Ronald Balfour "Ronnie" Corbett, CBE was a Scottish actor and comedian, best known for his long association with Ronnie Barker in the television comedy series The Two Ronnies. Ronnie died at age 85.
Ronnie Corbett began his successful show business career in the early 1950s. Amongst many other things he performed on stage with Danny La Rue in a cacophony of well received variety and cabaret shows.
It was whilst performing in these shows that Corbett attracted the attention of several top TV producers and executives who were impressed with his abilities as a stand up comedian, compare and all round entertainer.
Before too long Corbett found himself being offered roles in various sitcoms, films and family shows.
Thursday, Mar 31st 2016 (5:59am)
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Anna Marie "Patty" Duke was an American actress of stage, film, and television. She first became known as a teen star, winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as Helen Keller. She later went on to play identical cousins on her weekly sitcom The Patty Duke Show.
She died at age 69 of a ruptured intestine.
Wednesday, Mar 30th 2016 (11:25am)
TV celebrity Joe Garagiola died at age 90 today, Wednesday March 22.
Joe Garagiola's nine-year baseball career was a modest one. His 57 years in broadcasting that followed made him one of the most popular figures in the sports world and beyond.
The Diamondbacks announced Garagiola's death before their exhibition game against San Francisco, and there were murmurs of shock and sadness at the ballpark. He had been in ill health in recent years.
Wednesday, Mar 23rd 2016 (4:35pm)
The mayor who was caught smoking crack, was infamous for blurting out sexist and racist comments, and responsible for four very entertaining years as mayor of Canada's largest city died yesterday, March 22.
Wednesday, Mar 23rd 2016 (1:07pm)
Keith Emerson shot himself in the head in what's likely now a suicide investigation. The keyboardist and founder of Emerson, Lake & Palmer was found dead by his girlfriend on Thursday night in the couple's Santa Monica, California house with a single bullet shot to the head.
Friday, Mar 11th 2016 (10:44pm)
Tomlinson, the creator of email on the old ARPANET system and inventor of using the @ sign to address a message died this week. I kept trying for three days to post this entry.
Wednesday, Mar 9th 2016 (10:44pm)
George Martin, the "Fifth Beatle" and British treasure who signed the Fab Four to a label contract when no one else would, produced virtually all their songs and introduced lavish arrangements into "Yesterday" and "A Day in the Life," has died. He was 90.
Wednesday, Mar 9th 2016 (4:34am)
George Kennedy, who played tough guys, oafs, G.I.'s and a bonanza of cowboys as one of Hollywood's most versatile and durable character actors, and who won an Oscar as the best supporting actor of 1967 for his performance in the Paul Newman film "Cool Hand Luke," died on Sunday in Boise, Idaho. He was 91.
Monday, Feb 29th 2016 (8:34pm)
The longest serving justice on the current panel has passed away at the age of 79. It appears to be of natural causes. When he did not show up for breakfast and did not answer calls to his door, they found his body.
Scalia was the first Italian-American justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Saturday, Feb 13th 2016 (2:58pm)
We're told the cause of death was a combination of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia.
Frey had been battling intestinal issues for months and had surgery in November. We're told in the last few days his condition took a turn for the worse. He died Monday in New York City at the age of 67.
Glenn co-wrote and sang on most of the Eagles hits, including "Take It Easy," "Tequila Sunrise," "Lyin' Eyes," and "Heartache Tonight," to name a few. He also co-wrote "Hotel California" and "Desperado" with Don Henley and took home 6 Grammys with the band.
Monday, Jan 18th 2016 (6:43pm)
Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family who said that he died "surrounded by family and friends". Rickman had been suffering from cancer.
Thursday, Jan 14th 2016 (5:32am)
David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer, his rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 69.
The singer-songwriter and producer excelled at glam rock, art rock, soul, hard rock, dance pop, punk and electronica during an eclectic 40-plus-year career.
Monday, Jan 11th 2016 (2:37am)
Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning singer who had hits with such songs as "This Will Be" and "Our Love" and recorded "Unforgettable ... With Love," a best-selling album of songs made famous by her late father, Nat King Cole, died Thursday evening.
Friday, Jan 1st 2016 (2:29pm)
Meadowlark Lemon, who became known as the "Clown Prince of Basketball" during a run of more than two decades as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters, died Sunday. He was 83. Globetrotters spokesman Brett Meister said Lemon's wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz. Meister did not know the cause of death.
"I'm not going to kill you Frank. Manolo, choot that piece of chit.
Salvatore Loggia, known as Robert Loggia, was an American actor and director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jagged Edge.
Also famous for his roles in Big and Scarface, Loggia died on Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at the age of 85.
Saturday, Dec 5th 2015 (12:44am)
What's the most useful button on your remote control?
Nothing! Player's off!
King Kong (2005)
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