celebrity deaths

A NewsOne gallery of the celebrities who lost their lives in 2017.

It has only been a week since the world lost beloved TV icon Alan Thicke to an unexpected heart attack. Friends, family and fans alike were shocked and saddened by his untimely passing, as tributes to the actor have poured in from those who worked with him and knew him well. One person who had […]

Former Growing Pains star Alan Thicke has passed after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 69. https://twitter.com/enews/status/808857277667086337 Many fell in love with Growing Pains in the 80s and Alan Thicke was a large part of the show’s success, playing the role of the reasonable and handsome patriarch Dr. Jason Seaver. The show ran for […]

A NewsOne gallery of the celebrities who lost their lives in 2016.

Fans and former co-stars alike were shocked and saddened last week with the news that Tommy Ford, of the hit TV show Martin, had passed away from complications of a stomach aneurysm. All of his co-stars from the show have shared beautiful sentiments about working with him and how nice of a person he was […]

From Phife Dawg to Prince, here are the celebrities we lost in 2016.

From Phife Dawg to Prince, here are the celebrities we lost in 2016.

Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.

Another sad loss in the NFL. Ravens Cornerback, Tray Walker passed away in a tragic dirt bike collision. He was 23yrs old. Sources say his career was just taking off. Analysts predicted he’d be a shoe in for the No. 3 or No. 4 cornerback spot on the Ravens this season. Click here to get the […]

25yr old JayAre of the Hip Hop group, Cali Swag District is dead. The rapper went into cardiac arrest on Friday, June 6. He suffered from sickle-cell anemia. He is also the second member of the group to pass away. In 2011 M- Bone, Montae Talbert was killed in a drive by shooting. May they both […]

According to Variety, Jeffrey Ian Pollack, who directed “Above The Rim” and was a producer on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” was found dead earlier this…

Veteran jazz, R&B, funk and fusion keyboard virtuoso George Duke has died at age 67. No details have been released about the musician’s cause of death.…