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john%20henson%20dead John Henson Dead: Son of Muppets Creator Jim Henson Dies of Massive Sudden Heart Attack at 48D Dipasupil/Getty Images

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

 Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead: Oscar Winner Dies of Apparent OverdoseAP

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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 dies

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

‘Fresh Prince’ Star James Avery Dies At 65

James Avery, Uncle Phil from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died Tuesday.

“I’m deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly,” Alfonso Ribeiro tweeted in revealing the sad passing.

Avery reportedly had undergone heart surgery and died from complications in a Los Angeles hospital.

He played Will Smith‘s uncle in the popular 1990s sitcom… Continue reading ‘Fresh Prince’ Star James Avery Dies At 65