Twilight Zone actress Christine White passed away on April 14 at a nursing home in Washington, D.C., at age 86. Her death was only publicized in a recent notice in The Carroll County Times in Maryland.Comments Off Music, Singers — Tags: Alan O'Day — admin @ 2:38 pm
Alan Earle O’Day (October 3, 1940 – May 17, 2013) was an American singer-songwriter, best known for writing and singing “Undercover Angel,” an American #1 hit in 1977.
O’Day died on May 17, 2013 after battling brain cancer for six months.Comments Off Television, Writers — Tags: Joyce Brothers — admin @ 2:02 pm
Joyce Diane Brothers (née Bauer; October 20, 1927 – May 13, 2013) was an American psychologist, television personality and columnist, who wrote a daily newspaper advice column from 1960 to 2013.
Brothers died aged 85 at her home in Fort Lee on May 13, 2013 due to respiratory failure.Comments Off Actors, Producer, Screenwriter — Tags: Bryan Forbes — admin @ 1:52 pm
Bryan Forbes, CBE (22 July 1926 – 8 May 2013) was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist.
Died May 8, 2013.Comments Off Actors — Tags: Jeanne Cooper — admin @ 1:20 pm
Wilma Jeanne Cooper (October 25, 1928 – May 8, 2013), best known as Jeanne Cooper, was an American actress.
In 2013, shortly after a round of promotion for the Y&R 40th anniversary, Cooper became ill due to an infection. Cooper died on May 8, 2013 in a Los Angeles hospital.Comments Off Producer, Writers — Tags: Ray Harryhausen — admin @ 1:06 pm
Raymond Frederick “Ray” Harryhausen (June 29, 1920 – May 7, 2013) was an American visual effects creator, writer, and producer who created a form of stop-motion model animation known as “Dynamation.”
Died May 7, 2013. Born June 29, 1920.Comments Off Music, Musicians — Tags: Jeff Hanneman — admin @ 12:58 pm
Jeffrey John “Jeff” Hanneman (January 31, 1964 – May 2, 2013) was an American guitarist, best known as a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
Hanneman died of liver failure on May 2, 2013, in a local Los Angeles hospital near his home in Southern California’s Inland Empire. On May 9, 2013, the official cause of death was announced as alcohol-related cirrhosis. Hanneman and his family had apparently been unaware of the extent of the condition until shortly before his death.Comments Off Director, Screenwriter, Writers — Tags: Michael Gray — admin @ 12:50 pm
Michael “Mike” Gray (October 26, 1935 – April 30, 2013) was a writer, screenwriter, cinematographer, film producer and director.
He lived in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Carol, a reporter for public radio. He died in his sleep April 30, 2013.Comments Off Rapper, Singers — Tags: Chris Kelly — admin @ 12:19 pm
Chris Kelly was an American rap duo of the 1990s comprising Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly and Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith. The duo was best known for their hit 1992 song “Jump”, which was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for eight weeks and was certified double platinum as a single. Kris Kross was also noted for their fashion style, which consisted of wearing their clothing backwards.
Kelly died at an Atlanta hospital of an apparent drug overdose at his home. He was 34 years of age. Died May 1, 2013.Comments Off Actors, Singers — Tags: Deanna Durbin — admin @ 12:08 pm
Deanna Durbin (born Edna Mae Durbin, December 4, 1921 – April 2013) was a Canadian singer and actress, who appeared in a number of musical films in the 1930s and 1940s.
On April 30, 2013, a newsletter published by the Deanna Durbin Society reported that Durbin died “in the past few days”, quoting her son, Peter H. David, who thanked her admirers for respecting her privacy. No other details were given. In a subsequent report, the Associated Press quoted a family friend who said Durbin had died on or about April 20.Comments Off