April, 2021 Obituaries.

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April, 2021 Obituaries.

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R.I.P. to actress Gloria Henry, who played Alice Mitchell on "Dennis the Menace" from 1959 to 1963. She was 98.
She passed away yesterday just one day after her 98th birthday.
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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II's husband, dead at 99
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AARR wrote:
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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II's husband, dead at 99
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DMX passed away at 50 yesterday, April 9th: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thIVtEOtlWM[/youtube]
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Salvatore Cipriano, CEO of Detroit's Better Made family snack food company, dies at 80

Salvatore (Sam) Cipriano, the CEO of Better Made Snack Foods for a decade, died Tuesday (Apr. 13, 2021) of heart failure.

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Helen McRory, Polly Gray on Beaky Blinders, and 2 Harry Potter films has passed away at 52. She was married to Damien Lewis (Major Richard Winters from Band of Brothers). https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-56770593
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Felix Silla, 'Addams Family' Star, Dead at 84 (April 16, 2021)

Felix Silla The actor -- best known for playing Cousin Itt on The Addams Family -- died Friday, his friend and former co-star Gil Gerard wrote on Twitter.

Silla, who had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, is survived by his wife Sue and their two children.

Silla, who was born in Roccacasale, Italy, in 1937, performed on tour with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus before transitioning to film and TV.

He starred as Cousin Itt in 17 episodes of The Addams Family, which ran from 1965 to 1966. In addition to his role on the sitcom, he also had parts on Bonanza, The Monkees, H.R. Pufnstuf, Bewitched, Battlestar Gallactica, Mork & Mindy, The Dukes of Hazzard, Star Trek and Married... with Children.

Silla also played an Ewok in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, and appeared in other films like Planet of the Apes, Spaceballs and Batman Returns.

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Alma Wahlberg, ‘Wahlburgers’ Star and Mother to Mark and Donnie, Dies at 78

Alma Wahlberg, the matriarch of the Wahlberg family and a frequent character on the reality show Wahlburgers, has died. She was 78.

Mark and Donnie Wahlberg posted the news to their Instagram pages on Sunday. “My angel. Rest in peace,” Mark wrote. Donnie wrote, “I’m so blessed to have been brought into this world by, raised by, taught by and set on my life’s path by, such an amazing woman.” He added, “My mom Alma’s joy for life, love and people — combined with a pride in her humble beginnings and refusal to forget where she came from — undoubtedly shaped me into the man that I am.” No cause of death was given.

Actor Jenny McCarthy, who is married to Donnie, called Wahlberg “the worlds [sic] greatest mother-in-law” in a Twitter post. “You are loved by so many and will be missed dearly. Love you, Alma,” she added.

After growing up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Wahlberg married Donald E. Wahlberg in 1965 (they later divorced; Donald died in 2008). She raised nine children in the Boston area — Mark, Donnie, Arthur, Paul, Jim, Robert, Michelle, Debbie and Tracey — and worked as a bank clerk and nurse’s aide. (Debbie died in 2003.)

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Shock G Dies: Digital Underground’s ‘Humpty Dance’ Rapper Who Also Produced Early 2Pac Records Was 57

https://deadline.com/2021/04/shock-g-de ... 234742159/

Shock G, the Bay Area rapper-producer who fueled Digital Underground’s 1990 hit “The Humpty Dance” via his alter ego Humpty Hump and co-produced Tupac Shakur’s debut album, died today in Tampa, FL. He was 57.

The news was confirmed by Chopmaster J (aka James Dight), who co-founded the Underground with Shock G (born Gregory Jacobs) in 1987. “34 years ago almost to the day we had a wild idea we can be a hip hop band and take on the world through it all the dream became a reality and the reality became a nightmare for some,” Chopmaster J wrote on Instagram. “And now he’s awaken from the fame long live shock G Aka Humpty Hump and Rest In Peace my Brotha Greg Jacobs!!!”

“The Humpty Dance” hit No. 11 on the Billboard 200, nearly matching its lyrical boast, “All the rappers in the Top 10, please allow me to bump thee.” It was 1990 — the year rap went pop-mainstream as M.C. Hammer hit with “U Can’t Touch This” and Vanilla Ice scored the first No. 1 rap single on the Billboard chart with “Ice Ice Baby.”

Born on August 25, 1963, in New York City, Shock G moved around as a child, landing in Tampa and eventually wounding up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Digital Underground would form in Oakland in 1987.

He also co-wrote LL Cool J’s 1991 hit “Mama Said Knock You Out” and co-produced 2Pac’s debut album 2Pacalypse Now, writing two of its tracks. The Digital Underground frontman co-wrote, co-produced and rapped on 2Pac’s first pop hit “I Get Around,” which hit No. 11 on the Billboard 200.

Digital Underground - The Humpty Dance (Official Music Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBsjggc5jHM
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R.I.P. astronaut Michael Collins, who was an astronaut on Apollo 11. He was 90.
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R.I.P. to actor James Paragon, best known for playing the genie, Jambi on Pee-Wee's Playhouse. It has been reported that he died back in April at the age of 66.
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