Posts Tagged: Dies

Paul Mooney

Comedian Paul Mooney Has Died at 79

Comedian Paul Mooney, former writer for comic Richard Pryor has died at the age of 79.  According to his cousin he suffered a heart attack in his home.  He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana as Paul Gladney.  He wrote for many iconic shows like SNL, Sanford & Son, Good Times, Living Color and Chappelle Show  to name a few. … 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 »

Sean Connery

Sean Connery The Original James Bond Has Died

This is very sad…Sean Connery The Original James Bond has died.  He was 90 years old and died in his sleep according to his family.  They said he had been unwell for some time but did not reveal anymore.  Sean Connery was a great actor.  One of my favorite movies of the many he made… Read more »

Actor Chadwick Boseman Dies at 42 From Colon Cancer

This is heartbreaking…You may have heard by now that actor Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 42.  According to a representative who posted on Chadwick Boseman’s Instagram page he died after a 4-year fight with colon cancer.  He was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016.  He filmed the movies Marshall, Da 5… Read more »

Herman Cain

Herman Cain Dies After Battle With Corona Virus

ABC News has confirmed that 2012 Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain died Thursday morning after a month-long battle with Coronavirus.  He was 74.  Cain was a respected food executive who ran the Godfathers Pizza franchise from 1986 to 1996; he claimed that his leadership saved the company from bankruptcy.  Cain later joined the Federal Reserve Bank… Read more »