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Mike Myers Remembers Verne Troyer: “He Will Be Greatly Missed”

In the wake of the death of Verne Troyer, Mike Myers, who starred with the actor in the Austin Powers films, came forward to remember the actor in a statement given to Deadline. "Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honor of working with him,” said Myers. “It is a sad day, but I hope he is in a better place. He will be greatly missed." Troyer starred in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in… Read

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Verne Troyer Dies: ‘Austin Powers’ Actor Was 49

Actor Verne Troyer, best known for his role as “Mini-me” in the Austin Powers film comedies, has died. He was 49 and no cause of death was revealed. He reportedly had been hospitalized on life support after being remanded by police earlier this month upon friends reporting that he was inebriated and suicidal, according to TMZ. He was eventually treated for alcohol poisoning. Troyer was born with achondroplasia dwarfism, a genetic disorder, and was considered one of the… Read

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Avicii Remembered By Musicians, Hollywood & Others Around The World

Refresh for latest… Tributes are rolling in from entertainment figures around the world for Tim Bergling, the Swedish superstar DJ and producer who was found dead today at 28. No cause of death was reported, but he had been battiling health problems since the early 2010s, which led to his retirement from touring in 2016. Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which has been his music publisher since 2010, issued this statement: "We are mourning the incredibly sad loss of an… Read

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Avicii Dies: Swedish EDM Star was 28

Avicii, the Swedish DJ and producer born Tim Bergling who rose to the top of the electronic dance music scene but retired from touring in 2016 because of health concerns, was found dead today in Oman. He was 28. His publicist confirmed the news but gave no cause of death. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” Diana Baron said in a statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April… Read

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Barack Obama, Bill Clinton Remember Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Refresh for updates: Political and media figures took to social media today to pay tribute to former first lady Barbara Bush who died today in Houston at the age of 92. Her family had announced Monday that she no longer was seeking medical treatment and had been moved to comfort care. In addition to Donald Trump, former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, as well as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, were among those who paid their respects. Jeb Bush, the son… Read

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Barbara Bush Dies: Former First Lady & American Political Matriarch Was 92

Barbara Bush, the American political matriarch who was married to one U.S. president and the mother of another, died today in Houston. She was 92. Her family had announced Monday that she no longer was seeking medical treatment and had been moved to comfort care. The Bush family released this statement: President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump also released a statement about the news: President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump join the Nation in… Read

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Carl Kasell Dies: 30-Year NPR Newsman Known For ‘Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!’ Was 84

Carl Kasell, a career radio man who anchored NPR newscasts for more than 30 years and was a longtime fan favorite on its quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, died today of Alzheimer’s complications in Potomac, MD. He was 84. Starting out at 16 as a late-night music DJ on his hometown station, Kasell spent a lifetime behind the microphone. He liked to tell the story of how he’d hide behind the family’s radio and try to fool people into thinking he was on the air. He joined… Read

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‘Night Court’ Cast, Hollywood Pay Tribute To Harry Anderson

Refresh for updates… Hollywood took to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, a comedian, magician and actor who was best known for his role on the 1984-93 NBC sitcom Night Court. Shortly after the news was announced, his co-stars from the show Marsha Warfield and Markie Post posted their condolences on Twitter. “Oh, no! Aw man, I’m so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family, friends, fans and everyone who loved him. Rest in peace, Harry the Hat, you… Read

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Harry Anderson Dies: ‘Night Court’ Star & ‘Cheers’ Actor Was 65

Harry Anderson, who earned multiple Emmy nominations for playing Judge Harry T. Stone on the NBC comedy Night Court, was found dead today at a home in Asheville, NC. He was 65. No cause of death was reported, but Asheville Police PIO Christina Hallingse confirmed his death to Deadline and said they do not suspect foul play. Anderson appeared in three Season 1 episodes of NBC’s Cheers as local flim-flam man/magician Harry “The Hat” Gitties, including a memorable sting… Read

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R. Lee Ermey Dies: Actor Who Portrayed Sergeant In ‘Full Metal Jacket’ Was 74

R. Lee Ermey, who made an acting career out of his ability to bring stern military careerists to life, has died at age 74. His death was announced on Twitter by his manager, Bill Rogin. Ermey was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor his role as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, but that was only one of his many military roles. Owning to his background as a former Marine Corps. staff sergeant and drill instructor, Ermey was able to project… Read

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Art Bell Dies: Paranormal Radio Show Host Of ‘Coast To Coast AM’ Was 72

Radio host Art Bell, whose nationally syndicated paranormal, supernatural and conspiracy themed show Coast to Coast AM kept many awake at night – for good reasons and bad – died at his Pahrump, Nevada home on Friday the 13th. Bell was 72. During its peak in the 1990s, Bell's show was broadcast on approximately 500 North American radio stations, airing from his isolated hometown of Pahrump on KNYE 95.1 FM, a station he founded. According to the Coast to Coast AM website… Read

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Tim O’Connor Dies: Actor Best Known For ‘Peyton Place’ Was 90

Character actor Tim O’Connor, best known for his role as Elliot Carson in 1960s prime time soap Peyton Place, has died. He passed in his sleep on April 5 in his longtime home of Nevada City, California at age 90. O’Connor had a long career on stage and particularly television, where he had appearances in such iconic shows as All in the Family, M*A*S*H, Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone, General Hospital, Dynasty, and Star Trek. Born in Chicago, his career spanned Broadway… Read