American film director and writer John Hughes died Thursday of heart attack, his spokeswoman said. He was 59. According to a statement from his spokeswoman, Hughes died suddenly while taking a morning walk in New York City.
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Frank McCourt, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Angela's Ashes" and "'Tis," died Sunday in New York from metastatic melanoma. He was 78.
Quincy Jones, who was Michael Jackson's longtime friend and record producer, talks about Jackson's life and legacy.
Michael Jackson is everywhere today. It's like it's 1983 again: His songs are all over the radio, his music videos are on television, his life story in newspapers and in conversations. It took the King of Pop's death to bring…
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Pop star Michael Jackson died Thursday afternoon of an apparent cardiac arrest, the Los Angeles Times reported. Jackson was rushed to the UCLA Medical Center by the paramedics after they found him at his home not breathing and tried to…
Actress Farrah Fawcett, best known for starring in the 1970s TV hit "Charlie's Angels," died Thursday in Santa Monica, Calif., following a battle with cancer. She was 62.
Ed McMahon, television's most famous late-night sidekick, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. The cause has not been released, though a friend reported he had been suffering from bone cancer, as well as other illnesses, for the last few years. He…
Bruce Iglauer is the founder of Alligator and Koko Taylor's longtime producer, manager and friend. He was among the family and friends by her side Wednesday.
Koko Taylor, the soulful blues songstress, died Wednesday in Chicago at the age of 80, due to complications from a stomach surgery.
Dom DeLuise -- comedian, actor, chef -- passed away Monday night at the age of 75. His son, Michael DeLuise, told Los Angeles TV station KTLA and radio station KNX that his father died in his sleep at a Santa…
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