In Memoriam

Those who have passed.

Ray Harryhausen, Grand Master Of Stop-Motion Animation, Dies

Visual effects master Ray Harryhausen, whose stop-motion wizardry graced such films as Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, has died aged 92. The American master animator made his models by hand and painstakingly shot them frame by frame to create some of the best-known battle sequences in cinema. His death was confirmed […]

Rapper Chris Kelly Peace’d Out at 34

Chris Kelly, a member of the ’90s rap duo Kriss Kross, has died in Atlanta, authorities say. Investigator Betty Honey of the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office said the 34-year-old Kelly was pronounced dead on Wednesday (Thursday AEST) at the south campus of the Atlanta Medical Centre. Honey said authorities are unsure of Kelly’s cause […]

George Jones, country superstar has died at 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — George Jones,hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” has died. He was 81. Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, according to his publicist Kirt Webster. He was hospitalized with fever and […]

Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett dies aged 53

Chrissy Amphlett of Australian band the Divinyls, known for their hit I Touch Myself, has died aged 53. Husband and former Divinyls drummer Charley Drayton said the singer died after battling breast cancer and multiple sclerosis. Russell Crowe, who starred alongside Amphlett in a 1988 production of Blood Brothers in which she played his mother, […]