Deaths

'7th Heaven' Star Sarah Goldberg, 40, Found Dead In Wisconsin

October 8th, 2014 8:54am EDT
'7th Heaven' Star Sarah Goldberg, 40, Found Dead In Wisconsin
Former "7th Heaven" actress Sarah Goldberg, 40, died in her sleep late last month from natural causes, according to the Chicago Sun Times.

An autopsy failed to determine the cause of death, but her mother told the newspaper that a heart ailment was likely the culprit. She died on Sept. 27 at her family's cabin in Wisconsin.

The actress, also known by her stage name Sarah Danielle Madison, played Matt Camden's wife on "7th Heaven."

Goldberg also appeared in shows including "Judging Amy," "Without A Trace," "House" and "90210." Her big-screen credits include "Training Day" and "Jurassic Pa...
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Bond Villian Geoffrey Holder Dies At 84

October 7th, 2014 9:22am EDT
Bond Villian Geoffrey Holder Dies At 84
Geoffrey Holder, Tony-winning actor, dancer and choreographer known best as Baron Samedi in the James Bond film "Live and Let Die," has died at the age of 84.

Holder will forever be associated with the iconic character of Samedi (also knows as the man who cannot die), an original in a sea of uninspiring Bond villians. Notorious Bond villain Mr. Big chose to intertwine himself with Samedi, a voodoo figure, to instill fear in his followers.

The character was so popular that it would also be featured in several Bond video games, "GoldenEye," "Nightfire," "Everything or Nothing" and "007 Lege...
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Celeb A-Listers Turn Out For Robin Williams Memorial

September 29th, 2014 10:38am EDT
Celeb A-Listers Turn Out For Robin Williams Memorial
Robin Williams was honored with a private tribute held at the Curran Theater in San Francisco, CA Saturday. Famous friends as well as family celebrated the iconic actor's life in a service that was more celebratory than solemn.

The tribute was a private affair, but included notables such as Whoppi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, Billy Crystal, Bonnie Hunt and Eric Idle. Also present were Bette Midler, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, George Lucas, Penny Marshall, Danny De Vito, Rhea Perlman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Gus Van Sant, Chris Columbus, Jeff Bridges, Minnie Driver, Marlo Thomas, Josh Gro...
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Polly Bergen Dies At Age 84

September 21st, 2014 9:30am EDT
Polly Bergen Dies At Age 84
Hollywood has just another iconic actress and singer.

Best know for her role in the original 'Cape Fear,' Polly Bergen passed away in her Connecticut home at the age of 84, surrounded by family and close friends.

Her publicist confirmed her passing. "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of legendary actress and long-time friend and client, Polly Bergen. She died peacefully at her home in Southbury, surrounded by her family, long-time personal manager, Jan McCormack and close friends."

Bergen was was not only an actress but an accomplished singer business women as well as...
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Rumor Patrol: Joan Rivers Fortune Goes To The Dogs, David Beckham’s Tattoo Professes Love For Beyonce & More!

September 13th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Joan Rivers Fortune Goes To The Dogs, David Beckha
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Joan Rivers Fortune Goes To The Dogs!: Joan Rivers made sure that upon her passing, daughter Melissa and grandson Cooper would be provided for. But, she also made special provisions for the care of her four beloved rescue dogs. How much did she leave her "babies"?

Verdict: Unbelievably True!: Joan’s goddaughter Tracie Hotchner told the Daily Mail that the iconic comedienne left “clear provisions” for ...
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Roger Moore Pays Tribute To Late Bond Co-star Richard Kiel

September 11th, 2014 5:03pm EDT
Roger Moore
Roger Moore has paid tribute to his two-time James Bond co-star Richard Kiel, calling him a "marvelous man" following his death.

Kiel, who starred opposite Moore as the henchman Jaws in "The Spy Who Loved Me" and its follow-up, "Moonraker," died on Wednesday at St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., after being hospitalized with a broken leg last week. There's no word on whether or not Kiel's death was related to his broken leg, but the actor had been in poor health in recent years.

"He was one of the loveliest and - I know it sounds ridiculous - sweetest men," Moore told Sky News af...
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Yorkville Clinic Refutes Joan Rivers Biopsy Claims

September 11th, 2014 12:43pm EDT
Joan Rivers
A New York City clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a cardiac arrest is refuting rumors that they performed biopsies there.

Rivers' heart stopped beating in the midst of a throat operation at Yorkville Endoscopy on Aug. 28. The actress suffered a laryngospasm - a condition where her vocal cords seized up during the procedure - cutting off her air supply and sending her into cardiac arrest. She died a week later at Mount Sinai Hospital.

On Wednesday, the New York Daily News reported that Rivers lost consciousness during the procedure because her doctor performed an unplanned biopsy after spo...
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Richard Kiel, Best Known For Playing James Bond Villain Jaws, Dies At 74

September 10th, 2014 9:43pm EDT
Richard Kiel, Best Known For Playing James Bond Villain Jaws, Di
Actor Richard Kiel, best known for his role as the steel-toothed henchman Jaws in James Bond flicks "The Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker," has died.

The 7 ft. 1.5 in. actor, who was hospitalized in Fresno, Calif., last week with a broken leg, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 74. It is unknown if the injury played a role in his death, according to TMZ.com.

Kiel also played the alien Kanamit in the classic "Twilight Zone" episode "To Serve Man," along with a very irritable golf fan in Adam Sandler's "Happy Gilmore."

Kiel is survived by wife Diane Rogers and four children.

Her...
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Unauthorized Biopsy On Joan Rivers' Vocal Cords May Have Led To Her Death

September 10th, 2014 12:22pm EDT
Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers might have easily been avoided if it weren't for an unplanned biopsy she had during a routine endoscopy six days before her death.

The 81-year-old comedy legend suffered cardiac arrest during a simple diagnostic procedure on her vocal cords to see why she had undergone a recent voice change.

Rivers went to the Yorkville Endoscopy center in Manhattan on August 28 for the procedure, and according to the New York Daily News one of the members of her entourage that day happened to be an ear, nose and throat specialist who saw something on one of her vocal cords and asked the docto...
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G.R.L. Singer Simone Battle's Death Officially Ruled A Suicide

September 9th, 2014 4:15pm EDT
Simone Battle of girl group G.R.L.
G.R.L. star Simone Battle's death has officially been ruled a suicide by hanging.

The 25-year-old singer was found dead in her West Hollywood home on the morning of September 5, 2014, hanging lifeless from a clothes rod in a closet in the home.

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office released the official cause of death on Sunday, which came as no surprise.

Battle competed on "The X Factor" in 2011 and ultimately joined G.R.L., which was basically the next generaton of the Pussycat Dolls. Both groups were founded by Robin Antin, who released a statement on Simone's death on Friday.

"Sim...
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