deaths

Gary Coleman Dead At 42

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Gary Coleman, 42, the diminutive, wisecracking child star of the sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes,” died Friday at a hospital in Provo, Utah. He suffered an intercranial brain hemorrhage after falling at his home in Santaquin, Utah.

Utah Valley Regional Medical Center spokeswoman Janet Frank says life support was terminated and Coleman died at 12:05 p.m. Coleman was […]

Paul Newman Dead At 83

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

 
Paul Newman, one of the last of the great 20th-century movie stars, died Friday at his home in Westport, Conn. He was 83. The cause was cancer, said Jeff Sanderson of Chasen & Company, Mr. Newman’s publicists.
He acted in more than 65 movies over more than 50 years, drawing on a physical grace, unassuming intelligence […]

Bernie Mac Dead At Age 50

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

CHICAGO - Bernie Mac, the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor and comedian who worked his way to Hollywood success from an impoverished upbringing on Chicago’s South Side, died Saturday at age 50.
“Actor/comedian Bernie Mac passed away this morning from complications due to pneumonia in a Chicago area hospital,” his publicist, Danica Smith, said […]

George Carlin dead at 71

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

 

LOS ANGELES - Acerbic standup comedian and satirist George Carlin, whose staunch defense of free speech in his most famous routine “Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television” led to a key Supreme Court ruling on obscenity, has died. Carlin, who had a history of heart trouble, went into St. John’s Health Center in […]