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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...
NEW YORK (AP) - An autopsy on Heath Ledger was inconclusive, and more tests are needed, the medical examiner's office said Wednesday, a day after the 28-year-old actor was found dead with sleeping pills nearby. It will take about 10 days to complete the investigation, said Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner. Earlier, police said the death was caused by a possible drug overdose and appeared to be accidental. Fans left flowers and candles outside the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the old-fashioned movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday at age 79. She was surrounded by her four children when she died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she had been hospitalized for about six weeks, said publicist Sally Morrison. "My Mother was...
Paul Newman Obituary (AP News)

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - Paul Newman, the...

Isaac Hayes Obituary (AP News)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Isaac Hayes, the...

Brittany Murphy Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles hospital...

Bob Hope Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES – Bob Hope, ski-nosed master of...

Richard Pryor Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Richard Pryor, the caustic yet...

Charlton Heston Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlton Heston, who won the...

Mickey Rooney Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mickey Rooney's approach to...

Ernest Borgnine Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ernest Borgnine, the beefy...

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