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Dudley Sutton dead: Lovejoy actor dies aged 85

Dudley Sutton dead: Lovejoy actor dies aged 85

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Dudley Sutton died today aged 85, after an extended stay in a hospice.His Lovejoy co-star  Chris Jury confirmed the news to fans on Twitter, writing: "My dear, dear pal. Dudley Sutton died today."I loved him dearly. Condolences to Fanny, Peter, Barnaby, Wally and Jacqueline and all the rest of his family... and of course his extended family amongst the friends of Bill W. Love you, Duds." Related Articles Dudley joined the cast of BBC series Lovejoy as the lead character's pal Tinker Dill.Among his many TV and Film roles, the celebrated talent also played a gay biker named Pete in big screen spectacular The Leather Boys, released in 1964.In 2004, Dudley starred alongside EastEnders' Danny Dyer, 41, in The Football Factory. ...
Mac Miller: US rapper 'found dead at home' aged 26

Mac Miller: US rapper 'found dead at home' aged 26

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US rapper Mac Miller has been found dead at his California home, US media report.Reports say the 26-year-old, who was open about his substance abuse, died from an apparent overdose.The rapper, whose real name was Malcolm James McCormick, rose to fame after topping US charts with his debut album in 2011. He released his latest record, Swimming, earlier this year and was due to go on tour. Miller went through a well-publicised break-up with singer and girlfriend Ariana Grande earlier this year.The pair collaborated on a number of songs and performed together at the One Love Manchester concert in 2017.Charges were filed against the rapper last month after he was arrested in May for driving under the influence and hit and run. Grande...
Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds dies aged 82

Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds dies aged 82

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Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds has died aged 82. A spokesman for Reynolds said the star died in Jupiter, Florida, on Thursday morning after suffering a heart attack.Reynolds was known for starring in films including The Longest Yard, Boogie Nights and Smokey And The Bandit.The actor had suffered with heart problems for years and underwent heart surgery in February 2010.He was nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actor his role as adult film director Jack Horner in Boogie Nights in 1997.Reynolds reportedly turned down the roles of Han Solo in Star Wars and John McClane in Die Hard, later saying he was more interested in enjoying himself than pushing his acting career to new heights. Image: Burt Reynolds suffered a heart atta...
Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

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Novelist Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in literature, has died aged 85, his family have said.Sir Vidia, who was born in rural Trinidad in 1932, wrote more than 30 books including A Bend in the River and his masterpiece, A House for Mr Biswas.His wife, Lady Naipaul, called him a "giant in all that he achieved".She said he died at his home in London "surrounded by those he loved, having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour".Geordie Greig, editor of the Mail on Sunday and a close friend, said his death leaves a "gaping hole in Britain's literary heritage", but there is "no doubt" that his "books live on".Obituary: VS NaipaulAmerican travel writer Paul Theroux, who had a bitter 15-year feud with Sir Vidia before reconcil...
Entertainer Barry Chuckle dies aged 73

Entertainer Barry Chuckle dies aged 73

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Veteran entertainer Barry Chuckle has died aged 73, his manager has said. Manager Phil Dale said in a statement: "It is with great sadness that the family announce that Barry passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife Ann and all his family."He added: "The family would like to express their thanks to the many people who have been fans of the Chuckle Brothers and they know that they will share in part the great, great loss they feel."His partner in the comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, Paul said: "I've not just lost my brother, I've lost my theatrical partner of many, many years and my very best friend."The duo shot to fame with their slapstick comedy and catchphrase 'to me, to you'.Barry and Paul had recently filmed a new series called ChuckleTime for Channel ...