Category: RIP

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Rest In Peace, Kelly Preston: (1962–2020)

KELLY PRESTON October 13, 1962 – July 12, 2020Honolulu, Hawaii57 years old “I love you a million Swedish Fish.” — Kelly Preston as Libby Reynolds (“What A Girl Wants”) No matter what, 57 years is too young. Before she was mother and wife, Kelly Preston was an actress. For me, her biggest roles would be Roseanne in “Christine,” Gabby Frost in “Jack Frost,” and … Read More Rest In Peace, Kelly Preston: (1962–2020)

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Rest In Peace, Carl Reiner: (1922–2020)

CARL REINER March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020The Bronx, New York City, New York98 years old “Every morning, I would actually look at the obituaries before I had breakfast. And as a joke I said if I was not in it, I would have the breakfast.” — Carl Reiner Known mostly for his comedic work, Carl Reiner was a frequent collaborator with comedic … Read More Rest In Peace, Carl Reiner: (1922–2020)

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Rest In Peace, Joel Schumacher: (1939–2020)

JOEL SCHUMACHER August 29, 1939 – June 22, 2020New York City, New York80 years old “I think I’m one of the luckiest people that ever lived. I got my dream. I got it so much bigger than even I could have dreamed it.” — Joel Schumacher Even if you somehow made it through your life without seeing a single Joel Schumacher film, you knew … Read More Rest In Peace, Joel Schumacher: (1939–2020)

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Rest In Peace, Sir Ian Holm: (1931–2020)

IAN HOLM September 12, 1931 – June 19, 2020Goodmayes, United Kingdom88 years old “It’s a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to.” — Bilbo Baggins (Ian Holm) from “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” Anyone interested in science fiction … Read More Rest In Peace, Sir Ian Holm: (1931–2020)

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Rest In Peace, Fred Willard: (1933–2020)

FRED WILLARD September 18, 1933 – May 15, 2020Shaker Heights, Ohio86 years old “I’m just gonna drive wherever the wind blows me, which is usually into the next lane.” — Fred Willard as Frank Dunphy in “Modern Family” With a unique voice and an even more unique sense of humor, there was no mistaking Fred Willard when you saw or heard him. Probably best … Read More Rest In Peace, Fred Willard: (1933–2020)

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Rest In Peace, Irrfan Khan: (1967–2020)

IRRFAN KHAN January 7, 1967 – April 29, 2020Tonk, Rajasthan, India53 years old “I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye.” — Big Tom Callahan (Brian Dennehy) in “Tommy Boy” Most of Irrfan Khan’s career was spent in India, but it’s his American … Read More Rest In Peace, Irrfan Khan: (1967–2020)

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Rest In Peace, Brian Dennehy: (1938–2020)

BRIAN DENNEHY July 9, 1938 – April 15, 2020Bridgeport, Connecticut81 years old I can get a hell of a good look at a T-Bone steak by sticking my head up a bull’s ass, but I’d rather take the butcher’s word for it. — Big Tom Callahan (Brian Dennehy) in “Tommy Boy” To me, he will forever be Chris Farley’s father in the film “Tommy … Read More Rest In Peace, Brian Dennehy: (1938–2020)

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Rest In Peace, Peter Fonda: (1940 – 2019)

PETER FONDA February 23, 1940 – August 16, 2019 Age: 79Hometown: New York, New YorkCause of Death: Lung Cancer PETER FONDA’S FILMOGRAPHY 1963 Tammy and the Doctor Dr. Mark Cheswick 1963 The Victors Weaver 1964 Lilith Stephen Evshevsky 1964 The Young Lovers Eddie Slocum 1965 The Rounders (uncredited) 1966 The Wild Angels Heavenly Blues 1967 The Trip Paul Groves 1968 Spirits of the Dead … Read More Rest In Peace, Peter Fonda: (1940 – 2019)

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Rest In Peace, Rutger Hauer: (1944–2019)

RUTGER HAUER January 23, 1944 – July 19, 2019 Age: 75Hometown: Breukelen, NetherlandsCause of Death: Unspecified Illness RUTGER HAUER’S FILMOGRAPHY 1973 Turkish Delight Eric 1973 Repelsteeltje The King 1974 Hard to Remember Rick 1975 The Wilby Conspiracy Blane Van Niekirk 1975 Katie Tippel Hugo 1975 Das Amulett des Todes Cris 1975 The Year of the Cancer Pierre 1976 Max Havelaar Duclari 1976 La donneuse … Read More Rest In Peace, Rutger Hauer: (1944–2019)

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Rest In Peace, Peter Mayhew: (1944-2019)

PETER MAYHEW May 19, 1944 – May 2, 2019 Age: 74Hometown: Barnes, London, England, UKCause of Death: Heart Attack The man that brought Chewbacca to life through the original “Star Wars” trilogy and several films after, Peter Mayhew, has passed away at the age of 74. He retired from the suit after J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” due to health reasons. Although … Read More Rest In Peace, Peter Mayhew: (1944-2019)

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Rest In Peace, Bernardo Bertolucci (1941-2018)

BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI March 16, 1941 – November 26, 2018 Age: 77Hometown: Parma, Kingdom of ItalyCause of Death: Cancer Although he may be gone, his legacy will live on in his work forever. WILLIAM GOLDMAN’S ACADEMY AWARDS 1972 “The Conformist” Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay 1974 “Last Tango in Paris” Nominated Best Directing 1988 “The Last Emperor” Won Best Adapted Screenplay Won Best Directing WILLIAM GOLDMAN’S … Read More Rest In Peace, Bernardo Bertolucci (1941-2018)

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Rest In Peace, Ricky Jay (1946-2018)

RICHARD JAY POTASH June 26, 1946 – November 24, 2018 Age: 72Hometown: Brooklyn, New YorkCause of Death: Unknown Known more for his work as a master magician, Richard Jay Potash, or Ricky Jay as he was dubbed professionally, would find work in television and film using his gift for the sleight of hand. Most notably, he would star in the films “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia,” … Read More Rest In Peace, Ricky Jay (1946-2018)