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Mickey Rooney still Legendary Actor Mickey Rooney Dies at 93

You could say it all about Mickey Rooney. The legendary actor who’s been entertaining audiences since the 1920s passed away of natural causes over the weekend. He was 93. Known for his bubbly, eccentric personality, Rooney was a guy who left it all out there, working tirelessly over the course of several decades. He’s a guy who had eight wives, multiple vices and always said… Continue reading Legendary Actor Mickey Rooney Dies at 93

 Mickey Rooney Dead: Legendary Actor Dies at 93Anthony McCartney, AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday… Continue reading Mickey Rooney Dead: Legendary Actor Dies at 93

3092942 Jesse Owens Movie: Antoine Fuqua Set to Direct Biopic About Legendary AthleteCentral Press/Getty Images

African-American athlete Jesse Owens cleared many literal and metaphorical hurdles as a record-setting, barrier-breaking track and field star in the 1930s. Now, the late legend is set to… Continue reading Jesse Owens Movie: Antoine Fuqua Set to Direct Biopic About Legendary Athlete

elmore leonard stroke Legendary Author Elmore Leonard Dies From Complications Related to StrokeVince Bucci/Getty Images

Very sad news this morning: According to the author’s researcher and webmaster, Gregg Sutter, Elmore Leonard died this morning from complications of a stroke he had in late July. It was reported that the 87-year-old writer had suffered a stroke on July 29, but was still hard at work at his 46th novel.

The prolific Leonard was known… Continue reading Legendary Author Elmore Leonard Dies From Complications Related to Stroke

Phyllis Diller Dead: Legendary Comedian Dies At 95

Legendary comedian and actress Phyllis Diller has passed away at the age of 95.

Diller’s career began in 1952 at KROW radio in Oakland. She was celebrated for her brand of kooky, odd-ball humor and, in the 1960s, began appearing in TV specials alongside Bob Hope.

These appearances gave way to her very own program, “The Phyllis Diller Show,” which aired from 1966-1967 and “The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show” in 1968. She… Continue reading Phyllis Diller Dead: Legendary Comedian Dies At 95