Obits


Storm Chasers' Matt Hughes Dies at 30

Matt Hughes

Matt Hughes, a longtime meteorologist who starred on Discovery's Storm Chasers, has died. He was 30.

Hughes died May 26 in Wichita, Kan., but his death wasn't made public until Wednesday's episode of Storm Chasers, which was dedicated in his memory.

His death was unrelated to his often dangerous job. In a June 7 blog post titled "R.I.P. Matt" on Wichita's ABC affiliate KAKE-TV's website, Aaron Blaser, a former colleague and friend of Hughes, wrote that Hughes had tried to commit suicide.

See other stars who died this year

"[Hughes] was taken to the ...
read more

Andy Irons, Former Surfing World Champion, Dies at 32

Andy Irons

Former three-time world surfing champion Andy Irons has died. He was 32.

Irons was found dead Tuesday morning in his Dallas hotel room, The Associated Press reports. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Irons was on a layover en route to his home in Hawaii. The surfer was returning from Puerto Rico, where he was supposed to have competed in the 2010 Rip Curl Pro Search. He had withdrawn on Sunday, citing an illness he contracted at an earlier event in Portugal.

read more

Charlie O'Donnell, Wheel of Fortune Announcer, Dies at 78

Charlie O’Donnell

Charlie O'Donnell, the original announcer of Wheel of Fortune, has died. He was 78.

 O'Donnell died late Sunday in his Los Angeles home, his agent told The Associated Press. The cause of death is unclear.

read more

Sopranos Actress Denise Borino-Quinn Dies at 46

Denise Borino-Quinn

Denise Borino-Quinn, best known for playing mafia wife Ginny Sacramoni on The Sopranos, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 46.

Borino-Quinn died Wednesday after a long battle with liver cancer, according to the Farmer Funeral Home in Roseland, N.J. Her husband... read more

James Wall, Captain Kangaroo's Mr. Baxter, Dies at 92

James Wall

James Wall, a longtime CBS stage manager and actor best known as Captain Kangaroo's neighbor, Mr. Baxter, on the network's children's show, has died. He was 92.

Wall died in his sleep Wednesday in New York City after a short illness, CBS News reports.

A former vaudevillian, Wall — who was credited as Larry Wall — joined Captain Kangaroo as a ...
read more

James MacArthur, Original Hawaii Five-0’s Danno, Dies at 72

James MacArthur

James MacArthur, best known for his role as Danno on the original Hawaii Five-0, died of natural causes in Florida on Thursday, according to The Associated Press.  He was 72.

See other celebrities we've lost this year

MacArthur was most recognized for ... read more

Officer and a Gentleman Actress Lisa Blount Dies at 53

Lisa Blount

Lisa Blount, an Oscar-winning producer and an actress best known for her co-starring role in An Officer and a Gentleman, has died. She was 53.

See other celebrities we've lost this year

Blount was found dead ... read more

Paul the Octopus, World Cup Oracle, Dies

Paul the Octopus

Paul the Octopus, the German sea creature who correctly predicted the results of eight World Cup matches this summer, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 2 years old.

2010 World Cup: Paul The Octopus picks Spain

The seemingly psychic octopus died of ... read more

Penthouse Founder Bob Guccione Dies at 79

Bob Guccione

Penthouse magazine founder Bob Guccione has died. He was 79.

Guccione died at Plano Specialty Hospital in Plano, Texas, his family said in a statement to The Associate Press. He battled lung cancer for several years.

See which celebrities have died this year

read more

Tom Bosley, Mr. C on Happy Days, Dies at 83

Tom Bosley

Tom Bosley, who played the gruff but lovable Mr. C on Happy Days, and whose stable demeanor made him one of TV's ultimate father figures, has died. He was 83.

Bosley had been battling lung cancer but died of heart failure at his home in Palm Springs, Calif., early Tuesday, his agent, Sheryl Abrams,
told TVGuide.com.

Look back on celebrities who died this year

Bosley's Happy Days character, Howard Cunningham, was constantly distracted from... read more

My Watchlist

On TV

Editors' Picks

11:29PM | NBC
8:00PM | CBS
9:00PM | CBS

Full Episodes

Find a TV Show

See more »

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular