Actor Peter Graves Found Dead

14 03 2010

From LATimes.com:

Actor Peter Graves was found dead Sunday at his home in Pacific Palisades, according to law enforcement sources. Graves, who stared in “Mission: Impossible,” “Airplane!” and Billy Wilder’s “Stalag 17”–apparently died of natural causes, the sources said.

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Corey Haim 1971-2010

10 03 2010

From The Washington Post:

Eighties-era teen actor Corey Haim was found dead in a Los Angeles apartment in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The Los Angeles police confirmed the death to TV station KTLA this morning in what it termed an “accidental overdose.”

goodnight sweet prince.

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Growing Pains Star Andrew Koenig has Been Found Dead.

25 02 2010

From the Vancouver Sun:

Police believe a body found at noon today in Stanley Park is that of missing actor Andrew Koenig.

Koenig, 41, played the character Richard (Boner) Stabone in the 1980s TV series Growing Pains. The actor, who has a long history of depression, was visiting Vancouver and was last seen by friends on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.

Update: His death was ruled a suicide; Koenigs family addressed the press shortly after this announcement was made. “My son took his own life,” said Walter Koenig.

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Olympic luger dies after high-speed track crash on the 1st day of the Winter Olympics

12 02 2010

Georgian luger Nodar Muaritashvili has died after a crash during a training run in Vancouver for the Winter Olympic Games. His sled was traveling around 88MPH when he lost control.

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R.I.P. Charlie Wilson

10 02 2010

We lost a badass motherfucker today. Charlie “I’m so badass that Tom Hanks played me in a movie about my life” Wilson passed away at the age of 76. After receiving the second highest number of demerits in United States Naval Academy history, he went on to to orchestrate the largest covert operations ever running on nothing but whiskey, cocaine, and strippers. So tonight, grab a delicious glass of favorite scotch and dedicate it to the memory Mr. Charlie Wilson.
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