In Memoriam


Monty Hall, Dead at 96

Monty HallMonty Hall was 96. He was the game show host best known for co-creating hosting Let's Make a Deal.

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Hugh Hefner, Dead at 91

Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner was 91. He was the editor-in-chief and publisher of Playboy magazine, which he founded in 1953.

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Jake LaMotta, Dead at 95

Jake LaMottaJake LaMotta was 95. He was the professional boxer known as The Raging Bull who was World Middleweight Champion in 1949 after defeating Marcel Cerdan.

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Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, Dead at 73

Bobby Bobby "The Brain" Heenan was 73. He was the professional wrestling manager, wrestler and colour commentator I knew best from his years in the WWF. Young Mike watched many a match called by Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby "The Brain" Heenan.

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Harry Dean Stanton, Dead at 91

Harry Dean StantonHarry Dean Stanton was 91. He was the actor best known for his roles in “Paris, Texas,” “Twin Peaks,” “Big Love,” “Pretty in Pink,” and “Repo Man.”

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Frank Vincent, Dead at 80

Frank VincentFrank Vincent was 80. He was an actor who appeared in several of my very favourite movies and television shows, including Raging Bull, Do the Right Thing, Goodfellas, Casino and The Sopranos.

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Jay Thomas, Dead at 69

Jay ThomasJay Thomas was 69. He was a comic and character actor whose credits include the roles of Carla's husband Eddie LeBec on "Cheers" and obnoxious tabloid talk show host Jerry Gold "Murphy Brown."

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Jerry Lewis, Dead at 91

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis was 91. He was a slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Bryan Murray, Dead at 74

Bryan MurrayBryan Murray was 74. He won the Jack Adams award as NHL coach of the year in 1984 with the Washington Capitals and executive of the year as general manager of the Florida Panthers in 1993. He coached 1,239 regular-season games over his NHL career, compiling a record of 620 wins (10th most in NHL history), 465 losses, 131 ties and 23 overtime losses.

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Glen Campbell, Dead at 81

Glen CampbellGlen Campbell was 81. He was the singer and guitarist best remembered for a string of country-inflected hits that ran from the mid-'60s to the late '80s: "Gentle on My Mind," "Rhinestone Cowboy," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman," "Galveston," "Southern Nights" and "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" among them.

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