The 4th Annual Celebrity Death Thread 2019 - The Harvest Continues

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by KK » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:19 pm

BBC News wrote:Peter Sissons: Former BBC and ITN newsreader dies at 77

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Peter Sissons, the former BBC and ITN newsreader who presented Question Time from 1989 to 1993, has died at the age of 77.

A statement from his management company said he "died peacefully last night" in Maidstone Hospital in Kent.

"His wife and three children were with him and wish to pass on their thanks to the hospital staff," it continued.

Born in Liverpool in 1942, Sissons joined ITN in 1964 as a writer and became a reporter three years later.

He earned his foreign correspondent's spurs when he was wounded by gunfire in Biafra in 1968. He was promoted to ITN's news editor and then industrial editor before becoming a presenter of ITN's News at One in 1978.

He later moved to Channel 4 to present the channel's early evening news before joining the BBC in 1989.

In 2002, he faced criticism for wearing a burgundy-coloured tie when breaking the news of the Queen Mother's death, rather than the customary black.

Sissons retired from broadcasting in 2009. Two years later, he published an autobiography in which he criticised the BBC for what he saw as its left-wing bias.

BBC presenter Simon McCoy was among those to pay tribute to a man he called "a great journalist and a fine presenter".

Former tabloid editor turned TV celebrity Piers Morgan also paid homage, remembering Sissons as a "splendidly combative & amusing man".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49908660

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by Vermilion » Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:19 pm

Yeah, that's a shame, i remember watching his news bulletins.

RIP.

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by KK » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:22 am

TV chef Gary Rhodes has died at the age of 59.

The restaurateur, who appeared on MasterChef and Hell's Kitchen, passed away yesterday, his family said.

"The Rhodes family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of beloved husband, father and brother, Gary Rhodes OBE," they said.

"Gary passed away last evening, Tuesday 26 November, at the age of 59, with his beloved wife Jennie by his side.

"The family would like to thank everyone for their support and ask for privacy during this time."

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by Preezy » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:42 am

Sad news :(

Surprised he was only 59 in all honesty - seems like he'd been around for aaaaaaaages.

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by Godzilla » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:00 pm

Amazing violin player.

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by KK » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:08 pm

Clive James, the Australian-born critic, author, poet and TV host, has died aged 80.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-50578512

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by Victor Mildew » Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:08 pm

Godzilla wrote:Amazing violin player.


Stewart Lee has let himself go

Hexx wrote:Ad7 is older and balder than I thought.
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by Rex Kramer » Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:10 pm

KK wrote:
Clive James, the Australian-born critic, author, poet and TV host, has died aged 80.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-50578512

There goes my 'late night 80s TV watching in the vain hope of seeing some nudity'

RIP Clive you very funny man.

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by Vermilion » Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:50 pm

KK wrote:
Clive James, the Australian-born critic, author, poet and TV host, has died aged 80.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-50578512


:(

He even had a cameo on Neighbours once as a postman.

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by Denster » Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:23 am

Clive James and Gary Rhodes. RIP.

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by Tomous » Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:12 pm

Suggestion is Gary Rhodes slipped in the shower and banged his head. Pretty scary to think about :dread:

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by Victor Mildew » Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:15 pm

MAEKS U SINK X

Hexx wrote:Ad7 is older and balder than I thought.
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by Pedz » Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:20 am

A guy 2 doors down fell last year. He was moaning and someone could hear him and knocked the door next door 1 more door down. They broke in through the door and got an ambulance and stuff. The guy who fell broke his hip I believe. Well, he needed an op. He did not wake up from that op.

Funnily enough my phone has a feed that has a sun article (eugh) saying Gary Rhodes did not fall in the shower a friend reveals. I ain't reading the article cause strawberry float the sun.

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by Tomous » Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:37 pm

Pedz wrote:A guy 2 doors down fell last year. He was moaning and someone could hear him and knocked the door next door 1 more door down. They broke in through the door and got an ambulance and stuff. The guy who fell broke his hip I believe. Well, he needed an op. He did not wake up from that op.

Funnily enough my phone has a feed that has a sun article (eugh) saying Gary Rhodes did not fall in the shower a friend reveals. I ain't reading the article cause strawberry float the sun.



Yeah, seems like an untrue rumour that spread.

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by Jenuall » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:36 pm

No chance a blow to the head would stop Rhodes - the amount of hair gel he's built up over the years means he could take any hit with ease.

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by more heat than light » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:16 pm

strawberry float, Bob Willis has died. :(

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/50655612

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by Cumberdanes » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:40 pm

Caroll Spinney who played Big Bird in Sesame Street has died.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/entertainment-arts-50705508

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by Squinty » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:47 pm

Odo passed away.

strawberry float. I'm gutted. I just watched DS9's A Call to Arms tonight as well. He was so strawberry floating good in that show.

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by Godzilla » Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:08 pm

https://www.newsweek.com/roxette-marie- ... ve-1476437

ROXETTE'S MARIE FREDRIKSSON DIES AT 61 AFTER '17-YEAR-LONG BATTLE WITH CANCER'

Great voice, great songs and their Super Mario Brothers movie theme song was awesome.

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by Corazon de Leon » Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:36 pm

Aw that one’s gotten to me.

It must’ve been love, but it’s over now. :(

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