Other Celebrity Deaths

  • Eric Lynch, 39 (1975 - 2014)

    Eric Lynch

    JOHN ROGERS, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric "The Actor" Lynch, whose fear of werewolves, love of professional wrestling and angry, often foul-mouthed rants endeared him to fans of Howard Stern's radio show for more than a decade, has died at age 39. Lynch died Friday at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento, his longtime friend and agent, Johnny...

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  • Will Radcliff (2014)

    Will Radcliff

    DAN SEWELL, The Associated PressCINCINNATI (AP) — Will Radcliff, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, has died in Cincinnati. He was 74.His daughter DeeAnn Radcliff Harmon said Radcliff died Thursday in hospice care after his health declined following a recent fall.Radcliff was a natural salesman who once peddled vacuum cleaners door to door...

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  • Laurie Ann Thompson (2014)

    Laurie Ann Thompson

    TERRY COLLINS, The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 65-year-old woman who suffered a head injury when a television struck her during last month's earthquake in California's wine country has died — the first death attributed to the magnitude-6.0 temblor, sheriff's officials said.Laurie Anne Thompson was at her Napa home during the Aug. 24 quake when she was hit, according to the Napa...

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  • Roy Leonard, 83 (1931 - 2014)

    Roy Leonard

    JASON KEYSER, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Longtime Chicago radio and TV personality Roy Leonard, who introduced listeners and viewers to some of America's biggest celebrities as they were just getting started, has died. He was 83.Leonard was well known around the Midwest for his decades of talk radio, celebrity interviews and movie reviews on Chicago's WGN Radio and TV, where he crafted...

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  • Manuel Pertegaz (1917 - 2014)

    Manuel Pertegaz

    The Associated PressMADRID (AP) — Manuel Pertegaz, one of Spain's most admired fashion designers who dressed Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy and Ava Gardner, has died. He was 96.Pertegaz died Saturday in his hometown of Barcelona, according to Spain's education and culture minister, Jose Ignacio Wert.Wert said in a statement that he regretted Pertegaz's passing, adding that to think of the...

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