Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories

  • David Cassidy Apr 12, 1950 - Nov 21, 2017

    David Cassidy, the singer and actor who rocketed to teen-idol status in the 1970s as the costar of the musical TV sitcom "The Partridge Family," died Tuesday, Nov. 21, after having been hospitalized several days earlier in Florida, where he lived, according to multiple news sources. He was 67.

  • Jana Novotna Oct 2, 1968 - Nov 19, 2017

    Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world when she sobbed on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a heartbreaking loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49, according to the Associated Press.

  • Della Reese Jul 6, 1931 - Nov 19, 2017

    Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86, according to the Associated Press.

  • Jacob Thompson Nov 19, 2017

    A 9-year-old Maine boy with cancer has died a week after his wish for a Christmas celebration was fulfilled, according to the Associated Press.

  • Terry Glenn Jul 23, 1974 - Nov 20, 2017

    Terry Glenn, former NFL wide receiver for the Cowboys and the Patriots, has died in a car accident, according to multiple news reports.

  • Pancho Segura Jun 20, 1921 - Nov 18, 2017

    Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's greatest tennis players in the 1950s, has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 96.

  • Earle Hyman Oct 11, 1926 - Nov 17, 2017

    Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died.