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Published Date: 11/29/2014
Comedian Patrice O'Neal, who died Nov. 29, 2011, at 41 of complications of a stroke, was often described as loud and fearless. A hulking, 6-foot-4 man weighing at least 300 pounds, O'Neal was a large presence onstage and off, intimidating audiences of strangers as well...
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Four years have passed since the death of Leslie Nielsen, one of cinema's greatest success stories. During his 62-year career, the Canadian actor played over 220 characters in more than 250 films and television programs, earning a reputation early as a serious leading...
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Published Date: 11/22/2014
Rodney Dangerfield got no respect … except from the millions of fans who loved his work and the generation of comedians that was influenced by it. His stand-up act was peppered with one-liners that kept the crowd laughing, and his 1980 stand-up album No Respect won a...
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Published Date: 10/16/2014
Elizabeth Pena, a versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as "Lone Star" and comedic parts in TV shows like "Modern Family," has died. She was 55. View and sign her Guest Book, then read what people are saying about her around the Web.
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Published Date: 10/11/2014
Redd Foxx was one of the kings of stand-up comedy in the 1950s, '60s and '70s, recording more than 50 comedy albums and becoming one of the first black comedians to play to white audiences on the Las Vegas Strip. He continued his groundbreaking career with a starring...
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Published Date: 10/9/2014
Jan Hooks, veteran actress and "Saturday Night Live" performer, has died after battling a serious illness, according to multiple news reports. Recently, Hooks was seen on "30 Rock" and on "The Simpsons." She was a member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles before joining...
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