Notable Television Actors Deaths

  • The Ultimate Warrior, 54 (1959 - 2014)

    The Ultimate  Warrior

    DAN GELSTON, The Associated Press The Ultimate Warrior put on his signature airbrushed trench coat, shook the white ring ropes, and, for a few fleeting minutes, the wrestler billed as hailing from Parts Unknown was back home in the wrestling ring. "Speak to me, Warriors!" he bellowed on Monday night's "Raw", back on TV after an 18-year absence. He soaked up the applause from a New...

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  • Sandy Grossman (2014)

    Sandy Grossman

    RACHEL COHEN, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts and spent more than two decades in the TV truck working with announcers Pat Summerall and John Madden, has died. He was 78. Grossman died Wednesday at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., of cancer, his son Dean said. "He could just make magic," Madden told The Associated Press in...

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  • Kate O'Mara, 74 (1939 - 2014)

    Kate O'Mara

    The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — British actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her role in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty," died Sunday at the age of 74, her agent said.Phil Belfield said O'Mara died in a nursing home in southern England after a short illness.The actress, who began her television career in the 1960s, became a household name for playing Cassandra "Caress" Morrell, sister to Joan...

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  • James Rebhorn (2014)

    James Rebhorn

    JAKE COYLE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included "Homeland," ''Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65. Rebhorn's agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the actor died Friday at his home in South Orange, New Jersey, after a long battle with skin cancer. Busch said Rebhorn was diagnosed with melanoma...

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  • Clarissa Dickson Wright (2014)

    Clarissa Dickson Wright

    The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Clarissa Dickson Wright, a vivid and outspoken British television personality who found fame as half of the food-loving duo "Two Fat Ladies," has died at the age of 66.Her agents, Heather Holden-Brown and Elly James, said Dickson Wright died Saturday at Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary of an unspecified illness.Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes...

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