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Ruby Dee: Famed Actress Dead At 91

Posted June 12, 2014 by jmurray

Legendary stage, TV and film actress Rudy Dee has died at age 91. The SAG Award-winning actress died from natural causes at her home in New Rochelle, NY surrounded by her family. A civil rights activist and pioneer for African-American equality in Hollywood, Dee and her late husband Ossie Davis were recipients of the National […]

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Lee Thompson Young: Former Disney Star Dead At 29

Posted August 19, 2013 by jmurray

Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young is dead at age 29. Authorities suspect that former “The Famous Jett Jackson” star died of an apparent suicide. Young was shot from what appears to be a self-inflected gun shot wound. The Columbia, SC-bred actor had been playing Detective Barry Frost on the TNT show “Rizzoli & Isles.” […]

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Maurice White: Earth Wind & Fire Member NOT Dead

Posted December 21, 2012 by jmurray

Rumors surfaced online today that Earth Wind & Fire member Maurice White had died. Celebrities immediately began extending condolences despite no official confirmation that the 71-year-old Grammy winner had passed. Someone even updated his Wikipedia page to list a date of death. Now it is confirmed that the death reports were just a cyber hoax. […]

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Inez Andrews: Gospel Pioneer Dead at 83

Posted December 20, 2012 by jmurray

Veteran gospel singer Inez Andrews has died at age 83. Andrews was a member of the pioneering gospel group The Caravans, where she sang alongside the late Albertina Walker, Dorothy Norwood, Shirley Caesar, Cassietta George, Delores Washington, Josephine Howard, the late James Cleveland, and others. She died on Wednesday from complications of colon cancer at […]

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Michael Clarke Duncan: Hollywood Mourns Oscar Nominee’s Death

Posted September 4, 2012 by jmurray

News that Oscar nominee Michael Clarke Duncan had died saddened the entertainment community on Labor Day. The 54-year-old actor died on Sept. 3 while recovering from the heart attack he suffered on July 13. According to reports, Duncan’s myocardial infarction caused him to go without oxygen for more than five minutes, which ultimately caused permanent damage […]

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