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Legendary Actor Peter O'Toole Passes Away at 81

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by Britt Hayes December 15, 2013 @ 12:45 PM
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Sad news today, as legendary film and stage actor Peter O'Toole has passed away in London at the age of 81. The Irish actor, who just announced his retirement last year, was known for his work in films like 'Lawrence of Arabia,' 'The Lion in Winter,' 'Goodbye Mr. Chips,' and the 2006 film 'Venus,' for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

Paul Walker Dies in Tragic Car Accident at the Age of 40

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by Britt Hayes November 30, 2013 @ 9:01 PM
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It is with heavy hearts that we bring you this tragic news at the end of the holiday weekend -- 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker has passed away at the age of 40. Walker, who was working on 'Fast and Furious 7' with Vin Diesel and director James Wan, was killed in a car explosion in California on Saturday afternoon.

'The Simpsons' Star Marcia Wallace Passes Away

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by Britt Hayes October 26, 2013 @ 11:10 AM
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Marcia Wallace, whom many know best as the voice of Mrs. Edna Krabappel on the long-running Fox animated series 'The Simpsons,' has passed away at the age of 70. Wallace, who was also starred on the classic sitcom 'The Bob Newhart Show,' died just one week before her 71st birthday due to complications from breast cancer.

Lou Scheimer, Producer of 'Fat Albert' and 'He-Man,' Passes Away

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by Britt Hayes October 20, 2013 @ 1:24 PM
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Lou Scheimer, the founder of animation studio Filmation and the producer of Saturday morning cartoon classics such as 'Fat Albert,' 'He-Man,' and 'Superman,' has passed away at the age of 84. Scheimer leaves behind a legacy of exciting Saturday morning entertainment for children that's been passed on and revitalized from generation to generation.

Tom Clancy, Creator of the Jack Ryan and Rainbow Six Franchises, Dead at 66

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by Mike Sampson October 2, 2013 @ 9:56 AM
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Tom Clancy, the hugely successful and prolific author behind the Jack Ryan series of books and multiple video game franchises, died at a hospital last night in Baltimore at the age of 66. His publisher confirmed the news to the New York Times but no cause of death has been announced.

Elmore Leonard, Legendary 'Jackie Brown' and 'Out of Sight' Writer, Dead at 87

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by Eric Walkuski August 20, 2013 @ 9:14 AM
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Very sad news to report, especially for fans of crime fiction and wonderful writers in general: Elmore Leonard, the author best known for books such as 'Get Shorty,' 'Out of Sight' and 'Jackie Brown' (all of which were adapted into fantastic films, of course), has died at the age of 87.

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

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 19, 2013 @ 1:22 PM
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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.

'That '70s Show' Star Lisa Robin Kelly Dead at 43

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 15, 2013 @ 2:36 PM
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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.