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Michael Chiarello, Former Food Network Star and Chef, Dies at 61

Michael Chiarello, the celebrity chef and former Food Network star who hosted Easy Entertaining With Michael Chiarello, has died. He was 61. The chef died at Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, California, where he was being treated for an acute allergic reaction that led to anaphylactic shock, according to a statement from […]

Terence Davies, ‘Distant Voices, Still Lives’ Director, Dies at 77

Terence Davies, the critically beloved British writer-director who had his international art-house breakthrough with two deeply autobiographical films set in his native Liverpool, England, Distant Voices, Still Lives and The Long Day Closes, has died. He was 77. Davies’ official Instagram account confirmed the news Saturday morning, noting that the filmmaker died peacefully at home […]

Shawna Trpcic, ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Ahsoka’ Costume Designer, Dies at 56

Shawna Trpcic, the Emmy-nominated costume designer who worked on the Star Wars series The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett and Ahsoka, has died. She was 56. Trpcic died suddenly of an unknown cause in Palm Desert on Wednesday, her daughter, Sarah, told The Hollywood Reporter. “Shawna was one of Hollywood’s pre-eminent science fiction costume […]

Hollywood’s Most Notable Deaths of 2023

Only halfway through the year and Hollywood has already had to say goodbye to many actors, singers, performers, creatives, executives and all-around industry icons — many of whom had a great impact on the entertainment world throughout their lifetimes. The Hollywood Reporter is highlighting some of the most well-known names who died in 2023, including Lance Reddick, […]

Keith Jefferson, ‘Hateful Eight’ and ‘Django Unchained’ Actor, Dies at 53

Keith Jefferson, the actor who worked for Quentin Tarantino on Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, has died. He was 53. Jefferson died Thursday, his rep Nicole St. John told The Hollywood Reporter. He announced in August that he had been diagnosed with cancer. “Every now and then God will give you […]

Ron Haffkine, Dr. Hook Producer and Manager, Dies at 84

Ron Haffkine, a Grammy-winning record producer and manager known for his work with Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show, has died. He was 84. Haffkine died Sunday at his home in Mexico after a brief bout with leukemia and kidney failure, his friend of 50 years, music executive Joel Diamond, told The Hollywood Reporter. “Ron […]

Dick Butkus, Legendary Chicago Bears Linebacker Turned Actor, Dies at 80

Dick Butkus, the ferocious Chicago Bears middle linebacker who brought his reputation as an NFL barbarian to Hollywood for Miller Lite commercials, sitcoms and films, has died. He was 80. A member of the Screen Actors Guild for more than four decades, Butkus died peacefully in his sleep overnight at his home in Malibu, his […]

Paul Noble, Top Marketing Executive at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dies at 51

Paul Noble, the London-born executive who spent the past eight years with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the last three as the studio’s co-head of global theatrical marketing, has died. He was 51. Noble died Sept. 9 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after a two-year battle with bulbar ALS, an SPE spokesperson announced. […]

Dianne Feinstein, California Senator Who Broke Gender Barriers, Dies at 90

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the “Year of the Woman” and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90. Three people familiar with the situation confirmed her death to The Associated Press on […]

Michael Gambon, British Stage Legend and Dumbledore in the ‘Harry Potter’ Movies, Dies at 82

The Irishman also made his mark on television in 'The Singing Detective,' 'Maigret' and 'Path to War.'

David McCallum, Star of ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ and ‘NCIS,’ Dies at 90

David McCallum, the Scottish actor who portrayed the enigmatic Russian-born U.S. secret agent Illya Kuryakin on The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and the chief medical examiner Donald “Ducky” Mallard on NCIS, died Monday. He was 90. McCallum died of natural causes surrounded by family at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, a spokesperson for CBS announced. McCallum also starred opposite Joanna Lumley for four […]

‘Euphoria’ Star Angus Cloud Cause of Death Revealed as Accidental Overdose

Angus Cloud, the Euphoria actor who passed away at age 25, died of an accidental overdose, a spokesperson for the Alameda County Coroner confirmed. The actor’s cause of death was cited as the result of intoxication due to the combined effects of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl and benzodiazepines. Cloud’s family announced the news on July 31, […]