Death

British Actor Albert Finney Dies At 82

By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family said Friday that he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."...
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Broadway Legend Carol Channing Has Died At Age 97

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said...
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Ken Berry, Star Of Sitcom 'F Troop,' Has Died At Age 85

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Ken Berry, an actor and dancer who played the affable and clumsy Capt. Wilton Parmenter in the 1960s sitcom "F Troop," has died. He was 85. Berry died Saturday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, hospital spokeswoman Patricia Aidem confirmed. The...
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Former President George H.W. Bush Dies At Age 94

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94. Family spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush died shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. The nation's 41st president served from 1989 to 1993, and eight years later watched his...
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Burt Reynolds, Star Of Film, TV and Tabloids, Dead At 82

NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights" and for an active off-screen life which included relationships with Loni Anderson, Sally Field and Dinah Shore, has died at age 82. His death was confirmed...
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Inquest Finds Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Drowned After Drinking

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan accidentally drowned in a bathtub after drinking, a coroner's inquest concluded Thursday. A police officer told the inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court that a pajama-clad O'Riordan was found submerged in her...
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Neil Simon, Broadway's Master O Comedy, Dies At 91

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as "The Odd Couple," ''Barefoot in the Park" and his "Brighton Beach" trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died. He was 91. Simon died early Sunday of complications...
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War Hero And Presidential Candidate John McCain Has Died

By NANCY BENAC, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died...
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Robin Leach Of 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous' Dies

By REGINA GARCIA CANO and ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robin Leach, whose voice crystallized the opulent 1980s on TV's "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," died Friday. He was 76. Leach's family said through a public relations firm that he died in Las Vegas, where he made his...
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Actress Barbara Harris Dies At Age 83

By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Harris, the Tony Award-winning actress whose comic-neurotic charms lit up the Broadway stage and helped her steal films including "Nashville," ''Freaky Friday" and "A Thousand Clowns," has died. She was 83. Harris died early...
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