Indiewire – December 17, 2020 at 12:59PM:
Reports have emerged from the “Star Wars” community that Jeremy Bulloch, the actor who originated the iconic “Star Wars” bounty hunter Boba Fett in “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi,” has died. The retired English actor was 75. The news was first announced on fan site Fantha Tracks following a Facebook post by U.K.-based convention organizer Jason Griffiths, a friend of Bulloch’s.
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/Film – November 29, 2020 at 11:03AM:
James Earl Jones may be the first actor who comes to the minds of Star Wars fans when they think about Darth Vader. But the villain wouldn’t have been nearly as imposing if it wasn’t for towering presence of actor David Prowse, the actor who was actually on set and inside Darth Vader’s suit for the original Star Wars trilogy. Sadly, it has been reported that David Prowse has passed away at age 85.
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UPROXX – November 8, 2020 at 12:58PM:
Sunday morning brought about the incredibly sad news that Alex Trebek had died at the age of 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The legendary game show host, best known for his three decades on Jeopardy!, was beloved by millions whose lives he entered most every weekday evening for years and years.
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Deadline – October 31, 2020 at 01:40PM:
Movie icon Sean Connery, who died today at the age of 90, is famous for his roles as tough Irish cop Jim Malone in The Untouchables, which earned him an Oscar, and Indy’s wisecracking father Henry Jones in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. But above all, Connery will always be remembered as the original James Bond.
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NYT – October 12, 2020 at 01:23PM:
She drew fame at age 20, painted in gold, in the Bond film’s opening credits, then went on to appear in “A Hard Day’s Night,” with the Beatles, and other productions, before turning to art and politics.
Business – Deadline – October 6, 2020 at 01:59PM:
Eddie Van Halen, the self-taught guitarist for Van Halen who influenced a generation of players with his legendary licks, died today of cancer. He was 65 and had been having health problems for a number of years.. His son and bandmate, Wolfgang Van Halen, announced the news on social media: View this post on Instagram […]
TV – Variety – October 5, 2020 at 05:20PM:
Actor, director and producer Clark Middleton, who appeared in “Kill Bill Vol. 2,” “The Blacklist” and “Snowpiercer,” died Sunday as a result of West Nile Virus, his wife Elissa confirmed. He was 63. “With heavy hearts we announce the passing of a life eminently worthy of celebration: Clark Tinsley Middleton, 63 – beloved actor and writer.
Variety – September 29, 2020 at 10:28PM:
Mac Davis, the singer-songwriter who parlayed pop and country hits into a network TV variety show and acting career, has died. He was 78. His manager of nearly four decades, Jim Morey, announced Davis’ death on Facebook Tuesday night.
Music – Variety – September 29, 2020 at 08:01PM:
Singer Helen Reddy, who became an emblem of feminism with the 1972 smash “I Am Woman,” died Tuesday in Los Angeles. She was 78. In a statement, her daughters, Traci and Jordan, said: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Helen Reddy, on the afternoon of September 29th 2020 […]