Obituary

July 11, 2019 - 9:41 am
( 1010 WINS ) -- Denise Nickerson, who is best known for her role as Violet Beauregarde in the "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' movie died Wednesday night at 62. Nickerson's son, Josh, and his wife, Jasmine, announced on Facebook that she had died, writing "She's gone." Nickerson suffered...
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July 09, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Actor Rip Torn -- most famous for his role as the volatile Artie on the innovative HBO comedy, "The Larry Sanders Show," has died at the age of 88, published reports say.
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Jon Voight and Sylvia Miles pose in a still from the film "Midnight Cowboy" June 15, 1968 in the USA. The film was the first studio production to receive an X rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, but won three Oscars nonetheless. (Photo by Liaison Dist./Liaison)
June 12, 2019 - 9:09 pm
Accounts of the Oscar-nominated actress's age vary widely. Some sources say she was 94. Past reporting from the AP puts her age at 86.
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June 06, 2019 - 5:20 pm
A family statement released by his publicist says Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, died early Thursday of a heart attack.
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