ARTICLES RELATING TO CELEBRITY DEATHS

Legendary actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

2014-08-25 09:50

Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died.

Don Pardo, the voice of SNL, dies

2014-08-19 16:00

Don Pardo, Saturday Night Live announcer whose voice was part of cultural fabric, died at 96.

Robin Williams feared consequences of illness

2014-08-18 05:00

Robin Williams reportedly sank into depression because he feared his battle with Parkinson's Disease would stop him from being able to cycle.

Robin Williams to be honoured at Emmy Awards

2014-08-14 23:00

Organisers of the upcoming 66th annual Emmy Awards are planning to give Robin Williams "the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserves".

Robin Williams was 'deeply sad' on set

2014-08-14 07:00

The late Robin Williams appeared "deeply sad" while filming The Crazy Ones and was reportedly humiliated when the series was cancelled earlier this year.

Watch this newscaster pay witty tribute to Robin Williams in a special way

2014-08-13 18:00

A television news anchor in the southern United States paid a witty tribute to Robin Williams by namechecking 22 of the late actor's movies in a sports roundup.

Robin Williams died of asphyxia by hanging

2014-08-13 14:59

Preliminary findings show Oscar-winning actor and renowned comedian Robin Williams hanged himself in his California home and died by asphyxia.

Zelda Williams responds to haters in true Robin Williams style

2014-08-13 10:40

In heartfelt statements released by Robin Williams' children, his daughter Zelda has addressed all the haters out there.

Legendary actress Lauren Bacall has died

2014-08-13 07:37

The 89-year-old star reportedly died of a "massive stroke'"at her home in New York.

Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt

2014-08-12 21:18

Oscar-winning actor and renowned comedian Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt, a coroner says.

Robin Williams arranged trust for his kids

2014-08-12 18:34

Robin Williams had a trust in place for his three children that was not dependent on his death.

Robin Williams: All the latest headlines

2014-08-12 12:21

Robin Williams, a brilliant shapeshifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters, has died in an apparent suicide.

10 people who thought Robbie Williams died

2014-08-12 10:31

Fans have mistaken Robbie Williams for Robin Williams and tweeted their condolences to the wrong celebrity.

Robin Williams post-mortem to reveal more details about his death

2014-08-12 08:50

According to a statement from police, a post-mortem for Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams, who died of a suspected suicide, will be followed by further toxicology testing.

Obama calls Robin Williams 'one of a kind'

2014-08-12 07:36

President Barack Obama has called Robin Williams "one of a kind" who shared his talent "freely and generously with those who needed it most".

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

2014-08-12 04:41
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Robin Williams, a brilliant shapeshifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters or harness it into richly nuanced work, has died in an apparent suicide.

 

Publisher acquires Robin Williams biography

2014-08-27 20:00

A New York Times cultural reporter who has written extensively about Robin Williams is working on a book about the late actor-comedian.

Liewe Heksie creator Verna Vels dies

2014-08-22 11:51

South African writer Verna Vels, best known for being the creator of the endearing children's character Liewe Heksie, has died.

Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for millions

2014-08-20 18:00

The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.

Robin Williams to be immortalised in video game?

2014-08-18 20:30

Robin Williams' fans have started a petition requesting for the actor to be memorialised in the next incarnation of The Legend of Zelda video game series.

Fears that Robin Williams may not have finished his last film

2014-08-15 16:00

Simon Pegg is unsure whether Robin Williams had recorded all his lines as Dennis the dog in their movie Absolutely Anything.

Paul Walker's car wreckage thief is jailed

2014-08-15 08:24

A man has been sentenced to six months in prison after he stole a piece of wreckage from the car that crashed into a tree and burst into flames, killing Paul Walker.

Robin Williams' wife reveals the actor had Parkinson's

2014-08-14 20:57

Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead after an apparent suicide, had not fallen back into drink or drugs but was suffering from depression and Parkinson's disease, his wife says.

Affleck 'heartbroken' by Robin Williams' death

2014-08-13 20:00

Hollywood actor-director Ben Affleck said he was 'heartbroken' by the apparent suicide of his Good Will Hunting co-star Robin Williams.

Real Patch Adams pays tribute to Robin Williams

2014-08-13 16:00

The doctor and clown whose life story formed the basis of the movie Patch Adams paid tribute to its star Robin Williams.

Robin Williams' daughter quits Twitter after receiving abusive messages

2014-08-13 12:46

Robin Williams' daughter Zelda has quit Twitter after receiving abusive messages from two users who photoshopped pictures of her father.

Robin Williams went to AA meeting day before death

2014-08-13 08:56

Robin Williams reportedly attended an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting just a day before committing suicide.

Robin Williams had chemical substances in system

2014-08-13 05:30

Robin Williams had chemical substances in his system and died from asphyxia due to hanging, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Department.

Comedy world mourns death of Robin Williams

2014-08-12 19:33

Comedians, politicians and several generations of fans collectively mourned the death of Robin Williams, the actor famous for his frenetic and freewheeling comedy.

Celebrities may be more vulnerable to depression

2014-08-12 16:59

Despite fame and fortune, celebrity artists may be more vulnerable to depression than the rest of us, brought low by the same creative qualities that gave them success in the first place.

Celebrities mourn Robin Williams on Twitter

2014-08-12 07:32

Celebrities and fans have taken to Twitter to express their condolences and share memories of Robin Williams.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre actress dies

2014-08-07 11:23

Marilyn Burns, heroine of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, has died at the age of 65 at a Houston-area home.

British singer reveals in interview: My ex killed Jim Morrison

2014-08-07 08:17

British singer Marianne Faithfull has told an interviewer her former boyfriend accidentally killed iconic rock singer Jim Morrison of The Doors 43 years ago.

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