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Roger Rees Dead - 'Cheers & 'West Wing' Actor Dies at 71

Stage and screen actor Roger Rees has sadly died at the age of 71.

The actor died on Friday night (July 10) at his home “after brief illness,” his rep told the New York Times.

Roger was starring on Broadway in the new Tony-nominated musical The Visit alongside Chita Rivera just a few months ago, but had to leave the production when he got sick. Best known for his roles as Robin Colcord on Cheers and John Marbury on The West Wing, he also won a Tony Award back in the 1980s.

Roger is survived by his husband, playwright Rick Elice. We send our thoughts and condolences to his loved ones during this difficult time.

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Omar Sharif Dead - 'Lawrence of Arabia' Actor Dies at 83

The legendary actor Omar Sharif has sadly died at the age of 83.

The actor, best known for his work in the movies Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease earlier this year.

“He suffered a heart attack this afternoon in a hospital in Cairo,” Omar‘s agent told BBC News to confirm the death.

Omar won Golden Globes for his work in the two previously mentioned films and he was also nominated for an Oscar back in 1963 for Lawrence of Arabia.

We send our thoughts and condolences to Omar‘s family during this difficult time.

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Christian Audigier Dead - Ed Hardy Designer Dies at 57

Christian Audigier has sadly died at the age of 57 following a battle with cancer.

The fashion designer was best known for building the Ed Hardy brand and it was revealed back in April that he had been fighting a former of cancer called MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome).

“I just heard the news and I am truly devastated. Christian was an incredibly brilliant man. He will be missed,” his longtime publicist told LATF.

TMZ revealed back in April that Christian was “doing much better” after a bone marrow transplant, but he was reportedly admitted to Cedars-Sinai recently and slipped into a coma.

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

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'The Jeffersons' Actor Irwin Keyes Dead at 63

Sad news – longtime actor Irwin Keyes has passed away.

The 63-year-old Jeffersons actor died Wednesday (July 8) at his home in Playa Del Rey, Calif, EW reports.

Irwin reportedly died of acromegaly, which is a rare pituitary gland disorder. He had been living in a rehabilitation center over the past couple of months.

“People would look at him and be instantly afraid him and then they would meet him talk to him and instantly love him,” his manager Phil Brock told the mag. “He would play villains, but he had the kindest heart of all.”

Irwin was probably best known for his role as George Jefferson’s occasional bodyguard. He is survived by his wife Tracy Fontaine.

Our thoughts go out to Irwin‘s friends and family during this difficult time.

Amanda Peterson Dead - 'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Dies at 43

Amanda Peterson has died at the age of 43.

The Can’t Buy Me Love actress’ body was discovered at her home in Greeley, Colorado on Sunday (July 5) after she was not heard from for a few days.

“She had some illness and a sleep apnea problem that may have contributed,” Amanda‘s father revealed to TMZ.

The cause of death has not been determined, but it was known that Amanda had struggled with several medical issues over the past two years, such as pneumonia, sinusitis, and sleep apnea.

Amanda was Patrick Dempsey‘s co-star in Can’t Buy Me Love, in which she played cheerleader Cindy Mancini and also starred in Explorers with Ethan Hawke.

Our thoughts are with Amanda‘s friends and loved ones during this time.

Jerry Weintraub Dead - Hollywood Producer Passes Away at 77

Hollywood mega producer Jerry Weintraub has passed away at the age of 77, TMZ reports.

The producer passed away on Monday (July 6) and it is unclear what happened, but sources say he was in failing health.

Jerry was a music promoter for years and worked with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Led Zeppelin, Elvis Presley, and John Denver. He also produced some big movies including the Ocean’s Eleven series with George Clooney and Brad Pitt, as well as all of the Karate Kid movies, among many many others.

Our thoughts are with Jerry‘s friends and loved ones during this time.

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