Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Joe Fleishaker, 62 (2016)

    Joe Fleishaker

    Joe Fleishaker, actor known for his appearances in cult movies from Troma Entertainment, has died at the age of 62, according to The Hollywood Reporter. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Beth Howland, 74 (1941 - 2015)

    Beth Howland

    Beth Howland, a character actress known best for playing the accident-prone waitress Vera Gorman on the TV sitcom "Alice" that starred Linda Lavin, died of lung cancer Dec. 31, 2015, in Santa Monica, California, according to multiple news sources, including The New York Times. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Jeanne Parr, 92 (2016)

    Jeanne Parr

    Jeanne Parr, pioneering CBS correspondent and mother of actor Chris Noth, has died at the age of 92, according to Variety. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...

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  • Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)

    Red Lane

    Red Lane, a country music songwriter who wrote the Tammy Wynette hit "'Til I Get It Right," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 76. Lane, who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1993, wrote songs for many of country's biggest stars.

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