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Celebrity Deaths

Marvin Gaye's Sister Forgives Her Father For Killing The R&B Legend

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.01.2015 | Black Voices

On April 1, 1984, Motown legend Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father Marvin P. Gay Sr., on the eve of the singer's 45th birthday. Gaye's youn...

Attitude and Effort

Michael Goldberg | Posted 03.09.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

When it comes to losing celebrities, especially the younger ones, I find it difficult watching any of the shows, broadcasts, or movies they were in. Strange but true.

The Final Farewell

Shan Wells | Posted 03.04.2015 | Denver
Shan Wells

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These Are Leonard Nimoy's Touching Final Words Of Wisdom

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.02.2015 | Entertainment

"Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. But days before his death, the legendary Mr. Spock left the world with some fi...

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.27.2015 | Entertainment

Leonard Nimoy, who was best-known for his role as Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" franchise, died at his home on Friday in Los Angeles, his wife, Susan B...

Celebrities We Lost in 2014

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment

2014 was a particularly heartbreaking year as we said goodbye to some immensely talented people. While this is by no means a complete list of all t...

'Omen' Actress Billie Whitelaw Dies

AP | By GREGORY KATZ | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment

LONDON (AP) — British actress Billie Whitelaw, who collaborated closely with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett and appeared on stage and screen for de...

Spain's Duchess Of Alba Dies

AP | CIARAN GILES and HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 11.20.2014 | Style

MADRID (AP) — The Duchess of Alba, one of Spain's wealthiest and most colorful aristocrats and recognized as the world's most titled noble, has died...

Motown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a La...

Joan Rivers Dies At 81

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment

Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81, her daughter Melissa Rivers confirmed. The controversial comedian and "Fashion Police" co-host was rus...

Joan Rivers Dies At Age 81

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment

Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81, her daughter Melissa Rivers confirmed. The controversial comedian and "Fashion Police" co-host was rus...

Recalling Bacall: My Interview

Lauren Daley | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.

'Glee' Star's Boyfriend Reportedly Found Dead In Hotel Room

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Matt Bendik, boyfriend of "Glee" star Becca Tobin, has been reportedly found dead in his hotel room. He was 35. TMZ was first to report that Bendik...

'McHale's Navy' Star Dies

AP | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor best known from the 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," has died. Bob Hastings was 89. Allison Knowles says her...

Legendary 'It Takes Two' Producer Dead At 46

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.29.2014 | Celebrity

As first reported by Rolling Stone, DJ E-Z Rock, the legendary hip-hop producer behind the chart-topping hit "It Takes Two," died Sunday, April 27, at...

Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Dies

AP | Posted 04.24.2014 | Entertainment

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Oscar-nominated filmmaker who directed and produced a documentary detailing a 1925 sled dog run in Alaska to deliver lif...

'Seinfeld' Actor Dies

Posted 04.28.2014 | Celebrity

John Pinette was found dead on April 6. The comedian was discovered in his Pittsburgh hotel room around 2:30 p.m., according to the Allegheny County m...

'Homeland' Actor Wrote His Own Obit

Posted 03.25.2014 | Celebrity

"He was a lucky man in every way." In a touching obituary he wrote for himself, actor James Rebhorn didn't spend much time talking about his career...

'Homeland' Actor Dead At 65

Posted 03.24.2014 | Celebrity

James Rebhorn, the veteran character actor who most recently played Claire Danes' character's father on "Homeland," has died. He was 65. The Hollyw...

5 Stages Of Grief, As Experienced By Newman

The Huffington Post | Jessie Heyman | Posted 03.18.2014 | TV

Wayne Knight was added to the fictitious morgue over the weekend, the victim of another celebrity death hoax. (R.I.P. Fake Morgan Freeman!) After a fa...

Game Show Host Geoff Edwards Dies At 83

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 03.06.2014 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Geoff Edwards, the hip-looking 1970s and '80s host of TV game shows including "Jackpot!" and two incarnations of "Treasure Hunt,"...

Remembering Kim Milford - A 'Hollyweird' Love Story

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 04.19.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Kim Milford and the author vacationing in Mexico The late Richard "Kim" Milford, who would have been 63-years-old this month, has the dubious distin...

'Green Acres' Actress Dead At 89

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Celebrity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show "Green Acres...

Oscar-Winning Director Dies At 95

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Gabriel Axel, the first Dane to win an Oscar for best foreign film with "Babette's Feast" which he directed, has died at ...

Looking toward the Dark Side

Nikki Luongo | Posted 04.06.2014 | Weird News
Nikki Luongo

In the social media world, like high school, you assimilate yourself into a specific group that shares a similar interest and a common bond -- sometimes good sometimes bad. But in the end we are just all searching for a connection.