Celebrity Deaths

Eddie Fisher, Dead at 82

In MemoriumEddie Fisher was 82. He was the singer and entertainer who co-starred in the films Bundle Of Joy and Butterfield 8. He was also married to Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor, and Connie Stevens and he's the father of Carrie Fisher and Joely Fisher.


Rich Cronin, Dead at 36

In MemoriumRich Cronin was 36. He was the lead singer and songwriter of successful 90s boy band LFO, best known for their hits "Summer Girls" and "Girl on TV".


Robert Schimmel, Dead at 60

In MemoriumRobert Schimmel was 60. He was a standup comic I knew best from his frequent guest appearances on Howard Stern's radio show.


Bobby Thomson, Dead at 86

In MemoriumBobby Thomson was 86. He hit the famed "Shot Heard 'Round the World" that won the 1951 National League pennant for the New York Giants.


Bobby Hebb, Dead at 72

In MemoriumBobby Hebb was 72. His 1966 pop music classic "Sunny" described a sincere smile from a woman that lifted the singer's burdens.


Lorenzen Wright, Dead at 34

In MemoriumLorenzen Wright was 34. He played 13 seasons in the NBA for the Cavaliers, Clippers, Hawks, Grizzlies, and Kings.


Maury Chaykin, Dead at 61

In MemoriumMaury Chaykin was 61. He was the prolific and award-winning actor who appeared in such films as Whale Music and Dances with Wolves.


George Steinbrenner, Dead at 80

In MemoriumGeorge Steinbrenner was 80. He had owned the Yankees since 1973, winning seven World Series championships over that time.

Larry David voiced a great Steinbrenner on Seinfeld.


Harvey Pekar, Dead at 70

In MemoriumHarvey Pekar was 70. His "American Splendor" comics, which he began publishing in 1976, chronicled his grousing about work, money and the monotony of life.

Here's his classic appearance on Letterman from 1988 when he got banned from the show.

And if you haven't yet seen American Splendor, the 2003 biopic starring Paul Giamatti as Harvey Pekar, you're missing out. It's fantastic.



Bob Sheppard, Dead at 99

In MemoriumBob Sheppard was 99. He was the longtime New York Yankees public address announcer.



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