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‘Do the Right Thing’ Star Danny Aiello Dead at 86

3:43 PM PT — Robert De Niro, a longtime friend of Aiello’s, tells us, “I am very saddened to hear of Danny’s passing. I have known him for almost 50 years. I am sad. See you in Heaven, Danny.” 8:22 AM PT — Cher just tweeted about Danny’s death, saying, “Goodbye Dear Danny Aiello. Danny […]

Rip Tornโ€™s Cause of Death Revealed

New details have emerged surrounding the death of Rip Torn, who passed away in July at 88 years old. According to his death certificate, obtained by TMZ, the actor died โ€œdue to (or as a consequence of) Alzheimerโ€™s dementia.โ€ Torn passed away at his Connecticut home, surrounded by his wife, actress Amy Wright, and two […]

โ€˜Do the Right Thingโ€™ Actor Danny Aiello Dead at 86

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Oscar-nominated actor Danny Aiello has passed away at the age of 86. TMZ reports Aiello died at a medical facility in New Jersey on Thursday night. At the time of his death, he was reportedly being treated for a sudden illness and had suffered an infection. According to the outlet, he passed just after his […]

โ€˜Outlanderโ€™ Actor and Ballet Dancer Jack Burns Dead at 14

Jack Burns, โ€œOutlanderโ€ actor and ballet dancer, has died at 14, Metro UK reports. The paper says his body was found at his home in Greenock, Inverclyde, in Scotland on December 1. Authorities have not revealed a cause, but say they are not treating his death as suspicious. His classical ballet school, Elite Academy of […]

Jersey City Gun Battle Leaves 6 Dead, Including Officer and 2 Shooters

Breaking News 2:34 PM PT — The number of fatalities has risen to 6. The dead include a police officer, 3 people who were inside the market and the 2 suspected shooters. 12:41 PM PT — At least one police officer involved in Tuesday’s shootout was fatally wounded, according to authorities. More than one officer […]

Philip McKeon of ‘Alice,’ Nancy McKeon’s Brother, Dead at 55

Philip McKeon, a former child actor who played Tommy Hyatt on the hit sitcom “Alice” from 1976-1985, died Tuesday. He was 55. Family spokesperson Jeff Ballard told People magazine, “We are all beyond heartbroken and devastated over Philโ€™s passing. His wonderful sense of humor, kindness and loyalty will be remembered by all who crossed his […]

Roxette’s Marie Fredriksson Dead at 61

Marie Fredriksson, the lead singer of the phenomenally popular Swedish duo Roxette, has died at 61 following a long battle with cancer, The Guardian reports. Fredriksson had battled cancer for 17 years, ever since a seizure in 2002 left her with a cracked skull, leading to a diagnosis of brain cancer. Doctors gave her a […]

Boston Athlete Pete Frates Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dead at 34

Breaking News Getty Ex-Boston College baseball player Pete Frates — the man who inspired millions of people to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — has passed away at 34 years old, the school announced Monday. Frates — who served as team captain in 2007 — was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2012 […]

Renรฉ Auberjonois of ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Benson,’ ‘M*A*S*H’ Dead at 79

Renรฉ Auberjonois, known for his performances as often fussy characters with aristocratic bearing, has died at 79, WPIX reports. The actor’s son, Remy, told The Associated Press that his father had died Sunday at his L.A. home of lung cancer. Stars We Lost in 2019 View Photos Born on June 1, 1940, in New York […]

‘Benson’ & ‘Star Trek’ Actor Rene Auberjonois Dead at 79

Breaking News Getty Rene Auberjonois — who starred in “Benson,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and several other hit shows over the decades — has died. The veteran TV, movie and voice actor passed away Sunday at his L.A.-based home after a battle with metastatic lung cancer, according to his son, Remy, who spoke to […]