Irene Cara, Oscar-winning singer of title tracks to ‘Flashdance,’ ‘Fame’ dies at 63, rep says

Irene Cara, the Oscar-winning singer of the title tracks to “Fame” and “Flashdance,” has died at age 63, her publicist announced late Friday. Cara died in her Florida home of an undisclosed cause. Her publicist confirmed her death to Eyewitness News. “It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the … Read more

Wilko Johnson, British rock guitarist and

Wilko Johnson, the guitarist with British blues-rock band Dr. Feelgood who had an unexpected career renaissance after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, has died. He was 75. A statement posted Wednesday on Johnson’s official social media accounts on behalf of his family said the musician died Monday evening at his home in southeast England. Born … Read more

Armie Hammer’s Father Dies At 67

Michael Armand Hammer, a business executive and father of disgraced actor Armie Hammer, died Sunday from cancer, his family said. He was 67. “Michael Hammer has passed away after a long, hard fight with cancer and is now at peace,” a family representative said in a statement Tuesday. Hammer made headlines when “House of Hammer” … Read more

Jason David Frank, Original Green Power Ranger, Dead At 49

Actor and mixed martial artist Jason David Frank, who played the original Green Ranger in the popular “Power Rangers” TV franchise, has died, a representative said Sunday. Frank, 49, played the role of Tommy Oliver in the long-running superhero series that first aired in 1993. Though he initially wore the Green Ranger’s uniform, he also … Read more

Anthony

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, an MMA light heavyweight fighter who went 23-6 in his career, has died. He was 38. Bellator MMA announced Johnson’s death on social media on Sunday. A Bellator spokesman said Johnson had been ill for more than a year. “The BELLATOR family is devastated by his untimely passing and we send our … Read more

Comedian Gallagher dies at 76

Comedian Gallagher dies at 76 – CBS News Watch CBS News Gallagher, the comedian who rose to fame smashing watermelons with a sledgehammer on stage, has died at the age of 76. CBS News’ Errol Barnett has more. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not … Read more

Comedian Gallagher, Famed For Smashing Watermelons, Dead At 76

American comedian Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr., known by his stage name Gallagher, has died from organ failure, his family confirmed to NBC News. He was 76. The funnyman and sledgehammer enthusiast passed away Friday while in hospice care in his Palm Springs, California, home, his son-in-law told NBC. He had also suffered multiple heart attacks … Read more

Jeff Cook, co-founder of country group Alabama, dies at 73

Guitarist Jeff Cook, who co-founded the successful country group Alabama and steered them up the charts with such hits as “Song of the South” and “Dixieland Delight,” has died. He was 73. Cook had Parkinson’s disease and disclosed his diagnosis in 2017. He died Tuesday at his home in Destin, Florida, said Don Murry Grubbs, … Read more

Carry On star Leslie Phillips dies aged 98

Carry On star Leslie Phillips has died aged 98. The actor died “peacefully in his sleep” on Monday, His agent Jonathan Lloyd confirmed to the PA news agency. The veteran actor spent eight decades in the spotlight and became well known for his suggestive catchphrases which included “Ding Dong”, “Well, hello” and “I Say!”. He … Read more