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Health and Hospitalizations

Elizabeth Taylor to Undergo Heart Operation

Elizabeth Taylor is letting her friends and fans know that she is about to go to the hospital for heart surgery.

REPORT: Dennis Hopper rushed to New York hospital!

On the afternoon of September 30th, 2009, news media reported that actor Dennis Hopper has been rushed to a New York hospital for an unspecified condition, according to a report from Entertainment Tonight. Hopper, 73, was reportedly brought into an unidentified Manhattan hospital by an ambulance Monday wearing an oxygen mask and “with numerous tubes visible.” The disease is thought to be an "extreme case of swine flu," brought on by his age and other underlying health issues, according to an unnamed source close to Hopper.

Tori Spelling Rushed to Hospital

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Tori Spelling has been hospitalized twice in two days this week after complaining of severe abdominal pain, the New York Post reports.

"Just out of the hospital," husband Dean McDermott wrote on Twitter on Monday. "After a battery of tests, no conclusive answers. She still feels terrible. Hope it passes soon. She's in a lot of pain."

Hospitalizations of Cheney & Biden Family

Lynne Cheney, 67-year-old wife of former vice president Dick Cheney fainted in a hotel room during the afternoon and was taken to the emergency room at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Vice President Joe Biden's 91-year-old mother has been hospitalized after a fall.

Current Illnesses in Hollywood

On March 3, 2009, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Mariska Hargitay was hospitalized after suffering chest pains. It was disclosed that she would probably need more surgery.

On March 4, 2009, former first lady Barbara Bush had undergone aortic valve replacement surgery.  She is reportedly recovered and doing well. She is expected to remain hospitalized for up to 10 days.

On March 4, 2009, it was revealed that comedian Robin Williams was hospitalized due to heart issues. He is "currently in the intensive care unit at a Miami hospital with heart issues."

Celebrity Fashion Critic Mr. Blackwell Hospitalized

Richard Blackwell (AKA Mr. Blackwell), 85, has been in the hospital and unconscious since Tuesday, his partner, Robert Spencer, said from his home in Los Angeles. He is suffering from septic shock and is being treated with antibiotics. Doctors say his condition is stable.

Richard Blackwell (born August 29, 1922, Brooklyn, New York as Richard Sylvan Seltzer) is a fashion critic, journalist, television personality, artist, former child actor and former fashion designer, sometimes known just as Mr. Blackwell. He is the creator of the Ten Worst Dressed Women list, an annual awards presentation he unveils in January of each year.

Morgan Freeman in serious condition after auto accident

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On August 4, 2008, actor Morgan Freeman was listed in serious condition at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee, after a car accident the previous night around 11:30pm

Morgan Freeman was seriously injured in an automobile accident near Ruleville, Mississippi, on August 3, 2008. The vehicle in which he was traveling, a 1997 Nissan Maxima, flipped over several times. He and a female passenger were rescued from the vehicle using the "Jaws of Life". Freeman was evacuated via medical helicopter to a hospital in Memphis. Drugs or alcohol have not been ruled out

* Update: Morgan Freeman is in good spirits and is planning to have surgery. "He has a broken arm, broken elbow and minor shoulder damage but he is in good spirits."

Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) is an Academy Award-winning American actor, film director and narrator. Noted for his reserved demeanor and authoritative speaking voice, Freeman has become one of Hollywood's most popular and respected actors

Christina Applegate Fights Breast Cancer

 

* Christina Applegate's on-again, off-again boyfriend died last month (July 1, 2008) 

Christina Applegate Breast CancerOn 3 August 2008, People Magazine reported that Applegate had been diagnosed with breast cancer. This was confirmed by her representative, who said in a statement: "Christina Applegate was diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer. Benefiting from early detection through a doctor ordered MRI, the cancer is not life threatening...Christina is following the recommended treatment of her doctors and will have a full recovery. No further statement will be issued at this time."

Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an Emmy Award winning American actress, known for playing Kelly Bundy on the long-running FOX Broadcasting Company sitcom Married... with Children. She has since established a film and television career, with major roles in several pictures, such as Farce of the Penguins, Anchorman, The Sweetest Thing, a Broadway revival of the musical Sweet Charity. She currently plays the lead character, Samantha Newly, in the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?

Bernie Mac Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Bernie Mac’s publicist said the actor’s pneumonia was not related to his sarcoidosis, which has been in remission since 2005, according to the Chicago Sun Times.

Elizabeth Taylor Hospitalized

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Elizabeth Taylor, 76, was admitted to St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday, a source told Access. "Ms. Taylor is fine"

There was a rumor saying Elizabeth Taylor is in life support after suffering heart failure.

For now, Elizabeth Taylor's status is not disclosed to public.

Shia LeBeouf remains hospitalized after DUI arrest, car accident

Shia Saide LaBeouf (June 11, 1986) is a Daytime Emmy Award- and BAFTA-winning American actor and comedian.

Shia LaBeouf was in the recent movies such as Transformers & the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

In the early morning hours of July 27, 2008, authorities arrested LaBeouf on drunk driving charges in Los Angeles, after the actor was involved in a car collision in which he, his passenger and another driver were injured.

The car was rolled.  Shia LeBeouf is hospitalized after DUI arrest

Robert Novak Hospitalized With Brain Tumor

* A few days before, Robert Novak ran over a homeless man with his Corvette.  This was a semi-top news in The US. 

Brain tumorRobert David Sanders "Bob" Novak (born February 26, 1931) is a conservative American political commentator, syndicated columnist and journalist who writes the longest-running current U.S. syndicated political column (45 years, as of February 2008).

Brain Tumor:
On July 27, 2008, Novak was admitted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. In a written statement given to his publisher, Novak said: “Doctors will soon begin appropriate treatment. I will be suspending my journalistic work for an indefinite but, God willing, not too lengthy period.”

Kelsey Grammer hospitalized after feeling faint

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Kelsey Grammer has been hospitalized in New York after feeling faint following a recent heart attack .

Publicist Stan Rosenfield says Grammer checked himself into an undisclosed hospital over the weekend as a precaution and his condition is not life threatening.

Kelsey Grammer had a heart attack that nearly killed him two months ago.

Connie Francis hospitalized, misses NY performance

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Connie Frances HospitalizedConnie Francis (born December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American pop singer best known for international hit songs such as "Who's Sorry Now?", "Where The Boys Are", and "Stupid Cupid".

Singer Connie Francis is being treated at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York where she was hospitalized after falling ill earlier this week.

69 years old Connie Francis had been scheduled to perform July 23, 2008 with Neil Sedaka at The Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury.  Instead, she was taken to the hospital with dangerously high blood pressure.

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DMC from Run-DMC Hospitalized

Darryl "D.M.C." Matthews McDaniels (44) (born May 31, 1964) is an American musician. He is one of the pioneers of hip hop culture and founding members of the legendary hip hop group Run-D.M.C..

Doctors examined McDaniels, who was suffering from pain and swelling in his left arm, and discovered two major blood clots. He is undergoing surgery Friday.

McDaniels, 44, had been scheduled to perform Saturday at the AVP Beach Volleyball Tournament; the appearance was canceled.

Related Story: Jason William Mizell (January 21, 1965 – October 30, 2002), also known as Jam-Master Jay, was Killed in New York.  Jam-Master jay was a founder and the DJ of Run-D.M.C.,

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