robert evans dead

Robert Evans, the producer and former Paramount executive who played a major hand in films like ChinatownThe Godfather, and more, has died at 89. Evans’ time in Hollywood began with a short-lived acting career, but by the 1960s he had moved into producing. He would eventually rise to become the head of Paramount Pictures, and helped save the flailing studio with a series of films still hailed as classics to this day. Evans’ life was chronicled in the documentary The Kid Stays in the Picture, and he briefly lent his voice and persona to the animated series Kid Notorious.

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Robert Forster Dead at 78

Robert Forster has been kicking around Hollywood since the late 1960s. But it wouldn’t be until after decades of ups and downs later that his career would get the respect it deserved after starring in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown in 1997. Since then, Forster has brought his chiseled chin to an eclectic array of film. But on the day of his return to the world of Breaking Bad in the Netflix original El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, we’re sad to report that Robert Forster passed away at age 78. Read More »

Peter Fonda Dead

The films of the 1960s and early 1970s broke so many of the conventional rules of filmmaking, and they reinvigorated cinema with a creative edge that would change the landscape of Hollywood for decades to come. Right at the center of it all was Peter Fonda, the star, co-writer and producer of Easy Rider, one of the most rebellious and influential films of all-time. Sadly, this counterculture icon has died at 79 years old after a battle with lung cancer. Read More »

Russi Taylor Dead

It was only a couple years ago that I was genuinely taken aback by the depth of talent present in the voice of Russi Taylor. You may have only heard Ms. Taylor’s name for the first time over the weekend, but if you’re reading this, I’d submit that it’s impossible you never heard her voice before. There was her work on The Simpsons as the prissy nerd Martin Prince, her roles in films like Babe, and then, of course, one other part that she played for nearly 35 years: Minnie Mouse. She died last Friday, at age 75.

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rutger hauer obituary

Rutger Hauer, one of those one-of-a-kind actors who was always worth watching, no matter what he was starring in, has died. Hauer, perhaps most famous for his work as Roy Batty in Blade Runner, died on July 19 after a short illness. His funeral was held today. Hauer most recently appeared in the underseen 2018 Western The Sisters Brothers.

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rip torn dead

Rip Torn, the versatile Emmy-winning actor best known for HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show and the Men in Black franchise, has died at the age of 88.

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Doris Day Dead

One of the biggest box office stars of the mid-20th century is no longer with us.

Doris Day, the legendary Hollywood star who went from starring in classic musicals like Calamity Jane to leading love interest in the likes of Pillow Talk and Lover, Come Back, has passed away at age 97. We remember the life of the silver screen icon below. Read More »

Peter Mayhew Tributes

Yesterday brought the sad news that legendary Star Wars performer Peter Mayhew, the man who brought the Wookiee co-pilot Chewbacca to life, had passed away earlier this week. While fans are mourning the loss of one of the sweetest giants Hollywood has ever know, those who knew him best expressed kind words to honor their late friend. Harrison Ford, George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Kathleen Kennedy, Rian Johnson, J.J. Abrams and more all chimed in with their own Peter Mayhew tributes. Read More »

Peter Mayhew Dead

Peter Mayhew, the imposing English actor who originated the role of Chewbacca in Star Wars and played him for decades beyond, has passed away at the age of 74. While we never saw his face in George Lucas’ iconic universe, it’s hard to imagine the series without this loyal Wookiee – and it’s impossible to imagine the character without everything Mayhew brought to the part.

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john singleton obituary

John Singleton, the director behind Boyz n the HoodPoetic Justice2 Fast 2 Furious, and more, has died at the age of 51. Singleton suffered a stroke earlier this month, and had reportedly been in a coma on life support ever since. Singleton’s most recent credit was the FX series Snowfall, which he created and produced.

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