Cathy Smith, the onetime girlfriend of singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot who might have been best remembered for inspiring the hit song "Sundown" had she not met up with John Belushi at the Chateau Marmont on March 5, 1982, died Aug. 18 at the age of 73. Her death was reported by Canada's The Globe and Mail. […]
Justin Townes Earle, an acclaimed singer-songwriter in the Americana/alt-country field and the son of Steve Earle, has died at age 38, according to an announcement on his social media accounts. "It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our son, husband, father and friend Justin," read the statement on Facebook […]
The rock veteran was diagnosed in April 2019 and given only six months to live, but he fought hard, even returning to his drum kit for a triumphant comeback show at the Whisky a Go Go in October last year.
RuPaul's Drag Race star Chi Chi DeVayne has died, production company World of Wonder confirmed. The drag queen, whose real name was Zavion Davenport, was hospitalized for pneumonia before passing away Thursday at age 34. "We're heartbroken to learn that Chi Chi DeVayne has passed away today. Her drag spread a message of love and […]
UPDATE, AUGUST 7: A transient sex offender has been charged in connection with the death of poker player Susie Zhao. Jeffrey Bernard Morris was charged by White Lake Township, Mich. police with first-degree premeditated murder. Police are still trying to piece together the circumstances. Police said Zhao met Morris at a hotel in Waterford Township, […]
Daisy Coleman, one of the subjects of the 2016 Netflix documentary "Audrie & Daisy," died by suicide on Tuesday, according to her mother, Melinda. Coleman was 23. Coleman's body was found after her mother asked police to conduct a welfare check. "Audrie & Daisy" detailed Coleman and Audrie Pott's experiences with sexual assault, and how […]
Galyn Görg, known for her roles in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "RoboCop 2," died on Tuesday. She was 55. According to a Facebook post made by her sister, Tagi Görg, the actor died Tuesday morning. Görg had been dealing with cancer. "Soar high with the birds and dance with the angels beautiful shining starlight," […]
Grant Imahara, a former MythBusters and White Rabbit Project host who earlier worked as a modelmaker for Industrial Light + Magic, died Monday. He was 49. A Discovery spokesperson confirmed that the news but did not provide details. Imahara co-hosted more than 200 episodes of Discovery's MythBusters starting with Season 3 in 2005 and remained with the […]
Benjamin Storm Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley and Elvis Presley's grandson, has died at the age of 27. "She is entirely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated but trying to stay strong for her 11 year old twins and her oldest daughter Riley. She adored that boy. He was the love of her life," Lisa […]
Cordero's wife, Amanda Kloots, had documented his rocky progress with emotional daily updates on Instagram and the campaign #wakeupnick.
Carl Reiner, the writer, producer, director and actor who was part of Sid Caesar's legendary team and went on to create "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and direct several hit films, has died. He was 98. He died of natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills, his assistant Judy Nagy confirmed […]
Updated, with comment from former President Bill Clinton: Steve Bing, the film financier and philanthropist who backed hit movies from Robert Zemeckis' The Polar Express and Beowulf to the Rolling Stones concert movie Shine a Light, has died. According to law enforcement sources, Bing jumped from a Century City building at around 1 p.m. Monday. […]
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his home in Bandra, Mumbai on Sunday. Early reports indicate that his death was by suicide. He was 34. Mumbai police have confirmed the actor’s death and have opened an investigation. Rajput made his television debut in 2008 with Balaji Telefilms’ “Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa […]
UPDATED: Hana Kimura, a Japanese professional wrestler who was also a cast member on the most recent season of Netflix's reality show "Terrace House," has died, Variety has confirmed. She was 22. Stardom Wrestling, the organization Kimura was part of, issued a statement on the news on Friday. "We are very sorry to report that […]
Hagen Mills, an actor best known for his role in the pilot of "Baskets," died in an attempted murder-suicide on Tuesday evening. He was 29. Mills was discovered by police when officers responded to reports of a shooting in Mayfield, Ky., at 5:45 p.m. After investigating, it was determined that Mills had held his 4-year-old […]
Brian Dennehy, the winner of two Tonys in a career that also spanned films including "Tommy Boy," "First Blood" and "Cocoon," and television, died on Wednesday night in New Haven, Conn. He was 81. "It is with heavy hearts we announce that our father, Brian passed away last night from natural causes, not Covid-related. Larger […]
The tragic news comes roughly two months after Prine received a Lifetime Achievement honor at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
Emmy- and Grammy-winning artist known for the hit "Stacy's Mom" and composing music for "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and Tom Hanks's "That Thing You Do!" had been hospitalized for more than one week after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
Joe Diffie, an icon to many country fans for his string of No. 1 hits in the 1990s, has died from complications related to the coronavirus, a spokesperson revealed Sunday afternoon. He was 61. "Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away today, Sunday, March 29, from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19)," the statement read simply. […]
Vocalist Kenny Rogers, who dominated the pop and country charts in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of sleekly tailored hits and won three Grammys, has died. He was 81. Rogers "passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family," a representative for the singer […]
The Country Music Hall of Fame inductee “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family,” according to his publicist.
The Bravo TV personality was celebrated, and sometimes parodied, for the poise he brought to celebrity interviews.
Raphael Coleman, one of the children who starred in the 2005 Emma Thompson movie "Nanny McPhee," left showbiz and became an activist.