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George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who ‘became the camera’

The renowned South African photographer understood how to look for the tucked-away spaces that were the sources of both light and dark The post George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who ‘became the camera’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Nelson Mandela, Obituary, Friday, Nomad, Openaccess, Apartheid, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Exile, Top Six, South Africa (country, George Hallett, Rashid Lombard, District Six, African Writers Series


Performers Remember Southern Rock Legend & Pro-Gun Activist Charlie Daniels ~ VIDEO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — -(AmmoLand.com)- Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry member and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels passed away the morning of, Monday, July 6th, 2020, at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke. Daniels was 83. Charlie Daniels was a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to Southern rock and bluegrass in addition to country. From his Dove Award-winning gospel al...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Iraq, US, America, Georgia, Army, Obituary, Jesus, Oklahoma, Charlie Daniels, Lee, Crystal Gayle, Hazel, Charlie, West Texas


American Patriot & Singer Charlie Daniels Dies at 83 ~ VIDEO

Nashville, Tenn. USA –  -(AmmoLand.com)- Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels has passed. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member died this morning July 6th, 2020, at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke. Charlie Daniels, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame who sang “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” recorded with Bob Dylan and was a vocal supporter of U.S. veterans and a bold adv...
Tags: Guns, US, America, Georgia, Bob Dylan, Obituary, Charlie Daniels, Hazel, Daniels, Country Music Hall of Fame, Ammoland TV, Shooting Media News, United States Armed Forces, Don Murry Grubbs, American Patriot, Journey Home Project


Ennio Morricone, Good, Bad and Ugly Composer, Dies at 91

Ennio Morricone, Good, Bad and Ugly composer, dies at 91 ComingSoon.net is saddened to bring you the news (via The Hollywood Reporter) that Ennio Morricone, two-time Oscar-winning Italian composer whose most notable works include The Good, the Bad & the Ugly and many others, has died at the age of 91 following complications from a fall last week in Rome that resulted in a broken femur. RELATED: Joel Schumacher, Batman Forever & Lost Boys Director, Dies at 80 PB ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, America, Rome, West, Clint Eastwood, Oscar, Obituary, Quentin Tarantino, Globe, Terrence Malick, Ennio Morricone, John Carpenter, Brian De Palma, Wolf, Barry Levinson


Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

By FRANCES D’EMILIO | Associated Press ROME — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables” and the epic “Once Upon A Time In America,” died Monday. He was 91. Morricone’s longtime lawyer, Giorgio Assumma, said “the Maestro,” as he was known, died in a Rome hospital of complications following surg...
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Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Passes Away at Age 98

Comedy legend Carl Reiner passes away at age 98 It is with great sadness that ComingSoon.net (via Deadline) must report the passing of writer, director, actor and comedy legend Carl Reiner of natural causes at age 98. The father of noted actor/director Rob Reiner was most famous for creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, directing The Jerk and his role as Saul Bloom in the Ocean’s movies. Here is his final Tweet made three days ago… PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone...
Tags: Movies, Carl Reiner, Movie News, Obituary


India Cooper and the art of copyediting

The editor behind many of Oxford University Press USA’s highest profile titles was not a staff member. But is impossible to measure the significance of the impact she had on Oxford’s history, biography, and music lists. First hired as a freelance copy editor by OUP’s legendary managing editor, Leona Capeless, she became one of the most admired American copy editors, working for Oxford, Chicago University Press, and Macmillan, as well as other publishing houses, over the past thirty years.India C...
Tags: Books, Featured, India, New York City, Indiana, Chicago, United States, Hawaii, Oxford, Literature, Obituary, Macmillan, Denver, Cooper, Jackson Mississippi, Oxford University Press USA


Friends, family rally to bring home long-distance rower, Long Beach resident Angela Madsen

By Gary Metzker, Contributing writer An effort is underway to help bring Paralympian and long-distance rower Angela Madsen’s body back to Long Beach from Tahiti — as tributes continue to come in days after her death. Madsen, a three-time Paralympian and U.S. Marine veteran, , halfway through her attempt to become the first openly gay athlete and oldest woman to row alone across the Pacific Ocean. Madsen, a Long Beach resident who set out on her journey to Hawaii from Marina del Rey in April, w...
Tags: News, Time, Sport, James Brown, Beijing, Soccer, Hawaii, Long Beach, Obituary, Local News, Brown, Deb, Gilroy, Angela, Marina del Rey, U S Marine


Long Beach Paralympian Angela Madsen dies rowing alone across Pacific Ocean

By Gary Metzker, Contributing writer Long Beach’s Angela Madsen, a three-time Paralympian and U.S. Marine veteran, has died while trying to become the first paraplegic, first openly gay athlete and oldest woman to row across the Pacific Ocean, her wife said Tuesday, June 23. She was 60. Madsen set out from Marina del Rey in a with the goal of reaching the Hawaii Yacht Club, in Honolulu, within four months. Deb Madsen, the rower’s wife, said in a Tuesday Facebook post that Angela Madsen sent h...
Tags: Facebook, News, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Va, Long Beach, Obituary, Oakland, Disneyland, Local News, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Southern California, Great Britain, Atlantic Ocean


Joel Schumacher, Batman Forever & Lost Boys Director, Dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, Batman Forever & Lost Boys director, dies at 80 ComingSoon.net is disheartened to bring the news (via The Hollywood Reporter) that Joel Schumacher, legendary director of the acclaimed vampire horror comedy The Lost Boys and Batman Forever, has passed away at the age of 80 after a year-long fight with cancer. RELATED: Iconic Batman Scribe Denny O’Neil Passes Away PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefr...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Obituary, Michael McKean, The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Douglas, Schumacher, John Grisham, Kevin Williamson, St Elmo, Christopher Miller, Ian Holm, Joel Schumacher


Celebrating the Life of Jamshid Jam

The Zoroastrian Society of Ontario via its newsletter informs us of the passing away of Jamshed Jam. Jamshed was a legendary figure in the Zarathushti community in Toronto. ZSO writes…. The Wonderful Life of Jamshid Jam This is to inform you of the peaceful passing away of Jamshid Jam in his home on the night of June 20th, 2020 in his sleep at age 87. He spent his day with his wife Parvin Jam and his 3 children Manochehr, Bahram, and Mandana around him. He had also collected...
Tags: Life, Toronto, Canada, Celebration, Obituary, Individuals, Zarathushti, Mandana, Jamshid, Zoroastrian Society of Ontario, Kourosh, Jamshid Jam, Jamshed Jam Jamshed, Wonderful Life of Jamshid Jam, Parvin Jam, Manochehr Bahram


The World Reacts to the Passing of Sir Ian Holm

One of our most eclectic, versatile actors died Friday at the age of 88. Sir Ian Holm was probably best-known for playing Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings, but he was so much more than that. An incredible dramatic actor with wonderful comic timing, his list of career films is proof positive that he belongs on a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Obituary, Bilbo Baggins, Ian Holm


The World Reacts to the Passing of Sir Ian Holm [UPDATED]

One of our most eclectic, versatile actors died Friday at the age of 88. Sir Ian Holm was probably best-known for playing Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings, but he was so much more than that. An incredible dramatic actor with wonderful comic timing, his list of career films is proof positive that he belongs on a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Obituary, Elijah Wood, Lord Of The Rings, Peter Jackson, Bilbo Baggins, Ian Holm


Ian Holm, Star of Alien, Brazil and the Lord of the Rings, Has Died at Age 88

From the evil android Ash to the quirky hobbit Bilbo, Ian Holm was as versatile an actor as one could ever imagine. He could do it all, and did so for decades, even earning an Oscar nomination in 1982. However, we’re sad to report that the incredible actor passed away this week at the age of 88 from complications with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Brazil, Obituary, Alien, Lord Of The Rings, Bilbo Baggins, Ian Holm, Bilbo Ian Holm


Second Amendment Foundation President Joseph Tartaro Passes

Editors Note: “I can not say enough good things about Joe Tartaro. From the first day, we met Joe was kind, thoughtful, and most of all, a happy warrior in our fight for the right to keep and bear arms. His groundbreaking work decades before the existence of AmmoLand News lead the way and lay down a blueprint for platforms like ours. Joe was always available to answer the dumb questions from me and follow up with wise words of encouragement. Rest in peace warrior you made a difference in the fig...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Washington, New York City, Connecticut, Obituary, Tokyo, Ohio, Dc, Buffalo, Delaware, SAF, Joe, Vincent, Niagara Falls, Cincinnati


Mark Wheatley remembers Denny O'Neil

[Mark Wheatley wrote this in a private email on June 12th, and agreed to let me post it here] Mark Wheatley remembers Denny O'Neil I did this portrait of Denny O'Neil today. It shows him exactly as I remember him looking the first time we met. I met Denny O'Neil at about 4pm on July 2, 1970. I couldn't tell you such a specific time for when I met most of my heroes, but I remember this. I was a kid and my parents had arranged for a family trip to New York, partially so I could attend the Ju...
Tags: Comics, New York, Obituary, Steve, Denny, Mike Rhode, Denny O Neil, Mark Wheatley, Steve Skeates Denny, San Diego Con, DC Booth


Iconic Batman Scribe Denny O’Neil Passes Away

Iconic Batman Scribe Denny O’Neil Passes Away Longtime Batman writer and editor, Denny O’Neil, passed away on June 11 from natural causes. O’Neil was 81 years old, and he leaves behind a rich legacy in the field of comics. He got his start at Marvel Comics in the late ’60s and early ’70s. There, O’Neil first collaborated with artist Neal Adams on an issue of X-Men. After moving on to DC Comics, O’Neil and Adams had a groundbreaking run on Green Lantern, which also redefined Green Arrow. ...
Tags: Comics, Movies, Dc Comics, Obituary, Hasbro, Batman, Dc, Muhammad Ali, Marvel Comics, Adams, Adam West, RA, Frank Miller, al Ghul, ComingSoon, Neal Adams


Paolo Lee Taiwan-Based Producer-Distributor Dies At 79

Veteran film distributor and producer Paolo Lee has died. He was 79. Born in Malaysia, he spent much of his film industry career in Taiwan where he operated multiple businesses over the years, including King’s Video, Scholar Theatre Company, Lux Cinemas and B.I.G. Film which he founded. He died on May 11 in Taiwan, just […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Taiwan, Malaysia, Obituaries, Obituary, King, Paolo Lee, Paolo Lee Taiwan


Paolo Lee Taiwan-Based Producer-Distributor Dies, Age 79

Veteran film distributor and producer Paolo Lee has died. He was 79. Born in Malaysia, he spent much of his film industry career in Taiwan where he operated multiple businesses over the years, including King’s Video, Scholar Theatre Company, Lux Cinemas and B.I.G. Film which he founded. He died on May 11 in Taiwan, just […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Taiwan, Malaysia, Obituaries, Obituary, King, Paolo Lee


Longtime LA Times sportswriter Chris Dufrense dies at 62

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Times sports reporter Chris Dufresne, best known for his college football coverage, has died at age 62, the newspaper announced Tuesday. Dufresne died of undetermined causes Monday night while dining at home with his family at their home in Chino Hills, according to The Times. He had been awaiting the results for what appeared to be a late-stage melanoma recurrence. “Absolutely gutted by the death of longtime @latimessports writer Chris Dufresne, a tremendous wri...
Tags: News, California, Sports, California News, Raiders, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, The Times, Obituary, Times, Orange County, Los Angeles Rams, LA Times, Conrad


Longtime LA Times sportswriter Chris Dufresne dies at 62

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Times sports reporter Chris Dufresne, best known for his college football coverage, has died at age 62, the newspaper announced Tuesday. Dufresne died of undetermined causes Monday night while dining at home with his family at their home in Chino Hills, according to The Times. He had been awaiting the results for what appeared to be a late-stage melanoma recurrence. “Absolutely gutted by the death of longtime @latimessports writer Chris Dufresne, a tremendous wri...
Tags: News, California, Sports, California News, Raiders, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, The Times, Obituary, Times, Orange County, Los Angeles Rams, LA Times, Conrad


Best in Show & Anchorman Star Fred Willard Dies At 86

Fred Willard, Best in Show & Anchorman star, dies at 86 ComingSoon.net is saddened to bring the news that Fred Willard, beloved comedian and star of the acclaimed 2000 mockumentary Best in Show and Anchorman franchise, has died from natural causes at the age of 86, with Jamie Lee Curtis (Knives Out), wife of frequent Willard collaborator Christopher Guest, taking to Twitter as the first to announce the news. RELATED: Jerry Stiller, Iconic Comedian & Father of Ben Stiller, Dies at 92 How l...
Tags: TV, Movies, Norman Lear, Best, Netflix, TV News, Obituary, Salem, Michael McKean, Steve Carell, Paul Feig, Ben Stiller, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ty Burrell, Dick, Adam Mckay


Beloved Indie Filmmaker Lynn Shelton Dies at Age 54

Beloved Indie Filmmaker Lynn Shelton Dies at Age 54 It is with great sadness that ComingSoon.net (via Deadline) must report the untimely passing of filmmaker and indie darling Lynn Shelton at age 54 from a rare blood disorder. She began her career as an editor before transitioning to directing with the low budget indie We Go Way Back, which won the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 2006 Slamdance Film Festival. She broke out with her 2008 comedy Humpday, starring Mark Duplass...
Tags: Movies, Keira Knightley, Obituary, James Gunn, Seattle, Ava Duvernay, Marvel Studios, Colin Trevorrow, Lynn, Shelton, Marc Maron, Maron, Mark Duplass, Mike Birbiglia, Edie Falco, Movie News


Creator Behind Famed 'Double Rainbow' Meme, Paul Vasquez, Dies at Age 57

Paul Vasquez, the colorful character behind the viral “double rainbow” video, has died.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Memes, Obituary, Paul Vasquez, Full On Double Rainbow


Jerry Stiller, Iconic Comedian & Father of Ben Stiller, Dies at 92

Jerry Stiller, iconic comedian & father of Ben Stiller, dies at 92 It is with a broken heart that ComingSoon.net is bringing you the news that legendary comedian and father of Ben Stiller, Jerry Stiller, has died at the age of 92 due to natural causes. His wife and comedy partner Anne Meara passed away in 2015. His Emmy-winning son took to Twitter to reveal the news and his moving message can be viewed below. RELATED: E.T. Cinematographer Allen Daviau Dies at Age 77 of COVID-19 I’m sad to ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Queens, TV News, Obituary, Kevin James, Ben Stiller, Ed Sullivan, Jason Alexander, Anne, George, Leah Remini, Jerry, Stiller, Irrfan Khan, Frank Costanza


Rishi Kapoor, Indian Film Legend, Dead at 67

Rishi Kapoor, one of India’s most loved film actors, best known for his romantic roles, has died. He was 67. Kapoor was admitted to a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday. “He is suffering from cancer and he has some breathing problem, so he has been admitted to the hospital,” his brother Randhir told Indian media on […]
Tags: Asia, News, India, Global, Actors, Obituaries, Obituary, Mumbai, Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Kapoor, Randhir


Slumdog Millionaire & Life of Pi Star Irrfan Khan Dies at Age 53

Slumdog Millionaire & Life of Pi Star Irrfan Khan Dies at Age 53 It is with great sadness that ComingSoon.net (via HuffPost) must report that Bollywood star Irrfan Khan has died at the age of 53 in a hospital in the western city of Mumbai, his agency Hardly Anonymous Communications revealed in a statement. The Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi star announced in 2018 that he had been diagnosed with a rare neuroendocrine tumor. pic.twitter.com/IDThvTr6yF — Irrfan (@irrfank) March 16, 2018 ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Obituary, Khan, Mumbai, Bollywood, Ava Duvernay, Mindy Kaling, HuffPost, Irrfan Khan, Adil, Babil, Riz Ahmed, Irrfan, Movie News, Nawazuddin Siddiqui


Irrfan Khan, ‘Life of Pi,’ and ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Star Dies at 53

Irrfan Khan, the wide-eyed actor who enjoyed art house acclaim in his native India and crossover-success with Hollywood roles including “Life of Pi,” “Jurassic World” and “Inferno,” died on Wednesday. He was 53. Khan, was previously diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018 and underwent extensive treatment in London. He recovered well enough to shoot what […]
Tags: Asia, Hollywood, London, News, India, Global, Obituary, Khan, Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi, Irrfan Khan


Philanthropist and power broker Robby Browne dead at 72

Robby Browne was known for his lavish New York parties, huge deals, famous friends and long-running charity work. He died on April 11 after testing positive for COVID-19.
Tags: New York, New York City, Radio, Hillary Clinton, Obituary, Agent, Industry News, Obit, GLAAD, Corcoran, Halstead, Bridgehampton, News Brief, Pandemic, Multiple Myeloma, Coronavirus


Sylvester Stallone Pays Tribute to First Blood Co-Star Brian Dennehy

Sylvester Stallone pays tribute to First Blood co-star Brian Dennehy Yesterday ComingSoon.net reported that much-loved character actor Brian Dennehy has passed away from natural causes at age 81. Dennehy was perhaps best known to movie lovers for his menacing performance as an authoritarian sheriff who butts heads with Sylvester Stallone’s John Rambo in 1982’s First Blood. Now Stallone himself has taken to Instagram to pay tribute to the late performer…   View thi...
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