Monthly Archives: January 2022

Stand-Up Legend Louie Anderson Dies of Cancer @ 68

Just days after it was announced that he was battling diffuse large B cell lymphoma, stand-up comic and actor Louie Anderson has died. He was 68. Anderson as Christine — the mother of all TV performances (Image via FX) ExtraTV reports that Anderson died in a Las Vegas hospital. Anderson was born in St. Paul,…
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Rock Icon Meat Loaf Dies @ 74 of COVID-19

Operatic-rock legend Meat Loaf, who sold some 100 million copies of his iconic Bat Out of Hell albums featuring the songs of Jim Steinman, died Thursday after a battle with COVID-19. He was 74. As Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Image via 20th Century Fox) His sudden death was announced on Facebook in…
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Yvette Mimieux Dies @ 80

About 10 days after turning 80, '60s actress Yvette Mimieux has died. Mimieux celebrated her 80th on January 8, and reportedly died in her sleep January 18, 2022. A family rep confirmed her death, due to natural causes, to Deadline. Mimieux got her start on television, first on the Jock Mahoney (1919-1989) action-adventure series Yancy…
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‘Be My Baby’ Singer Ronnie Spector Dies @ 78

Ronnie Spector, an indelible voice in popular music from her time with the Ronettes through an abusive marriage to Phil Spector and beyond, has died following what her family describes as a brief bout with cancer. She was 78. From her late-'80s comeback swing (Image via Columbia) In a statement, her loved ones said, "Our…
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‘Full House’ Star Bob Saget Dies @ 65

Bob Saget, a household name since starring on Full House and hosting America's Funniest Home Videos, died suddenly Sunday, January 9, in his Orlando Ritz-Carlton hotel room. He was 65. Saget appeared on The View in 2020. (Image via ABC) No cause is known at this time, and TMZ has reported no cause is yet…
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‘Dobie Gillis’ Star Dwayne Hickman Dies @ 87

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis star Dwayne Hickman has died at 87, journalist George Pennacchio confirms. With Bob Denver on Dobie (Image via CBS) Hickman died of complications of Parkinson's disease. Born in Los Angeles on May 18, 1934, Hickman's older brother was movie actor Darryl Hickman (b. 1931), who became a noted child…
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