Tag: Death

Actor/Rap legend ‘Heavy D’ dead at 44

According to TMZ a 911 call was placed from Heavy D’s Beverly Hills home around 11:25 this morning to report an unconscious male on the walkway. When help arrived, we’re told Heavy…

Steve Jobs dies

Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple, passed away today. Jobs recently stepping down as Apple CEO, naming Tim Cook his successor. Details of his death have not been released. He…

Bubba Smith, actor/former NFL star, found dead

Bubba Smith, and who gained mainstream celebrity after his portrayal of Lt. Moses Hightower in the series of Police Academy films in the 1980s has died. He was 66 years old.

Amy Winehouse dead at 27

Drugs took a big toll on Amy’s health and appearance. Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in London today. Police are investigating and have not confirmed a cause of…

Actor Pete Postlethwaite dies of cancer

Pete Postlethwaite, who’s appeared in a number of Hollywood blockbusters over the years, including last summer’s “Inception“, “The Town” and “Clash of the Titans“, died at his home in England on Sunday…

Reggae legend Gregory Isaacs dies

Reggae star Gregory Isaacs passed away at his home in London this morning (Monday, Oct. 25) after a long battle with cancer.

Greg Giraldo Dies After Overdose

Comedian Greg Giraldo passed away tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 29) at a hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The 44-year-old comedian had been hospitalized since Saturday (Sept 25) after he was discovered unconscious…

Jackson’s 'This Is It' Midnight Screening Nets $2.2 Mil

The midnight showing of the film Michael Jackson’s This Is It, a collection of rehearsal footage shot just before his death in June, made an "unprecedented" $2.2 million at the box office…

Wrestling Legend Lou Albano Dies at 76

Former pro-wrestler, and sometimes actor, Captain Lou Albano dies at his home in Mount Vernon, N.Y.Captain Lou Albano, who wrestled alongside/against some of the greatest personalities in pro-wrestling including, Hulk Hogan, Andre…