He was suffering from bladder cancer. The former Egyptian president died weeks after undergoing surgery in Cairo, aged 91, according to state media. God bless you, Kenny, fly high. ", The conservative philosopher and writer died at the age of 75 after battling with cancer for six months. Wurtzal also wrote about her being diagnosed with cancer and having a double mastectomy for a newspaper piece in 2015. Worden also took a 38-minute long first walk in deep space. The country music legend and winner of three Grammy Awards passed away at his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia, U.S. "And I know that we all know Kenny's in a better place than we are today, but I'm pretty sure he's gonna be talking to God sometime today if he ain't already, he's gonna be asking him to spread some light on bunch of this darkness going here. In a statement, a representative of the singer said that he died of "natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family." "And I think that I can speak for all his family, his friends and fans when I say that I will always love you. He also contributed to the Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian, among other publications. ", Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Documents related to $252m NSW grants scheme physically shredded and digitally deleted, inquiry told, Adelaide Oval hotel dog mauled to death weeks after venue opening, Cher, Bon Jovi and Black Eyed Peas among headliners at I Will Vote concert. His restaurant Le Gavroche became the first in the U.K. to be awarded three Michelin stars in 1982. The National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar played his entire 20-year career with the L.A. Lakers, where he distinguished himself as an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and was the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2008. The singer passed away on Friday of natural causes. Kenny’s death was announced on his official social media, with a statement saying: ‘The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. My heart’s broken and a big old chunk of it has gone with him today. The post read, "It is with broken hearts and the deepest sadness that we must share the terrible news that on Tuesday our friend, soul brother and band mate of over 45 years, Neil, has lost his incredibly brave three and a half year battle with brain cancer (Glioblastoma). The veteran actor, popularly known for his roles in “The Exorcist” (1973), “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015) and “Game of Thrones” (2011-19), passed away at the age of 90. In a video message, Dolly shared: ‘I couldn’t believe it when I got up this morning and turned on the TV, checking to see what the coronavirus was doing, and it told me that my friend and singing partner Kenny Rogers had passed away. Taking to his Instagram, 70-year-old Lionel wrote, alongside a heartbroken emoji: ‘I lost one of my closest friends.’, He continued: ‘So much laughter so many adventures to remember, my heart is broken. Also a spirited sea explorer, Cussler started a nonprofit foundation called National Underwater and Marine Agency that work towards "preserving our maritime heritage through the discovery, archaeological survey and conservation of shipwreck artifacts. In a video message, Dolly shared: "I couldn't believe it when I got up this morning and turned on the TV, checking to see what the coronavirus was doing, and it told me that my friend and singing partner Kenny Rogers had passed away. Moi was the second and longest-serving president of Kenya. The actor-model, who starred in “American Horror Story: Hotel” (2015-16) and “The OA” (2016), died at the age of 27, his mother, actress Jane Balder confirmed on Instagram. He also won three Grammy Awards during his career. The author of the 1994 memoir “Prozac Nation,” that highlighted her struggles with addiction and depression, died of cancer at the age of 52. The pictures that he took of the moon have been the sharpest till date, facilitating the charting out of the lunar terrain. The NASA mathematician, whose calculations played a vital role in the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon, died at the age of 101. Hains also performed music under the name ANTIBOY. He was in office for 24 years, serving from 1978 to 2002. People wanted to be near her, she was genuine in her persona." She was best known for her role as Josephine on TV series “King of Queens” (2004-06). A humble genius, legendary chef, popular author and charismatic teacher, Michel leaves the world reeling in his wake.". ‘But I love Kenny with all my heart. His website released a statement which said he "died peacefully." Let’s celebrate all he achieved in his short life and cherish his legacy.” He also featured in the movies “It’s Alive” and “The Fourth Kind” – both released in 2009. A brilliant spark shone bright too short a time .. The news was confirmed by bandmate Mary Wilson on Facebook. The English actor, best known for his roles in “Notting Hill” (1999) and “Gladiator” (2000), died at the age of 77 following a battle with cancer. MORE: Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton: How Islands In The Stream started a lifelong friendship, MORE: Piers Morgan leads tributes to Kenny Rogers who died aged 81, Richard Hammond forced to sell Ferrari to afford rent during Top Gear. Apart from his career in television, Conrad also appeared in movies such as “Murph the Surf” (1975), “Samurai Cowboy” (1994) and “Dead Above Ground” (2002). He also worked on multiple Broadway productions and was the author of several books, including “An Exaltation of Larks" (1968) and "Mirrors" (1981). She also appeared in TV series and films such as “Everybody Loves Raymond” (2004), “Wedding Crashers” (2005), “You Don’t Mess with the Zohan” (2008), “Modern Family” (2010) and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (2016). In a statement to CNN, Scotty Gelt, the president of Davis' management company Wolfie Cohen Entertainment, said: “We're very saddened by his loss and we had some great projects in the works and really sad to see someone pass away at such a young age and taken out of his prime. He will be missed forever.” The cause of death was not given. The 70-year-old musician has taken to his Instagram account to pay a heartfelt tribute to the late star, who passed away on Friday (20.03.20) of natural causes at the age of 81. The American actor, who was suffering from cancer, died at the age of 84 at his home in Westlake Village, California, U.S. Some of Clark's notable works include "Where Are the Children" (1975), "A Stranger Is Watching" (1977), "Loves Music, Loves to Dance" (1991) and "You Don't Own Me" (2018). "Nobody ever bonded more completely with her readers than Mary did. God bless you, Kenny, fly high. The Sultan of Oman, who was Arab world's longest-serving monarch, died at the age of 79. Many who knew him know how dedicated he was to social and political causes. The actor, who voiced Mikey Blumberg on Disney’s animated show “Recess” (1997-2001), died at the age of 35 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She published her autobiography “Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy?” in 1996 and the novel “The Drowning of the Moon” in 2017. Known for his harsh stance on security, his presidency was marked by deep economic problems, political repression and corruption. He was my friend and supporter. We're just praying for him and hope he's in a happier place." Expressing grief at his passing, Craig Glenday, GWR editor-in-chief, said that Magar “didn't let his small size stop him from getting the most out of life.". His other notable works are the CBS western series “Cimarron Strip" (1967-68), and “The Comancheros” (1961). Dolly Parton has also paid tribute to the late music star, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton: How Islands In The Stream started a lifelong friendship, Piers Morgan leads tributes to Kenny Rogers who died aged 81. In 2008, he founded the Stan Kirsch Studios, an acting school in Los Angeles, with his wife. Today, we celebrate her 101 years of life and honor her legacy of excellence that broke down racial and social barriers," NASA tweeted.