Michael Nyqvist Dead: ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Star Dies

Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” films alongside Noomi Rapace, died on Tuesday following a battle with lung cancer, his representative confirmed. He was 56. “On behalf of Michael Nyqvist’s representatives and family, it is with deep sadness that I can confirm that our beloved Michael,…

Fear the Walking Dead recap: Season 3, Episode 5

Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame is a collection of poems written by Charles Bukowski from 1955 to 1973. The assemblage tackles a range of topics, especially gambling, drinking, and women. It’s also the book Jake Otto gives to Alicia as an admittedly unconventional post-sex gift. The title itself is a contradiction: water doesn’t burn,…

‘Cake Boss’ star Buddy Valastro’s mother dead at 69

“Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro’s mother has died. Mary Valastro was 69-years-old. The famous baker announced on Instagram on Thursday that his mother’s “battle with ALS has ended.” He wrote that she is no longer suffering and he hopes that “she’s dancing to ‘I Will Survive’ with my dad.” “It’s with an extremely heavy heart…

Mobb Deep Rapper Prodigy Dead at 42

Prodigy, one-half of the seminal New York City hip-hop outfit Mobb Deep, died Tuesday at the age of 42. Mobb Deep’s publicist confirmed the rapper’s death in a statement to Rolling Stone. “It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of…

‘Fear the Walking Dead’: Daniel’s Return Explained

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Sunday’s episode of Fear the Walking Dead, “VIP.”] There’s good news and bad news for Fear the Walking Dead fans. The good news: Daniel Salazar (Ruben Blades) is alive. The bad news? He’s a monster. At least, he was a monster, for much of the runtime of the AMC zombie series’…

Stephen Furst Dead: ‘Animal House’ and ‘St. Elsewhere’ Actor Was 63

4:41 PM PDT 6/17/2017 by Jennifer Konerman , Lauren Huff The actor and filmmaker was well known for his breakout role of Flounder in ‘Animal House.’ Stephen Furst, perhaps best known as Flounder in 1978’s Animal House, died Friday from complications with diabetes, the actor’s rep told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 63.  His two sons,…

John G. Avildsen Dead” Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Rocky’ Was 81

He also guided Jack Lemmon to an Academy Award in ‘Save the Tiger’ and helmed the first three ‘Karate Kid’ films. John G. Avildsen, who won an Academy Award for directing Rocky and helmed the first three original Karate Kid movies, has died. He was 81. Avildsen died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in…

Glenne Headly, ‘Dick Tracy’ Actress, Dead at 63

Glenne Headly, star of films like Dick Tracy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Mr. Holland’s Opus, died Thursday night at the age of 63. No cause of death was provided. Headly’s representative confirmed the actress’ death to Deadline. “It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly,” the rep said. “We ask that…