In Memoriam

Stephen Hawking, Dead at 76

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking was 76. He was the visionary physicist who wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.


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Roger Bannister, Dead at 88

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister was 88. He became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes when he ran it in 59.4 seconds on May 6, 1954 in Oxford, England.

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David Ogden Stiers, Dead at 75

David Ogden StiersDavid Ogden Stiers was 75. He was the actor best known for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III on M*A*S*H.

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Arthur Black, Dead at 74

Arthur BlackArthur Black was 74. He was the humourist who hosted Basic Black on CBC Radio for 19 years and won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour three times.

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Reg E. Cathey, Dead at 59

Reg E. CatheyReg E. Cathey was 59. He was the actor best known for his roles as Norman Wilson in The Wire and Martin Querns in Oz, two fantastic series I highly recommend.

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John Mahoney, Dead at 77

John MahoneyJohn Mahoney was 77. He was the actor who appeared in Eight Men Out, Say Anything..., In the Line of Fire, Reality Bites, and The American President before finding fame as Martin Crane in the sitcom Frasier.

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Mort Walker, Dead at 94

Mort WalkerMort Walker was 94. He was the comic strip writer best known for creating the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey in 1950 and Hi and Lois in 1954.


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Red Fisher, Dead at 91

Red FisherRed Fisher was 91. He was the sports journalist who covered the Montreal Canadiens for 58 years at the Montreal Star and Montreal Gazette.

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Dolores O'Riordan, Dead at 46

Dolores O'RiordanDolores O'Riordan was 46. She was lead singer of the band The Cranberries best known for their hits "Dreams", "Linger", "Zombie", "Ode to My Family" and "Salvation".

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Keith Jackson, Dead at 89

Keith JacksonKeith Jackson was 89. He was the legendary college football announcer whose iconic "Whoa Nellie" catchphrase was a regular part of Saturdays for years.

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