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‘Jett Jackson’ Star Lee Thompson Young Dead at 29, Possible Suicide

Jett Jackson Lee Thompson Young Dead Suicide
TNT

More sad news out of Hollywood today, following last week's loss of 'That '70s Show' actress Lisa Robin Kelly, as former 'Famous Jett Jackson' star Lee Thompson Young has been found dead at the age of 29. The former Disney Channel star had currently been appearing in TNT's 'Rizzoli & Isles,' while his death is believed to be suicide based on evidence at the scene.

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‘That ’70s Show’ Star Lisa Robin Kelly Dead at 43

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FOX

Sad news for Hollywood and fans of former FOX sitcom 'That '70s Show' today, as we've learned that actress Lisa Robin Kelly has passed away at the age of 43. Kelly had been best known as the actress behind Eric Forman's (Topher Grace) sister, Laurie Forman, eventually being replaced in the role due to her notable off-screen personal difficulties.

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‘Five Easy Pieces’ Star Karen Black Dead at 74

Karen Black
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Karen Black, one of the most important actresses of the "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls"-era of American cinema has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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‘Law and Order’ Star Dennis Farina Dead at 69

Dennis Farina
Warner Bros.

Dennis Farina, the hugely recognizable veteran of film and television, has passed away at the age of 69. Over the course of his 32-year career, Farina specialized in playing cops and other authority figures, utilizing his background in law enforcement to springboard into acting.

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‘Glee’ Star Cory Monteith Passes Away at 31

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FOX

It's with much sadness that we bring you this news so late on a Saturday night. 'Glee' star Cory Monteith has passed away at the age of 31 in Vancouver, Canada, due to unspecified causes. 

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James Gandolfini Funeral: Read ‘Sopranos’ Creator David Chase’s Eulogy

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HBO

Last week brought the shocking and tragic news that 'The Sopranos' star and all-around acclaimed actor James Gandolfini died suddenly of a heart attack while on vacation in Italy with his family. Today in Manhattan, thousands gathered for the funeral service at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, among them celebrities and 'Sopranos' alum, while series creator David Chase delivered a moving eulogy for the actor.

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Richard Matheson, ‘I Am Legend’ and ‘Twilight Zone’ Writer, Dead at 87

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Richard Matheson, one of the most important creators in the history of genre fiction, passed away at the age of 87. Even those who haven't read his novels or stories have felt his considerable influence and it's safe to say that horror, science-fiction and fantasy wouldn't be what they are today without his fingerprints.

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Remembering James Gandolfini, the Reluctant Tough Guy

James Gandolfini RIP
HBO

James Gandolfini's passing at the relatively young age of 51 comes at a shock. I hope it isn't too inappropriate to say that the startling news reminds me of the ending of the show with which he'll forever be most closely associated, 'The Sopranos.'

It's the shock of an abrupt cut-to-black, followed by emptiness.

In 2012, Gandolfini gave two outstanding film performances in 'Killing Them Softly' and 'Not Fade Away,' and while neither were widely seen, I was definitely looking forward to a post-'Sopranos' career of wildly divergent and interesting turns from a man who didn't need to make any more money and had the acting chops to take on challenging and unique roles.

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James Gandolfini Dead at Age 51

James Gandolfini
Getty Images

Beloved character actor James Gandolfini, best known as Tony Soprano on HBO's classic mafia series 'The Sopranos,' has passed away suddenly at the age of 51 after a heart attack.

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RIP Ray Harryhausen: Legendary Visual Effects Pioneer Dead at 92

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

Ray Harryhausen, who pioneered the world of stop motion effects and changed visual effects in cinema forever, passed away today. He was 92 years old.

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