Anthony "Tony" Burton (March 23, 1937 – February 25, 2016) was an American actor, comedian, boxer, and football player. He was best known for his role as Tony "Duke" Evers in the Rocky franchise.
Tony Burton had been frequently hospitalized for the last year of his life, according to his sister. On February 25, 2016, he died at the age of 78, from complications of pneumonia at a hospital in Menifee, California.
Thomas Louis Magliozzi (June 28, 1937 – November 3, 2014) and his brother Raymond F. Magliozzi (born March 30, 1949) were the co-hosts of NPR's weekly radio show, Car Talk, where they were known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Their show was honored with a Peabody Award in 1992.
Tom Magliozzi cause of death
On November 3, 2014, Tom died in Belmont, Massachusetts, due to complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77.
*Tommy was the last of the original members of Ramones.
Thomas Erdelyi (born Erdélyi Tamás; January 29, 1949 – July 11, 2014), also known by his stage name Tommy Ramone, was a Hungarian American record producer and musician. He was the drummer of the influential punk rock band the Ramones.
Tommy Ramone cause of death
Tommy Ramone died at his home in Queens, New York City, on July 11, 2014. He had been receiving hospice care following unsuccessful treatment for cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). Tommy Ramone was 65 years old at the time of his death.
Ramones - Loudmouth (1975 Live in Japanese TV). Tommy Ramone on drums
Tommy David Morrison (January 2, 1969 – September 1, 2013) was an American heavyweight boxer and a former World Boxing Organization champion. He lost only three out of a total of 52 professional fights. Morrison's nickname, "The Duke," is based on being a grandnephew of Hollywood star John Wayne. Morrison was a co-star with Sylvester Stallone in the 1990 boxing movie Rocky V.
Morrison's professional boxing career ended in 2008, 12 years after he tested positive for HIV in 1996. Beginning in 2006, Morrison attempted a comeback after a 10-year hiatus, stating that his HIV diagnosis was negative.
Morrison had multiple convictions for driving under the influence, assault, and drugs and weapons charges.
In 1989, actor Sylvester Stallone observed one of Morrison's bouts. Stallone arranged a script reading and cast Morrison in the movie Rocky V as Tommy "The Machine" Gunn, a young and talented protege of the retired Rocky Balboa. Originally an admirer of Rocky, Gunn's successes led him to goad Rocky into a street fight.
Tommy Morrison cause of death
In August 2013, ESPN reported that Morrison was critically ill and had been bedridden for over a year.
On September 1, 2013, Morrison died at a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. His family did not disclose the cause of death. Tommy Morrison was 44 years old at the time of his death.
Tony Martin (December 25, 1913 – July 27, 2012) was an American actor and singer who was married to performer Cyd Charisse for 60 years.
He cut 25 records in 1946 and 1947 for Mercury, including a 1946 recording of "To Each His Own" which became a million-seller. This prompted RCA Victor records to offer him a contract, which he signed in 1947 after satisfying his contract obligations to Mercury.
Tony Martin cause of death Tony Martin died of natural causes. Tony Martin was 98 years old at the time of his death.
Tom Keith (? - October 30, 2011) was a radio personality who worked for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was the engineer for Garrison Keillor when he began his early morning radio show from the St. John's University Collegeville studio. Keillor wanted dialogue during the program and Keith was about the only other person around at that early hour. Keith was one of the primary sound effects performers for the Prairie Home Companion radio show and was often an actor in sketches written by Keillor.
Tom Keith cause of death Tom Keith died after collapsing at his Minnesota home. Tom Keith was 64 year old at the time of his death.
Tom Wilson Sr. (August 1, 1931 – September 16, 2011) was an American cartoonist. Wilson was the creator of the comic strip Ziggy, and drew it from 1971 to 1987. Afterwards, the strip was continued by his son, Loveland, Ohio resident Tom Wilson, Jr.
Wilson's career began in 1950, doing advertisement layout for Uniontown Newspapers, Inc. In 1955, he joined American Greetings (AG) as a designer, becoming Creative Director in 1957 and vice-president of creative development in 1978. While at AG, he developed the Soft Touch greeting card line. He also served as president of Those Characters From Cleveland, AG's character licensing subsidiary.
Wilson was a survivor of lung cancer.
Tom Wilson cause of death Tom Wilson died of pneumonia in his sleep at night Tom Wilson was 80 years at the time of his death.
Tom Aldredge (February 28, 1928 – July 22, 2011) was an American actor. He achieved notice on television, in films and in theatre.
Tom Aldredge cause of death Tom Aldredge died July 22, 2011 in a hospice in Tampa, Florida from lymphoma, Lymphoma is a cancer in the lymphatic cells of the immune system. Tom Aldredge was 83 years old at the time of his death
Tura Satana (July 10, 1938 – February 4, 2011) was a Japanese-born American actress and former exotic dancer. She was best known for her role as "Varla" in Russ Meyer's 1965 cult film, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!.
Satana dated Elvis Presley but turned down his marriage proposal, though she did keep the ring. Satana married a retired Los Angeles police officer in 1981, and remained married until her husband died in October 2000.
Death of Tura Satana Satana died on February 4, 2011, in Reno, Nevada, United States. Her long-time manager, Siouxzan Perry, stated the cause of death as heart failure. Tura Satana was 72 years old at the time of her death.
Teena Marie (March 5, 1956 - December 26, 2010) was an American Grammy Award-nominated singer–songwriter–producer. Marie, nicknamed Lady Tee, (sometimes spelled Lady T), was a protégée of late funk legend Rick James, and was notable as one of the few successful white performers of R&B. She played rhythm guitar, keyboards and congas. She also wrote, produced, sang and arranged virtually all of her songs since her 1980 release Irons in the Fire. She said it was her favorite album. She had a daughter, Alia Rose, who, as of 2009, sang under the name Rose Le Beau.
As a child, she had an acting role on The Beverly Hillbillies, credited as Tina Marie Brockert. She also sang at the wedding of actor Jerry Lewis's son when she was 10 years old.
Death of Teena Marie Marie died on Sunday, December 26, 2010, at home, as announced by her manager, Mike Gardner. She was 54. She died in her sleep (Sunday nap). Cause of death is not known for now.
Thomas Edward "Tom" Bosley (October 1, 1927 - October 19, 2010), was an American actor, best known for his starring and supporting roles on the television shows Happy Days, Murder, She Wrote, and Father Dowling Mysteries, as well as the title role in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Fiorello!
Bosley's best known role is the character Howard Cunningham, Richie Cunningham's father, in the long-running sitcom Happy Days. Bosley was also known for portraying Sheriff Amos Tupper on Murder, She Wrote. He also portrayed the titular Father Frank Dowling on the TV mystery series, Father Dowling Mysteries. In 2004, Bosley guest starred as a toy maker named Ben-Ami on the series finale of the Christian video series K10C: Kids' Ten Commandments. Among myriad television appearances, one notable early performance was in the "Eyes" segment of the 1969 pilot episode of Rod Serling's Night Gallery, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Joan Crawford.
Death of Tom Bosley Tom Bosley is died of Lung Cancer Tom Bosely was 83 years old at the time of his death
Tom Bosley in Commercial - (Blue Jacket & Glasses)
* Tony Curtis was once married to actress Janet Leigh (Psycho, 1960) and fathered actresses Jamie Lee Curtis
Tony Curtis (June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film actor. He played a variety of roles, from light comedy, such as the musician on the run from gangsters in Some Like It Hot, to serious dramatic roles, such as an escaped convict in The Defiant Ones, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. From 1949, he appeared in more than 100 films and made frequent television appearances.
Tony Curtis cemented his reputation with breakthrough performances such as in the role of the scheming press agent Sidney Falco in Sweet Smell of Success (1957) with Burt Lancaster and an Oscar-nominated performance as a bigoted escaped convict chained to Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones. He did both screen comedy and drama together and became the most sought after star in Hollywood: Curtis' comedies include Some Like It Hot (1959) and Sex and the Single Girl (1964), and his dramas include The Outsider (1961), the true story of WW II veteran Ira Hayes, and The Boston Strangler (1968), in which he played the self-confessed murderer of the film's title, Albert DeSalvo. The latter film was praised for Curtis' performance.
Curtis also appeared frequently on television; he co-starred with Roger Moore in the TV series The Persuaders!. Later, he co-starred in McCoy and Vega$. In the early 1960s, he was immortalized as "Stony Curtis," a voice-over guest star on The Flintstones.
Throughout his life, Curtis enjoyed painting, and since the early 1980s, painted as a second career. His work commands more than $25,000 a canvas now. In the last years of his life, he concentrated on painting rather than movies
Death of Tony Curtis Tony Curtis died in bed at his Las Vegas home, on September 29, 2010, at 9:25 PM of cardiac arrest. Tony Curtis was 85 years old at the time of his death.
Tony Peluso (March 28, 1950 – June 5, 2010) was an American guitarist and record producer. He was lead guitarist for pop duo Carpenters from 1972 to 1983
Peluso is probably best known for his disc jockey impersonation that links the medley of oldies tracks on side 2 of the Carpenters album Now & Then, and his fuzz guitar solo on their song "Goodbye to Love".
The Carpenters 1972 - Please view video below
After Carpenters Following the death of Karen Carpenter in 1983, Peluso moved on to record producing. He worked for the next decade at Motown Records where he recorded artists such as Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, the Four Tops and Michael Jackson.
Peluso went on to produce and/or engineer for artists such as Kenny Loggins, Seals and Crofts, Apollonia Kotero, Player, Animotion, Stephanie Mills, The Fixx, Dave Koz and Boyz II Men.
In 1992, Peluso began working with Gustavo Santaolalla. They pioneered the Rock en Español genre. Peluso worked with Latin pop musicians such as Ricky Martin, Molotov and Cafe Tacuba. In 2005, Santaolalla and Peluso produced the soundtrack to Brokeback Mountain.
Death of Tony Peluso Tony Peluso died from heart disease. Tony Peluso was 60 years old at the time of his death.
Teddy Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 — January 13, 2010) was an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter. Also known by the nicknames Teddy P, TP, or Teddy Bear, Pendergrass first rose to fame as lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes in the 1970s before embarking on a successful solo career at the end of the decade.
Death of Teddy Pendergrass Teddy Pendergrass died at Bryn Mawr Hospital at age 59, from complications following surgery for colon cancer.
Pendergrass was Paralyzed from the waist down since 1982 On March 18, 1982, in the Germantown section of Philadelphia on Lincoln Drive, Pendergrass was involved in an automobile accident. The brakes failed on his 1981 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit, causing the car to hit a guard rail, cross into the opposite traffic lane, and hit two trees. Pendergrass and his passenger, Tenika Watson, a transsexual nightclub performer with whom Pendergrass was casually acquainted, were trapped in the wreckage for 45 minutes. While Watson walked away from the accident with minor injuries, Pendergrass suffered a spinal cord injury leaving him paralyzed from the waist down
Teddy Pandergrass - close the door (live)
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* 1977: Teddy Pendergrass (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #17, US R&B #5 * 1978: Life Is a Song Worth Singing (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #11, US R&B #1 * 1979: Teddy (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #5, US R&B #1 * 1979: Live! Coast to Coast (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #33, US R&B #5 * 1980: TP (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #14, US R&B #3 * 1981: It's Time for Love (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #19, US R&B #6 * 1982: This One's for You (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #59, US R&B #6 * 1983: Heaven Only Knows (Philadelphia International) - US Pop #123, US R&B #9 * 1984: Love Language (Asylum) - US Pop #38, US R&B #4 * 1985: Greatest Hits (Philadelphia International) - US R&B #65 * 1985: Workin' It Back (Asylum) - US Pop #96, US R&B #6 * 1988: Joy (Elektra) - US Pop #54, US R&B #2 * 1991: Truly Blessed (Elektra) - US Pop #49, US R&B #4 * 1993: A Little More Magic (Elektra) - US Pop #92, US R&B #13 * 1997: You and I (Surefire) - US Pop #137, US R&B #24 * 1998: The Best of Teddy Pendergrass (The Right Stuff) * 1998: This Christmas I'd Rather Have Love (Surefire/Wind-Up) - US R&B #83 * 2001: Greatest Slow Jams (The Right Stuff) - US R&B #98 * 2002: From Teddy with Love (Razor & Tie) - US R&B #63 * 2004: Love Songs Collection (The Right Stuff) - US R&B #70
* 1977: "I Don't Love You Anymore" - US Pop #41, US R&B #5 * 1977: "The Whole Town's Laughing At Me" - US R&B #16 * 1978: "Close the Door" - US Pop #25, US R&B #1 * 1978: "Only You" - US R&B #22 * 1979: "Turn Off the Lights" - US Pop #48, US R&B #2 * 1979: "Come Go With Me" - US R&B #14 * 1980: "Shout and Scream" - US R&B #21 * 1980: "It's You I Love" - US R&B #44 * 1980: "Can't We Try" - US Pop #52, US R&B #3 * 1980: "Love T.K.O." - US Pop #44, US R&B #2 * 1981: "Two Hearts" (with Stephanie Mills) - US Pop #40, US R&B #3 * 1981: "I Can't Live Without Your Love" - US R&B #10 * 1982: "You're My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration" - US Pop #43, US R&B #4 * 1982: "The Gift of Life" / "Nine Times Out of Ten" - US R&B #31 * 1982: "I Can't Win for Losing" - US R&B #32 * 1983: "I Want My Baby Back" - US R&B #61 * 1984: "Hold Me" (with Whitney Houston) - US Pop #46, US R&B #5 * 1984: "You're My Choice Tonight (Choose Me)" - US R&B #15 * 1985: "Never Felt Like Dancin'" - US R&B #21 * 1986: "Love 4/2" - US R&B #6 * 1986: "Let Me Be Closer" - US R&B #67 * 1988: "Joy" - US Pop #71, US R&B #1 * 1988: "2 A.M." - US R&B #3 * 1988: "Love Is the Power" - US R&B #57 * 1990: "Glad to Be Alive" (with Lisa Fischer) - US R&B #31 * 1991: "Make It with You" - US R&B #23 * 1991: "It Should've Been You" - US R&B #1 * 1991: "I Find Everything in You" - US R&B #31 * 1993: "Voodoo" - US R&B #25 * 1994: "Believe in Love" - US R&B #14 * 1994: "I'm Always Thinking About You" - US R&B #90 * 1997: "Don't Keep Wastin' My Time" - US Pop #90, US R&B #39 * 1997: "Give It to Me" - US R&B #57
Tom O'Horgan (May 3, 1926 - January 11, 2009 ) is an American theatre and film director and composer.
O'Horgan made his Broadway directorial debut in 1968 with the ground-breaking musical Hair, garnering a Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Musical. Additional Broadway credits include Lenny, with Cliff Gorman as controversial comedian-satirist Lenny Bruce, Jesus Christ Superstar, Dude, Inner City, The Leaf People, and I Won't Dance.
O'Horgan won three Drama Desk Awards for his direction of the off-Broadway plays, Lenny, Futz!, and Tom Paine, and was named Theatrical Director of the Year by Newsweek in 1968.
Tom O'Horgan was battling with Alzheimer's disease, but died of natural cause. Tom O'Horgan was 84 years old at the time of his his death
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