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Celebrity Deaths

Sid Caesar (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Comedian Sid Caesar Dead At Age 91

Sid Caesar, a giant of the Golden Age of Television, has died, according to two of his friends.


Former New York Yankees Ken Griffey Sr. (L) and Paul Blair talk on Old Timers Day before the Yankees play the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium on July 7, 2007.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Former Orioles, Yankees Center Fielder Paul Blair Dies At 69

A member of the Orioles Hall of Fame, Blair patrolled the outfield from 1964-76, playing key parts when Baltimore won its first two World Series crowns in 1966 and 1970. He won two more titles with the Yankees in 1977 and 1978.


Best-selling author Tom Clancy died on Oct. 2, 2013 in Baltimore at the age of 66. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)

Best Selling Author Tom Clancy Dead At 66

Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.


Lisa Robin Kelly 2012 booking photo (Handout
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‘That 70s Show’ Actress Lisa Robin Kelly Dead At 43

An actress who starred alongside Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher on “That ’70s Show,” has died. She was 43.


Dennis Farina (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez
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‘Law & Order’ Actor Dennis Farina Dead At Age 69

Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a New York City police officer on “Law & Order,” has died.


Veteran White House reporter and columnist Helen Thomas died Saturday at the age of 92. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Longtime White House Correspondent Helen Thomas Dies At 92

A mainstay in the White House Press Room, Thomas worked for United Press and Hearst Newspapers. She covered every president since the Eisenhauer Administration.


Cory Monteith, the actor who shot to fame in the hit TV series "Glee," was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on July 13, 2013. He was 31. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Coroner: ‘Glee’ Star Cory Monteith Died From Alcohol, Heroin Mix

Monteith was found dead in his room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in downtown Vancouver on Saturday.


James Gandolfini and Steve Schirripa (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Exploring the Arts)

LISTEN: Steve Schirripa Praises The Brilliance, Generosity Of James Gandolfini

Steve Schirripa joined WFAN host Mike Francesa in studio on Friday to discuss the life of Gandolfini and expound upon the man that he was, both on the screen and off.


James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

Silverman: Both James Gandolfini And Tony Soprano Were Sports Enthusiasts

Those who followed the series religiously know that sports was a big part of Tony Sopranos’ life.


George Jones (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Country Music Legend George Jones Dead At 81

George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” has died. He was 81.


Jonathan Winters died on April 11, 2013 of natural causes at age 87. (credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TV Land)

Groundbreaking Comedian Jonathan Winters Dies At Age 87

Winters was a pioneer of improvisational standup comedy, with an exceptional gift for mimicry, a grab bag of eccentric personalities and a bottomless reservoir of creative energy.


Annette Funicello, the most popular Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club,'' who matured to a successful career in records and `60s beach party movies but struggled with illness in middle age and after, died April 8. She was 70.  (VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)

Beloved Actress, Disney Mouseketeer Annette Funicello Dead At 70

Actress Annette Funicello, long-time Disney and Beach Party star, passed away on Monday April 8 at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, CA, at the age of 70. She died peacefully from complications due to Multiple Sclerosis, a disease she battled for over 25 years.


Bonnie Franklin in 2008 (Neilson Barnard
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Actress Bonnie Franklin Of ‘One Day At A Time’ Fame Dead At 69

Bonnie Franklin, the pert, redheaded actress who won fame as a divorced mom on the long-running sitcom “One Day at a Time,” has died.


Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren wrote the long-running "Dear Abby'' advice column, died on Jan. 16, 2013. She was 94. (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Pauline Friedman Phillips, A.K.A. ‘Dear Abby,’ Dead At Age 94

Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column that was followed by millions of newspaper readers throughout the world, has died. She was 94.


Jack Klugman (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Jack Klugman, Star Of ‘The Odd Couple,’ Passes Away At Age 90

Jack Klugman, the prolific, craggy-faced character actor and regular guy who was loved by millions as the messy one in TV’s “The Odd Couple” and the crime-fighting coroner in “Quincy, M.E.,” died on Monday, a son said.