey Kasem passed away on Sunday (June 15).

The former top hit music countdown host passed away with his family by his side in at a hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington at the age of 82.

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Ruby Dee Passes Away at 91

Posted Thursday June 12, 2014 12:40 PM GMT

Marking another loss for the entertainment realm, 91-year-old Ruby Dee died in New Rochelle, New York on Wednesday (June 11).

Over the course of her long and impressive career, the Cleveland native who grew up in New York had a prolific impact on the movie industry as well as theater and the 20th century’s social justice movement.

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Ruby Dee Passes Away at 91

Posted Thursday June 12, 2014 12:40 PM GMT

Marking another loss for the entertainment realm, 91-year-old Ruby Dee died in New Rochelle, New York on Wednesday (June 11).

Over the course of her long and impressive career, the Cleveland native who grew up in New York had a prolific impact on the movie industry as well as theater and the 20th century’s social justice movement.

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British Comedian Rik Mayall: Dead at 56

Posted Monday June 9, 2014 12:25 PM GMT

He touched so many people during his long and successful career and sadly Rik Mayall has passed away at his home in London.

The “Young Ones” star’s demise is not thought to be suspicious, according to a Scotland Yard spokesperson, and many celebrities have come out to share kind words via Twitter.

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“Brady Bunch” Stars Reflect on Death of Ann B. Davis

Posted Monday June 2, 2014 12:25 PM GMT

She touched millions of viewers with her wit and spirit on “The Brady Bunch” and the death of Ann B. Davis has been felt throughout Tinseltown and around the nation.

Davis’ costar Barry Williams told “Good Morning America,” "I was reflecting throughout the day yesterday about one of the first times I met her. She was already a big star when she joined 'The Brady Bunch,' won a couple of Emmys with 'The Bob Cummings Show,' and I knew that this was someone I wanted to pay attention to but she had a wicked sense of humor."

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Maya Angelou To Be Memorialized on Saturday

Posted Monday June 2, 2014 10:20 AM GMT

She passed away this past Wednesday (May 28) at 86 years old and the loss of Maya Angelou is no doubt being felt by many.

According to a report, the poet/author/professor will be remembered in a private memorial service at the Wake Forest University Wait Chapel on Saturday (June 7).

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Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Posted Wednesday May 28, 2014 9:32 AM GMT

She profoundly affected the world with her singing, acting and writing throughout her long and blessed life and sadly Maya Angelou has passed away.

The prolific poet was found to be dead when her caretaker checked on her this morning (May 28) and she had cancelled appearances due to poor health as of late.

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Tony the Tiger Voice Actor Lee Marshall Passed Away

Posted Friday May 9, 2014 12:53 PM GMT

He’s recognized as the lovable voice of Tony the Tiger and sadly actor Lee Marshall passed away at the age of 64 this week.

According to the Associated Press, Lee died of esophageal cancer at a California hospital.

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