Meshach Taylor, best known for playing Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer, The Associated Press reports. He was 67.
Born in Boston, Taylor's acting career began on the stage when he was a member of Chicago's Goodman Theatre. He moved to Los Angeles in the late 1970s to pursue a screen career.
Longtime R&B and gospel singer Bobby Womack, who was known for such hits as "It's All Over," died Friday at the age of 70, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Womack was suffering from colon cancer and diabetes at the time of his death, a representative for Womack's label XL Recordings said.
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Eli Wallach, the prolific actor who starred opposite Clint Eastwood in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, and Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits, died Tuesday, his daughter Katherine confirmed to The New York Times. He was 98.
Miranda Richardson, Patsy Byrne in Blackadder II
Patsy Byrne, who played Nursie on Season 2 of the BBC series Blackadder, has died. She was 80.
Gerry Goffin, writer of several popular hits from the 1960s, including "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" "and "The Loco-Motion" with former wife Carole King, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home, reports the New York Times.
Daniel Keyes, the author of Flowers for Algernon, died on Sunday at the age of 86, the New York Times reports.
According to Keyes' daughter Leslie, the cause was complications of pneumonia.
San Diego Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died, Major League Baseball's commissioner announced. He was 54.
Gwynn passed away at a Poway, Calif. hospital after battling cancer.
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The California native, nicknamed Mr. Padre, joined the franchise in 1982. Two years later he won his first batting title, with a batting average of .351. That year he helped lead the Padres to their first World Series where they lost to the Detroit Tigers. Gwynn went on to become an eight-time National League batting champion.
Casey Kasem, the golden voice of Top 40 radio for decades, has died. He was 82.
Kasem's daughter Kerri broke the news on Sunday morning tweeting, "Early this Father's Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends. Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. Thank you for all your love, support and prayers. The world will miss Casey Kasem, an incredible talent and humanitarian; we will miss our Dad. With love, Kerri, Mike and Julie."