Dustin Diamond, Saved by the Bell, Has Stage 4 Cancer

Dustin Neil Diamond (born January 7, 1977 – 44 years old) is an American actor, director, stand-up comedian, and musician best known for his role as Samuel “Screech” Powers throughout the Saved by the Bell franchise.

On January 13, 2021, Diamond was hospitalized in Florida. The following day, it was reported that Diamond had stage four cancer, and was undergoing chemotherapy.

In 2001, Diamond filed for bankruptcy in California. On June 13, 2006.

In 2006, Diamond directed and released his own sex tape. However, Diamond stated in an interview that he was not actually in the sex tape.

Dustin Diamond Behind The Bell

Peter Mark Richman, American Actor, Dies 93

Peter Mark Richman (born Marvin Jack Richman; April 16, 1927 – January 14, 2021) was an American actor in films and on television, who was for many years credited as Mark Richman. He appeared in about 30 films and 130 television series from the 1950s before his retirement in 2011.

He had a recurring role on Three’s Company (1978–1979) as Chrissy’s father, Rev. Luther Snow.

His television credits include Hawaii Five O, Justice, The Fall Guy, The DuPont Show with June Allyson, Stoney Burke, Breaking Point, The Fugitive, The Outer Limits, Blue Light, The Invaders, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Wild Wild West, Bonanza, Daniel Boone, The Silent Force, Get Christie Love!, The Bionic Woman, Knight Rider, The Incredible Hulk, Three’s Company, and Matlock. He was often seen on Mission: Impossible and Combat!, as well as other shows of that era. He appeared as Ralph Offenhouse in Star Trek: The Next Generation’s first season episode “The Neutral Zone”. Richman starred in the penultimate filmed episode of The Twilight Zone, titled “The Fear”. He voiced The Phantom in the animated series Defenders of the Earth.

Richman cause of death

Richman died of natural causes in Woodland Hills, California, on January 14, 2021, at the age of 93.

Tommy Lasorda, American Hall of Fame baseball manager, dies 93

Thomas Charles Lasorda (September 22, 1927 – January 7, 2021) was an American professional baseball pitcher and manager. He managed the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1976 through 1996. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a manager in 1997.

Lasorda played in MLB for the Dodgers in 1954 and 1955 and for the Kansas City Athletics in 1956. He coached for the Dodgers from 1973 through 1976 before taking over as manager. Lasorda won two World Series championships as manager of the Dodgers and was named the Manager of the Year of the National League (NL) twice. His uniform number 2 was retired by the Dodgers.

Tommy Lasorda Cause of Death

On June 3, 2012, at age 84, Lasorda was hospitalized in New York City after suffering a heart attack. The heart attack was not considered to be overly serious. On November 8, 2020, Lasorda was hospitalized for heart problems and was reported to be “in serious condition” in intensive care. The Dodgers didn’t make the announcement public about his hospitalization until a week later. On December 1, 2020, Lasorda was taken out of the intensive care unit as his condition continued to improve. After being released from the hospital on January 5, 2021, he entered sudden cardiac arrest at his home two days later and was rushed back to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead that night. He was 93. Numerous buildings in Los Angeles were illuminated in blue in tribute to Lasorda, including City Hall, Staples Center, and the Banc of California Stadium; at Dodger Stadium, flags were flown at half-staff.

Adolfo “Shabba-Doo” Quiñones, Dancer, dies 65

Adolfo Gutierrez Quiñones or Adolfo Gordon Quiñones (May 11, 1955 – December 30, 2020), known professionally as Shabba Doo, was an American actor, dancer, and choreographer of African American and Puerto Rican descent. Quiñones is perhaps best known for his role as Orlando “Ozone” in the 1984 breakdancing film Breakin’ and its sequel, Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo.

He was also a founding member of the Original Lockers street dancing group and one of the Soul Train Gang dancers on the landmark R&B music series.

He had a younger sister, Fawn Quiñones, who was also a dancer, and frequently featured on the musical variety television program Soul Train.

He died at age 65 on December 30, 2020 at his home.

SHABBA-DOO MONTAGE

Breakin’ Movie CLIP – Shabba Doo as Ozone (Chinese writings on his back)
Ice-T on the mic (on stage).

Dawn Wells, Mary Ann On ‘Gilligan’s Island’, Dies Of Covid, 82

Dawn Elberta Wells (October 18, 1938 – December 30, 2020) was an American actress who became known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom Gilligan’s Island.

Wells married Larry Rosen, a talent agent, in 1962. The couple had no children and were divorced in 1967.

In 2018, a GoFundMe page was set up to help Wells cope with financial trouble.

Wells passed away on December 30, 2020 in Los Angeles over COVID-19 complications.

Top 10 Mary Ann Looks!

Pierre Cardin, Fashion Designer, Dies 98

Pierre Cardin (born Pietro Costante Cardin (2 July 1922 – 29 December 2020), was an Italian-born naturalised-French fashion designer. He is known for what were his avant-garde style and Space Age designs. He preferred geometric shapes and motifs, often ignoring the female form. He advanced into unisex fashions, sometimes experimental, and not always practical. He founded his fashion house in 1950 and introduced the “bubble dress” in 1954.

He was designated a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1991, and a United Nations FAO Goodwill Ambassador in 2009.

Cardin died on 29 December 2020, at the American Hospital of Paris, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, at the age of 98. No cause of death was given.

Phyllis McGuire, Last of McGuire Sisters, Dies 89

The McGuire Sisters were a singing trio in American popular music. The group was composed of three sisters:

  • Ruby Christine McGuire (July 30, 1926 – December 28, 2018)
  • Dorothy “Dottie” McGuire (February 13, 1928 – September 7, 2012)
  • Phyllis Jean McGuire (February 14, 1931 – December 29, 2020)

Among their most popular songs are “Sincerely” and “Sugartime”, both number-one hits.

On September 7, 2012, Dorothy McGuire died at her son’s home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, after suffering from Parkinson’s disease and age-related dementia; she was 84. Dorothy’s husband of 54 years, Lowell Williamson, died six months later on February 25, 2013, after sustaining a fractured back from a fall; he was 89.

Christine McGuire died in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 28, 2018, at the age of 92. No cause of death was given.

Phyllis McGuire, the last surviving member of the trio, died peacefully at her estate in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 29, 2020, of natural causes; she was 89.

The McGuire Sisters – Sugartime

The McGuire Sisters – Sincerely

Jon Huber, Pro-wrestler, Brodie Lee, Luke Harper, Dies 41

Jonathan Huber (December 16, 1979 – December 26, 2020) was an American professional wrestler and actor. He was best known for his time in WWE under the ring names Luke Harper and Harper. He was also known for his short time in All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as Mr. Brodie Lee or simply Brodie Lee.

Huber died at the age of 41 on December 26, 2020. His wife said he had been treated for a non-COVID lung issue at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He had been hospitalized in the intensive care unit since late October 2020.

Brodie Lee (with beard) TNT Championship Match – 8/22/20 (4 months before death)

Leslie West, Singer, Guitarist, ‘Mississippi Queen,’ dies 75

Leslie West (born Leslie Weinstein; October 22, 1945 – December 23, 2020)[2] was an American rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He was best known as a founding member and co-lead vocalist of the hard rock band Mountain.

West went into cardiac arrest on Monday, December 21, 2020, and was rushed to a hospital in nearby Palm Coast where he never regained consciousness. Leslie West died on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. He was 75.

Leslie West – Mississippi Queen – Dennis Miller Show

Charley Pride, Country music legend, dies 86 of Coronavirus

Charley Frank Pride (March 18, 1934 – December 12, 2020) was an American singer, guitarist, and professional baseball player. His greatest musical success came in the early to mid-1970s, when he was the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. During the peak years of his recording career (1966–87), he had 52 top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, 30 of which made it to number one. He won the Entertainer of the Year award at the Country Music Association Awards in 1971.

Pride was one of three African-American members of the Grand Ole Opry (the others are DeFord Bailey and Darius Rucker). He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2000.

Pride died in Dallas on December 12, 2020, of complications related to COVID-19. He was 86 years old.

Charley Pride, ‘Kiss An Angel Good Morning’

Charley Pride – Is Anybody Goin’ To San Antone 1970