Other Celebrity Deaths

  • Mary Ann Mobley, 77 (1937 - 2014)

    Mary Ann Mobley

    The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Miss America who went on to appear in movies with Elvis Presley and make documentary films around the world has died.A spokesman for the University of Mississippi confirmed Mary Ann Mobley Collins died Tuesday in Beverly Hills, California, after a battle with breast cancer. She was 77.Danny Blanton of Ole Miss said Mobley Collins was close friends...

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  • Queen Fabiola, 86 (1928 - 2014)

    Queen Fabiola

    By RAF CASERT, The Associated PressBRUSSELS (AP) — Queen Fabiola, who was inseparable from her husband, the late King Baudouin, and popular across much of Belgium, died on Friday. She was 86.The royal palace said she died at her Stuyvenberg castle in Brussels, and no cause of death was given. However, she had used a wheelchair, was increasingly frail looking and limited her public appearances...

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  • Roberto 'Chespirito' Gomez Bolanos, 85 (1929 - 2014)

    Roberto 'Chespirito' Gomez Bolanos

    By ISAAC GARRIDO, The Associated PressMEXICO CITY (AP) — Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character "El Chavo del Ocho" that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children, died Friday at age 85.Known as "Chespirito" (chess-pee-REE-to), he changed comedy in Latin America, taking his inspiration from Laurel and Hardy as well...

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  • The Duchess of Alba, 88 (1926 - 2014)

    The Duchess  of Alba

    CIARAN GILES, The Associated PressMADRID (AP) — The Duchess of Alba, one of Spain's wealthiest and most colorful aristocrats and recognized as the world's most titled noble, has died. She was 88.Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva was related to Winston Churchill and shared toys with the future Queen Elizabeth — they were born less than a month apart — while living in...

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  • Mary Alison Glen-Haig (2014)

    Mary Alison Glen-Haig

    The Associated PressLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — One of the first women to be a member of the International Olympic Committee, Britain's Mary Alison Glen-Haig, has died. She was 96.Glen-Haig, who was a member from 1982 to 1994, died on Saturday, the IOC said in a statement.Glen-Haig competed in fencing events at four Olympics from 1948 to 1960 and later became an official of the sport's...

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