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Bernard Shaw (1940–2022)

Bernard Shaw (1940–2022)

Bernard Shaw, who was CNN’s lead anchor for 20 years and distinguished the network’s coverage of such landmark events as the Gulf War, died Wednesday, the Warner Bros. Discovery-backed outlet disclosed.

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Denise Dowse (1958-2022)

Denise Dowse (1958-2022)

By EJ Panaligan & J. Kim Murphy | Variety Denise Dowse, an actress known for roles in “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Insecure” among multiple other film and television credits, has died. She was 64 years old. Her sister Tracey shared the news on Instagram, writing,...

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Roger E. Mosley (1938-2022)

Roger E. Mosley (1938-2022)

by Thania Garcia | Variety Roger E. Mosley, best known for his role as the helicopter pilot Theodore “T.C.” Calvin in the CBS television series “Magnum P.I.,” died early Sunday morning. He was 83 years old. No further details about Mosley’s death are available at this...

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Nichelle Nichols (1932-2022)

Nichelle Nichols (1932-2022)

by Carmel Dagan | Variety Nichelle Nichols, who portrayed communications officer Uhura on the original “Star Trek” series, died Saturday night in Silver City, N.M. She was 89 years old. Nichols’ death was confirmed by Gilbert Bell, her talent manager and business...

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Mary Alice (1941-2022)

Mary Alice (1941-2022)

EJ Panaligan | Variety Emmy-winning actress Mary Alice, known for her roles as Leticia “Lettie” Bostic on NBC‘s “A Different World” and as Effie Williams in the 1976 musical drama “Sparkle,” died Wednesday in New York City, according to the NYPD. Her birth year had...

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Shonka Dukureh (1977-2022)

Shonka Dukureh (1977-2022)

by Ellise Shafer | Variety Shonka Dukureh, the singer and actor who portrayed Big Mama Thornton in Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” was found dead in her Nashville, Tenn. apartment on Thursday, police confirmed. She was 44. According to a tweet from the Metro Nashville Police...

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William Hart (1945–2022)

William Hart (1945–2022)

by Jem Aswad | Variety William “Poogie” Hart, lead singer of legendary Philadelphia soul act the Delfonics, has died, his son Hadi confirmed to TMZ. According to the report, Hart was taken to Philadelphia’s Temple University Hospital after suffering breathing...

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Jak Knight (1993-2022)

Jak Knight (1993-2022)

by Wilson Chapman | Variety Updated: Stand-up comedian, writer and actor Jak Knight, best known for co-creating and starring in the Peacock comedy series “Bust Down” and for his work on “Pause With Sam Jay,” died Thursday night in Los Angeles, his family announced. He...

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Scoey Mitchell (1930-2022)

Scoey Mitchell (1930-2022)

By Vanessa Etienne | People Magazine Scoey Mitchell, the comedian and actor best known for his role in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park, has died at the age of 92. Mitchell died Saturday, March 19, his brother, Billy Mitchell, announced Monday evening. He reportedly...

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Traci Braxton (1971-2022)

Traci Braxton (1971-2022)

By Sasha Urban | Variety Traci Braxton, the singer, actress and television and radio personality who appeared on all seven seasons of “Braxton Family Values,” died Saturday after a battle with esophageal cancer, Variety has confirmed. She was 50 years old. “It is with...

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Johnny Brown (1937-2022)

Johnny Brown (1937-2022)

Bruce Haring | Deadline Hollywood Johnny Brown, best known for his role as the housing project superintendent Nathan Bookman on the TV show Good Times and a Laugh-In regular, has died at 84. No cause of death was given by his family, who announced his March 2 death on...

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