Prince Henrik Of Denmark
Prince Henrik of Denmark has passed away at the age of 83 at the Fredensborg Palace. The royal was diagnosed with dementia last September then suffered a lung infection in January before discovering a benign tumour in his lung. He died peacefully, surrounded by his family.
Comedian Marty Allen has passed away at 95 in Las Vegas due to complications from pneumonia. Marty was a part of the Allen & Rossi comedy team that had appeared 44 times on “The Ed Sullivan Show". Allen was known for his catchphrase “Hello dere”.
Country singer Daryle Singletary passed away at the age of 46 on Sunday, Feb. 11. The cause of death is currently unknown. Singletary was best known for hits "Too Much Fun" and "I Let Her Lie", from his self-titled 1995 debut album.
The legendary Vic Damone has passed away at the age of 89 on Sunday, Feb. 11,. Damone was described as having the "best pipes in the business" by Frank Sinatra. He had many great hits such as "On the Street Where You Live" and "War and Peace" in his five-decade-long music career.
Reg E. Cathey
"House of Cards" and "The Wire" star Reg E. Cathey passed away at 59-years-old. No cause of death was immediately revealed for the three-time Emmy-winner.
Pat Torpey, drummer for rock band Mr. Big, has passed away after a battle with Parkinson's. He was 58. In addition to drumming for Mr. Big, Torpey also played with such acts as John Parr, Belinda Carlisle, Robert Plant, Montrose, Richie Kotzen and The Knack. "With breaking hearts we tell you that our brother, friend, drummer and founding member, Pat, passed away Wednesday, February 7 from complications of Parkinson’s disease," wrote the band on its official Twitter account. "Family, band and management request privacy at this very difficult time. Services are pending."
Actor Mickey Jones died on Feb. 7 at age 76, following a lengthy illness.
The veteran character actor is best remembered for his role as a mechanic in "National Lampoon's Vacation", "Sling Blade" and most recently, as pot dealer Rodney "Hot Rod" Dunham on the TV series "Justified".
The talented Jones got his start in music, playing drums on '60s songs like Johnny Rivers' "Secret Agent Man" and as part of the eclectic Kenny Rogers and The First Edition.
Actor John Mahoney passed away in hospice care at age 77. Familiar for his work in theatre — particularly in Chicago — and such films as "Tin Men", "Say Anything" and "Moonstruck", Mahoney will be best remembered for playing Martin Crane, curmudgeonly father to Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) and Niles (David Hyde Pierce) on "Frasier", which ran for 11 successful seasons.
Dennis Edwards Of The Temptations Dies At 74
Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards has died at the age of 74.
Edwards’ family confirmed the news to CBS News and said he died in Chicago. They did not disclose a cause of death.
The Temptations were best known for the tracks "I Can't Get Next to You", "Ball of Confusion" and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone".
Mark Salling Dies Of Apparent Suicide
Former “Glee” star Mark Calling has passed away from a suspected suicide.
This news comes after the actor entered a guilty plea to possession of child pornography in December. He was scheduled to be sentenced on March 7.
Salling was best-known for playing bad-boy Noah (Puck) Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee".
Legendary Canadian Jazz icon Tommy Banks has passed away at the age of 81.
His family has written a statement announcing his passing: “It is with tremendous sorrow that the family of Tommy Banks announces his passing. Mr. Banks died peacefully on Jan. 25, 2018 surrounded by his loving family and the gracious staff of the Grey Nuns palliative care unit.”
Mark E. Smith Of The Fall Dies At 60
Punk rocker Mark E. Smith, 60, of The Fall, has passed away.
The band’s manager broke the news on The Fall’s website, "It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mark E. Smith,” she wrote.
"He passed this morning at home. A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at this sad time."
Discovery Channel's “Storm Chasers” star Joel Taylor has died at the age of 38. As of yet the death of Taylor is unknown.
African Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela Dies At 78
African Jazz musician Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78.
A statement from his family confirms Masekela passed away after a decade-long battle with cancer.
Samuel L. Jackson took to Twitter to mourn the loss of the “Father of South African jazz,” RIP Hugh Masekela, you & Gabriel can grab Satchmo & light da place up!” he wrote. “#MusicOfMyYouth.”
British rock musician Jim Rodford has passed away at age 76 after falling down a flight of stairs. Rodford was known for playing bass in numerous bands, including The Zombies, Argent and The Kinks. "I'm too broken up to put words together, it's such a shock, I always thought Jim would live forever in true rock and roll fashion - strange - great friend, great musician, great man - he was an integral part of the Kinks' later years. RIP," wrote Kinks frontman Ray Davies on Twitter.
Chicago rapper Fredo Santana has reportedly died at age 27. While the cause of death has not yet been made public, Santana was hospitalized in October after suffering kidney and liver failure. Santana is best known for his 2013 debut album "Trappin Ain’t Dead" and for his cameo appearance in the video for Drake’s track "Hold On, We’re Going Home".
John Barton, director and co-founder of London's Royal Shakespeare Company, passed away at age 89. Sir Patrick Stewart, who has appeared in numerous RSC productions throughout the years, took to Twitter to pay tribute to Barton. "It is with great sadness I have heard today of John B's death," wrote the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" star. "But the sadness is overwhelmed by the gratitude, respect and love I had/have for him. No one in my career had the impact that John had and the names William Shakespeare and John Barton will be for me forever united."
Australian "Home and Away" actress Jessica Falkholt succumbed to injuries suffered from a fatal car accident in New South Wales on Dec. 26.
Falkholt, 29, had her life support switched off last week and passed away on Wednesday. Her mom and dad died instantly in the same crash and the actress' sister also passed away.
Dolores O’Riordan Of Irish Band The Cranberries Dead At 46
The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan has passed away suddenly at 46-years-old.
“The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session," her publicist said in a statement. “Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”
No further details are available as of yet.
Motörhead guitarist Eddie Clarke has passed away due to pneumonia at the age of 67. Known as “Fast” Eddie Clarke, the musician was the last remaining member of the original lineup, which included Lemmy and drummer Phil Taylor, both of whom died in 2015.
A founding member of trailblazing rock band The Moody Blues, flautist/vocalist Ray Thomas has passed away at age 76. "We are deeply shocked by his passing and will miss his warmth, humour and kindness," wrote the band's label in a state,emt. "It was a privilege to have known and worked with him and our thoughts are with his family and his wife Lee at this sad time." The Moody Blues are scheduled to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2018.