Celebrity Deaths

Elaine Stritch Passes Away at 89

Posted Thursday July 17, 2014 1:30 PM GMT

With a lust for life and one of the most magnetic personalities in showbiz, Elaine Stritch lived a long, full and successful life that ended today (July 17).

The 89-year-old Broadway and screen actress died at her home in Birmingham, Michigan, as confirmed by Julie Keyes, a close friend.


Johnny Winter Passes Away at 70

Posted Thursday July 17, 2014 10:00 AM GMT

He spent seven decades blessing the world with his wonderful guitar-playing goodness, and sadly Johnny Winter died on Wednesday (July 16).

The Texas blues legend was found in a Zurich, Switzerland hotel room in the midst of an extensive world tour.


“Harry Potter” Actor Dave Legeno Passes Away at 50

Posted Friday July 11, 2014 1:45 PM GMT

Given his rugged role of werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the “Harry Potter” movie franchise, it seems nothing could get the better of Dave Legeno .

However, the 50-year-old British actor’s dead body was discovered on Sunday (July 6) by two hikers in Death Valley.


“Glee” Actress Becca Tobin’s Boyfriend Matt Bendik Found Dead

Posted Friday July 11, 2014 9:10 AM GMT

Tragedy has once again struck the “Glee” family as Becca Tobin's boyfriend Matt Bendik passed away in his Philadelphia hotel room.

According to a TMZ source, the 35-year-old nightclub owner was in the City of Brotherly Love for a business trip this week, and a hotel maid found his body when she entered his room to clean on Thursday (July 10).


"Bachelor" Star Gia Allemand's Death Sparks Suicide Prevention Awareness

Posted Wednesday July 2, 2014 9:50 AM GMT

It was nearly one year ago when GossipCenter reported on the tragic death of "The Bachelor's" Gia Allemand's death. Despite plenty of negative press regarding her mental state, the late star's suicide brings awareness to the pertinent issue and how to prevent it.

Gia suffered from a disorder called PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder), which the Mayo Clinic defines as “a severe, sometimes disabling extension of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that causes extreme mood shifts that can disrupt work and damage relationships.”


Eli Wallach Passes Away at 98

Posted Wednesday June 25, 2014 11:40 AM GMT

He truly watched Hollywood evolve over a century and sadly Eli Wallach died on Tuesday (June 24) at 98 years of age.

While his most famous work may have been “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,” Wallach spent over sixty years performing in movies, television and stage productions.


Gerry Goffin Dies at 75

Posted Friday June 20, 2014 8:55 AM GMT

He was one of the most prolific songwriters of his day and sadly Gerry Goffin passed away on Wednesday, June 18th.

Goffin was probably best known for penning hits like “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” “Crying in the Rain,” “Take Good Care of My Baby,” and the late Whitney Houston’s “Saving All My Love For You.”


Casey Kasem Passes Away at 82

Posted Sunday June 15, 2014 8:02 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.