The coroner's office was called out to a home in Palos Verdes Estates shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday. Authorities said they were treating the case as a possible suicide. Bennington's band found success in 2000 with their album "Hybrid Theory" with Bennington's heartfelt vocals leading the way.
Actor John Heard, best known for playing Macaulay Culkin's dad in the Home Alone movies, has died at 72. The coroner's office in Santa Clara County, Calif., confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter and Variety on Saturday morning. His body was discovered in a hotel room near Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, where he had recently undergone back surgery.
Cuba Gooding Sr., a popular soul singer and father to the Oscar winner, was found dead Thursday in the San Fernando Valley ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us Cuba Gooding Jr. 's dad was slumped over in his silver Jaguar, parked on Ventura Blvd in Woodland Hills, CA.
2016 was a tough year, as we said goodbye to some of our best known and well-loved figures - from George Michael and Carrie Fisher to Prince and David Bowie. And the losses have continued into 2017 with the sad news that Bill Paxton had passed away, following the deaths of stars such as Gorden Kaye, John Hurt and Tara Palmer-Tomkinson.
Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936 - January 25, 2017) was an American actress, known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a single woman working as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966), in which she played Laura Petrie, a former dancer turned Westchester homemaker, wife and mother.
To answer the first question, here we use a simple definition of fame that we can implement using data. We define someone as famous if we can read about them in many languages. How many languages? 20 or more to be exact.