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RIP: Bill Paxton dead at 61 from stroke after heart surgery

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Bill Paxton dies from stroke at 61 after heart surgery

Genre, drama, and all-around captivating on-screen actor Bill Paxton has passed away at the age of 61. TMZ is reporting that Paxton died from a stroke after heart surgery. It would be hard to pin down Paxton’s most notable role, with the actor making a name for himself in movies like Terminator, Twister, Aliens, Predator 2, Titanic, True Lies, Weird Science, Edge of Tomorrow, and so many more. RIP, Mr. Paxton. Your talent will be missed.

RIP: Alan Rickman has died from cancer at 69

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Iconic character and dramatic actor Alan Rickman has died

Confirmed this morning to have passed “surrounded by family and friends,” beloved character actor Alan Rickman has passed away at the age of 69. He battled and finally quietly succumbed to cancer today. Rip, Mr. Rickman. From growing up watching you plummet to your death from the Nakatomi building in Die Hard to seeing you embody Professor Snape in the Harry Potter series or lending your humor to personal favorites like Galaxy Quest, Dogma, and The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, you’ve made an impression many times over. You will be missed.

RIP: Chrisopher Lee, musician, actor, icon, has passed away at 93

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Actor Christopher Lee has died from heart and respiratory problems

Legendary on-screen presence Christopher Lee has passed away at the age of 93 due to on-going respiratory and heart problems. Lee had been in London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for the past three weeks (according to The Telegraph), turning 93 in while there, and the actor died early this morning. Rest in peace, Mr. Lee. You will be missed.

Just last year, the heavy metal rocker released his most recent album Metal Knight, and as an actor he was known for his roles in The Man with the Golden Gun, Dracula, Star Wars, and was the only cast member of the Lord of the Rings films to have met author J.R.R. Tolkien. According to his IMDb page, Lee still has three films yet to be released.