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May 25, 2024 at 1:38 AM

Morgan Spurlock, ‘Super Size Me’ Director, dies at 53

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, known for "Super Size Me," died at 53 in New York from cancer complications.
May 25, 2024 at 1:38 AM
VIDEO: Morgan Spurlock, ‘Super Size Me’ Director, dies at 53
May 24, 2024 at 9:02 PM

Caleb Carr, military historian and author of bestselling novel 'The Alienist,' dies at 68

Caleb Carr, the scarred and gifted son of founding Beat Lucien Carr who endured a traumatizing childhood and became a bestselling novelist, accomplished military historian and late-life memoirist of his devoted cat Masha, has died
May 24, 2024 at 9:02 PM
This undated self portrait made available by Little Brown publisher, shows author Caleb Carr and his cat Masha at his home in Cherry Plain, NY. Carr died of cancer Thursday, May 23, 2024, according to his publisher, Little, Brown and Company. (Caleb Carr/ Little Brown via AP)
May 22, 2024 at 1:10 AM

Matthew Perry's death investigation continues, source of ketamine

The investigation into Matthew Perry's death is ongoing, particularly concerning the source of the ketamine that played a role in his October death, according to federal law enforcement sources.
May 22, 2024 at 1:10 AM
VIDEO: Matthew Perry's death investigation continues, source of ketamine
May 20, 2024 at 6:54 PM
FILE - Ivan F. Boesky, center, leaves federal court in New York, April 24, 1987 after pleading guilty to one count of violating federal securities laws. Boesky, the flamboyant stock speculator whose cooperation with the government cracked open one of the largest insider trading scandals on Wall Street, has died at the age of 87. (AP Photo/G. Paul Burnett, File)
May 18, 2024 at 3:49 PM

Actor Dabney Coleman dies at 92

Hollywood is reacting and sending tributes to the passing of the beloved actor and “9 to 5” star.
May 18, 2024 at 3:49 PM
VIDEO: Actor Dabney Coleman dies at 92
May 18, 2024 at 12:22 PM

Dabney Coleman, actor who specialized in curmudgeons, dies at 92

Dabney Coleman, the mustachioed character actor who specialized in smarmy villains like the chauvinist boss in “9 to 5” and the nasty TV director in “Tootsie,” has died
May 18, 2024 at 12:22 PM
FILE - Actor Dabney Coleman poses at his home in Brentwood, Calif., Sept. 8, 1991. Coleman, the mustachioed character actor who specialized in smarmy villains like the chauvinist boss in "9 to 5" and the nasty TV director in "Tootsie," died Thursday, May 16, 2024, his daughter, Quincy Coleman, told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 92. No other details were immediately available. (AP Photo/Julie Markes, File)
May 18, 2024 at 1:12 AM

Actor Dabney Coleman passes away at age 92

Actor Dabney Coleman, known for his roles in hit movies such as "Melvin and Howard," "9 to 5," "On Golden Pond" and "Tootsie," has passed away at 92.
May 18, 2024 at 1:12 AM
VIDEO: Actor Dabney Coleman passes away at age 92
May 14, 2024 at 4:49 PM

Nobel laureate Alice Munro, a master of the short story, dies at 92

Nobel laureate Alice Munro, the Canadian literary giant and one of the most honored short story writers, dies at 92
May 14, 2024 at 4:49 PM
May 14, 2024 at 12:29 AM

Grammy-winning multi-genre saxophonist David Sanborn dies at 78

David Sanborn, a Grammy-winning saxophonist known for his collaborations with renowned artists, passed away on Sunday after a career spanning multiple genres.
May 14, 2024 at 12:29 AM
VIDEO: Grammy-winning multi-genre saxophonist David Sanborn dies at 78
May 13, 2024 at 10:22 PM

Toby Keith was a dad of 3: Get to know the kids of the late country singer

Country music star Toby Keith was not only an award-winning singer-songwriter but also a father of three.
May 13, 2024 at 10:22 PM
Toby Keith performs in concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA on Aug. 14, 2015.
May 11, 2024 at 11:34 AM

Sam Rubin, beloved LA entertainment anchor and interviewer, dies at 64

Entertainment broadcaster Sam Rubin has died at age 64
May 11, 2024 at 11:34 AM
FILE - Journalist Sam Rubin arrives at the AARP Movies for Grownups Film Showcase at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Los Angeles. Rubin, a beloved entertainment anchor and reporter for KTLA in Los Angeles who was on a first-name basis with Hollywood's top stars, died Friday, May 10, 2024. He was 64. (Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP/AP Images, File)
1 month ago

Moody Blues founding member Mike Pinder dies at 82

Moody Blues founding member, singer and keyboardist, Mike Pinder has died at 82.
1 month ago
Mike Pinder of the Moody Blues performs in March 1972 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1 month ago

Remembering 'American Idol' alum Mandisa after her death

"GMA" looks at the life of the Grammy winner and gospel powerhouse, who died suddenly at 47.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Remembering 'American Idol' alum Mandisa after her death
1 month ago

Mandisa, Grammy-winning former 'American Idol' singer, passes away

Singer Mandisa Lynn Hundely, who was a contestant on the show's fifth season, was found dead in her Nashville home, police said. She was 47.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Mandisa, Grammy-winning former 'American Idol' singer, passes away
1 month ago

Dickey Betts, Allman Brothers Band singer, songwriter and guitarist, dead at 80

Dickey Betts, the influential singer, songwriter and guitarist for Southern rock legends the Allman Brothers Band, died Thursday morning in Florida at age 80.
1 month ago
The Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts, pictured in 1977.
1 month ago

Dickey Betts, influential Allman Brothers Band founding member, dead at 80

Dickey Betts, the influential singer, songwriter and guitarist for Southern rock legends the Allman Brothers Band, has died at age 80.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Dickey Betts, influential Allman Brothers Band founding member, dead at 80
1 month ago

Allman Brothers Band’s Dickey Betts dies

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member as well as lead guitarist, singer and songwriter Dickey Betts dies at 80 years old.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Allman Brothers Band’s Dickey Betts dies
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Fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has died at 83

Fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has died at 83.
1 month ago
Designer Roberto Cavalli poses during the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, Nov. 1, 2014, in Dubai.
2 months ago

'Gen V' actor Chance Perdomo dies at 27

"Gen V" actor Chance Perdomo died following a motorcycle accident at the age of 27, his family said.
2 months ago
Chance Perdomo attends the "Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One" UK Premiere in London, June 22, 2023.
2 months ago

Remembering Louis Gossett, Jr.

Louis Gossett, Jr., who was the first Black man to win the Oscar for ‘Best Supporting Actor’ in 1983, has died at the age of 87.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Remembering Louis Gossett, Jr.
2 months ago

'One of one': Democratic leaders honor Lieberman at funeral

A funeral for former Sen. Joe Lieberman, who represented Connecticut for over two decades, took place in his home state Friday.
2 months ago
The casket of former Senator Joe Lieberman is shown in the sanctuary of Congregation Agudath Sholom, before his funeral in Stamford, Conn., March. 29, 2024.
2 months ago

Actor Louis Gossett Jr. dies at 87

Gossett won an Academy Award for "An Officer and a Gentleman" and an Emmy for his role in the iconic TV mini-series "Roots."
2 months ago
VIDEO: Actor Louis Gossett Jr. dies at 87
2 months ago

Former senator and vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman dies at 82

The prominent Jewish politician from Connecticut, who was also Al Gore's running mate on the Democratic ticket in 2000, died after suffering complications from a fall, his family said in a statement.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Former senator and vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman dies at 82
2 months ago

'Devastatingly sad': Graham, Lamont and others react to Joe Lieberman's death

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman died Wednesday afternoon in New York City, his family said. He was 82 years old.
2 months ago
Senator Joe Lieberman poses for a portrait in Beijing, on Oct. 15, 2023.
2 months ago

Joe Lieberman, longtime Connecticut senator, dies at 82

Joe Lieberman, the former U.S. Senator from Connecticut and former vice presidential candidate, died at the age of 82 due to complications from a fall, according to his family.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Joe Lieberman, longtime Connecticut senator, dies at 82
2 months ago

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman dies at 82

The former senator, who was Al Gore's running mate on the Democratic ticket in 2000, was known for having bipartisan relationships and was recently involved in the “No Labels” party.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Former Sen. Joe Lieberman dies at 82
2 months ago

Martin Greenfield, celebrity tailor, dies at 95

Martin Greenfield, a Holocaust survivor who created outfits for six presidents and countless other celebrities, died at the age of 95 last week.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Martin Greenfield, celebrity tailor, dies at 95
2 months ago

‘All By Myself’ singer Eric Carmen dead at 74

The singer and songwriter, known for hits like “Hungry Eyes" and “Never Fall in Love Again," has died, according to a post on the singer’s website.
2 months ago
VIDEO: ‘All By Myself’ singer Eric Carmen dead at 74
2 months ago

Eric Carmen, singer of 'All By Myself,' dies at 74

Carmen began a solo career in late 1975, and his first two solo singles were big hits in 1976: "All By Myself" and "Never Gonna Fall in Love Again."
2 months ago
Carmen began a solo career in late 1975, and his first two solo singles were big hits in 1976: "All By Myself" and "Never Gonna Fall in Love Again."
2 months ago

Remembering 'Hungry Eyes' singer-songwriter Eric Carmen

Eric Carmen, the singer and songwriter known for such hits as "All by Myself," has died at 74, his wife confirmed.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Remembering 'Hungry Eyes' singer-songwriter Eric Carmen
2 months ago

'All by Myself' singer Eric Carmen dies at 74

Eric Carmen, the singer/songwriter behind classics like "All by Myself," has died at 74.
2 months ago
ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 10: American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist Eric Carmen, former member of The Raspberries, performs at Alex Cooley's Electric Ballroom on November 10, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. (Photo by Tom Hill/WireImage)
3 months ago

Steve Lawrence, half of singing duo with wife Eydie, dies at 88

A rep for the Emmy and Grammy winner tells ABC News Lawrence died on Thursday from complications due to Alzheimer's disease.
3 months ago
Singer Steve Lawrence poses for a portrait in 1990 in Los Angeles.
3 months ago

Remembering Iris Apfel

The fashion icon known for her eye-catching style died at age 102.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Remembering Iris Apfel
3 months ago

Comedian Richard Lewis dies at 76

Lewis, the comedian and actor known for his roles like "Curb Your Enthusiasm," died at his home in Los Angeles Tuesday night after suffering a heart attack, his publicist confirmed to ABC News.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Comedian Richard Lewis dies at 76
3 months ago

Larry David, Cheryl Hines and more pay tribute to Richard Lewis: 'A brother to me'

Many in Hollywood remember Richard Lewis who died on Tuesday night.
3 months ago
In this June 6, 2013, file photo, Richard Lewis and Larry David attendan event in Hollywood, Calif.
3 months ago

Remembering Richard Lewis

The longtime stand-up comic and actor died of a heart attack, his family said. He was 76.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Remembering Richard Lewis
3 months ago

Gary Sinise shares tribute to late son Mac, who died from cancer at 33

Gary Sinise paid tribute this week to his son Mac, who died Jan. 5 at age 33. The actor said Mac was diagnosed with a rare cancer called chordoma in 2018.
3 months ago
Gary Sinise attends the premiere of Lionsgate's "I Still Believe" at ArcLight Hollywood, March 7, 2020, in Hollywood, Calif.
3 months ago

'Once Upon a Time' actor Chris Gauthier dies at 48

Actor Chris Gauthier, best known for his roles in "Eureka" and "Once Upon a Time," has died at the age of 48.
3 months ago
Colin O'Donoghue, as Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones, Rogers and Chris Gauthier, as William Smee, in a scene from "Once Upon a Time."
4 months ago

Toby Keith dies at 62

The country singer known for hit songs like "Beer for My Horses" and "Should've Been a Cowboy" "passed peacefully" surrounded by his family, according to a statement on his official X account.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Toby Keith dies at 62
4 months ago

Sylvester Stallone mourns death of 'Rocky' co-star Carl Weathers

Hollywood is mourning the death of beloved "Rocky" actor Carl Weathers after he died Feb. 1 at the age of 76.
4 months ago
Sylvester Stallone and Carl Weathers grip hands in a still from the film, 'Rocky,' in 1976.
4 months ago

Carl Weathers, 'Rocky' and 'Predator' actor, dies at 76

Carl Weathers, the actor known for playing boxer Apollo Creed in the "Rocky" films, has died, a representative said.
4 months ago
In this Oct. 19. 2019, file photo, Carl Weathers poses at the Disney+ launch event promoting "The Mandalorian," in West Hollywood, Calif
4 months ago

Carl Weathers dies at age 76

The footballer turned Hollywood star who played Apollo Creed in "Rocky" films passed away.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Carl Weathers dies at age 76
4 months ago

'Rocky' star Carl Weathers dies at 76

Tributes are pouring in for Carl Weathers, the football player turned actor who starred in "Rocky," "Predator," and "The Mandalorian."
4 months ago
VIDEO: 'Rocky' star Carl Weathers dies at 76
4 months ago

Bruce Springsteen pays tribute to late mother

The Boss' mother passed away at the age of 98.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen pays tribute to late mother
4 months ago

Celebrating the late Chita Rivera

The trailblazer and Broadway legend who starred in "West Side Story," "Bye, Bye, Birdie" and more died Tuesday at 91-years-old, according to her family.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Celebrating the late Chita Rivera
4 months ago

Remembering Chita Rivera

The iconic Tony Award-winning actor, singer and dancer died at 91.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Remembering Chita Rivera
4 months ago

Debbie Allen says icon Chita Rivera’s presence was 'about her talent and her power'

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with director, actress and dancer Debbie Allen on the death of Broadway legend Chita Rivera, their everlasting friendship and Rivera’s barrier-breaking career.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Debbie Allen says icon Chita Rivera’s presence was 'about her talent and her power'
4 months ago

Charles Osgood, longtime 'CBS Sunday Morning' host, dies at 91

Osgood has been a fixture on TV and radio for decades.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Charles Osgood, longtime 'CBS Sunday Morning' host, dies at 91
4 months ago

Norman Jewison, 'Moonstruck' director, dies at 97

The Canadian director of hits such as "In the Heat of the Night," and "Moonstruck," died on Saturday. He was 97.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Norman Jewison, 'Moonstruck' director, dies at 97
4 months ago

Remembering Shangri-Las singer Mary Weiss

The lead singer of hits, such as "Leader of the Pack," died at the age of 75.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Remembering Shangri-Las singer Mary Weiss
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