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Celebrity Deaths

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 11.20.2014 | 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.

Former Academy President Dies At 68

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Tom Sherak has died after a 12-year battle with prostate cancer. He ...

Reuben Kincaid Of 'The Partridge Family' Dies

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Dave Madden, who played band manager Reuben Kincaid on "The Partridge Family," died early today (Jan. 16) at age 82, TMZ reports. Madden died of c...

Scott Disick's Father Dies Less Than Three Months After His Mother

Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Scott Disick's father, Jeffrey Disick, died last week, reports RadarOnline. The tragic news, which was confirmed to The Huffington Post by a sourc...

Oscar-Winning Producer Dies

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Saul Zaentz, a music producer whose second career as a filmmaker brought him best-picture Academy Awards for "One Flew Over the...

Famed Musician Dies At 59

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Entertainment

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Studio drummer Ricky Lawson, a collaborator with musicians including Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Whitn...

Grammy-Winning Musician Dies At 93

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

SHUTESBURY, Mass. (AP) — Grammy-winning musician and composer Yusef Lateef, one of the first to incorporate world music into traditional jazz, has d...

Celebrities We Lost In 2013

Posted 12.23.2013 | Celebrity

The entertainment world lost some spectacular talents this past year, and we have lost wondrous artists and performers. Below, look at some of the act...