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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Swayze, the hunky actor who danced his way into viewers' hearts with "Dirty Dancing" and then broke them with "Ghost," died Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. "Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the last 20 months," said a statement released Monday evening by his publicist, Annett Wolf. No other details were given. Fans of the actor were saddened to learn in...
RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) - Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and the rumpled defense lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday. He was 86. Griffith died about 7 a.m. at his coastal home, Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a statement. "Mr. Griffith passed away this morning at his home peacefully and has been laid to rest on his beloved Roanoke Island," Doughtie told The Associated Press, reading from a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63. Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday, according to the sheriff's office in Marin County, north of San Francisco. The sheriff's office said a preliminary investigation shows the cause of death...
Davy Jones Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Before there was MTV, before...

Natasha Richardson Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Natasha Richardson, a gifted and...

Sherman Hemsley Obituary (AP News)

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Sherman Hemsley, the actor...

James Gandolfini Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Gandolfini, whose...

George Lindsey Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Lindsey, who spent...

Dana Reeve Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Dana Reeve, who fought for better...

David Cassidy Obituary (AP News)

David Cassidy, the singer and actor who rocketed...

Muhammad Ali Obituary (AP News)

Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxing champion...

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