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Erin Moran Dead: 'Happy Days' Star Passes Away at 56

Erin Moran, who is best known for her role as Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days, has died, TMZ reports. She was 56-years-old.

Erin rose to stardom playing Ron Howard‘s younger sister on the hit 1970s comedy before continuing the role alongside Scott Baio in the show Joanie Loves Chachi.

After her hit shows ended, Erin struggled with drinking causing her to run out of money and end up at a trailer park before her husband Scott Fleishmann kicked her out.

No word yet on how Erin passed away.

Our thoughts go out to Erin Moran‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Dad Found Dead of Suspected Overdose

Cuba Gooding Sr., the father of the Oscar-winning actor, was found dead of a possible overdose.

The former soul singer passed away on Thursday (April 20) at the age of 72. He was found in his car, which was parked on the side of Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills, Calif.

The fire department was not able to resuscitate him, TMZ reports. Empty booze containers were found in the car and police suspect an overdose is the cause of death.

We send our thoughts and condolences to all of Cuba‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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Olympian Germaine Mason Killed During Motorcycle Ride with Usain Bolt

Germaine Mason, an Olympic high jump silver medalist, was killed during a motorcycle convoy with many other famous athletes. He was 34.

The athlete was driving along the Palisadoes, a stretch in Jamaica, when he lost control of his bike. Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt, 100-meter silver medalist Michael Frater and retired Jamaican footballer Ricardo Gardner were also reportedly driving in the convoy, People reports.

“Germaine Mason, 34, Jamaican-born athlete and former national high jumper, died in a motorcycle crash this morning,” the Jamaica Constabulary tweeted.

We send out thought out to Germaine‘s loved ones during this time.

Aaron Hernandez Dead - Convicted Murdered & Former NFL Player Commits Suicide in Jail at 27

Aaron Herenandez, who was convicted of murder and was serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd in June of 2013, committed suicide in his jail cell on Wednesday (April 19).

“On April 19, 2017 Aaron Hernandez was discovered hanged in his cell by corrections officers at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Massachusetts at approximately 3:05 a.m., lifesaving techniques were attempted on Mr. Hernandez and he was transported to UMASS Leominster where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m. by a physician at the hospital,” a statement from Christopher Fallon, the Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Communications of the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, read (via CBS). “Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing unit. Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window.”

“Mr. Hernandez also attempted to block his door from the inside by jamming the door with various items. The Massachusetts State Police are on scene and the investigation continues. Mr. Hernandez’s next of kin have been notified,” the statement continued.

Aaron leaves behind his partner Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez and their 4-year-old daughter Avielle. Aaron was drafted by the New England Patriots and became a star tight end before his arrest.

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Charlie Murphy Dead - Comedian & Eddie Murphy's Brother Dies From Leukemia at 57

Charlie Murphy has passed away at the age of 57 after battling leukemia.

The 57-year-old entertainer was a successful stand up comedian who notably co-starred on the Chappelle Show. He also co-wrote some of his brother Eddie Murphy‘s movies, and appeared in Are We There Yet, The Boondocks and Black Jesus.

Charlie passed away in a New York City hospital. He recently toured with Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley.

Charlie left behind three children. His wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy, passed away in 2009 from cancer.

Our thoughts are with Charlie‘s loved ones during this time.

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John Geils Jr. Dead - J. Geils Band Leader Dies at 71

John Geils Jr., the founder of the J. Geils Band, has died at the age of 71.

The rocker was found dead on Tuesday (April 11) at his home in Groton, Mass.

While Geils‘ death has been confirmed by Groton’s chief of police, no further details have been released.

John formed the J. Geils Band in 1967 while attending college and the band’s song “Centerfold” topped the Billboard‘s singles chart in the 1980s. While the band broke up in 1985, they reunited over the years regularly.

We send our thoughts and condolences to John‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Clay Adler Dead - MTV Reality Star Commits Suicide at 27 (Report)

Clay Adler, who starred on two seasons of MTV’s Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County, and was pals with Jennifer Lawrence when they first started out in Hollywood, tragically committed suicide with a gun in late March.

Sources tell TMZ that Clay and his friends were shooting guns in the desert on March 25 before he turned the gun on himself and was shot in the face via a self inflicted wound. He passed away the next day. Clay reportedly struggled with mental illness, and there was no signs of drugs or alcohol.

Clay did some acting and he became friendly with Jennifer Lawrence – they posed on the red carpet together at the Movieguide Awards in 2007.

Our thoughts are with Clay‘s loved ones during this time.

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