stephen hawking dead

The world has lost one of its greatest minds.

Stephen Hawking, the renowned theoretical physicist who helped shape current thought on cosmology and the infinite possibilities of the universe, has died. He was 76.

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Lewis Gilbert Dead

Lewis Gilbert, the British director of Alfie and multiple movies in the James Bond franchise, has passed away at the age of 97. Read about the Oscar-nominated director’s career, including his three Bond entries, below. Read More »

Johann Johannsson Dead

Tragic news came out of Hollywood again this weekend with word that Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning composer Jóhann Jóhannsson passed away at age 48 in Berlin yesterday. A cause of death has not yet been revealed.

We remember the praiseworthy but all too short career of Jóhann Jóhannsson below. Read More »

Reg E Cathey Dead

There are plenty of actors who don’t become household names but bring rich talent to the table as character actors that everyone recognizes. The Wire and House of Cards star Reg E. Cathey was one of those actors, and sadly he’s no longer with us.

Reg E. Cathey has passed away at age 59 after a battle with cancer, taking away the deep, hypnotizing voice who has an eclectic career spanning film and television. We look back on his career below. Read More »

Rance Howard Dead

Today Ron Howard is an accomplished director who first got his start in show business as a child actor on classic television shows like The Andy Griffith Show. But we never would have seen the Happy Days star turn into the Oscar-winning director of A Beautiful Mind if it wasn’t for the career of his father, Rance Howard. Sadly, the veteran actor who appeared in several of his son’s films has passed away at 89. We remember the life and career of Rance Howard below. Read More »

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Harry Dean Stanton Dead

The beginning of the weekend brings sad news as veteran character actor Harry Dean Stanton died at age 91.

Harry Dean Stanton wasn’t a name that many audience members would know unless they were huge cinephiles, but he was a welcome presence in any film, often playing bit parts in various movies and TV shows over the years, effortlessly bringing them to life with his signature succinct charm. If you need a better idea of how great Stanton was at his job, film critic Roger Ebert once said, “No movie featuring either Harry Dean Stanton or M. Emmet Walsh in a supporting role can be altogether bad.”

We remember the life and career of Harry Dean Stanton below. Read More »

x atencio dead

X Atencio, the beloved Disney animator and Imagineer whose credits include everything from Pinocchio to Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, has passed away at the age of 98. Atencio leaves behind a legacy marked by two of the most iconic theme-park attractions ever created, as well as decades of innovation in feature and short animation.

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Len Wein dead

Len Wein, the comics writer and editor who co-created iconic characters like Wolverine and Swamp Thing, died on Sunday at age 69. Wein was a titan in the comics industry, praised for relaunching Marvel’s X-Men and responsible for editing Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen, one of the best and most influential comics ever written.
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Tobe Hooper Dead

Tobe Hooper, director of one of the most revered horror films of all time, has passed away at 74.

Best known for directing The Texas Chain Saw Massacre in 1974, Tobe Hooper would go on to become a respected and influential horror filmmaker who also dabbled with directing episodes of hit TV shows as well. Below, we remember the career of Tobe Hooper. Read More »

Comedy Icon Jerry Lewis Has Died at 91

Jerry Lewis Dead

Jerry Lewis, one of the most iconic entertainers of the 20th century, passed away Sunday morning at age 91 in his Las Vegas home. The comedian turned philanthropist for the Muscular Dystrophy Association wore many hats throughout his career, including director, writer and producer. We remember the life of the legendary Jerry Lewis below. Read More »