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Bernie Mac blended style, authority and a touch of self-aware bluster to make audiences laugh as well as connect with him. For Mac, who died Saturday at age 50, it was a winning mix, delivering him from a poor childhood to stardom as a standup comedian, in films including the casino heist caper "Ocean's Eleven" and his acclaimed sitcom "The Bernie Mac Show." Though his comedy drew on tough experiences as a black man, he had mainstream appeal — befitting inspiration he found in a wide range...
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...
Don Knotts, the skinny, lovable nerd who kept generations of television audiences laughing as bumbling Deputy Barney Fife on "The Andy Griffith Show," has died. He was 81. Knotts died Friday night of pulmonary and respiratory complications at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, said Paul Ward, a spokesman for the cable network TV Land, which airs "The Andy Griffith Show," and another Knotts hit, "Three's Company." Unspecified health problems had forced him to cancel an...
Estelle Getty Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Estelle Getty, the diminutive...

Harry Morgan Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emmy-winning character actor...

Joan Rivers Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers, the raucous,...

Yvette Wilson Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Yvette Wilson, a comic who was...

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...

Soupy Sales Obituary (AP News)

DETROIT (AP) — Soupy Sales, the rubber-faced...

George Carlin Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES - When he shucked the coat and tie...

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