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Autopsy: Actor Michael K. Williams died of drug intoxication

Sep. 24, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Michael K. Williams died of acute drug intoxication in what New York City's medical examiner said Friday was an accidental death. Williams, known for playing Omar Little on “The Wire” and an Emmy Award nominee this year, had fentanyl,...

Beloved 'Sex and the City' actor Willie Garson dies at 57

Sep. 22, 2021 08:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw's friend on TV's “Sex and the City" and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57. “I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I’m so glad you got to share all...

Sarah Dash who sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, dies

Sep. 21, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit “Lady Marmalade" — has died. She was 76. Patti Labelle and Nona Hendryx completed the trio. They announced Dash's death Monday on social media. No...

Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92

Sep. 16, 2021 19:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood's golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and danced with Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding,” has died. She was 92. Powell died Thursday at...

Norm Macdonald remembered as hilarious and unique

Sep. 14, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Reactions to the death of Norm Macdonald, who died of cancer Tuesday at age 61. “I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald. Norm had the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered and he was so relentlessly and uncompromisingly funny. I...

Former Boston Bruins center Fred Stanfield dies at 77

Sep. 14, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

Former Boston Bruins center Fred Stanfield, the mild-mannered sidekick to Bobby Orr on the high-scoring teams of the early 1970s, has died. He was 77. Stanfield died Monday and the Bruins announced his death Tuesday. A cause of death was not given. A...

Norm Macdonald, comedian and 'Saturday Night Live' star, dead at 61 after private cancer fight

Sep. 14, 2021 15:46 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norm Macdonald, comedian and 'Saturday Night Live' star, dead at 61 after private cancer fight.

Former High Point basketball star Gene Littles dies at 78

Sep. 14, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Gene Littles, a former coach of the Charlotte Hornets who was the all-time leading scorer in High Point University men’s basketball history, has died. He was 78. A news release from the school said Littles died on Sept. 9 but did not give a...

Former 49ers, Saints LB Parys Haralson dies at age 37

Sep. 13, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

Parys Haralson, a former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints, has died. He was 37. The 49ers announced Haralson's death on Monday. No details were provided. Haralson also served as San Francisco's director of player...

George Wein, Newport Jazz Festival co-founder, dies at 95

Sep. 13, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — George Wein, an impresario of 20th century music who helped found the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals and set the template for gatherings everywhere from Woodstock to the south of France, died Monday. Wein, 95, died “peacefully in his sleep” in his...