marvel stan lee tribute

This week, a comic book titan passed away. Stan Lee is a Marvel legend whose influence stretched past the comic book industry and into films, TV, and pop culture in general. The world mourned his passing at the age of 95 in Los Angeles on Monday, and now Marvel Entertainment is joining in with a moving tribute video to the pop culture icon.

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Stan Lee, Comic Book and Pop Culture Legend, Dead at 95

stan lee dead

Stan Lee, the legendary comic book creator, writer, and editor, has passed away at the age of 95. A titan in the field of comics, Lee made his name in the early days of Marvel, co-creating characters like Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, and more. In recent years, he transformed himself into an omnipresent pop culture icon, a smirking, charming, devil-may-care rogue with a quip for every occasion and a cameo in nearly every Marvel movie.

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Danny Leiner Dead

Known for directing slacker and stoner comedies like Dude, Where’s My Car? and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle in the early 2000s, filmmaker Danny Leiner has sadly passed away at age 57. But the director had even more of a presence on the small screen, one that wasn’t quite as well-known. We take a look back at the career of Danny Leiner below. Read More »

Burt Reynolds Dead

Today we lost one of Hollywood’s most playful and lively actors. Burt Reynolds, whose career took him from being a fast-driving good ole boy in Smokey and the Bandit to an Oscar in Paul Thomas Anderson’s adult film industry drama Boogie Nights, has passed away at age 82.

We remember the long career of Burt Reynolds below. Read More »

Steve Ditko dead

The comics world has lost a titan of the industry. Steve Ditko, the artist responsible for co-creating iconic Marvel Comics characters like Spider-Man and Doctor Strange alongside Stan Lee, has died. He was 90 years old. Read More »

Richard Alan Greenberg

You may not have known the name Richard Alan Greenberg, but you almost certainly know his work. Greenberg was an Oscar-nominated effects artist who created memorable title sequences for films, including Alien and Superman. Greenberg died this week at the age of 71.

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Margot Kidder dead

Here’s some sad news for fans of Richard Donner’s Superman: Margot Kidder, who memorably portrayed spunky reporter Lois Lane in the live-action Superman movies, has died at the age of 69. Read More »

Anne V. Coates, the editor responsible for the single-greatest match cut in movie history, has died at the age of 92. Coates’ career spanned 60 years, in which she edited scores of films, including Lawrence of ArabiaOut of Sight, and many, many more.

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Verne Troyer Dead

Verne Troyer shot onto the scene like a firecracker with his breakout role in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me in 1999. He made waves as Mini-Me, the aggressive and feisty clone of the eccentric, scheming villain Dr. Evil, played by Mike Myers. The role turned him into a star overnight, and standing at just two feet, eight inches, he quickly became one of the most successful actors with dwarfism in Hollywood.

Sadly, this weekend brings news that Verne Troyer has passed away at the age of 49. Read More »

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Harry Anderson, the magician-turned-actor who presided over the NBC sitcom Night Court, has died at age 65.

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