R.I.P.

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.

Patty Duke, Star of ‘The Patty Duke Show,’ Dies at 69

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 29, 2016 @ 2:32 PM
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Sad news for fans of lifelong actor, Emmy and Oscar-winner Patty Duke, as the stage and screen actor behind The Miracle Worker, The Patty Duke Show and so much more has passed away. The acclaimed star and mother to Sean Astin is remembered as one of the Academy’s youngest winners, as well a staunch advocate for the mentally ill with the National Institute of Mental Health and others.

Ken Adam, Production Designer Behind Bond and 'Dr. Strangelove,' Dies at 95

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by Charles Bramesco March 11, 2016 @ 9:10 AM
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Sir Kenneth Adam, the celebrated production designer responsible for the iconic sets from the James Bond franchise, Dr. Strangelove, and a host of other fine films, has died. He passed away last night in his London home following a brief stay in the hospital. He was 95 year old.

Legendary Actor Abe Vigoda, Star of ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Barney Miller,’ Dead at 94

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by Britt Hayes January 26, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
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Veteran actor Abe Vigoda has enjoyed a career more vast and varied than many of his fellow performers, with a resumé that spans 65 years and includes everything from masterpieces like The Godfather to classic television like Barney Miller. Vigoda has reportedly passed away today at the age of 94, leaving behind an unforgettable legacy of film and television work.