In a story reminiscent of Steve Irwin‘s death, another reality star has been felled handling the animals that helped make him famous.
Jamie Coots of National Geographic’s “Snake Salvation” died late Saturday after he was bit on the hand by a venom-filled rattlesnake as he conducted a service at Middlesboro, Ky.’s Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name Church, and radio detection and rangingOnline.com has the details… Continue reading ‘Snake Salvation’ Pastor Jamie Coots Dies After Snakebite During Church Service
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John Henson, the 48-year-old son of late Muppets genius Jim Henson, died of a “sudden massive heart attack” on Friday.
Henson’s death was confirmed by The Jim Henson Company on Saturday, which posted the news of his passing to the company’s official Facebook page.
Henson, like his father, Jim, and mother, Jane, was a puppeteer. His credits include work on “The… Continue reading John Henson Dead: Son of Muppets Creator Jim Henson Dies of 'Massive Sudden' Heart Attack at 48
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NEW YORK (AP) – Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in “Capote” and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly… Continue reading Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead: Oscar Winner Dies of Apparent Overdose
Shipping Wars star Roy Garber — the owner of Arbie’s Team Transport of New Hampshire — has died.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of a member of the A&E family,” according to a statement on the show’s Facebook page. “Our thoughts are with Roy’s loved ones during this difficult time. He will be missed.”
Garber is described as a “master tradesman” and “know-it-all” on the show’s website. He also… Continue reading ‘Shipping Wars’ star Roy Garber dies
Veteran actor James Avery, best known for his role as Uncle Phillip Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died Tuesday night, according to CNN. He was 65.
Former Fresh Prince co-star Alfonso Ribeiro took to Twitter to share his condolences.
The veteran actor was undergoing a surgery for an undisclosed illness, TMZ reports.
A Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War, Avery starred in various voice-over and live-action roles, most recently in… Continue reading ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ actor James Avery dies