Posts tagged "obit"

RIP: Bobbi Kristina Brown Has Died At Age 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of the late Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, passed away yesterday, nearly six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 27, 2015 - 9:30 am

RIP Cindy Mancini: “Can’t Buy Me Love” Actress Amanda Peterson Has Passed Away

Nooooooo! Amanda Peterson, star of one of my favorite ’80s movies of all time, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” was found dead ather home in Greeley, Colorado, yesterday. She was 43 and her cause of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2015 - 10:30 am

The Thrill Is Gone: BB King Dead At 89

BB King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname “King of the Blues,” died late…

Newser | May 15, 2015 - 11:45 am

How Joan Rivers Should Be Laid To Rest, According To Joan Rivers

“When I die (and yes, Melissa, that day will come; and yes, Melissa, everything’s in your name), I want my funeral to be a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 4, 2014 - 6:20 pm

RIP: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away At Age 81

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Legendary female comic Joan Rivers…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 4, 2014 - 4:46 pm

Breaking News: Actor Robin Williams Dead In Apparent Suicide

Absolutley heartbreaking news to report this evening: actor Robin Williams, 63, was found dead this morning at his home in Marin County, California. The reported cause of death is axphyxia,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 11, 2014 - 7:19 pm

Elaine Stritch, Star Of The Broadway Stage And “30 Rock,” Has Died

Actress Elaine Stritch passed away today at age 89. An outspoken Broadway star, Tony Award nominee, style icon, and Jack Donaghy’s mom on “30 Rock,” Elaine was a woman who…

Claire Hannum | July 17, 2014 - 1:45 pm

RIP: Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padre & Baseball Hall Of Famer, Dies From Cancer At Age 54

We don’t usually write a whole lot about sports news on The Frisky, but an exception must be made for legendary baseball player Tony Gwynn, who passed away today after…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 16, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Designer L’Wren Scott Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Fashion designer L’Wren Scott, known for her gorgeous red carpet dresses, was found dead today in her New York City apartment, hanged in an apparent suicide. The 47-year-old designer was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm

RIP: Harold Ramis, 69, Has Died

Harold Ramis, the comedic genius behind “Candyshack” and “Groundhog Day,” not to mention one of the stars of “Ghostbusters,” has passed away at age 69. [Celeb Dirty Laundry]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm

True Story: I Wrote A Scathing Obituary About My Mother (And I Have No Regrets)

“Marianne Theresa John­son-Reddick born Jan 4, 1935 and died alone on Sept. 30, 2013. She is sur­vived by her 6 of 8 children whom she spent her lifetime torturing in…

Katherine Reddick | February 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

RIP: Maggie Estep, ’90s Slam Poet, Dead At 50

If you were alive in the ’90s and liked poetry, chances are you liked slam poetry. Or at least went to a slam poetry performance, even if you didn’t like

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Breaking News: Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead In NYC Apartment [UPDATED]

Utterly heartbreaking news to report: actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for his role in “Capote,” was found dead in his New York City apartment today, allegedly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 2, 2014 - 1:41 pm

RIP Pete Seeger: Legendary Folk Singer Passes Away At Age 94

The amazing, incomparable Pete Seeger passed away today at the age of 94. Here he is singing “Quite Early Morning.” What a life. [USA Today]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 28, 2014 - 10:00 am

RIP James Avery, “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air”‘s Uncle Phil

Amidst the plethora of ’90s-era sitcom dads, “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air”’s Uncle Phil was my favorite. This no nonsense uncle was educated, wise, and delivered punishments with a sense…

Sophie Leon | January 2, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Paul Walker, “Fast And The Furious” Star, Confirmed Dead In Car Crash At Age 40

TMZ is reporting that “Fast and the Furious” star Paul Walker, 40, died in a car accident in Santa Clarita, California, earlier today. Multiple sources have told TMZ that Walker and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2013 - 10:27 pm

Read Laurie Anderson’s Obit For Her Husband Lou Reed

To our neighbors:
What a beautiful fall! Everything shimmering and golden and all that incredible soft light. Water surrounding us.
Lou and I have spent a lot of time here…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 31, 2013 - 5:30 pm

“Simpsons” Actress Marcia Wallace Has Passed Away

Comedienne Marcia Wallace, best known as Mrs. Krabappel from “The Simpsons,” has died at the age of 70.
“She passed at 9 p.m. last night due to complications from breast cancer of…

The Mary Sue | October 27, 2013 - 4:15 pm

RIP: Lou Reed, Rock Pioneer & Lead Singer Of The Velvet Underground, Dies At Age 71

No. No no no. Lou Reed, rock ‘n’ roll legend and frontman of the Velvet Underground, passed away in New York City at age 71 today. No cause of death…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2013 - 1:34 pm

The Albuquerque Journal Published An Obit For “Breaking Bad”‘s Walter White

Talk about a spoiler. A science teach named David Layman and members of the Facebook group “Unofficial Breaking Bad Fan Tour” paid to have a death notice for Walter While…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 4, 2013 - 11:20 am