Keith Flint was 49. He was best known as a vocalist and dancer for The Prodigy singing lead on their two biggest hits, "Firestarter" and "Breathe".
Katherine Helmond was 89. She was the actress best known for her roles as Jessica Tate in Soap and Mona Robinson on Who's the Boss?.
Mark Hollis was 64. He was the co-founder, lead singer and main songwriter of the band Talk Talk who had hits like "It's My Life" and "Life's What You Make It".
Peter Tork was 77. He played bass and keyboard The Monkees, a band best known for hits like "Daydream Believer" and "I'm a Believer," as well as The Monkees television series that ran from 1966 to 1968.
Don Newcombe was 92. He was the first pitcher to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player, and Cy Young Awards during his career, the first black pitcher to start a World Series game, and the first black pitcher to win twenty games in one season.
Mike Cleaver was 72. He was the radio broadcaster best known around these parts for a couple of stints at CHUM, first as an afternoon anchor and morning co-anchor and then as an afternoon and morning news anchor. He was also on-air at CFRB and 680 News.
Albert Finney was 82. He was the Oscar-nominated actor best known for his roles in "Annie," "Erin Brockovich" and "Tom Jones." I'll always remember him as Ed Bloom in "Big Fish."
Frank Robinson was 83. He was the only player to win MVP in both leagues, earning National League honors with the Reds in 1961 and the American League award with the Baltimore Orioles in 1966. He made 14 All-Star game appearances in a Hall of Fame career, and currently ranks tenth on the all-time home run list with 586. In 1974, the Cleveland Indians made Robinson MLB’s first black manager.
James Ingram was 66. He was a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee best known for "Baby, Come to Me", "Somewhere Out There" and "I Don't Have the Heart".
Peter Watts was 68. He was one of the original anchors on TSN’s SportsDesk during the network’s earliest years, starting in 1984.
Here he is trying to recruit you to Queen's University, assuming you can play football.
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