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Another World’s Anne Heche dies at 53, her son says ‘I’m left with deep sadness’ | Hollywood

Veteran actor Anne Heche, who was known for playing the character of Vicky Hudson in the 90s show Another World, died on Friday. Around a week back, Anne struck a house in the Los Angeles with her car, critically injuring herself and destroying the house. Also Read: Koi Mil Gaya actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi dies in Mumbai days after heart attack, son-in-law confirms deathAnne's family released a statement about her death on Friday. According to People, the statement read: “Today we lost a bright light, a kind and most…

Anne Heche death: Actor dies aged 53 after being taken off life support

Actor Anne Heche has died at the age of 53.The Another World star was involved in a car accident last Friday (5 August), which resulted in her being taken to hospital and treated for severe burns.She later slipped into a coma and was in a “critical condition”, her representatives told the media.Heche’s family told press earlier today (12 August) that she had suffered a “severe anoxic brain injury” and was “not expected to survive” the accident.They have now confirmed (per The Guardian) that she died after being taken off…

Actor Anne Heche dies a week after car crash, aged 53 | Anne Heche

The US actor Anne Heche has died, a week after she was critically injured in a car crash. The news was confirmed by her family, after previously announcing that she would be taken off of life support.Heche was 53 and had two sons.Many had hoped Heche would make a recovery after a publicist for the actor reported her in a “stable” condition after crashing her car into a house in Los Angeles on 5 August. Firefighters said she had been speaking to them as she was cut free of the wreckage and taken to hospital.But the actor…

Gene LeBell, iconic martial arts pioneer, dies at the age of 89

Gene LeBell, regarded as America’s first martial arts sensation before parlaying his athleticism into a career as a professional wrestler, actor and stuntman, has died at the age of 89, his family confirmed. LeBell, who had been in declining health for the past eight months, died in his sleep at home in Sherman Oaks, with his loving wife of years, Midge, by his side on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. “He was larger than life, and he was so kind. If you said you liked his shirt, he would take it off and give it to you,” Midge…

Le Petit Nicolas illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempé dies aged 89 | Teen books

Jean-Jacques Sempé, who illustrated the much-loved Little Nicolas series of French children’s books, has died aged 89.As well as his work on Le Petit Nicolas, an idealised vision of childhood in 1950s France which became an international bestseller, Sempé illustrated more New Yorker magazine covers than any other artist.“The cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempé died peacefully Thursday evening, 11 August, 2022, in his 89th year, at his holiday residence, surrounded by his wife and his close friends,” said Marc Lecarpentier, his…

California Bill Targeting Social-Media Giants for Harm to Children Dies in Legislature

California lawmakers killed a bill Thursday that would have allowed government lawyers to sue social-media companies for features that allegedly harm children by causing them to become addicted. The measure would have given the state attorney general, local district attorneys and city attorneys in the biggest California cities authority to try to hold social-media companies liable in court for features they knew or should have known could addict minors. Among those targeted could have…

Darryl Hunt, bass player for the Pogues, dies at 75 in London

Darryl Hunt, longtime bass player for Anglo-Irish punk band the Pogues, died Monday at age 72.Announcing the news on Twitter, the group said they were “saddened beyond words” that their band member was no longer here. “Our Darryl passed away yesterday afternoon in London,” the band tweeted Tuesday. They then quoted fitting lyrics from their song “Love You Till the End,” which Hunt wrote: “I know you want to hear me catch my breath / I love you till the end.”Shane MacGowan, the group’s frontman, tweeted his own sentiments…

Raymond Briggs, creator of The Snowman, dies aged 88 – video | Books

The writer and illustrator Raymond Briggs has died aged 88. In his extraordinary, decades-long career he created staples of British culture such as The Snowman, for which he is best known globally, inseparably associating him with Christmas, when an animated adaptation of his book would often air.  Briggs was awarded a CBE for services to literature. Francesca Dow, the managing director of Penguin Random House children’s books, said: 'He leaves an…

Snowman author Raymond Briggs dies aged 88 | Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs, the writer and illustrator who delighted children and inspired adults with bestselling cartoons and picture books, has died 88 , his publisher Penguin Random House has said.Ranging from the enchanting magic of The Snowman to a devastating apocalypse in When the Wind Blows, Briggs created a host of much-loved characters including his angst-ridden Fungus the Bogeyman and his curmudgeonly version of Father Christmas. A career spanning six decades brought him numerous awards, with television adaptations making…

The Pogues’ bassist Darryl Hunt dies aged 72 | The Pogues

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt has died aged 72.The punk group said on Twitter they were “saddened beyond words” to share that Hunt had died on Monday afternoon in London.Posting a black-and-white photo of Hunt holding a guitar case, they paid tribute by quoting the lyrics of their song Love You Till the End, which was written by Hunt. They quoted: “I know you want to hear me catch my breath / I love you till the end.”The Pogues’ frontman, Shane MacGowan, described Hunt as a “great friend and a great bass player” in…