Tag - R.I.P.

Harvey Korman

RIP: Harvey Korman

Harvey Korman has passed away at age 81. Hedley Lamarr, Prof. Balls, the Count de Monet…so many excellent and funny as hell performances. Some of my favorite Harvey Korman moments are when Tim Conway would absolutely break him on The...

RIP: Steve Gerber

Steve Gerber, creator of many characters including Omega the Unknown, Shanna the She-Devil, Thundarr the Barbarian and, of course, Howard the Duck, has passed away following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Details on Mark...

RIP: Tony Wilson

Factory Records founder Tony Wilson has died of cancer at the age of 57. He was diagnosed last year during a routine visit to the doctor, and underwent emergency surgery in January to remove a kidney.

RIP: Bruno Kirby

Sir, in our hearts, we always knew you were funny. You will be missed. Rest well. A wonderful obit here in the Washington Post.

RIP: Syd Barrett

He has gone into the room of musical tunes to make them work. Rest well, Syd. See you you know where.

RIP: Paul Gleason

Thanks for all the ruckus. Rest well. Paul Gleason’s IMDB entry. Originally spotted by Rob.

RIP: Linda Smith

British comedian, radio host and TV panelist extraordinaire, Linda Smith, passes at the age of 48. “She was a very proud woman and she hated the cancer. It annoyed her because she loved life. She wanted to live. I think she thought...

RIP: Don Knotts

Henry Limpet, Theodore Ogelvie, Ralph Furley, and, of course, Barney Fife, among many others. You made all of us laugh during your career of much hugeness. Time to lay that single bullet down and get some well-deserved rest. You’ll be...

RIP: Lou Rawls

We’ll never find, as long as we live, someone who can sing his ass off quite like you, sir. Rest well. News delivered from CNN.