celebrity deaths

Just Call Me a “Daydream Believer”…
I can't deny that the death of Whitney Houston made me sad...but it was more about the downward spiral I knew she was on, which led to her death, that gave me that feeling.  So hearing the news that Davy Jones, vocalist for made-for-TV-band The Monkees, died hit me much harder...
Nick Charles, CNN’s First Sports Anchor, Dead at 64
Sportscaster Nick Charles has died of bladder cancer at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was 64.
As CNN’s first sports anchor, his work with Fred Hickman on the nightly-roundup show ‘Sports Tonight’ sometimes drew a larger audience than even that of sports ne…
Peter Falk, Star of ‘Columbo,’ Dead at 83
Actor Peter Falk, who for decades played the titular character on the detective telepic series ‘Columbo,’ died Thursday night at his home in Beverly Hills, CA. He was 83.
Falk had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s, which was first made public in Decemb…
‘Jackass’ Star Ryan Dunn Killed in Car Crash
34-year-old Ryan Dunn, one of the many faces of MTV’s popular prank franchise ‘Jackass,’ was killed in a car accident early Monday morning in Pennsylvania, TMZ has confirmed.
According to the report, the accident occurred at around 3AM at Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township. Dunn was in …
Clarence Clemons, E Street Band Saxophonist, Dead at 69 [VIDEO]
Six days after suffering a massive stroke, saxophone legend and longtime E Street Band member Clarence Clemons has died at the age of 69.
Despite initial reports that Clemons was responding well to treatment – and despite a pair of brain surgeries to repair the damage wrought by the stroke &nda…