The entertainment world is in mourning as British actor Patrick Macnee has passed away at 93 years of age.
Best known for his role in the classic BBC series The Avengers, he reportedly died peacefully in his California home on Thursday afternoon.
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The lovable secret agent John Steed was a hugely popular TV character back in the 60's and was easily recognizable with his trademark bowler hat and umbrella always handy.
Patrick also had a role in the James Bond flick A View To A Kill alongside Roger Moore, who had this to say about the actor's passing:
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This is so sad.
The Biggest Loser has lost a former contestant, as Season 7's Damien Gurganious passed away on Monday.
Damien died after suffering from a rare autoimmune disorder that caused bleeding in his brain.
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The 38-year-old had been on the reality show competition back in 2009 with his then-fiancée Nicole Brewer Gurganious.
Here's what she shared on her Facebook page after the tragic loss of her husband:
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We are so sad to say Roger Ebert has passed.
The legendary film critic and author struggled valiantly through several years of cancer, and recently announced a recurrence.
It seems he finally succumbed today.
Ebert and his thumb were famous for strong, loud opinions. He gave them for the Chicago Sun-Times for 46 years.
He never stopped writing his reviews even when hosting his famous show with late partner Gene Siskel and later Richard Roeper.
Roger Ebert's film criticism was more than simple movie reviews. Many of his critiques are used in film classes to this day.
He elevated criticism to an art form and films to literature.
Everyone who loves movies has suffered a major loss today.
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This is so sad, even if it wasn't exactly unexpected.
You see, Debi Austin gained fame by starring in and anti-smoking ad, where she continued to smoke cigarettes… through the hole in her throat. She died of cancer on Friday.
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Gary Collins was 74 when he passed away this morning.
Passing away around 1am, the legendary actor and host died of natural causes at Biloxi Regional Medical Center.
He and his wife, former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley, just separated last year. So sad…
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