In Memoriam


Ann B. Davis, Dead at 88

Ann B. DavisAnn B. Davis was 88. She was the actress best known for her role as the beloved housekeeper Alice on "The Brady Bunch."

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Maya Angelou, Dead at 86

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou was 86. She was the poet, author and civil rights activist best known for her autobiographical book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Here's her appearance on Q.

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Knowlton Nash, Dead at 86

Knowlton NashKnowlton Nash was 86. He was a journalist, author, and former long-serving senior anchor of CBC Television's flagship news program, The National.

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Nash the Slash, Dead at 66

Nash the SlashNash the Slash was 66. He was the Toronto experimental musician born Jeff Plewman, whose projects included the progressive rock band FM.

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Farley Mowat, Dead at 92

Farley MowatFarley Mowat was 92. He was the acclaimed Canadian author who wrote Never Cry Wolf.

I remember seeing Disney's film adaptation of Never Cry Wolf in theatres back in '83. It left quite the impression on this youngster.

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Bob Hoskins, Dead at 71

Bob HoskinsBob Hoskins was 71. He was the actor whose varied career ranged from "Mona Lisa" to "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?".

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DJ E-Z Rock, Dead at 46

DJ E-Z RockDJ E-Z Rock was 46. He was one half of the rap duo Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock who had hits with "It Takes Two" and "Joy and Pain".

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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Dead at 76

Rubin 'Hurricane' CarterRubin 'Hurricane' Carter was 76. He was the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit.

Carter's struggle for freedom and exoneration was made famous in a number of books, a Bob Dylan song and a Hollywood film. Although born in the U.S., Carter had a special connection to Toronto, where he settled following his prison release, which came about with the help of a group of Canadians.


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The Ultimate Warrior, Dead at 54

The Ultimate WarriorThe Ultimate Warrior was 54. He was the wrestler best known for his appearances in the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) from 1987 to 1991 and again in 1992 and 1996.

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Mickey Rooney, Dead at 93

Mickey RooneyMickey Rooney was 93. He was the actor and entertainer whose film, television, and stage appearances spanned nearly his entire lifetime.

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