Jun 202013
James Gandolfini

James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. (September 18, 1961 – June 19, 2013)

James Gandolfini, Emmy awarded actor and producer best known for his role as Tony Soprano in “The Sopranos” died suddenly on June 19, 2013 from heart stroke while on holiday in Italy.

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Dec 272012
Gerry Anderson dies at 83

Gerry Anderson, MBE (born Gerald Alexander Abrahams; 14 April 1929 – 26 December 2012)

Gerry Anderson MBE, legendary British publisher, producer, director, writer and creator of UK television series Thunderbirds died on 26th December 2012 aged 83 in a nursing home near Oxfordshire after long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Dec 252012
Charles Durning dies at 89

Charles Durning (February 28, 1923 – December 24, 2012)

Charles Durning, an award winning actor known from over 200 movies and television shows,  former professional boxer and a decorated D-Day veteran died on December 24, 2012 in his Manhattan home at age of 89.

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Nov 242012
Larry Hagman at Fan Expo in Toronto 2011

Larry Martin Hagman (September 21, 1931 – November 23, 2012)

Larry Hagman, actor most widely known from his role in TV show “Dallas” died on November 23, 2012 at age of 81 following complications from throat cancer.

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Oct 182012
Sylvia Maria Kristel died on 17 October 2012

Sylvia Maria Kristel (28 September 1952 – 17 October 2012)

Sylvia Maria Kristel, a Dutch actress best known for playing the lead character in four of the seven Emmanuelle films in seventies has died in her sleep on 17th October 2012 at the age of 60 following long battle with tobacco related throat and lung cancer.

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Sep 042012
Michael Clarke Duncan

R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan (December 10, 1957 – September 3, 2012)

Michael Clarke Duncan, star of “Armageddon”, “Sin City”, “The Green Mile” and Academy Award nominee died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday September 3, 2012. His heart had not recovered from a coronary attack he suffered earlier in July.

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Aug 202012
R.I.P. Tony Scott

Anthony David Scott (1944-2012)

Tony Scott, British movie director of (among other titles) “Top Gun”, “Days Of Thunder”, “Crimson Tide” and  “Enemy of the State” and brother of film maker Ridley Scott, has passed away in Los Angeles on August 19.  Scott, who was 68, is survived by wife and their teenage twin sons.

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Jul 252012
Chad Everett dies aged 76

R.I.P. Chad Everett

Chad Everett, “Golden Globe” nominated star of 1970ies “Medical Center”, known from appearances in  “Airplane II”, “Mulholland Dr.,” and Gus Van Sant’s remake of “Psycho” and most recently from guest roles in “Castle” and starring as aged version of Dean Winchester in “Supernatural” died on Tuesday, July 24  aged 76 after battle with lung cancer.

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Jul 092012
Ernest Borgnine in Escape from New York

Ernest Borgnine with Kurt Russel in Escape from New York

1955 Academy Award winner Ernest Borgnine (“Marty”, “Airwolf”, “Escape from New York”), died on Sunday July 8 of renal failure surrounded by friends and family. He was 95.

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