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Gord Downie Dead - Tragically Hip's Frontman Passes Away at 53 From Glioblastoma

Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip’s frontman Gord Downie has passed away at the age of 53.

In a statement shared online, it reveals that the singer passed “with his beloved children and family close by” on Tuesday (October 17). ” Thank you everyone for all the respect, admiration and love you have given Gord throughout the years – those tender offerings touched his heart and he takes them with him now as he walks among the stars,” the statement continued.

Gord was suffering from a glioblastoma, which is a form of brain cancer. He was diagnosed in late 2015.

Gord‘s band was celebrated in Canada, where they had nine number one albums and had received 14 Juno Awards.

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

Mychael Knight Dead - 'Project Runway' Designer Dies at 39

Mychael Knight has sadly passed away at the age of 39.

The Project Runway finalist died on Tuesday morning (October 17) in a Georgia hospital, reportedly due to intestinal issues, according to TMZ.

Mychael participated in the third season of Project Runway, and went on to launch his own clothing lines, as well as designing for Starbucks and creating his own fragrance brand. He also won the Fan Favorite award on the show.

“We are still processing the untimely death of our son, brother, friend, and uncle. Mychael meant everything to us and we loved him dearly. He was generous and so full of life. This is how we choose to remember his legacy,” his family said in a statement to Obvious.

Our thoughts are with Mychael‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

John Dunsworth Dead - 'Trailer Park Boys' Actor Dies at 71

John Dunsworth has sadly passed away at the age of 71.

The Canadian actor is best known for playing Jim Lahey on the hit cult series Trailer Park Boys.

John‘s daughter and Trailer Park Boys co-star Sarah made the announcement via Twitter on Monday (October 16).

“With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. Dunsworth would like to let people know that our amazing husband, father and grandfather John Dunsworth has passed away,” she wrote. “John left this world peacefully after a short and unexpected illness. The family would like to request that our privacy is respected during this time of grief.”

“We’re in shock and heartbroken by the sudden loss of our dear friend John Dunsworth,” the Trailer Park Boys team added. “We respect the family’s wishes for privacy at this time.”

The series is set to premiere its 12th season on Netflix in the coming year.

John was also known for playing Dave Teagues in the Syfy series Haven, among other film and TV roles.

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

Roy Dotrice Dead - 'Game of Thrones' Actor Dies at 94

Roy Dotrice has died at the age of 94.

In recent years, the veteran actor was known for his role as Hallyne the Pyromancer on Game of Thrones. He also read the audiobooks for the Game of Thrones book series!

Roy passed away at his home in London on Monday (October 16) with his family by his side, according to BBC.

Other projects that Roy was known for include playing Mozart’s father in 1984′s Amadeus and his roles in Mr and Mrs. Smith and the television series Angel.

During WWII, Roy was a soldier whose lane was taken down and he spent years as a prisoner of war in German camps. In 2008, he was appointed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth.

Ralphie May Dead - 'Last Comic Standing' Comedian Dies at 45

Ralphie May has died at the age of 45, according to TMZ.

Ralphie was battling with pneumonia in the past weeks, but kept performing at his Las Vegas shows. He died at a private residence in Vegas on Friday morning (October 6) due to cardiac arrest.

The comedian first skyrocketed to fame after appearing on Last Comic Standing in 2003.

He came in second place in the competition, and appeared in several Netflix and Comedy Central comedy specials including Too Big to Ignore and Imperfectly Yours while touring the country with his stand-up routines over the past decade.

Ralphie also put out several comedy albums throughout the years.

Our thoughts are with Ralphie‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

Monty Hall Dead - 'Let's Make a Deal Host' Passes Away at 96

TV icon Monty Hall has sadly passed away. He was 96-years-old.

His daughter Joanna Gleason confirmed the news to TMZ saying that he passed away on Saturday morning (September 30) surrounded by family and loved ones. The site also reports that Monty’s health has been declining over the past few years.

Monty is best known for hosting an co-creating the popular TV game show Let’s Make a Deal in 1963 which ran for 13 years as well as appearing on other game shows over the years.

Monty was inducted into the American TV Game Show Hall of Fame back in 2007.

Our thoughts are with Monty‘s family during this time.

Jake LaMotta Dead - 'Raging Bull' Boxing Inspiration Dies at 95

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