R.I.P.

Peter Vaughan, ‘Game of Thrones’ Star, Dies at 93

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
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Although his watch had since ended on the series, Game of Thrones fans no doubt remember the inimitable Peter Vaughan, actor behind the wise and enigmatic Maester Aemon. Word now comes that the actor has passed away at age 93, following a distinguished career that also includes the U.K.’s Porridge and Citizen Smith.

Robert Vaughn, Star of ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’, Has Passed Away at 83

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by Britt Hayes November 11, 2016 @ 1:02 PM
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Robert Vaughn, best known for his television roles in such classics as The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and The Protectors, has passed away at the age of 83. Vaughn, who began his career in the ’50s with appearances on shows like As the World Turns and West Point, died today, November 11. His manager, Matthew Sullivan, confirmed that Vaughn succumbed to a fight with acute leukemia.

Steve Dillon, ‘Preacher’ Co-Creator and Artist, Dies at 54

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 22, 2016 @ 3:17 PM
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A sad day for fans of Preacher co-creator and revered comic artist Steve Dillon, as the Hellblazer and Punisher icon has passed away at age 54. Dillon had worked on everything from Doctor Who, to Nick Fury and Judge Dredd, including the original Preacher art-work alongside co-creator Garth Ennis.

Noel Neill, Star of ‘The Adventures of Superman,’ Dies at 95

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 4, 2016 @ 11:13 PM
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Unfortunate news for fans of former Lois Lane and revered star Noel Neill, as the iconic Adventures of Superman star has passed away at age 95. Neill had portrayed the famous DC supporting character as early as 1948, including cameos in both Richard Donner’s 1978 update and 2006's Superman Returns.

‘Star Trek’ Actor Anton Yelchin Dies in Tragic Accident at the Age of 27

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by Britt Hayes June 19, 2016 @ 1:15 PM
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Anton Yelchin, the young actor best known for recent roles in the Star Trek franchise and acclaimed indie thriller Green Room has tragically passed away at the age of 27. Yelchin’s death was originally discovered early Sunday morning and initially reported by TMZ. Several outlets are confirming this terrible news, which comes just one month ahead of the release of Star Trek Beyond, in which he reprises the role of Chekov.

Erik Bauersfeld, Voice of Admiral Ackbar in ‘Star Wars,’ Has Died at 93

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by Britt Hayes April 4, 2016 @ 7:16 PM
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You may not immediately recognize the name Erik Bauersfeld, but you are undoubtedly familiar with his most famous line. The actor was the voice of Admiral Ackbar in Return of the Jedi, helping to popularize the alien’s signature phrase, “It’s a trap!” Bauersfeld has passed away at the age of 93, and though he’ll be remembered most for his role in Star Wars, the actor also worked with great directors like Guillermo del Toro and Steven Spielberg.