A comedian who decried racism after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, Gregory died on Saturday, Aug. Country singer Glen Campbell died in Nashville on Aug. Campbell, who was known for hits including "Rhinestone Cowboy," had suffered from Alzheimer's disease.Actor John Heard, whose lengthy career spanned film and television, has died, aged 72, in Palo Alto, California.The family would appreciate privacy at this difficult time." New Orleans pianist Fats Domino died at age 89, his family told WWL-TV on Oct. The artist, whose full name was Antoine Dominique Domino Jr., was best-known for his hits "I'm Walkin'" (1957) and "Ain't That a Shame" (1955), among others.Actor Chuck Low, a New York City native, died Sept.Linkin Park rose to fame in the early 2000s with hits like "Numb" and "In the End." The band was set to perform at Citi Field on July 28.The CEO of WB Records, Cameron Strang, said in a statement: "Chester Bennington was an artist of extraordinary talent and charisma, and a human being with a huge heart and a caring soul.
Lewis was a polarizing figure in entertainment, embraced by the French as a visionary filmmaker, and lambasted by critics for his slip-and-fall comedy and tear-jerking telethon speeches. The 84-year-old died of heart failure at Sibley Memorial Hospital, according to his publicist.
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington died Thursday, July 20, 2017, the Los Angeles County coroner's office confirmed. According to The New York Times, his death is being investigated as a suicide.
Bennington had been the band's vocalist since 1999.
Rock star Malcolm Young, above, right, who founded the Australian band AC/DC with his brother Angus, left, has died at age 64, the group announced in a Facebook post on Saturday, Nov. The band, which was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2003, said, "With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band." The songwriter, backing vocalist and rhythm guitarist had dementia for several years.
Retired Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, who twice won the league's Cy Young Award and threw one of only two no-hitters in postseason history, died on Nov.