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Leonard Nimoy smiling

RIP: Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy–actor, director, writer, poet, musician, and elder stateman of the sci-fi geek community for his role as Mr. Spock–died yesterday at age 83. Chances are if...

Peter OToole

RIP: Peter O’Toole

Peter O’Toole died over the weekend, apparently after a long illness. He was 81 years old. I understand he was in damn near everything–and was working right up to the end...

James Gandolfini and ducklings

RIP: James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini died this week of a heart attack at the way too young age of 51. Thespia found this clip for us, coming up after the jump. You have to love it when a tough guy actor...

Ray Harryhausen and Friend

RIP: Ray Harryhausen

Kids, this is a scenario where I’m not going to tell you to ask your parents. I’m just going to flat out tell you myself. There once was a time when you couldn’t make...

Jonathan Winters as Maude Frickert

RIP: Jonathan Winters

One of the craziest men on the planet has left the planet. Jonathan Winters died of natural causes this past Thursday at age 87. He had an amazing, ridiculous run of comedy. And...

Annette Funicello

RIP: Annette Funicello

Annette Funicello–Mousketeer Prime and notorious beach partier–has died at age 70. According to the Disney mothership, Annette (because if there was ever a lady who it was...