Various internet sites are reporting that director John Hughes has died in New York at the age of 59. Reportedly, he suffered a heart attack... (read more)
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Jan 22, 2008, 4:08 PM CDT
Details are still sketchy, but CNN and various news outlets are confirming that actor Heath Ledger was discovered dead in a Manhattan apartment today. Ledger... (read more)
Feb 8, 2007, 5:10 PM CDT
The Anna Nicole Smith story took one final, tragic turn today when the Playboy Playmate turned actress collapsed and died at the age of 39.... (read more)
Nov 21, 2006, 12:52 PM CDT
Legendary director Robert Altman died Monday in Los Angeles at age 81. Altman was best known for his biting satires and films featuring rich ensemble... (read more)
Nov 10, 2006, 4:54 PM CDT
Venerable Hollywood actor Jack Palance died in his Montecito California home on Friday. The Oscar winner was 87 years old.
Known for his deep voice, Palance... (read more)
Jan 25, 2006, 5:10 AM CDT
The 43-year-old actor Chris Penn was found dead Tuesday at a residence in Santa Monica, Calif. According to various reports, there were no signs of... (read more)
Jun 7, 2005, 9:08 PM CDT
Seminal American actress Anne Bancroft died on Monday from uterine cancer. She was 73.
Bancroft began acting in 1952 and enjoyed a successful career in film... (read more)
Oct 11, 2004, 6:44 AM CDT
The actor best known for the role as the superhero from Krypton has died at 52. Christopher Reeve went into cardiac arrest on Saturday at... (read more)
Oct 5, 2004, 11:24 PM CDT
Beloved comedian Rodney Dangerfield died Tuesday at the UCLA Medical Center. He was 82. His death came after a period of ill health that included... (read more)
Oct 4, 2004, 9:26 AM CDT
Legendary Hollywood actress Janet Leigh, immortalized by her early exit in 1960's Psycho, died at her home Sunday from vasculitis. Her family, including actresses Kelly... (read more)
Jul 2, 2004, 10:35 AM CDT
Acting legend Marlon Brando passed away Thursday at a Los Angeles hospital. The two-time Academy Award winner was considered by many as the greatest of... (read more)
Jan 23, 2004, 11:12 AM CDT
Bob Keeshan, the animated entertainer best known the world over as Captain Kangaroo, died in his sleep today at 76. In a statement his family... (read more)
Sep 12, 2003, 7:15 AM CDT
Movie and TV star John Ritter collapsed Thursday on the set of his new sitcom "8 Simple Rules... For Dating My Teenage Daughter" and later... (read more)
Sep 1, 2003, 12:45 AM CDT
Charles Bronson, an actor whose tough-guy image was second to none in the '70s, has died at the age of 81. Bronson died Saturday after... (read more)
Jul 28, 2003, 8:14 AM CDT
Legendary entertainer Bob Hope died on Sunday night at his home from complications due to pneumonia. He was 100 years old.
Bob Hope made a household... (read more)
Jun 30, 2003, 2:10 PM CDT
The world has lost one of the greatest actresses of all-time. Katharine Hepburn died Sunday at her childhood home in Connecticut. She was 96.
Hepburn won... (read more)
Jun 12, 2003, 4:01 PM CDT
Hollywood legend Gregory Peck died in his sleep last night in his Los Angeles home. The Academy Award winner was 87.
Best known for his Oscar... (read more)
May 15, 2003, 5:36 PM CDT
Veteran movie and TV actor Robert Stack died at his home today from a heart attack. The "Untouchables" and "Unsolved Mysteries" star was 84.
Always known... (read more)
Apr 1, 2003, 7:40 AM CDT
Veteran character actor Michael Jeter passed away over the weekend at his Hollywood home. He was 50.
The cause of death is not yet known. In... (read more)
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