obituary

A Heartbreaker Dies: Goodbye Tom Petty

Tom Petty was a Rock n’ Roll genius. Melodic, heartfelt and incredibly catchy, his music was tremendous. As a solo artist, the leader of Mudcrutch and The Heartbreakers or as a member of supergroup The Travelling Wilburys, Petty’s [...]

October 3, 2017

Obituary: Powers Boothe Dead At 68

Powers Boothe was a powerful screen presence. You might say that Boothe was a character actor, but he was much more than that. He had his own gravitational pull, anchoring movies and TV shows with his own brand of gravitas and strength. Boothe has [...]

May 15, 2017

Obituary: Bill Paxton 1955 – 2017

Bill Paxton died on February 25 2017 following a stroke after heart surgery. He was 61 years old. I grew up with Bill Paxton on screen. He was a pleasure to watch, an actor who straddled the line between leading man and character actor. Paxton was [...]

February 27, 2017

Screen Actor John Hurt Dies

John Hurt has shuffled-off into that great acting workshop on the sky. The distinguished actor was probably best known for his work in David Lynch’s The Elephant Man and Alien but he had a tremendous body of work behind him. He starred in [...]

January 28, 2017

Obituary: Carrie Fisher 1960 – 2016

Actress and writer Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 years old. She suffered a heart attack on 23 December on a flight from London to Los Angeles before passing away four days later on 27 December. Fisher will forever be associated with the [...]

December 29, 2016

Obituary: Gene Wilder 1933-2016

The majestic Gene Wilder has died at the age of 83 years old. The comedian was a live wire, a true genius who was able to add a certain amount of zing and pizzazz to everything he was in. Sadly, Wilder passed away due to complications from [...]

August 30, 2016

Obituary: Alan Rickman 1946 – 2016

Alan Rickman, the acclaimed stage and screen actor has died from cancer at the age of 69. Rickman made movies better. No matter the film, no matter the role, Rickman delivered on a level that only the best actors can. He was able to cover a [...]

January 14, 2016

Obituary: David Bowie 1947 – 2016

Musician, actor and cultural trendsetter David Bowie has died from cancer at the age of 69. Bowie was one of the few artists who managed to legitimately transcend pop consciousness – he was his own thing. He was David Bowie. Born David Jones [...]

January 11, 2016

The Passing Of An Acting Great: James Garner Dead at 86

  The great James Garner has died at the age of 86. At the minute the cause of death is unknown, but it is being reported that he died in his Los Angeles home. Nobody did laid-back cool quite like James Garner. An underrated star, Garner was [...]

July 20, 2014

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