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Death 2014

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Full Name at Birth: Richard Dawson Kiel
Age: 74 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 13 September, 1939
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Date of Death: 10 September, 2014
Location of Death: St. Agnes Medical Center Fresno, California
Cause of Death: Tba
Height: 7' 1½" (217 cm)
Weight: 350 lbs (158.8 kg)

Death Summary: Richard Kiel died at the age of 74 a few days after admittance to a hospital for a broken leg.

Who was Richard Kiel : Richard Kiel was an American actor best known for portraying the James Bond villain Jaws in the films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Others may know Kiel as Mr. Larson in the 1996 Adam Sandler comedy Happy Gilmore. The actor stood nearly seven feet, two inches tall, and his height, coupled with his unmistakable look, was said to have been the result of a hormonal condition called acromegaly.
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Full Name at Birth: Stephen Lee
Age: 58 (age of death)
Date of Birth: 11 November 1955
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Death: 14 August 2014
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Death Summary: Stephen Lee died from a heart attack at his Los Angeles apartment at the age of 58.

Who was Stephen Lee : Stephen Lee was a character actor from New Jersey, who appeared in over 200 television shows over the years, in addition to nearly 40 movies, including Robocop 2, Dolls, and La Bamba.
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Full Name at Birth: Richard Samuel Attenborough
Age: 90 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 29 August, 1923
Birthplace: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Date of Death: 24 August, 2014
Location of Death: Nursing Home, London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)

Death Summary: Richard Attenborough died at the age of 90 after a long period of failing health.

Who was Richard Attenborough : Richard Attenborough was an English actor, director, and producer whose career spanned seven decades. As a director and producer, Attenborough is best known for the 1982 biopic Gandhi – which won Academy Awards for directer, lead acting, and Best Picture. As an actor, Attenborough had a sizable list of credits, but is best known for brining dinosaurs to life as Dr. John Hammond in 1993's Jurassic Park. Attenborough was also the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
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Full Name at Birth: Robin McLaurim Williams
Age: 63 (age at death)
Born: 21 July, 1951
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 11 August, 2014
Location of Death: Tiburon, San Francisco, CA USA
Cause of Death: Suicide: Asphyxia (hung himself)
Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)

Death Summary: Robin Williams was found dead in his home outside of Tiburon, California at the age of 63 of apparent suicide by asphyxia. This came a month after he admitted himself into rehab related to alcoholism.

Williams was discovered by an unidentified person at his home in Tiburon, California, on August 11, 2014. Emergency 911 dispatchers received a call reporting Williams was unresponsive and not breathing at around 11:55 am PDT. He was pronounced dead shortly after emergency personnel arrived, at 12:02 pm. The Marin County Sheriff's department suspects the death to be asphyxia by hanging. A forensic examination and toxicology test are scheduled for August 12.
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Average listal rating (112 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Full Name at Birth: James Scott Baumgarner
Age: 86 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 7 April, 1928
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Date of Death: 19 July, 2014
Location of Death: Brentwood, California USA
Cause of Death: Massive Heart Attack (Coronary Artery Disease)
Height: 6' 2" (188 cm)

Death Summary: Law enforcement declared Games Garner's death to be natural causes, after paramedics were dispatched to his home where he was confirmed dead.

Who was James Garner : James Garner was an actor best known for roles on the TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files. He also appeared in over 50 films, including The Great Escape, Victor Victoria, and The Notebook, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.
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Average listal rating (3 ratings) 9.7 IMDB Rating 0
Full Name at Birth: Robert Francis Hastings
Age: 89 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 18 April, 1925
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death: 30 June, 2014
Location of Death: Burbank, California, USA
Cause of Death: Pancreatic Cancer

Death Summary: Bob Hastings died at the age of 89 after a long bout with pancreatic cancer.

Who was Bob Hastings : Bob Hastings was an actor who appeared in films, on television, and on radio. Including voice acting (which he did a lot of), Hastings has over 150 acting credits to his name. He's probably best known, however, for his portrayal of Lt. Elroy Carpenter on McHale's Navy.
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Full Name at Birth: Meshach Taylor
Age: 67 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 11 April, 1947
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Date of Death: 28 June, 2014
Location of Death: Altadena, California, USA

Death Summary: Meshach Taylor died at his home in Altadena, California from colorectal cancer.

Who was Meshach Taylor : Meshach Taylor was an actor known for his role as Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women and Hollywood in the film Mannequin. He was also on the show Dave's World.
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Full Name at Birth: Kemal Amin Kasem
Age: 82 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 27 April, 1932
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date of Death: 15 June, 2014
Location of Death: Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
Cause of Death: Lewy Body Dementia

Death Summary: Casey Kasem died after a long struggle with dementia at the age of 82.

Who was Casey Kasem : Casey Kasem (Kemal Amin Kasem) was a radio host and actor, best known for hosting various music countdown shows from the early 1970s to the mid 2000s. Kasem was the voice of the American Top 40, and also the Top 20 and Top 10 variations. Kasem was also a voice actor, famously portraying Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo franchise for nearly 40 years.

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Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Full Name at Birth: Richard Michael Mayall
Age: 56 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 7 March, 1958
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England
Date of Death: 9 June, 2014
Location of Death: Barnes, London, England

Death Summary: Rik Mayall died at his London home from undisclosed causes. His death was considered "sudden," but police said it was not believed to be suspicious. He was 56 years old.

Update: TMZ later reported his death to be a heart attack suffered after a morning jog.

Who was Rik Mayall : Richard "Rik" Mayall was a comedian, writer, and actor. He was known for a comedy partnership with Adrian "Ade" Edmondson as well as Drop Dead Fred (he was Fred) and numerous other projects.
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Full Name at Birth: Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Age: 95 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 30 November, 1918
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Date of Death: 2 May, 2014
Location of Death: Solvang, California, USA

Death Summary: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. died at the age of 95 of natural causes.

Who was Efrem Zimbalist Jr. : Efrem Zimbalist Jr. was an actor best known for roles on 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. as well as on Maverick. The younger generations may know him as the voice of Alfred in Batman: The Animated Series.
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Average listal rating (277 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
Full Name at Birth: Robert William Hoskins Jr.
Age: 71 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 26 October, 1942
Birthplace: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, UK
Date of Death: 29 April, 2014
Location of Death: England, UK
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Death Summary: Bob Hoskins died from pneumonia at the age of 71. He had also suffered from Parkinson's disease. His death was announced by his agent Clair Dobbs.

Who was Bob Hoskins : Bob Hoskins was an actor with a number of memorable roles, appearing in movies like Hook, Super Mario Bros., Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Danny the Dog, and most recently Snow White and the Huntsman.
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Full Name at Birth: Ninian Joseph Yule Jr.
Age: 93 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 23 September, 1920
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Date of Death: 6 April, 2014
Location of Death: North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death: Natural Causes (choked on his own food )

Death Summary: Mickey Rooney died or natural causes at the age of 93.

Who was Mickey Rooney : Mickey Rooney was an American actor and funnyman, with a career that spanned an incredible nine decades. Rooney's time in the spotlight began in the early 1920s, and Rooney was one of the last remaining actors with ties to the silent film era. Apart from being one of the most prolific character actors around, Rooney also made hundreds of TV appearances and even had his own shows, in the 50s, 60s, and 80s. Rooney received two Golden Globes, an Emmy, and an honorary Oscar.
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Full Name at Birth: John Paul Pinette
Age: 50 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 23 March, 1964
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Date of Death: 5 April, 2014
Location of Death: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause of Death: Pulmonary embolism

Death Summary: John Pinette was found dead in a Pittsburgh hotel room. He was only 50, but had been suffering from heart and liver disease. The cause of death was determined to be a pulmonary embolism.

Who was John Pinette : John Pinette was a stand-up comedian and actor. He appeared in two Revenge of the Nerds films, as well as the Seinfeld series finale and various other movies.
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Full Name at Birth: Richard Dane Witherspoon
Age: 56 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 8 December, 1957
Birthplace: Denton, Texas
Date of Death: 29 March, 2014
Location of Death: Denver, Colorado, USA

Death Summary: He passed away on a Saturday at the age of 56. No other details were immediately given.

Who was Dane Witherspoon : Dane Witherspoon was an actor known for his role on daytime soap opera Santa Barbara. He also appeared on Capitol. He was briefly married to Robin Wright in the 80s.
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Full Name at Birth: James Robert Rebhorn
Age: 65 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 1 September, 1948
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of Death: 21 March, 2014
Location of Death: South Orange, New Jersey
Cause of Death: Melanoma

Death Summary: James Rebhorn had been battling melanoma since 1992, and eventually succumbed to the disease at the age of 65.

Who was James Rebhorn : James Rebhorn was an actor who appeared in over a hundred films. Even if you don't recognize his hame, there's a pretty good chance you've seen him. Seen Independence Day? Yeah, I thought so.
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Full Name at Birth: Roger Hill
Age: 74 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 29 January, 1940
Date of Death: 20 February, 2014

Death Summary: Roger Hill died at the age of 65. The cause was not reported. He did die in his hometown in New York.

Who was Roger Hill : Roger Hill was an actor best known for his role as Cyrus in The Warriors. He also portrayed Lil John in The Education of Sonny Carson.
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Full Name at Birth: John Paul Henson
Age: 48 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 25 April, 1965
Birthplace: Saugerties, New York
Date of Death: 14 February, 2014
Location of Death: Saugerties, New York
Cause of Death: Massive Heart Attack

Death Summary: John Henson died of a heart attack at the age of 48.

Who was John Henson : John Henson was a famous puppeteer and son of legendary puppeteer Jim Henson, creator of The Muppets. He's best known for performing the character "Sweetums" during the 90s.
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Full Name at Birth: Harold Allen Ramis
Age: 69 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 21 November, 1944
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Death: 24 February, 2014
Location of Death: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Cause of Death: Complications Arising From Vasculitis

Death Summary: autoimmune disease

Who was Harold Ramis : Harold Ramis was a celebrated writer, actor, and director known for his dry comedic style. He rose to fame in the late '70s and early '80s, most notably in the films "Stripes" and "Ghostbusters", but as a writer and director his projects leaned towards the goofball with titles like "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day". Ramis died from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, which causes inflammation of blood vessels. He was 69 years old.
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Average listal rating (13 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
Full Name at Birth: Ralph Harold Waite
Age: 85 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 22 June, 1928
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, USA
Date of Death: 13 February, 2014
Location of Death: Palm Desert, California
Cause of Death: Age related illness

Death Summary: Ralph Waite reportedly died peaceful due to "old-age related illnesses".

Who was Ralph Waite : Ralph Waite was an actor best known for his role as John Walton on TV's The Waltons in the 70s. He is also known for his role as Slater in Roots.
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Full Name at Birth: Isaac Sidney Caesar
Age: 91 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 8 September, 1922
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, USA
Date of Death: 12 February, 2014
Location of Death: Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death: Natural Causes

Death Summary: Sid Caesar died at the age of 91. Cause is unknown.

Who was Sid Caesar : Sid Caesar was a comedian and actor most well-known for the shows Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour, and as Coach Calhoun in Grease.

Caesar won two Emmy wards and was nominated for eight others.
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Full Name at Birth: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Age: 46 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 23 July, 1967
Birthplace: Fairport, New York, United States
Date of Death: 2 February, 2014
Location of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Cause of Death: Acute Mixed Drug Intoxication, Including Heroin, Cocaine, Benzodiazepines And Amphetamine.

Death Summary: Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on the bathroom floor. It was an apparent drug overdose as two bags of heroin were found at the scene as well.

Who was Philip Seymour Hoffman : Philip Seymour Hoffman was an actor who appeared in numerous noteworthy films, and won an oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal as Truman Capote in the 2005 film Capote. He was also nominated for his roles in Charlie Wilson's War, Doubt and The Master. He was nominated for two Tony Awards as well, for True West and Death of a Salesman.
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Full Name at Birth: Maximilian Schell
Age: 83 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 8 December, 1930
Birthplace: Vienna Austria
Date of Death: 1 February, 2014
Location of Death: Innsbruck, Austria
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Death Summary: Maximilian Schell died after suffering fro pneumonia at the age of 83. He was in Innsbruck, Austria.

Who was Maximilian Schell : Maximilian Schell was a film and stage actor as well as writer, director and producer. He won an Oscar for Best Actor for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961).

Schell began his acting career after World War II. When he was a child in Austria, his family was forced to flee from Vienna when the country was annexed by Nazi Germany. They settled in Zuich, Switzerland.
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Average listal rating (4 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 0
Full Name at Birth: Luis Ávalos
Age: 67 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 2 September, 1946
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Date of Death: 22 January, 2014
Location of Death: United States

Death Summary: heart attack

Who was Luis Avalos : Luis Avalos was a Cuban-born actor who starred in several popular television and film roles, mostly in the '70s. His most well-known role was on "The Electric Company", where he played several characters. He also founded the Americas Theatre Arts Foundation in Los Angeles in 2000, an organization that supports Latin American actors and productions.
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Full Name at Birth: Roger Lloyd-Pack
Age: 69 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 16 February, 1944
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Date of Death: 15 January, 2014
Location of Death: Kentish Town, London, England, UK
Cause of Death: Pancreatic Cancer

Death Summary: Roger Lloyd-Pack died at the age of 69 from pancreatic cancer.

Who was Roger Lloyd-Pack : Roger Lloyd-Pack was an English actor known for both film and television work. He had over 100 acting credits in his nearly 50-year career. He was best known for his work on the TV shows Only Fools and Horses, The Vicar of Dibley, and The Old Guys, and he also played Barty Crouch in the hit movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
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Full Name at Birth: David Joseph Madden
Age: 82 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 17 December, 1931
Birthplace: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Date of Death: 16 January, 2014
Location of Death: Fruit Cove, Florida, USA
Cause of Death: Congestive Heart And Kidney Failure

Death Summary: died after a long illness

Who was Dave Madden : Dave Madden was a Canadian-American actor who rose to fame on the '70s sitcom "The Partridge Family" as the band's manager, Reuben Kincaid. He passed away at the age of 82 after a long illness of congestive heart and kidney failure.
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Full Name at Birth: Russell David Johnson
Age: 89 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 10 November, 1924
Birthplace: Ashley Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Date of Death: 16 January, 2014
Location of Death: Bainbridge Island, Washington, at 5:21 AM

Death Summary: Russell Johnson reportedly died at his home in Bainbridge Island, Washington from Kidney Failure. He was 89 years old.

Who was Russell Johnson : Russell Johnson was an actor with numerous Television and film credits, but is undoubtedly most famous for his role as the professor on Gilligan's Island.
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Death 2013

Full Name at Birth: Edward Wertimer
Age: 89 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 27 October, 1923
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Date of Death: 2 January, 2013
Location of Death: Valley Village, Los Angles, California, USA
Cause of Death: Complications Following A Fall

Death Summary: Wertimer died at the age of 89 from complication from a fall

Who was Ned Wertimer : Ned Wertimer was a beloved character actor with over 100 TV credits in his career. This includes appearances on shows like Mary Tyler Moore, Sanford and Son, Happy Days, Starsky and Hutch, and Welcome Back Kotter. He also appeared in films like Mame starring Lucille Ball and 2007's Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. He is best known, however, for portraying Ralph the Doorman for 11 season on The Jeffersons.
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Full Name at Birth: James L. Avery Sr.
Age: 68 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 27 November, 1945
Birthplace: Pughsville, Virginia, United States (Now Suffolk, Virginia, United States)
Date of Death: 31 December, 2013
Location of Death: Glendale, California, United States
Cause of Death: Complications From Open Heart Surgery.

Death Summary: Complications from open heart surgery

Who was James Avery : James Avery, 68, was an American actor best known for his role as Uncle Phil in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Outside of his work on the classic 90s sitcom, he also had roles in television series like The Jeffersons, The Dukes of Hazzard, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Sparks. His last role was in The Young and the Restless.
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Full Name at Birth: Joseph Schlafman
Age: 89 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 14 April, 1924
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Date of Death: 28 December, 2013
Location of Death: Santa Monica, California

Death Summary: Ruskin died at UCLA Santa Monica Hospital at the age of 89.

Who was Joseph Ruskin : Joseph Ruskin was an American actor best known for his appearances in TV shows such as The Outer Limits, Mission: Impossible, and Star Trek. More recently, Ruskin appeared in movies including Smokin' Aces and The Scorpion King.
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Full Name at Birth: Tom Laughlin
Age: 82 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 10 August, 1931
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date of Death: 12 December, 2013

Death Summary: Laughlin died in Los Angeles at the age of 82.

Who was Tom Laughlin : Tom Laughlin was an American actor best known for portraying Billy Jack in a series of movies by the same name during the 1960s and 1970s. In his later years, Laughlin ran for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President as a staunch environmentalist.


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Full Name at Birth: Peter Seamus O`Toole
Age: 81 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 2 August, 1932
Birthplace: Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
Date of Death: 14 December, 2013
Location of Death: London, England, United KIngdom

Death Summary: Peter O'Toole died at the age of 81 from a long, unspecified illness.

Who was Peter O’Toole : Peter O'Toole was and English actor best known for his portrayal of T.E. Lawrence in the 1962 classic film Lawrence of Arabia. His work extended far beyond Lawrence, however, as O'Toole's long career is filled with great performances. Some notable O'Toole films include Becket, The Lion in Winter, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, and My Favorite Year.
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Full Name at Birth: Christopher Evan Welch
Age: 48 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 28 September, 1965
Date of Death: 2 December, 2013
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California

Death Summary: Undisclosed

Who was Christopher Evan Welch : Christopher Evans Welch was an American actor best known for the Woody Allen film "Vicki Cristina Barcelona" and for his voice work on "Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog". He also had several television roles, including parts on "Law And Order" and "The Sopranos". He passed away after a short illness at the age of 48.
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Full Name at Birth: Danny Wells
Age: 72 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 7 April, 1941
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date of Death: 28 November, 2013

Death Summary: Danny Wells died at the age of 72 in Toronto. The cause of death is unclear.

His obituary appeared in the Montreal Gazette as follows:

April 7, 1941 - November 28, 2013 On Thursday, November 28, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario. Son of the late Eunice and the late Eli Westelman. Loving and adored father and father-in-law of Matthew and Danna, and Adam. Loving "Zaizie" to Zoe. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Rhona Spanier and John Macdonald, Phil and Cookie, Joel and Janet, and the late Karen (Grant Reynolds). Unlike so many of us, Danny followed his dreams; The Catskills, New York, nightclubs around the world, Los Angeles, movies and television. He made them laugh and wowed them with his natural gifts. A very funny and talented man, he will be terribly missed by his family, Beverly, nieces, nephews and many friends and colleagues.Burial will take place in Los Angeles.

Captain Lou Albano, who played Mario on the Super Mario Bros. Super Show, died in 2009.

Who was Danny Wells : Danny Wells (born Jack Westelman) was an actor most well known for his work as the live action Luigi on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! He also appeared in numerous other television shows and movies, and did voice work for a number of cartoons and video games.

Other than the Super Mario Bros. Super Show, Wells' most famous role was as Charlie the bartender on The Jeffersons. He also appeared in the P.T. Anderson film Magnolia.

Wells' video game voice work included the games: Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, Evolution Worlds, Wizardry 8, and Descent 3.
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Full Name at Birth: Anthony Peter Musante Jr.
Age: 77 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 30 June, 1936
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Date of Death: 26 November, 2013
Location of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Cause of Death: Complications Due To Surgery

Death Summary: Musante died of complications following surgery.

Who was Tony Musante : Tony Musante, 77, was a famous actor most well-known for his role in the 1970s ABC TV series Toma. During his career, he starred in a number of high-profile films and TV series as either a cop or criminal. His last film was 2007's We Own The Night.
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Full Name at Birth: Paul William Walker IV
Age: 40 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 12 September, 1973
Birthplace: Glendale, CA
Date of Death: 30 November, 2013
Location of Death: Valencia, Santa Clarita, CA
Cause of Death: Car Accident

Death Summary: Paul Walker died in a car accident at the age of 40. It happened at about 3:30 in the afternoon when he left an event for his Reach Out Worldwide charity for Typhoon Haiyan victims. He and Roger Rodas left in Rodas' 2005 Porsche Carrera GT when the driver lost control and crashed into a light pole and tree in Santa Clarita, California. The vehicle caught on fire, and both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Who was Paul Walker : Paul Walker was an actor most famous for his role in the Fast and the Furious films. He also appeared in Running Scared, Varsity Blues, Eight Below, Into the Blue, Joy Ride, Flags of Our Fathers, She's All That and other films.
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Full Name at Birth : Al Ruscio
Age: 89 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 2 June, 1924
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts
Date of Death: 12 November, 2013

Death Summary: Al Ruscio reportedly passed away at the age of 89 following "declining health," but the exact cause was not made public.

Who was Al Ruscio : Al Ruscio was a character actor from Salem, Massachusetts, who appeared in many films and television shows.

His last credit was Goy, but other work included 7th Heaven, Boss of Bosses, The X-Files, NYPD Blue The Phantom, ER, Showgirls, Diagnosis Murder, Dickwad, Murder She Wrote, Life Goes On, Mad About You, The Wonder Years, Beverly Hills 90210 Hunter, Growing Pains, Cagney & Lacey, MacGuyver, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Night Court, Hill Street Blues, Matlock, Fame, Who's the Boss? ,

He appeared as the manager on the Seinfeld episode The Pilot.
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Full Name at Birth: Edward Matthew Lauter II
Age: 72 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 30 October, 1940
Birthplace: Long Beach, Long Island, New York, USA
Date of Death: 16 October, 2013
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: Mesothelioma, caused by asbestos exposure

Death Summary: Ed Lauter died at the age of 74 from mesothelioma at his home in Los Angeles.

Who was Ed Lauter : Ed Lauter was a film and television actor with a career dating back to the early 70s.

Among the titles he has appeared in are: The Artist, Family Plot, The Lost, Seabiscuit, The Office, Grey's Anatomy, Talladega Nights, The Longest Yard, NYPD Blue, CSI, ER, and may more.
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Full Name at Birth: Lee Thompson Young
Age: 29 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 1 February, 1984
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Date of Death: 19 August, 2013
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: Suicide by Gunshot

Death Summary: Young's body was found at his home in Los Angeles with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Who was Lee Thompson Young : Lee Thompson Young was an actor best known for his role in the TV series The Famous Jett Jackson. In addition to his Disney channel work, Young starred in movies such as Friday Night Lights and Akeelah and the Bee. He also portrayed Cyborg in the TV series Smallville.
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Full Name at Birth: August Schellenberg
Age: 77 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 25 July, 1936
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date of Death: 15 August, 2013
Location of Death: Dallas, Texas
Cause of Death: Lung Cancer

Death Summary: August Schellenberg died of cancer at the age of 77.

Who was August Schellenberg : August Schellenberg was a Canadian-born actor best known for his roles in Free Willy (and its sequels), Crazy Horse, and Terrence Malick's The New World.
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Full Name at Birth: Henry Polic II
Age: 68 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 20 February, 1945
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death: 11 August, 2013
Location of Death: Los Angeles, CA

Death Summary: cancer

Who was Henry Polic : Henry Polic was an American actor and gameshow personality who rose to fame after appearing in the Mel Brooks film "When Things Were Rotten". He also had numerous television credits, including "Mork And Mindy", "Eight Is Enough", "Murder, She Wrote" and "Saved By The Bell". Polic passed away after a long battle with cancer.
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Full Name at Birth: Michael Ansara
Age: 91 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 15 April, 1922
Birthplace: Syria
Date of Death: 31 July, 2013
Location of Death: Calabasas, California
Cause of Death: After A Long Illness
Height: 6' 3" (190 cm)

Death Summary: Ansara died from complications relating to Alzheimer's Disease.

Who was Michael Ansara : Michael Ansara was a Syrian-born actor famous for his roles on "Broken Arrow" and "Star Trek". He was a fan favorite on "Star Trek" because he played the same character throughout three different versions of the series. He was also a film actor and appeared in "The Comancheros" with John Wayne. Ansara was married to Barbara Eden, of "I Dream Of Jeannie" fame, from 1958-1974.
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Full Name at Birth : Dennis Farina
Age: 69 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 29 February, 1944
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date of Death: 22 July, 2013
Location of Death: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Cause of Death: Blood Clot In His Lung
Height: 6' 1½" (187 cm)

Death Summary: Dennis Farina died at the age of 69 from a blood clot in his lung.

Who was Dennis Farina : Dennis Farina was an American actor who had successful careers in both television and film. Farina had a long stint on Law & Order, where he played Detective Joe Fontana. His film credits include Get Shorty, Saving Private Ryan, Snatch, and Midnight Run.
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Full Name at Birth: Cory Allan-Michael Monteith
Age: 31 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 11 May, 1982
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Date of Death: 13 July, 2013
Location of Death: Vancouver, Britisth Columbia, Canada
Cause of Death: Overdose: Mixture of Heroin & Alcohol
Height: 6' 3½" (192 cm)

Death Summary: Cause of death is unknown.

Who was Cory Monteith : Cory Monteith, 31, was a Canadian actor known for his work on the TV series Glee. Monteith started his acting career with bit roles in films like Final Destination 3 and Deck the Halls. He got his big break in 2009 when he was cast as Finn Hudson in Glee. The role cemented him as one of the most popular young actors in the world.
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Full Name at Birth: Joe Conley
Age: 85 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 3 March, 1928
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Date of Death: 7 July, 2013
Location of Death: Newbury Park, California
Cause of Death: Dementia

Death Summary: Joe Conley, best known as Ike Godsey in The Waltons, died at the age of 85.

Who was Joe Conley : Joe Conley was an American actor with nearly 50 credited roles in his career. He mostly played smaller roles on television, including some work on Dragnet, Gunsmoke, Green Acres, and The Brady Bunch. He's best known, however, for his portrayal of Ike Godsey in The Waltons.
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Full Name at Birth: James Milton Kelly
Other Names: James Milton "Jim" "The Dragon" Kelly
Age: 67 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 5 May, 1946
Birthplace: Millersburg, Kentucky, United States
Date of Death: 29 June, 2013
Location of Death: San Diego,California, United States
Cause of Death: Cancer
Height: 6' 2" (188 cm)

Death Summary: Kelly died at his home in San Diego

Who was Jim Kelly : Jim Kelly was a martial artist and actor who became popular in the 70s after starring in the 1973 Bruce Lee movie Enter the Dragon. After starring in a series of blaxploitation movies, Kelly became a professional tennis player in his later years.
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Full Name at Birth: James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr.
Age: 51 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 18 September, 1961
Birthplace: Westwood, New Jersey, United States
Date of Death: 19 June, 2013
Location of Death: Rome,Lazio,Italy
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)

Death Summary: massive heart attack

Who was James Gandolfini : James Gandolfini was an American actor best known for his role as mob boss Tony Soprano on the hit HBO show "The Sopranos". He was also a film star, appearing in such films as "True Romance", "Crimson Tide", and "The Mexican", and did voice work in several children's films. He got his start on Broadway in 1992 in a production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin.
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Full Name at Birth: William Forrest Andrews
Age: 88 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 29 September, 1924
Birthplace: Huntsville, Texas, USA
Date of Death: 18 May, 2013
Height: 6' 3" (190 cm)

Death Summary: Forrest died peacefully at his home.

Who was Steve Forrest : Steve Forrest, 87, was a famous actor most well known for his role as Lt. Hondo Harrelson in S.W.A.T. Beyond S.W.A.T., he also starred in a number of films and TV shows with the film version of S.W.A.T. being his last role in 2003.
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Full Name at Birth: George Frederick Speight
Age: 72 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 19 June, 1940
Birthplace: Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, UK
Date of Death: 16 May, 2013
Location of Death: Rotherham, South Yorkkshire, England, UK
Height: 5' 6½" (169 cm)

Death Summary: Paul Shane died of an unknown illness at the age of 72.

Who was Paul Shane : Paul Shane was an English actor and comedian, best known for his role on the BBC sitcom Hi-de-Hi!. He had various other film and TV roles, including Oh Doctor Beeching! and Holby City.
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Full Name at Birth: Jack Shea
Age: 84 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 1 August, 1928
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death: 28 April, 2013
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: Alzheimer's

Death Summary: Jack Shea died from complications from Alzheimer's at the age of 84.

Who was Jack Shea : Jack Shea was a TV and film director who also served as the president of the Directors Guild of America from 1997 to 2002. He is best known for his work on shows like The Jeffersons, Silver Spoons, and Growing Pains. As President of the DGA, Shea was an advocate for minority hiring.
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Full Name at Birth: Allan Arbus
Age: 95 (age at death)
Date of Birth: 15 February, 1918
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death: 19 April, 2013
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure

Death Summary: Allan Arbus died of natural causes at the age of 95.

Who was Allan Arbus : Allan Arbus was an American Actor best known for his role as psychiatrist Dr. Sidney Freedman on the landmark TV series M*A*S*H. He was also married to famous photographer Diane Arbus.
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