RIP: Michael Clarke Duncan, At 54

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Michael Clarke Duncan, Academy Award-nominated actor for The Green Mile, died this morning due to complications of a prior heart attack. He was 54.

Wrestling Icon The Ultimate Warrior Dead at 54

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Throughout the 1980s and '90s "The Ultimate Warrior" was among the most popular and beloved heroes in the pro wrestling world. After the shocking news of his death, other wrestling greats took to twitter to express their grief.

His death came as a surprise since on Saturday Night he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame:
RIP Ultimate Warrior

Breaking News of the Day: Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in His New York Apartment

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The actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York Apartment Sunday morning of an apparent overdose. The New York Times report:

The official said Mr. Hoffman, 46, was found in his West Village apartment around 11:30 a.m. by a friend who had become concerned at not being able to reach Mr. Hoffman.

Investigators found a syringe in his arm and an envelope containing what is believed to be her0in, the official said.

"It's pretty apparent that it was an overdose," the official said. "The syringe was in his arm."

Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2005 with his portrayal of Truman Capote in the film "Capote."

He was most recently known for his role in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" He was slated to star in two more installments.

Sad, sad news. Rest in peace.

Elaine Stritch, the Sassy Broadway Icon, has Died at 89

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Elaine Stritch, an idolized Broadway actress and singer known for her tart-tongued, no-nonsense demeanor, passed away Thursday at the Age of 89.

Known for her most recent portrayal of Alec Baldwin's character on NBC's 30 Rock, her long and successful career earned her five Tony Award nominations and three Emmys.


photo via: NPR

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