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Marilyn Burns Dead - 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Star Dies at 65

Marilyn Burns, the star of 1974 horror film Texas Chainsaw Massacre, has died at the age of 65.

“She was found unresponsive by a family member this morning in her Houston, TX area home,” the actress’ rep said in a statement to E! News. “Her family asks for privacy at this time. Further details will be released later.”

The cause of death is currently unknown. An autopsy will be performed on Marilyn‘s body by the Medical Examiner’s Office in Houston.

During her career, Marilyn appeared in Eaten Alive, TV mini-series Helter Skelter, and made cameos in the 1994 and 2013 reboots of Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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

Michael Johns Dead - 'American Idol' Alum Dies at 35

Michael Johns, a contestant on the seventh season of American Idol, has died at the age of 35, according to THR.

The singer-songwriter reportedly died from a blood clot in his ankle on Friday (August 1).

In case you weren’t aware, Michael placed eighth on American Idol in 2007.

After appearing on American Idol, Michael released an album Hold Back My Heart in 2009 and an EP Love and Sex, which included three songs, in 2012.

Michael is survived by his wife Stacey Vuduris, who he married in 2007.

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

Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Jessica Found Dead at 47

UPDATE: Drew released a statement on the tragedy.

Drew Barrymore‘s half sister Jessica Barrymore has reportedly been found dead at 47, JustJared.com can confirm.

Jessica was reportedly found in her car at 6am on Tuesday (July 29) in San Diego, Calif. A witness Marta Lopez found the car blocking her driveway and approached the car to find Jessica unresponsive.

A SoBe energy drink and “dozens of white pills” were reportedly found with her.

“Her car was parked right here last night around midnight,” witness Oscar Sandoval told KGTV ABC10. “I thought she was sleeping or waiting for someone.”

Jessica would have turned 48 tomorrow.

Jessica and Drew share the same dad, John Drew Barrymore. Our thoughts go out to the Barrymore family and loved ones during this time.

Torrin Lawrence Dead - USA Track Star Dies at 25 in Car Crash

Torrin Lawrence, a gold medal-winning USA track star, has died at age 25 after his car was hit by a tractor trailer, according to TMZ.

The athlete was driving in Georgia on Monday morning (July 28) at around 1:40am when he got a flat tire and his car came to a stop.

Torrin got out of the vehicle to call 911, but a truck came down the road and struck his car, which then hit the runner as he stood nearby.

Torrin represented USATF with pride and passion, and had an incredible future ahead of him. We join those who will miss him deeply,” USA Track & Field CEO Max Siegel said in a statement.

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

'The Patriot' Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak Found Dead at 21

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James Garner Dead - Legendary Actor Dies at 86

In very sad news, actor James Garner has reportedly passed away at 86, according to TMZ.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ that an ambulance was called to his home Saturday evening (July 19), but James was pronounced dead on the scene.

The cause of his death is unknown at this time.

You may recognize the actor from countless movies like The Notebook, The Rockford Files, The Great Escape and even a part on the television show 8 Simple Rules for two seasons.

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

Broadway Great Elaine Stritch Dead at 89

Elaine Stritch, who was known for her roles on Broadway and television, has passed away at the age of 89 on Thursday (July 17), according to ET.

There is no official word as to what caused Elaine‘s death.

You may recognize Elaine from her role at Colleen Donaghy, the mother to Alec Baldwin‘s character on 30 Rock. From 2008-2013, she was nominated for an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy for her guest role.

Elaine was well known for her work in the Stephen Sondheim musical Company in the original Broadway cast.

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

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