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Celebrity Deaths

British Director Dies At 54

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — British director Antonia Bird, known for films such as "Face," ''Priest" and "Mad Love," has died. She was 54. The BBC, cit...

'Royal Tenenbaums' Actor Dies At 94

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.11.2013 | Celebrity

A favorite of Wes Anderson, actor Kumar Pallana died yesterday at the ripe age of 94. He leaves behind an impressive body of work that includes roles ...

Famed Film Critic Dies At 97

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.09.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Stanley Kauffmann, the erudite critic, author and editor who reviewed movies for The New Republic for more than 50 ...

Famed Director Dies

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Richard Sarafian, an influential film director whose 1971 countercultural car-chase thriller "Vanishing Point" brought him a decades-lo...

Put It In Your Time Capsule: Notable Celebrity Events Of Summer 2013

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 09.02.2013 | Celebrity

As summer inches to a close, we look back at some of the most memorable events that shaped the celebrity world from June through August 2013. They are...

Evangelical Filmmaker Dies At 86

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment

CARLISLE, Iowa — Russell S. Doughten Jr., whose series of evangelical films about a post-rapture Earth was screened to millions of Christians in...

'Free Willy' Actor Dies at Age 77

Posted 08.16.2013 | Celebrity

After a long battle with cancer, August Schellenberg, the actor who played Jesse's Native American mentor in "Free Willy" has died, according to TMZ. ...

'That '70s Show' Star Dies At Age 43

Posted 08.15.2013 | Celebrity

Former "That '70s Show" actress Lisa Robin Kelly has died at the age of 43, reports TMZ. According to the website, the actress died in her sleep o...

Charlatans Drummer Dies At Age 44

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | Celebrity

LONDON — Jon Brookes, drummer with British indie rock band The Charlatans, has died. He was 44 and had been treated for brain cancer. The band ...

Hotel Seeks Major Revamp 16 Years After Celebrity Death

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel

After a 16-year fall from grace, the former Ritz-Carlton Double Bay in Sydney, Australia, is set to receive a much-needed revamp. The hotel, which ...

Dakota Fanning Remembers Brittany Murphy

The Huffington Post | Kelsey McQuade | Posted 07.30.2013 | Celebrity

Dakota Fanning took to Instagram on Tuesday night to remember the late Brittany Murphy. On what appears to be her official Instagram, Fanning made ...

Natalie Wood's Dark Waters

Varla Ventura | Posted 09.08.2013 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

Our modern culture is obsessed with celebrity deaths and a celebrity death with a mystery attached takes the cake. We'll never let go of our Marilyn Monroe, and what did happen to Amelia Earhart?

R.I.P. Bernie Nolan

AP | Posted 09.03.2013 | Celebrity

LONDON — Bernadette Nolan, a member of singing sister act The Nolans, has died of cancer aged 52. The singer's management agency, Urban Associa...

Remembering How Jim Morrison Lit Our Fire

Posted 07.03.2013 | Celebrity

Jim Morrison died 42 years ago today (July 3). The iconic lead singer of the Doors tragically passed away from complications from drug and alcohol...

Former Devo Drummer Dies

Posted 06.27.2013 | Celebrity

Alan Myers, former drummer of the band Devo, died this week of brain cancer, according to reports. Myers, described by Billboard as Devo's "third a...

James Gandolfini Dies At Age 51

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 08.20.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- James Gandolfini's lumbering, brutish mob boss with the tortured psyche will endure as one of TV's indelible characters. But his portr...

Country Singer Dies At Age 90

AP | TERRY SPENCER | Posted 08.19.2013 | Celebrity

MIAMI — Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s an...

Award-Winning Director Dies At 49

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Entertainment

NEW DELHI — Rituparno Ghosh, who directed award-winning films mostly dealing with the dilemmas of India's urban middle class, has died of cardia...

Community Honors Late Jazz Legend

AP | CHARLES J. GANS | Posted 07.12.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — A celebration of Dave Brubeck's life and music turned into an ode to joy as family, friends and fans paid tribute to the groundbreaki...

'Scarface' Actor Dies At 78

AP | Posted 07.06.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles television news anchor in the 1960s and 1970s who also appeared in movies such as "Rocky III" has died. Mario Machad...

Reggae Musician Dies At 70

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Cedric Brooks, a Jamaican saxophone player and influential roots reggae musician, has died. He was 70. One of Brooks' sisters, P...

Former 1930s Child Star Dies At 91

Posted 05.01.2013 | Celebrity

Former child star Deanna Durbin has died at the age of 91, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Durbin's son, Peter H. David, was quoted in the "D...

'Little Big League' Star Dies At Age 54

Posted 04.29.2013 | Celebrity

Former Major League Baseball player-turned-actor Brad Lesley has died at the age of 54, reports TMZ. Lesley's ex-wife, Chiho Svimonoff, told the w...

Divinyls Lead Singer Dies At 53

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Celebrity

SYDNEY — Chrissy Amphlett, the raunchy lead singer of the Australian rock band Divinyls whose hit "I Touch Myself" brought her international fam...

'Mork and Mindy' Star Dies At Age 87

Posted 04.14.2013 | Celebrity

Comedic film and TV actor Jonathan Winters has died at the age of 87, reports TMZ. According to the website, Winters died on April 11 of natural c...