03:02 PM EDT 07/01/2015
Originally posted 06/22/2015 10:50PM
James Horner, the award-winning composer for such films as Titanic, Aliens and Avatar, died in a plane crash Monday morning.
Originally posted 06/23/2015 10:15AM
Actor Dick Van Patten, perhaps best known as patriarch Tom Bradford on the '80s series Eight Is Enough, has died. He was 86.
Originally posted 06/22/2015 03:40PM
Hollywood producer and writer Bobby Heyward died on Saturday at age 30, PEOPLE has confirmed.
Originally posted 06/22/2015 02:55PM
Speed's slow but epic journey on Earth has come to an end.
According to Fox News, the Galapagos tortoise died at the San Diego Zoo on Friday. He was 150.
The tortoise spent eight decades at the California facility, moving to San Diego from Volcan Cerro Azul Island in 1933 as part of an effort to preserve the endangered species.
Over the decades, Speed was known for entertaining countless visitors and starting rumbles with the other male tortoises in his enclosure.
Originally posted 06/19/2015 10:30AM
Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, best known for his roles in movies like The 'Burbs, Die Hard and Groundhog Day, has died at the age of 62, his family said Thursday.
Church Massacre Victim Tywanza Sanders Died Standing Between Shooter and His Aunt, Says Family Friend
Originally posted 06/18/2015 09:00PM
Tywanza Sander's last post on Instagram was a quote by Jackie Robinson. It read: A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
Originally posted 06/18/2015 07:15PM
Jason Segel knew he took on a momentous role in the David Foster Wallace biopic The End of the Tour.
Originally posted 06/18/2015 05:35PM
Penélope Cruz's father, Eduardo Cruz, has died at age 62.
Charleston Shooting Victim State Sen. Clementa Pinckney 'Was a Family and Religious Man,' Says Friend
Originally posted 06/18/2015 11:30AM
The prominent South Carolina state senator identified as one of the nine killed in Wednesday night's mass shooting at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, was a hugely influential man in his community, Elder James Johnson, president of the National Action Network's local chapter, tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 06/18/2015 10:35AM
The Charleston, South Carolina, church that was the site of Wednesday night's hate crime/massacre that killed 9 people, including State Senator Clementa Pinckney, has a storied past stretching from the time of slavery to the civil rights movement.
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