The Ultimate Warrior
Wrestling superstar Ultimate Warrior has died, according to the WWE website. He was 54.
Born James Hellwig, the wrestler died Tuesday, just three days after he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. A cause of death was not given.
"We are grateful just days ago, Warrior had the opportunity to take his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame and was able to appear at WrestleMania 30 and MondayNight Raw to address his legions of fans," WWE said in a statement. "WWE sends its sincere condolences to Warrior's family, friends and fans."
Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and actress Paula Yates, has died, according to BBC News. She was 25.
Geldof was found dead in her Wrotham, Kent home after a call was made reporting concern for Geldof's welfare. "At this stage, the death is being treated as unexplained and sudden," the Kent Police said in a statement...
Legendary actor Mickey Rooney died Sunday of natural causes, TMZ reports. He was 93 and had been in ill health for some time, according to TMZ.
Patrick and Amanda Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey's mother Amanda died Monday after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 79.
Amanda had been diagnosed with the cancer in 1997 and had fought off multiple occurrences of it since then. The Grey's Anatomy star and his sisters, Mary and Alicia, partnered with Central Maine Medical Center, where Amanda was treated, to establish The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing in Lewiston, Maine, six years ago.
Actor James Rebhorn, who passed away at age 65 last week after a long battle with skin cancer, wrote his own obituary before he died. (Warning: don't read further unless you have a tissue handy.)
Dave Brockie as Oderus Urungus, Dave Brockie, inset
Dave Brockie, the frontman for the heavy metal group GWAR, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 50.
Brockie was found dead inside his Richmond, Va., home Sunday evening. A cause of death has yet to be determined, but no foul play is suspected.
Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, died Thursday after an illness, Kansas City's KCTV reports. He was 84.