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Comedian Patrice O'Neal Dies at 41

Patrice O'Neal

Comedian Patrice O'Neal has died after suffering a stroke last month. He was 41.

The Opie and Anthony Show, where O'Neal was a frequent guest, announced the news Tuesday on Twitter. "Yes it's true that our pal ...
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Director Ken Russell Dies at 84

Ken Russell

Ken Russell, the avant-garde filmmaker behind Women in Love and The Boy Friend, has died. He was 84.

Russell died Sunday following multiple strokes, his son Alex Verney-Elliott told The Associated Press. "My father died peacefully. He died with a smile on his face," he said.

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The X-Files' John Neville Dies at 86

John Neville

John Neville, best remembered by TV fans as The Well-Manicured Man in The X-Files, has died, Canadian Press reports. He was 86.
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Rap Legend Heavy D Dies at 44

Heavy D

Rapper Heavy D died Tuesday, TMZ.com reports. He was 44.

Heavy D, born as Dwight Arrington Myers, was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital... read more

Comedy Writer Hal Kanter Dies at 92

Hal Kanter

Hal Kanter, the Emmy-winning comedy writer behind the groundbreaking series Julia, has died. He was 92.

Kanter died Sunday of complications from pneumonia at California's Encino Hospital, his daughter, Donna Kanter, told the Los Angeles Times.

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"What a dear man," friend Carl Reiner said. "He was considered one of the wits of the industry; there's no question about it. Any time he ...
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Former Heavyweight Champ Joe Frazier Dies at 67

Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion famed for his trio of bouts with Muhammad Ali including the epic Thrilla in Manila, has died. He was 67.

Frazier died Monday in his Philadelphia home of liver cancer. He was diagnosed four or five weeks ago and had been in a hospice for the past week, his business manager, Leslie Wolff, said over the weekend.

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"We thank you for your prayers for our father and vast outpouring of love and support," Frazier's family said in a statement.

"I will always ...
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Andy Rooney Dies at 92

Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney, who delivered wry and crotchety observations on 60 Minutes for 33 years, has died. He was 92.

Rooney died Friday in New York after complications from unspecified minor surgery, CBS said. He had been in stable condition ...
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Oscar Producer Gil Cates Dies at 77

Gil Cates

Gil Cates, a director and producer who produced a record 14 Academy Awards telecasts in 18 years, has died. He was 77.

Cates' body was found Monday on the campus of UCLA, where he was the founding dean of the School of Theater, Film and Television. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office is investigating ...
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Scarlett Johansson on Nude Photos: It's Not Like I Was Shooting a Porno

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson knows how to take naked pictures and she doesn't mind talking about it.

Speaking out about her nude photo-hacking scandal last month, Johansson tells Vanity Fair that they were ...
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Dorothy Rodham, Hillary Clinton's Mother, Dies at 92

Hillary Clinton, Dorothy Rodham and Chelsea Clinton

Dorothy Rodham, mother of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, died Tuesday. She was 92.

Rodham died shortly after midnight in Washington, surrounded by her family, the Clintons said in a statement.

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A cause of death was not disclosed. Rodham Clinton had canceled a scheduled trip to London and Istanbul on Monday to ...
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