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Out Brazilian Star Paulo Gustavo Dies of COVID-19

Out Brazilian Star Paulo Gustavo Dies of COVID-19

May 5, 2021

Brazilian actor and comedian Paulo Gustavo passed away after a two-month battle with COVID-19, leaving behind his loving husband and two children.

LGBTQ Activist James Williams Passes Away from COVID

LGBTQ Activist James Williams Passes Away from COVID

By Brendan Walker | May 5, 2021

James Williams, an aspiring media-based LGBTQ activist, passed away from coronavirus related complications last week.

Elegant Dancer, Passionate Educator Jacques d'Amboise Dies

Elegant Dancer, Passionate Educator Jacques d'Amboise Dies

By Jocelyn Noveck | May 3, 2021

Jacques d'Amboise, who combined classical elegance with all-American verve and athleticism to become one of the top male dancers at New York City Ballet, then spent more than four decades providing free dance education to countless youngsters.

Olympia Dukakis of 'Tales of the City,' 'Moonstruck' Fame, Dead at 89

Olympia Dukakis of 'Tales of the City,' 'Moonstruck' Fame, Dead at 89

By Kilian Melloy | May 1, 2021

Olympia Dukakis, famed for her starring role in four "Tales of the City" miniseries as transgender landlady Anna Madrigal, and also ionic for her roles in "Moonstruck" and "Steel Magnolias," has died at the age of 89.

Alma Wahlberg, Mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, Dies at 78

Alma Wahlberg, Mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, Dies at 78

By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 19, 2021

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series "Wahlburgers," has died, her sons said on social media Sunday. She was 78.

Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

Star British Choreographer Liam Scarlett Dies at 35

Apr 17, 2021

Liam Scarlett, a star British choreographer whose career was clouded by abuse allegations, has died. He was 35.

'Harry Potter' Actor Helen McCrory Dies of Cancer at 52

'Harry Potter' Actor Helen McCrory Dies of Cancer at 52

Apr 16, 2021

British actor Helen McCrory, who starred in the television show "Peaky Blinders" and the "Harry Potter" movies, has died, her husband said Friday. She was 52 and had been suffering from cancer.

AP Source: Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies in Prison

AP Source: Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies in Prison

By Michael Balsamo and Tom Hays | Apr 14, 2021

Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. He was 82.

Ramsey Clark, Attorney General Under Johnson, Dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, Attorney General Under Johnson, Dies at 93

Apr 11, 2021

Ramsey Clark, the attorney general in the Johnson administration who became an outspoken activist for unpopular causes and a harsh critic of U.S. policy, has died. He was 93.

Anne Beatts, Groundbreaking Comedy Writer, Dead at 74

Anne Beatts, Groundbreaking Comedy Writer, Dead at 74

Apr 10, 2021

Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer with a taste for sweetness and the macabre who was on the original staff of "Saturday Night Live" and later created the cult sitcom "Square Pegs," has died. She was 74.

Nas, Eve, Snoop, Aaliyah's Mom React to Death of Rapper DMX

Nas, Eve, Snoop, Aaliyah's Mom React to Death of Rapper DMX

Apr 10, 2021

Reaction to the death of Grammy-nominated rapper DMX, who died Friday at 50.

Rapper-Actor DMX, Known for Gruff Delivery, Dead at 50

Rapper-Actor DMX, Known for Gruff Delivery, Dead at 50

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. and Jennifer Peltz | Apr 9, 2021

DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and "What!" as an ad-lib, has died. He was 50.

Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Dies at 99

Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Dies at 99

By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz | Apr 9, 2021

Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99.

Out Singer Quindon Tarver, Known for 'Romeo + Juliet' Covers, Dies at 38

Out Singer Quindon Tarver, Known for 'Romeo + Juliet' Covers, Dies at 38

Apr 8, 2021

Out singer Quindon Tarver, best known for his covers for the Baz Luhrmann film "Romeo + Juliet," has died after a car crash in Dallas, Texas. He was 38.

Bill Owens, Uncle and Musical Mentor to Dolly Parton, Dies

Bill Owens, Uncle and Musical Mentor to Dolly Parton, Dies

By Kristin M. Hall | Apr 8, 2021

Country songwriter Bill Owens, who was a mentor and early songwriting partner to his niece Dolly Parton and helped start her career in country music, has died. He was 85.

Beloved Children's Author Beverly Cleary Dies at 104

Beloved Children's Author Beverly Cleary Dies at 104

By Hillel Italie | Mar 27, 2021

Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children's author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Larry McMurtry Dies at 84

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Larry McMurtry Dies at 84

By Jamie Stengle | Mar 26, 2021

Larry McMurtry, the prolific and popular author who took readers back to the old American West in his Pulitzer Prize-winning "Lonesome Dove" and the emotional mother-and-daughter tale "Terms of Endearment," has died. He was 84.

'Virginia Woolf,' 'Goldbergs' Star George Segal Dies at 87

'Virginia Woolf,' 'Goldbergs' Star George Segal Dies at 87

By Andrew Dalton | Mar 24, 2021

George Segal, the banjo player turned actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and worked into his late 80s on the ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs," died Tuesday in Santa Rosa, California, his wife said.

Famed Tiffany Jewelry Designer Elsa Peretti Dead at Age 80

Famed Tiffany Jewelry Designer Elsa Peretti Dead at Age 80

By Leanne Italie | Mar 20, 2021

Elsa Peretti, who went from Halston model and Studio 54 regular in the 1960s and '70s to one of the world's most famous jewelry designers with timeless, fluid Tiffany & Co. collections often inspired by nature, has died.

Fred Segal, LA Celebrity Fashion Retailer, Dead at 87

Fred Segal, LA Celebrity Fashion Retailer, Dead at 87

Feb 28, 2021

Fred Segal, a notable Los Angeles-based celebrity fashion retailer, died Thursday. He was 87.

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