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  • Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck Voice Actor Joe Alaskey Passes Away at 63

    Joe Alaskey, who voiced Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Rugrats’ Grandpa Lou and many more has passed away at 63.

    (13) by Bob Chipman
  • The Godfather Actor Abe Vigoda Passes Away at 94

    Prolific character actor Abe Vigoda – best known for his role in The Godfather and sitcom Barney Miller – has passed away at age 94.

    (16) by Michael Kennedy
  • Harry Potter Actor Alan Rickman Dies Age 69

    Alan Rickman, the prolific British actor known for his roles in Die Hard and the Harry Potter films, has passed away.

    (62) by Becky Fuller
  • Actor & Music Legend David Bowie Passes Away at 69

    Actor and pop music icon David Bowie has passed away from cancer just two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his latest album.

    (35) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • Vilmos Zsigmond, Oscar-Winning Cinematographer, Passes Away at 85

    Brilliant cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who worked on such films as Close Encounters of the Third Kind, has passed away at age 85.

    (4) by Rudie Obias
  • Boba Fett Voice Actor Jason Wingreen Dies At Age 95

    Character actor Jason Wingreen – known for All in the Family and voicing Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy – has died at the age of 95.

    (22) by Hector Cruz
  • E.T. Screenwriter Melissa Mathison Passes Away at 65

    Oscar-nominated screenwriter Melissa Mathison – whose credits include E.T. and The Black Stallion – has passed away, following a long illness.

    by Sandy Schaefer
  • Fred Thompson, Actor-Turned-Politician, is Dead at 73

    Actor and politician Fred Thompson, who had memorable roles in The Hunt for Red October, Cape Fear, and Law & Order, has died at the age of 73.

    (6) by Stephen Silver
  • Happy Days Actor Al Molinaro Dies Aged 96

    Actor Al Molinaro, who was best known for his role as Al Delvecchio on Happy Days, has passed away aged 96.

    (11) by Jeremy Clymer
  • The Quiet Man Star Maureen O’Hara Passes Away at 95

    Fans of silver screen actress Maureen O’Hara (The Quiet Man) are mourning the loss of a legend after O’Hara passed away peacefully at the age of 95.

    (7) by Matthew MacNabb
  • Horror Legend Wes Craven Passes Away at 76

    Legendary horror director Wes Craven has passed away at the age of 76.

    (35) by Anthony Vieira
  • Original Batgirl TV Star Yvonne Craig Passes Away At 78

    Yvonne Craig, who body of acting work included playing Batgirl on the original ‘Batman’ live-action TV series, has passed away at age 78.

    (10) by Matthew MacNabb
  • Former Pro Wrestler and Actor ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Passes Away at 61

    Legendary pro wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has passed away in his Hollywood home at the age of 61.

    (29) by Anthony Vieira
  • Satoru Iwata, Nintendo CEO, Dies at 55

    Satoru Iwata, Chief Executive of Nintendo, passed away this previous weekend at the age of 55.

    (18) by Sean Reed
  • Omar Sharif Passes Away at 83

    Egyptian-born screen actor Omar Sharif, the star of David Lean’s ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’, has passed away.

    (5) by Sean K. Cureton
  • Rick Ducommun Passes Away At 62

    Rick Ducommun, who appeared in films like ‘The ‘Burbs’ and ‘Groundhog Day’, passed away this week from complications due to diabetes.

    (6) by Casey Lyons
  • Christopher Lee Passes Away At 93

    Sir Christopher Lee of Hammer Horror, ‘Lord of the Rings’, and ‘Star Wars’ fame, passed away this week at the age of 93.

    (43) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Passes Away at 59

    Oscar-winning ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has passed away after a sudden heart attack.

    (9) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Discworld Author Sir Terry Pratchett Passes Away at 66

    Author Sir Terry Pratchett, whose Discworld novels were adapted several times for TV, has passed away at the age of 66.

    (11) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • Leonard Nimoy Passes Away at 83

    Beloved ‘Star Trek’ icon Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83, following a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

    (74) by Sandy Schaefer
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