Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood icon who earned an Oscar, two Golden Globes and an Emmy over the course of his impressive career, passed away today after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.

He was 93 years old.

Posted in: R.I.P.

John Pinette, a comedian best known for being the man who got mugged on the Seinfeld series finale, was found dead in his Pittsburgh hotel room today.

He was 50 years old.

Posted in: R.I.P.

Frankie Knuckles DJ and house music pioneer, died Monday. He was 59.

The "godfather," a Chicago resident, "died unexpectedly" at home, his longtime business partner Frederick Dunson confirmed to the Chicago Tribune.

Posted in: Music