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Multiple Tony-winning Playwright Terrence McNally Dies at 81

Multiple Tony-winning Playwright Terrence McNally Dies at 81

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 24
Terrence McNally, one of America's great playwrights whose prolific career included Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!" & "Master Class" & the musicals "Ragtime"& "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died of complications from COVID-19.

Nashom Wooden (a.k.a. Drag Performer Mona Foot) Dies After Coronavirus, Friend Says

Nashom Wooden (a.k.a. Drag Performer Mona Foot) Dies After Coronavirus, Friend Says

Mar 24
Nashom Wooden, also known as the iconic New York City drag queen Mona Foot, has died. Though the official cause of death has not been confirmed, Wooden's friend Geoffrey Mac, a fashion designer, said the performer died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Singer, Actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

Singer, Actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

By Kristin M. Hall | Mar 21
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers died Friday night. He was 81.

Kathy Griffin Says Her Mother Maggie has Died

Kathy Griffin Says Her Mother Maggie has Died

Mar 18
Kathy Griffin took to social media this week to reveal that her mother Maggie Griffin has died. She was 99.

Lyle Waggoner, Foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' Dies at 84

Lyle Waggoner, Foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' Dies at 84

By Lynn Elber | Mar 18
Lyle Waggoner, who used his good looks to comic effect on "The Carol Burnett Show," partnered with a superhero on "Wonder Woman" and was the first centerfold for Playgirl magazine, died Tuesday. He was 84.

Oscar-Nominated Actor Stuart Whitman Dead at 92

Oscar-Nominated Actor Stuart Whitman Dead at 92

Mar 17
Stuart Whitman, a prolific lead and character actor who appeared in hundreds of film and television productions and received an Oscar nomination as a pedophile in the 1961 drama "The Mark," has died.

'Boys in the Band' Author Mart Crowley Dies at 84

'Boys in the Band' Author Mart Crowley Dies at 84

Mar 9
Mart Crowley, the playwright who wrote the groundbreaking "The Boys in the Band" in 1968, died on Saturday night in Manhattan, the New York Times reported today. He was 84.

'Exorcist' Actor Max von Sydow Dies at Age 90

'Exorcist' Actor Max von Sydow Dies at Age 90

By Jan M. Olsen | Mar 9
Max von Sydow, the actor known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and later to moviegoers everywhere when he played the priest in the horror classic "The Exorcist," has died. He was 90.

McCoy Tyner, Iconic and Influential Jazz Pianist, Dies

McCoy Tyner, Iconic and Influential Jazz Pianist, Dies

Mar 8
McCoy Tyner, the groundbreaking and influential jazz pianist and the last surviving member of the John Coltrane Quartet, has died. He was 81.

'Inside the Actors Studio' Host James Lipton Dies at 93

'Inside the Actors Studio' Host James Lipton Dies at 93

Mar 2
James Lipton, longtime host of "Inside the Actors Studio," died Monday, his wife said.

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