Japanese actress Takeuchi Yuko was found dead by her husband, actor Nakabayashi Taiki, in their Tokyo apartment early Sunday morning. Forty years old at the time of her death, she was the mother of two, including an infant boy who was born in January. While Takeuchi left no note, death by suicide is being presumed. If that […]
Shirley Douglas, a Canadian actor and activist, died on Sunday of complications from pneumonia. She was 86. Her son, actor Kiefer Sutherland, announced the sad news of her death on Twitter and specified that it was unrelated to coronavirus. "Early this morning my mother, Shirley Douglas, passed away due to complications surrounding pneumonia (not related […]
Luke Perry fans were upset the actor was left out of this year’s 'In Memoriam' segment, and the Academy has now responded.
Six-time Emmy winner Gene Reynolds, known for his writing, directing and producing for the lauded socially conscious 1970s TV shows “MASH” and “Lou Grant,” died Monday in Burbank, Calif. He was 96. Starting in 1993, Reynolds served four years as president of the Directors Guild of America, which confirmed his death. Asked to produce a […]
Dorothy Catherine Fontana, a writer on the original "Star Trek" series who had a long association with the franchise, died Dec. 2. She was 80. Fontana's death was confirmed by the official "Star Trek" website, which described her as "the legendary writer who brought many of 'Star Trek's' greatest episodes to life." The website reported […]
Another glittering year in Hollywood has come to an end, and so it’s worth looking back at the famous faces the industry has lost over the course of the last 12 months.From iconic movie stars of the Golden Age through to memorable names from recent blockbusters, there are many Hollywood figures to which fans have had to bid farewell this year.Read more:Notable Hollywood deaths of 2018Most impressive actor transformations of 2019Winners and losers of the summer box office 2019
John Wesley, the actor best-known for playing Dr. Hoover on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," has died. He was 72. Wesley died from complications due to a long battle with multiple myeloma, his family confirmed to Variety. Gerry Pass, Wesley’s manager and producer, said in a statement, "John Wesley was a gift to the […]
Robert Axelrod, the veteran character actor best known for voicing Lord Zedd and Finster in the long-running kids TV show “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” died Saturday at age 70, his agent announced on Twitter.In addition to the villain Lord Zedd and the monster maker Finster in the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” series (and 1995 movie), Axelrod also voiced characters like Armadillomon and Wizardmon in the “Digimon” anime series.Axelrod got his start as a guitarist in the early 1970s before moving into voice work in TV and film. According to his agent, he created more than 150 characters during the course of his career.Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2019 (Photos)Other live-action credits include playing a Paul McCartney lookalike on the ’90s sitcom “Family Matters,” as well as roles on “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “Star Trek: Voyager.”“Robert enjoyed meeting his fans and inspiring them to follow their passions,” his agent said in statement. “His beautiful and kindred soul will never be forgotten and we take comfort in knowing his memory will live on in all those he inspired, met and knew.”Read original story Robert Axelrod, Actor Who Voiced Lord Zedd in ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,’ Dies at 70 At TheWrap
Actress Carol Lynley, best known for her role in the 1972 film "The Poseidon Adventure," died at her Pacific Palisades home Tuesday after suffering a heart attack, according to her friend, actor Trent Dolan. She was 77. Lynley began her career as a child model, appearing on the cover of Life magazine at the age […]
"The funny thing is, before the audition, I had never watched a minute of 'The Sopranos,'" Michael Gandolfini, the son of late 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini, told Esquire.
Prolific actor Seymour Cassel, who received an Academy Award nomination for "Faces" and appeared in Wes Anderson films including "Rushmore," died Sunday in Los Angeles of Alzheimer's disease. He was 84. Cassel was a veteran of dozens of independent films, appearing in multiple roles in films directed by John Cassavetes and Anderson. In addition to […]
Actress and director Sondra Locke, who received a supporting actress Oscar nomination in her first movie role for “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter,” died Nov. 3 at 74.
Marvel Comics godfather Stan Lee, who helped create Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man and so many more "feet of clay" superheroes, has died at 95.
Burt Reynolds was set to shoot "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" within weeks. He was cast as the the blind owner of the Los Angeles-area ranch where Charles Manson lived with his followers in 1969.
The actress played beloved housekeeper Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes" before starring on the sitcom's spinoff, "The Facts of Life."
Ellison won a notable copyright infringement suit against ABC and Paramount and a settlement in a similar suit over "The Terminator" has died at 84.
Margot Kidder, who died Sunday at 69, will forever be remembered as Lois Lane, the feisty love interest of Superman who she portrayed in the Christopher Reeve movies of the ’70s and ’80s. But Kidder amassed an impressive list of credits over the years, from The Amityville Horror to Boston Common. Here’s a look at some of her greatest.
After a “48 Hours” report on Saturday detailed new clues in the investigation of actress Natalie Wood’s 1981 death, the Los Angeles Sheriffs’ Department followed up Monday morning with a press conference explaining the current status of the case. “We’re closer to understanding what happened,” said LAPD Homicide Detective John Corina, although no charges are […]
British actor Alfie Curtis earned a place in the "Star Wars" pantheon by playing menacing Dr. Evazan, who has the "death sentence on 12 systems."
Hollywood is mourning the loss of legend Debbie Reynolds. Just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher’s death, the Singin’ in the Rain actress has passed away at age 84.