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Last Gone With the Wind Cast Member Is Dead
Last Gone With the Wind
Cast Member Is Dead
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Last Gone With the Wind Cast Member Is Dead

Mickey Kuhn, 90, was the sole surviving credited member of the cast

(Newser) - More than eight decades ago, Mickey Kuhn played a small role in what would become one of the most famous Hollywood movies of all time. Over the weekend, the 90-year-old Kuhn died in Florida, and Deadline takes note of the somber distinction: He was the last surviving cast member from...

A Fixture in the Power Rangers Franchise Dies at 49

Jason David Frank played Tommy Oliver

(Newser) - Jason David Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children's series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, has died. He was 49. Justine Hunt, Frank's manager, said in a statement Sunday that Frank passed away, the AP reports. She did not name the cause of...

TV Star John Aniston, Jennifer's Dad, Dies at 89
Jennifer Aniston Says
Goodbye to 'Sweet Papa'
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Jennifer Aniston Says Goodbye to 'Sweet Papa'

'Days of Our Lives' star John Aniston dies at 89

(Newser) - Jennifer Aniston said goodbye to her "sweet papa" in an Instagram post Monday. Her father John Aniston, an actor best known for playing the charming but villainous Victor Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives from 1985 onward, died Friday at age 89, People reports. Aniston, like Kiriakis, was a...

The Terminal Inspiration Was Happy in the Airport
Iranian Died as He
Lived—in the Airport
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Iranian Died as He Lived—in the Airport

Merhan Karimi Nasseri settled in de Gaulle in 1988

(Newser) - An Iranian man who lived in Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport for 18 years and inspired the 2004 film The Terminal died there Saturday. Merhan Karimi Nasseri had a heart attack in the airport's Terminal 2F around midday, said an official with the Paris airport authority. Police and a...

For Many, He Is the Definitive Voice of Batman


For Many,
He Is the
Definitive
Voice of Batman
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For Many, He Is the Definitive Voice of Batman

Voice actor Kevin Conroy, famous from the animated series, dies at 66

(Newser) - Kevin Conroy, the prolific voice actor whose gravely delivery on Batman: The Animated Series was for many Batman fans the definitive sound of the Caped Crusader, has died at 66, per the AP . Conroy died Thursday after a battle with cancer, series producer Warner Bros. announced Friday. Conroy was the...

'Wizard of Odd' Is Dead at 76
No One Will
Ever Smash
Stuff Quite
Like He Did
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No One Will Ever Smash Stuff Quite Like He Did

Comedian Gallagher, famous for destroying watermelons and other items onstage, is dead at 76

(Newser) - Leo Gallagher, legendary for smashing anything and everything he could with a giant sledgehammer during his comedy performances, has annihilated his last watermelon. Craig Marquardo, longtime manager for the 76-year-old comedian, confirms to TMZ and CNN that he died early Friday in hospice care in Palm Springs, Calif., "surrounded...

Alabama Co-Founder Jeff Cook Dies at 73
Country Stars Mourn
Alabama's Jeff Cook
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Country Stars Mourn Alabama's Jeff Cook

'Heaven gained another guitar/fiddle player today'

(Newser) - Guitarist Jeff Cook, who co-founded the country group Alabama and steered them up the charts with such hits as "Song of the South" and "Dixieland Delight," has died. He was 73. Cook had Parkinson's disease and disclosed his diagnosis in 2017. He died Tuesday at his...

Aaron Carter, 34, Began as a Child Star
Aaron Carter,
34, Began as
a Child Star
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Aaron Carter, 34, Began as a Child Star

Singer-actor had struggled with mental illness

(Newser) - Aaron Carter, who became a pop star as a child and later embraced rap, was found dead Saturday at his home in Southern California. He was 34. His family confirmed his death after emergency responders were called to his home but gave no details. "We are extremely saddened and...

She Was Anne Frank's Best Friend
She Was
Anne Frank's
Best Friend
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She Was Anne Frank's Best Friend

Hannah Pick-Goslar, who was cared for by Otto Frank after the Holocaust, dies at 93

(Newser) - Hannah Pick-Goslar had a lot in common with her childhood best friend Anne Frank. Both were German-born Jewish children whose families fled to the Netherlands after Adolf Hitler came to power. "From the first day of kindergarten they were inseparable," the Washington Post reports, though of course they...

Hall of Famer's Punts Were Epic
Hall of Famer's
Punts Were Epic
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Hall of Famer's Punts Were Epic

Ray Guy 'was a football player who punted,' John Madden said

(Newser) - Ray Guy, the first punter to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died Thursday. He was 72. Southern Mississippi, where Guy starred before becoming the first punter ever taken in the first round of the NFL draft, said he died following a lengthy illness. He had been receiving care...

Dead Kennedys Drummer Dies in Accidental Fall
Dead Kennedys Drummer
Dies in Accidental Fall
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Dead Kennedys Drummer Dies in Accidental Fall

"I feel like I’ve been hit by a train,' Jello Biafra says of DH Peligro's death

(Newser) - DH Peligro, longtime drummer for seminal California punk band the Dead Kennedys, has died at age 63. He died Friday at his Los Angeles home, and police at the scene "stated that he died from trauma to the head caused by an accidental fall," the band said in...

Gerald Stern Wrote About Natural World and Pittsburgh
Poet Tied
Cosmos to
Physical World,
With Mockery
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Poet Tied Cosmos to Physical World, With Mockery

Gerald Stern's honors include a National Book Award

(Newser) - Gerald Stern, one of the country's most loved and respected poets who wrote with spirited melancholy and earthly humor about his childhood, Judaism, mortality, and the wonders of the contemplative life, has died. He was 97. Stern, New Jersey's first poet laureate, died Thursday at Calvary Hospice in...

Vince Dooley Had 1 National Title, 1 Losing Season

Georgia coach and athletic director built winners in men's, women's sports

(Newser) - Vince Dooley, the football coach who carried himself like a professor and guided Georgia for a quarter-century of success that included the 1980 national championship, died Friday. He was 90. The school announced that Dooley died peacefully at his Athens home, surrounded by his wife, Barbara, and their four children,...

Jerry Lee Lewis Is Dead at 87
Rock Pioneer
Jerry Lee Lewis Is Dead

Rock Pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis Is Dead

'Great Balls of Fire' singer was 87

(Newser) - Jerry Lee Lewis, the untamable rock and roll pioneer whose outrageous talent, energy, and ego collided on such definitive records as “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and sustained a career otherwise upended by personal scandal, died Friday morning at 87. The last survivor...

Co-Creator of Beloved Holiday Specials Dies at 87
Co-Creator of Beloved
Holiday Specials Dies at 87
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Co-Creator of Beloved Holiday Specials Dies at 87

Jules Bass brought 'Frosty' to life

(Newser) - Jules Bass, co-creator of some of the most beloved Christmas specials in history, has died at age 87. Bass, described by Variety as an "animator, producer, director, and composer," worked with Arthur Rankin Jr. on holiday specials including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, and Santa Claus ...

Schitt's Creek Executive Producer Dead at 47
Schitt's Creek Executive
Producer Dead at 47
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Schitt's Creek Executive Producer Dead at 47

Ben Feigin, who helped launch the hit CBC/Netflix series, has died of pancreatic cancer

(Newser) - One of the driving forces behind the award-winning CBC television series Schitt's Creek is gone. Variety reports that executive producer Ben Feigin died of pancreatic cancer, with confirmation on his death from United Talent Agency, his former employer. Feigin was 47. The Maryland native kicked off his career at...

'World's Dirtiest Man' Went Decades Without Bathing
'World's Dirtiest Man' Has Died
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'World's Dirtiest Man' Has Died

Iranian hermit is said to have relented and bathed just months ago

(Newser) - The media had named him "the world's dirtiest man," a moniker that was backed up by the alleged details of the Iranian hermit's life, which has come to an end after 94 years. In reporting his Sunday death, the Guardian explains the man was known as...

Ash Carter Oversaw Big Changes to US Military
Ash Carter Oversaw
Big Changes to US Military
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Ash Carter Oversaw Big Changes to US Military

Former defense secretary dies of heart attack at age 68

(Newser) - Ash Carter, who as defense secretary in the final two years of the Obama administration opened military combat jobs to women and ended a ban on transgender people serving in the military, has died at age 68. Carter died after suffering a heart attack on Monday evening, according a statement...

Actor Leslie Jordan Dead at 67
Actor Leslie Jordan Dead at 67
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Actor Leslie Jordan Dead at 67

His BMW crashed into Hollywood building

(Newser) - Hollywood is in mourning for Emmy-winning actor and comedian Leslie Jordan, who died Monday at age 67. Jordan, best known for his roles in Will & Grace and American Horror Story, was declared dead at the scene after his BMW crashed into a building in Hollywood on Monday morning, the...

Man Who Turned Krating Daeng Into Red Bull Dead at 78
Billionaire Co-Founder
of Red Bull Dead at 78
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Billionaire Co-Founder of Red Bull Dead at 78

Dietrich Mateschitz co-founded energy drink company, founded Red Bull F1 racing team

(Newser) - Austrian billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz, the co-founder of energy drink company Red Bull and founder and owner of the Red Bull Formula One racing team, has died. He was 78. Officials with the Red Bull racing team announced Mateschitz's death Saturday. The Guardian reports his death came after a long-term...

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