We rarely cover celebrity passings outside of the horror genre, but if you're at all familiar with the WWF / WWE character of Paul Bearer then you know that his name on this website fits like a glove. It's with a heavy heart that we report that this sports entertainment legend is no longer with us.
A bit of sad news has come in regarding the passing of an actor who's very familiar to fans of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" along with gamers. On his 62nd birthday, word has come that Robin Sachs has died unexpectedly.
The world has lost another great one as Screen Daily reports that today (Jan. 21) director Michael Winner has passed on at age 77 at his home in Kensington, south London due to to heart and liver problems.
Some truly shocking and sad news has hit the wire as director David R. Ellis (Snakes on a Plane, Shark Night, Final Destination 2) is no longer with us. Details are scarce at the moment, but read on for what we know as of now.
A genuine mystery and all-around obsession arose in 1986 during the “discovery phase” of my relationship with horror in the mid-1980s. It would last until the early summer of 2008.
One of the saddest stories I've ever written here on Dread Central. Danny Steinmann didn't have the longest career, nor was his work appreciated by mainstream critics. But genre fans loved his crass and darkly humorous voice, and if you're anything like me, you hoped he'd revisit that territory one day. Unfortunately, that's not going to happen now.
Hollywood has lost another legend in the business as we are truly saddened to hear of the death of the great Herbert Lom. Read on to reflect upon the man's legacy and celebrate his long and storied career!
Some really disturbing and sad news is coming out of Hollywood today as the body of Johnny Lewis ("Sons of Anarchy," Lovely Molly, AVP: Requiem) has been found in a driveway. Even more troubling... Lewis has been implicated in a bizarre murder.
At this time we here at Dread Central would like to take a moment to reflect on and honor the memories of our friends and family who were lost to us over a decade ago. You'll always be close to our hearts.
There's no question about it... without the skilled underwater camera work of Ron Taylor, Jaws wouldn't have been the classic film that it has become. Sadly, the man responsible for bringing us face-to-face with the great white is no longer with us.
Some truly shocking and sad news has come out today regarding one of Hollywood's gentle giants... Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away at the all too early age of 54 years old due to complications related to having a heart attack this past July.
When it comes to careers in showbiz, few actors can say that they have done and seen as much as the legendary Phyllis Diller, who was actively working in the business until she was ninety-one years old. Sadly, she's passed away, and we'd like to take this time to honor her memory.
Some very sad news has come in this evening: British film director and producer Tony Scott, who most recently worked on Prometheus and the upcoming Stoker, jumped to his death earlier today from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
To the mainstream world he's best known as Horshack from "Welcome Back, Kotter," but to horror fans he'll always be Allen Hawes in Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI . Ron Palillo has passed away at age 63 from a heart attack.
Some truly sad news for the start of this weekend: Legendary Hollywood producer Richard D. Zanuck has passed away at the age of 77.