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Bill Cobbs, prolific and sage character actor, dies at 90

Bill Cobbs, prolific and sage character actor, dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Cobbs, the veteran character actor who became a ubiquitous and sage screen presence as an older man, has died. He was 90.
Former Toronto Maple Leafs forward Sergei Berezin dead at 52

Former Toronto Maple Leafs forward Sergei Berezin dead at 52

TORONTO — Sergei Berezin, who played five of his seven NHL seasons with Toronto and was a reliable scorer for the Maple Leafs, has died at 52. The NHL Alumni Association announced Berezin's death in a social media post Wednesday.
Métis musician and TV host Ray St. Germain, dubbed 'Winnipeg's Elvis,' dies at 83

Métis musician and TV host Ray St. Germain, dubbed 'Winnipeg's Elvis,' dies at 83

TORONTO — Ray St. Germain, the singer-songwriter and television personality nicknamed "Winnipeg's Elvis" for his uncanny vocal likeness to the king of rock 'n' roll, has died.
Billionaire businessman James K. Irving dead at 96

Billionaire businessman James K. Irving dead at 96

ST. JOHN, N.B. — The family of Canadian billionaire businessman James K. Irving has announced his death at the age of 96, just over a month after the death of his younger brother, Arthur.
Former Texas A&M running back Darren Lewis dies of cancer at 55

Former Texas A&M running back Darren Lewis dies of cancer at 55

Texas A&M all-time leading rusher Darren Lewis has died of cancer, the school announced Friday. He was 55. The university did not say how it learned of Lewis' death.
‘Hawaii Five-0’ fan favorite and former UFC fighter Taylor Wily dies at 56

‘Hawaii Five-0’ fan favorite and former UFC fighter Taylor Wily dies at 56

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Wily, a former sumo wrestler who became known for his role as confidential informant Kamekona Tupuola on both “Hawaii Five-0” and “Magnum P.I,” has died, his friend and a “Hawaii Five-0” producer both said Friday. He was 56.

Pelé's mother Celeste Arantes dies at age 101 in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Celeste Arantes, the mother of late soccer great Pelé, died on Friday at age 101. Arantes spent the past five years in a vegetative state and was not informed about her famous son's death in 2022.
Elliott Gould, Justin Trudeau, Helen Mirren and more mourn Donald Sutherland

Elliott Gould, Justin Trudeau, Helen Mirren and more mourn Donald Sutherland

Famous fans, colleagues and family pay tribute to actor Donald Sutherland , the star of “M.A.S.H.” “Klute” and “The Hunger Games” who died Thursday at age 88. “Donald was a giant, not only physically but as a talent.
Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned 'M.A.S.H.' to 'Hunger Games,' dies at 88

Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned 'M.A.S.H.' to 'Hunger Games,' dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Sutherland, the Canadian actor whose wry, arrestingly off-kilter screen presence spanned more than half a century of films from “M.A.S.H.” to “The Hunger Games,” has died. He was 88.
Trudeau, Mirren, Atwood and more pay tribute to Donald Sutherland: 'Truly a great Canadian artist'

Trudeau, Mirren, Atwood and more pay tribute to Donald Sutherland: 'Truly a great Canadian artist'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Helen Mirren and Margaret Atwood were among the notable names across various spheres to celebrate late Canadian film star Donald Sutherland on Thursday.
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