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Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

By Robert Jablon | Sep 21, 2021

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.

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 21, 2021

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.

Fashion Editor Richard Buckley, Husband to Tom Ford, Dead at 72

Fashion Editor Richard Buckley, Husband to Tom Ford, Dead at 72

Sep 21, 2021

Fashion editor Richard Buckley, and husband to fashion designer Tom Ford, has died. He was 72.

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

Sep 16, 2021

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.

Norm Macdonald, Former 'Saturday Night Live' Comic, Dies

Norm Macdonald, Former 'Saturday Night Live' Comic, Dies

By David Bauder | Sep 14, 2021

Comic Norm Macdonald, a former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer who was "Weekend Update" host during the 1990s, has died.

Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Dies at 94

Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Dies at 94

Sep 9, 2021

Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," has died. He was 94.

'I Was Born This Way' Singer Archbishop Carl Bean Dies at 77

'I Was Born This Way' Singer Archbishop Carl Bean Dies at 77

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 8, 2021

Archbishop Carl Bean, the LGBTQ rights activist, singer and archbishop who founded a number of LGBTQ+ friendly churches, passed away at 77 years old.

Girls Aloud Star Sarah Harding Dies at 39 after Cancer Fight

Girls Aloud Star Sarah Harding Dies at 39 after Cancer Fight

Sep 7, 2021

Singer Sarah Harding of the British pop group Girls Aloud has died after a battle with breast cancer, her mother said Sunday. She was 39.

Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on 'The Wire,' Dead at 54

Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on 'The Wire,' Dead at 54

By Michael R. Sisak and Andrew Dalton | Sep 6, 2021

Actor Michael K. Williams, who as the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on "The Wire" created one of the most popular characters in television in recent decades, died Monday.

Actor Jean-Paul Belmondo, Star of 'Breathless,' Dies at 88

Actor Jean-Paul Belmondo, Star of 'Breathless,' Dies at 88

Sep 6, 2021

Jean-Paul Belmondo, star of the iconic French New Wave film "Breathless," whose crooked boxer's nose and rakish grin went on to make him one of the country's most recognizable leading men, has died. He was 88.

Willard Scott, Weatherman on NBC's 'Today' Show, Dies at 87

Willard Scott, Weatherman on NBC's 'Today' Show, Dies at 87

Sep 4, 2021

Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC's "Today" show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died. He was 87.

Husband of 'Real Housewives' Star NeNe Leakes Dies at 66

Husband of 'Real Housewives' Star NeNe Leakes Dies at 66

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Sep 2, 2021

Gregg Leakes, the husband of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes, has died. He was 66.

Actor Ed Asner, TV's Blustery Lou Grant, Dies at 91

Actor Ed Asner, TV's Blustery Lou Grant, Dies at 91

By Marcela Isaza | Aug 29, 2021

Ed Asner, the burly and prolific character actor who became a star in middle age as the gruff but lovable newsman Lou Grant, first in the hit comedy "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and later in the drama "Lou Grant," died Sunday. He was 91.

One Last Zinger: Dorothy Parker's Headstone Unveiled in NYC

One Last Zinger: Dorothy Parker's Headstone Unveiled in NYC

Aug 29, 2021

Dorothy Parker died in 1967, but it was not until last year that her ashes found a final resting place. Now, at a memorial ceremony at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, her headstone has been unveiled.

'So You Think You Can Dance' Star Serge Onik Dead at 33

'So You Think You Can Dance' Star Serge Onik Dead at 33

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 26, 2021

Serge Onik, best known for his appearances on the competition show "So You Think You Can Dance" and the 2021 film "In the Heights," has died at 33.

Chuck Close, Artist of Monumental Grids, Dies at 81

Chuck Close, Artist of Monumental Grids, Dies at 81

By Deepti Hajela | Aug 20, 2021

Chuck Close, a painter, photographer and printmaker best known for his monumental grid portraits and photo-based paintings of family and famous friends, has died. He was 81.

Down Under Actor Francis 'Frankie' Mossman Passes at 33

Down Under Actor Francis 'Frankie' Mossman Passes at 33

Aug 19, 2021

New Zealand actor Francis "Frankie" Mossman has passed at the age of 33. He was best-known for his recurring role as Steve Hughes in the LGBTQ+ web-series "The Horizon."

James Hormel, First Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador, Dies at 88

James Hormel, First Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador, Dies at 88

Aug 14, 2021

James Hormel, the first openly gay U.S. ambassador and a philanthropist who funded organizations to fight AIDS and promote human rights, has died. He was 88.

Grammy-winning Folk Singer-Songwriter Nanci Griffith Dies

Grammy-winning Folk Singer-Songwriter Nanci Griffith Dies

Aug 14, 2021

Nanci Griffith, the Grammy-winning folk singer-songwriter from Texas whose literary songs like "Love at the Five and Dime" celebrated the South, has died. She was 68.

Pat Hitchcock, Daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, Dead at 93

Pat Hitchcock, Daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, Dead at 93

By Hillel Italie | Aug 11, 2021

Patricia Hitchcock O'Connell, the only child of Alfred Hitchcock and an actor herself who made a memorable appearance in her father's "Strangers on a Train" and championed his work in the decades following his death, has died at age 93.

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