Posts Tagged: dead

Tommy DeBarge

Tommy DeBarge of Switch Has Died

Tommy DeBarge of the R&B band Switch has died.   A family member of the famous musical family had revealed that Tommy battled with kidney and liver failure for a number of years and was hospitalized a few weeks ago.   Tommy and his brother Bobby were founding members of Switch and had classic hits with the… Read more »

Charles Robinson

Charlie Robinson, Who Played on Night Court Dies at 75

Charlie Robinson, the man who played Mac on the NBC show Night Court has died. According to reports, Robinson died from a cardiac arrest and organ failure due to a type of cancer.   The actor had been receiving treatment for some time at the UCLA Medical Center in L.A.   Charlie is survived by his wife Dorian, children, and… Read more »

Leon Spinks

Boxing Legend Leon Spinks Has Passed Away

Leon Spinks has passed away.  The boxing legend had been battling multiple types of cancer, including prostate cancer, for many years.   In a statement, World Boxing Council President stated, “Rest in peace, Leon Spinks. Olympic medalist, Pan American medalist, and of course, WBC heavyweight champion.  During his career, Spinks was an Olympic gold medalist, and… Read more »

Tiny Lister

Tommy “Tiny” Lister Has Died

Friday star Tommy “Tiny” Lister has died at the age of 62.   According to law enforcement officials, a call came for officers to report to his home, and Lister was pronounced dead at the scene.   Lister was well known for his role as Deebo in the Friday films, but also played in The Fifth Element… Read more »

michael jackson

Michael Jackson and Kobe Bryant Highest Paid Dead Celebrities

Even though they’re no longer with us, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jackson are still huge earners.  According to Forbes, the King of Pop brought in $48 million, topping the money magazine’s highest-earning dead celebrities list for the eighth year in a row.  Former basketball great Byant brought in $20 million since his death back in January, with… Read more »