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Norm Macdonald, former Saturday Night Live comic, passes away aged 61
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Norm Macdonald, former Saturday Night Live comic, passes away aged 61

Norm MacDonald has died at the age of 61 after a nine-year private battle with cancer, according to his family and representatives.

ZZ Top’s bassist Dusty Hill, known for hits like Legs, Gimme All Your Lovin, passes away aged 72
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ZZ Top’s bassist Dusty Hill, known for hits like Legs, Gimme All Your Lovin, passes away aged 72

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard said Dusty Hill died in his sleep.

Yashpal Sharma passes away: Ranveer Singh, Jatin Sarna pay tribute to veteran cricketer
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Yashpal Sharma passes away: Ranveer Singh, Jatin Sarna pay tribute to veteran cricketer

Jatin Sarna, who essays the role of Yashpal Sharma in sports drama 83, shared pictures with the veteran during his preparation for the film.

Wild female elephant dies of anthrax in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district
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Wild female elephant dies of anthrax in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district

This is the fourth elephant succumbing to anthrax in the last decade in the district

Yashpal Sharma passes away: 'His contribution shall always be remembered', cricketing world mourns loss of 1983 World Cup hero
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Yashpal Sharma passes away: 'His contribution shall always be remembered', cricketing world mourns loss of 1983 World Cup hero

From Sachin Tendulkar to Yuvraj Singh, cricketing world mourns the loss of former India cricketer Yashpal Sharma

Former India cricketer and World Cup winner Yashpal Sharma passes away
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Former India cricketer and World Cup winner Yashpal Sharma passes away

In his international career, Yashpal played 37 Tests, scoring 1606 runs, and 42 ODIs in which he made 883. He also picked up one wicket each in the two formats to his credit.

Filmmaker Raj Kaushal, Mandira Bedi's husband, passes away after cardiac arrest
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Filmmaker Raj Kaushal, Mandira Bedi's husband, passes away after cardiac arrest

Raj Kaushal, who was in his early 50s, is survived by his wife Mandira, son Vir and daughter Tara.

Frank Bonner, best known for his role in WKRP in Cincinnati, passes away aged 79
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Frank Bonner, best known for his role in WKRP in Cincinnati, passes away aged 79

Frank Bonner died on Wednesday from complications of Lewy body dementia, said his daughter, Desiree Boers-Kort.

Veteran American comic Paul Mooney, best known for Pryor, passes away aged 79
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Veteran American comic Paul Mooney, best known for Pryor, passes away aged 79

Paul Mooney’s publicist said he died on Wednesday morning at his home in Oakland, California, of a heart attack.

Anne Douglas, widow of late actor Kirk Douglas, passes away aged 102
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Anne Douglas, widow of late actor Kirk Douglas, passes away aged 102

Michael Douglas said Anne Douglas, his stepmother, “will always be in our hearts.”

Haseena Moin, veteran Pakistani writer-dramatist of Raj Kapoor's Henna-fame, passes away aged 80
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Haseena Moin, veteran Pakistani writer-dramatist of Raj Kapoor's Henna-fame, passes away aged 80

Haseena was reportedly leaving for Lahore on Friday when she had a cardiac arrest and died before she could receive any medical aid

Veteran Black actress Cicely Tyson passes away aged 96, confirms her manager
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Veteran Black actress Cicely Tyson passes away aged 96, confirms her manager

Besides her Oscar nomination for Sounder, Cicely Tyson won two Emmys for playing the 110-year-old former slave in the 1974 television drama The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Cloris Leachman, Emmy and Oscar Winning actress, passes away aged 94
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Cloris Leachman, Emmy and Oscar Winning actress, passes away aged 94

Cloris Leachman died in her sleep of natural causes at her home in Encinitas, California

Joanne Rogers, wife of famed television host Mister Rogers, passes away aged 92
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Joanne Rogers, wife of famed television host Mister Rogers, passes away aged 92

No reason for Joanne Rogers' death was given. She is survived by two sons, James Byrd Rogers and John Rogers.

Hugh Keays-Byrne, known for playing Mad Max: Fury Road's Immortan Joe, passes away aged 73
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Hugh Keays-Byrne, known for playing Mad Max: Fury Road's Immortan Joe, passes away aged 73

Hugh Keays-Byrne's representative confirmed that the actor had a peaceful death on Tuesday morning

Robert Redford's son, filmmaker and activist James, dies of liver cancer aged 58
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Robert Redford's son, filmmaker and activist James, dies of liver cancer aged 58

Robert Redford's publicist said in a statement Monday that the 84-year-old father is mourning the death of James Redford with his family during this “difficult time.”

Evil Dead II actor Danny Hicks passes away aged 68 weeks after he revealed cancer diagnosis on social media
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Evil Dead II actor Danny Hicks passes away aged 68 weeks after he revealed cancer diagnosis on social media

Danny Hicks' role in the horror film Evil Dead was one of his first major roles in Hollywood

Johnny Mandel, Oscar-winning musician, passes away aged 94 after cardiac ailment
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Johnny Mandel, Oscar-winning musician, passes away aged 94 after cardiac ailment

Johnny Mandel was among the last of the great songwriters to emerge in the pre-rock ‘n’ roll era, his career dating back to the 1940s

Héctor Suárez, veteran Mexican comic, satirist passes away aged 81; cause of death not declared yet
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Héctor Suárez, veteran Mexican comic, satirist passes away aged 81; cause of death not declared yet

Mexico’s Culture Department posted a statement mourning Héctor Suárez, calling him a “pioneer.”