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Emmy-Winning Actor Rip Torn has Died at the Age of 88

Emmy-Winning Actor Rip Torn has Died at the Age of 88

By Bob Thomas | Jul 10
Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88.

Texas Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dies at 89

Texas Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dies at 89

By David Koenig | Jul 9
H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89.

Actor Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20

Actor Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20

By Amy Forliti | Jul 7
Actor Cameron Boyce, best known for his role as the teenage son of Cruella de Vil in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants," has died. He was 20 years old.

Gay Rights, Anti-War Activist Justin Raimondo Dies at 67

Gay Rights, Anti-War Activist Justin Raimondo Dies at 67

Jul 1
Justin Raimondo, a longtime gay rights advocate and anti-war activist, has died. He was 67.

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress, Jeans Queen, Dies at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress, Jeans Queen, Dies at 95

By Ula Ilnytzky | Jun 17
Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic, died Monday at the age of 95.

Studio Confirms Gay Adult Film Star Jay Dymel has Died

Studio Confirms Gay Adult Film Star Jay Dymel has Died

Jun 13
Gay porn star Jay Dymel has died, according to a tweet from Falcon Studios.

Oscar-Nominated 'Midnight Cowboy' Actress Sylvia Miles Dies

Oscar-Nominated 'Midnight Cowboy' Actress Sylvia Miles Dies

By Andrew Dalton | Jun 13
Sylvia Miles, an actress and Manhattan socialite whose brief, scene-stealing appearances in the films "Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell, My Lovely" earned her two Academy Award nominations, died Wednesday.

Famed New Orleans Chef who Fed Civil Rights Leaders Dies

Famed New Orleans Chef who Fed Civil Rights Leaders Dies

By Rebecca Santana | Jun 2
Legendary New Orleans chef Leah Chase always had problems when customers asked if she served "soul food." Well, that would depend on where your soul was, she'd say. If it was in China, she couldn't really help you.

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

By Tom Odula | May 22
One of Africa's best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday.

'Caine Mutiny,' 'Winds of War' Author Herman Wouk has Died

'Caine Mutiny,' 'Winds of War' Author Herman Wouk has Died

By Hillel Italie | May 17
Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War" whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103.

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