By now, you’ve no doubt heard the tragic news of Carrie Fisher’s passing. Here at Hollywood Outbreak, we’re feeling the loss a little more intensely than most, because we’ve had the pleasure of spending time with her on numerous occasions. We always found her to be friendly, smart, engaging, and witty in our conversations, and [...]
It’s being reported that JACK LARSON has died at the age of 87. An actor, producer, screenwriter and playwright, LARSON was probably best known for his role as photographer/cub reporter Jimmy Olsen on the popular 50’s TV series THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN.
Although he found some work on the big screen he was ultimately typecast by [...]
We couldn’t be more sorry to hear of today’s passing of JACKIE COLLINS. A victim of breast cancer at the age of 77, COLLINS was an accomplished novelist, raconteuse and jet-setter with 32 New York Times bestsellers to her credit. Translated into 40 languages, her books have sold, in total, over 500 million copies and eight [...]
All of show biz is mourning the news of the passing of writer/director/producer WES CRAVEN, who lost his battle with brain cancer at the age of 76. The man behind some of the most successful contemporary horror franchises in film history, CRAVEN left his mark in the history books beginning with the shockingly exploitive LAST HOUSE ON THE [...]
Fans of popular mid-century television were saddened yesterday to learn of the death of YVONNE CRAIG, who lost her battle with breast cancer at the age of 78. Probably best known for her role as BATGIRL on the hugely successful BATMAN TV series, CRAIG also had highly visible roles in such series as THE MAN [...]
It’s being reported that OMAR SHARIF has died of a heart attack at the age of 83. The Egyptian born actor had already achieved star status in his home country before garnering worldwide attention by sharing the screen with the likes of PETER O’TOOLE, JULIE CHRISTIE and BARBRA STREISAND in such international hits as LAWRENCE [...]
It’s been reported that iconic funny lady JOAN RIVERS has died from complications following throat surgery at the age of 81. Known as a ‘Jack of all trades’, RIVERS made her mark in show business as an actress, comedian, writer, producer, director and television host. Known for her caustic wit and taking on some of [...]
Entertainment communities on both sides of the pond are mourning today’s passing of RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH. The actor/director/producer was 90 years old.
A veteran of almost 80 films, ATTENBOROUGH made his screen debut in NOEL COWARD’S 1942 war story IN WHICH WE SERVE. From there he went on to act in such familiar titles as I’M ALL [...]
It’s being reported that actor/comedian ROBIN WILLIAMS died today at the age of 63. To many he’ll be remembered for his iconic role on the classic television sitcom MORK & MINDY (where he was able to co-star with his friend and mentor JONATHAN WINTERS). For those lucky enough to have seen him in person, the [...]
Word hit over the weekend that JAMES GARNER was found dead in his California home at the age of 86. A leading man on both the large and small screen, he shot to fame as the titular charming card shark on the 1950s western send-up MAVERICK and followed that playing the titular cranky-but-charming private eye [...]