Posts Tagged ‘RIP’

Richard Attenborough Has Died at Age 90

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Richard Attenborough, the Oscar-winning director and legendary actor, passed away today at the age of 90. His notable director duties include A Chorus Line, Chaplin, Shadowlands, Cry Freedom and Gandhi; whilehis best known acting roles for this generation are probably John Hammond in Jurassic Park and Kris Kringle in Miracle on 34th Street. At the

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Screen Legend Lauren Bacall Has Passed Away at 89

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There is only one iconic beauty like Lauren Bacall, and today we lost her. Bacall passed away at her home in Manhattan today at the age of 89.  She starred in dozens of landmark Hollywood films including To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Key Largo and Murder on the Orient Express.  She was

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Robin Williams: 1951-2014

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Very sad news to report today as it appears actor and comedian Robin Williams has died.  He was found dead in his home in Marin County, California today in what coroner’s are suspecting is suicide due to asphyxia.  His publicist has confirmed the news saying: Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling

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Trailer Voiceover Legend Hal Douglas Dies at 89

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Hal Douglas, the gravelly voiceover of famous trailers such as Forrest Gump, Philadelphia and Lethal Weapon, has died. He was 89.  Douglas’s daughter Sarah told the New York Times her father passed away following complications from pancreatic cancer. Hal’s only known on-screen role was in the trailer for the 2002 documentary Comedian from Jerry Seinfeld,

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R.I.P. Shirley Temple Black

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Shirley Temple Black died Monday of natural causes surrounded by family, she was 85.  A family statement read: “We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and adored wife for fifty-five years of the late and much missed Charles Alden

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R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead this morning in a New York City apartment reportedly of a drug overdose reports TMZ and The WSJ.  Details are unclear but as many know the actor has struggled with drug problems and recently checked himself into a rehab facility for heroin back in May.  Many news outlets

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R.I.P. Paul Walker

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Sad news tonight as it has been reported that Paul Walker has died, he was 40. According to Walker’s official Facebook page, he was a passenger in a friend’s car, in which both lost their lives in a tragic accident. Walker was attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide. The actor/producer starred

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R.I.P. James Gandolfini

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Sad news today as you may have heard, James Gandolfini died of a reported heart attack, he was 51. Gandolfini will be forever known for his portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano on the seminal HBO series The Sopranos, which won him 3 Emmy Awards and 6 nominations. He was an actor, producer, and father.

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R.I.P. Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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Roger Ebert, one of the most famous movie critics of all time died today after a long battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.  For those who have been following Ebert over the years you know that he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2002. Four years later, doctors removed part of his lower

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RIP: Michael Clarke Duncan

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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away at the age of 54. News of his health has been going around since he suffered a heart attack in July and has been receiving treatment for the past two months. Duncan was a larger than life actor, if you remember his Oscar nominated role in Frank Darabont’s

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