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2017 deathwatch

Who will die before the end of the year?
replies 162Oct 7, 2017 7:01 PM +00:00

Ben Affleck

replies 1Oct 7, 2017 7:04 PM +00:00

You never know. You might think of the obvious older person, and then someone younger unexpectedly passes away as happened to Carrie Fisher last year.

replies 2Oct 7, 2017 7:07 PM +00:00

Tom Petty made me sad.

replies 3Oct 7, 2017 7:08 PM +00:00

It's October, OP. A tad late, no?

replies 4Oct 7, 2017 7:08 PM +00:00

Use this one. Lots of mileage, still good, used by little bronze age gays on Sundays

My early 2017 predictions are-Katherine Helmond-Mary Tyler Moore-Jimmy Fallon
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replies 5Oct 7, 2017 7:10 PM +00:00

You ain't gettin' rid of me that easily, OP!

--Olivia "The Pretty and Talented Sister" de Havilland
replies 6Oct 7, 2017 7:10 PM +00:00

Remember when Zsa Zsa first got very sick? Then she had her leg amputated and was bed ridden. She was on the death watch list for about three years before she died last Dec 2016 at age 99.

So you never know.

replies 7Oct 7, 2017 7:32 PM +00:00

George H.W. Bush has been circling the drain for years.

Betty White

Barbara Walters

replies 8Oct 7, 2017 8:01 PM +00:00

Look for performers who are of a certain age but don’t have any recent or upcoming credits. It’s been two years since John Mahoney worked and Shelley Morrison is retired and was in a wheelchair for her “Will & Grace” stint last year, so I’m picking those two.

And even though he signed to do the “Toni Erdmann” remake, I’m still convinced Jack Nicholson doesn’t have much longer.

replies 9Oct 7, 2017 8:12 PM +00:00

Gotta worry about John Cougar. That man smokes non-stop. Gotta take its toll eventually. And once it does, it all over quick.
replies 10Oct 7, 2017 8:21 PM +00:00

If I were Nina Blackwood I'd make an appointment to see the pulmonologist Monday morning. Her voice sounds like a smoking toad. She sounds awful on SIRIUS. Put her on the deathwatch.
replies 11Oct 7, 2017 8:36 PM +00:00

Prince Philip is also circling the drain.

replies 12Oct 8, 2017 7:12 AM +00:00

^^ As is ex King Juan Carlos of Spain.

replies 13Oct 8, 2017 7:36 AM +00:00

Oh [R13] I hadn't heard that King Juan was ill?

replies 14Oct 24, 2017 7:25 PM +00:00

Faul McCartney

replies 15Oct 24, 2017 7:27 PM +00:00

Aaron Carter

replies 16Oct 24, 2017 7:30 PM +00:00

Paul McCartney has another 20 years to go. Too healthy. Young wife. Takes care of himself.

replies 17Oct 24, 2017 7:37 PM +00:00

Your mom.

replies 18Oct 24, 2017 7:39 PM +00:00

Henry Kissinger

Dick Cheney

George H.W. Bush

Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones - hoping not)

replies 19Oct 24, 2017 7:40 PM +00:00


replies 20Oct 24, 2017 7:49 PM +00:00

Keith Richards

--A yearly tradition
replies 21Oct 24, 2017 7:55 PM +00:00

Agree, Mellencamp looks like he's ready for the oxygen tent - emphysema stage 1.

replies 22Oct 24, 2017 8:01 PM +00:00

Queen and/or king

replies 23Oct 24, 2017 8:08 PM +00:00

With Robert Guillaume passing, I was surprised that Katherine Helmond and Robert Mandan were still alive and kicking.

Their Soap castmates Richard Mulligan and Cathryn Damon have been long gone.

replies 24Oct 24, 2017 8:10 PM +00:00

Trump, please.

replies 25Oct 24, 2017 8:16 PM +00:00

baba wawa

replies 26Oct 24, 2017 8:20 PM +00:00

I honestly thought Robert Guillaume died awhile ago.

replies 27Oct 24, 2017 8:22 PM +00:00

Burt Reynolds. Aaron AND Nick Carter. Dick Van Dyke. Zac Efron. Selena Gomez. Justin Bieber, if we're lucky.

replies 28Oct 24, 2017 8:23 PM +00:00

[R28] Dick Van Dyke was in very good sprightly form for a man in his nineties when he gave a eulogy at Barbara Sinatras funeral.

replies 29Oct 25, 2017 1:03 AM +00:00

Lil Wayne.

replies 30Oct 25, 2017 2:43 AM +00:00

Did anyone have Fats Domino as one of their their deathwatch suggestions ?

replies 31Oct 25, 2017 3:20 PM +00:00

John Mellencamp

Jack Nicholson

Val Kilmer

replies 32Oct 25, 2017 3:25 PM +00:00

Hal Holbrook

replies 33Oct 25, 2017 3:33 PM +00:00

Sidney Poitier

replies 34Oct 25, 2017 3:34 PM +00:00

R14 Juan Carlis is pushing 80 & looks ashen these days. Not a good sign.

replies 35Oct 25, 2017 3:37 PM +00:00


replies 36Oct 25, 2017 3:38 PM +00:00

....Maybe I'll do my holiday cards early this year...........
--Valerie Harper
replies 37Oct 25, 2017 3:43 PM +00:00

Monica Vitti

replies 38Oct 25, 2017 3:44 PM +00:00

It brings me no joy to write this, but Lisa Marie Presley does not look well.

Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis and Priscilla, was among the famous names who turned out at the Elle Women In Hollywood event Monday night - accompanied by her three daughters.
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replies 39Oct 25, 2017 3:46 PM +00:00

replies 40Oct 25, 2017 3:48 PM +00:00

Lisa Marie is a trooper, she's known nothing but drama her whole life, she'll be fine

replies 41Oct 25, 2017 3:49 PM +00:00

Cindy Adams

Barbara Walters

Jimmy Carter

Meghan Markle

Selena Gomez

Bob Harper

Brendan Coyle

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Justin Bieber

Jonah Hill and/or Seth Rogen

replies 42Oct 25, 2017 3:55 PM +00:00

Is Cindy Adams ill [R42]?

replies 43Oct 25, 2017 4:07 PM +00:00

Dick Van Dyke is one of those guys who could definitely make 100.

replies 44Oct 25, 2017 4:10 PM +00:00

I think Scott Disick is a good candidate. Not for age of course but an OD or traffic accident.

replies 45Oct 25, 2017 4:13 PM +00:00

Christie brinkley. I know something.

replies 46Oct 25, 2017 4:19 PM +00:00

When is the 2018 prediction speculation /Deadpool thread likely to be started?

replies 47Oct 25, 2017 4:21 PM +00:00

Miles Teller in a tragic autofellatio accident.

replies 48Oct 25, 2017 4:21 PM +00:00

When is that right-wing asshole Pat Boone going to kick the bucket?

replies 49Oct 25, 2017 4:22 PM +00:00

How old is Pat Boone [R49]?! He seems to have looked old and angry forever!

replies 50Oct 25, 2017 4:25 PM +00:00

Pat Boone is 83.

replies 51Oct 25, 2017 4:26 PM +00:00

Billy Graham is also hanging on at 98.

replies 52Oct 25, 2017 4:27 PM +00:00

Mac the Kinfe

replies 53Oct 25, 2017 4:28 PM +00:00


replies 54Oct 25, 2017 4:29 PM +00:00

Eric Clapton

replies 55Oct 25, 2017 4:34 PM +00:00

As always:

Shane MacGowan

Sinead O'Connor

replies 56Oct 25, 2017 4:39 PM +00:00

Cheers [R51] [R52] There was an article recently published online about Billy Graham in recent weeks by a religious publisher I think in anticipation of his 99th birthday. But the way it was written was almost as a eulogy rather than a living person. I suspect it's known or believed in certain circles that he's likely on his way out sadly before his 100th.

replies 57Oct 25, 2017 4:42 PM +00:00

[R21] Keith Richards is pickled, he will never die.

replies 58Oct 25, 2017 4:53 PM +00:00

R42 Brendan Coyle stays.

replies 59Oct 25, 2017 4:57 PM +00:00

Marion Ross (HAPPY DAYS) celebrated her 89th today.

replies 60Oct 25, 2017 4:58 PM +00:00

Loretta Lynn

Steve Lawrence

Lainie Kazan

replies 61Oct 25, 2017 4:58 PM +00:00

Since I'm a few hours too late to say Fats Domino, I'll give a shout out to other 50's rock 'n roll legends Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis.

replies 62Oct 25, 2017 5:10 PM +00:00

Not sure if there's any truth to it, but I've read that Clint Eastwood is not long for this world.

replies 63Oct 25, 2017 5:21 PM +00:00

Trump - like Elvis - will drop dead on the toilet while he's rage tweeting.

replies 64Oct 25, 2017 6:23 PM +00:00

Is it too much to hope that a certain pussy-grabbing former reality show star will choke on some KFC?

replies 65Oct 25, 2017 6:59 PM +00:00

Robyn. Piper Laurie.

replies 66Oct 25, 2017 7:07 PM +00:00

Jess Walton

--Bren Dad Ickson
replies 67Oct 25, 2017 7:12 PM +00:00

i can't believe I'm saying this but Lindsay Lohan.

George Wendt or John Goodman.

replies 68Oct 25, 2017 7:14 PM +00:00

Bill & Melinda Gates

replies 69Oct 25, 2017 7:18 PM +00:00

R68 - I have been feeling as if Lohan has used up the last if her nine lives.

replies 70Oct 25, 2017 7:21 PM +00:00

R70 She doesn't seem well, but then again, she would be the type to survive another fifty years.

replies 71Oct 25, 2017 7:34 PM +00:00

Christie Brinkley

replies 72Oct 25, 2017 8:05 PM +00:00

Christmas is always a popular time for a celebrity death. I do think prince Philip has one foot in the grave. I’d rather the Queen died though. I’m British so I’d get the day off for the funeral. I’ve ran out of annual leave so I could do with it. Wishful thinking would be a Kardashian. How much more can the word endure ? No chance of Trump dying anytime soon. Satan always looks after his own.

replies 73Oct 25, 2017 9:41 PM +00:00

As Corey Feldman is about to expose the Hollywood paedophile ring I’d say he is at risk.

replies 74Oct 25, 2017 9:43 PM +00:00

I thought Fats Domino died in the 60's!

replies 75Oct 25, 2017 9:45 PM +00:00

yeah, i thought fats domino died years ago...

replies 76Oct 25, 2017 10:52 PM +00:00

I think a rock star will croak. many of them are elderly and still touring, i don't think their bodies can handle the stress

replies 77Oct 25, 2017 10:54 PM +00:00

I think Prince Philip will hold on until next year.

replies 78Oct 25, 2017 11:23 PM +00:00

Oh! R64 speaks the truth to me. It’s the most sensible way to go when you’re a blonde whale on the toilet.

replies 79Oct 26, 2017 12:11 AM +00:00

R29 I’ve family that have worked with the elderly. I know from experience ; they may be spry but just about anything can take them out. A cough, a broken bone, a cold. Bed rest leads to pneumonia and bam. Gone.

replies 80Oct 26, 2017 12:17 AM +00:00

Brendan Fraser, auto accident, possibly drink / drug driving related.

replies 81Oct 26, 2017 12:21 AM +00:00

Eddie Vedder, heart attack or aneurysm.

replies 82Oct 26, 2017 12:24 AM +00:00

Now, Morgan Freeman?

replies 83Oct 26, 2017 12:34 AM +00:00

Christie Brinkley by absolute stupidity. By Xmas 2018. Probably sooner if you knew what I know. The empay she'll with no soul will just dissipate. Not even purgatory. Her son will secretly celebrate with a big race and lots of molly.

replies 84Oct 26, 2017 12:59 AM +00:00
Trump - like Elvis - will drop dead on the toilet while he's rage tweeting.

An iconic epitomising image fit to be captured for posterity.

--We can dream
replies 85Oct 26, 2017 1:10 AM +00:00

Leslie Phillips

replies 86Oct 26, 2017 11:05 AM +00:00

Aretha Franklin

--Dionne Warwick
replies 87Oct 26, 2017 11:26 AM +00:00

tina turner

replies 88Oct 26, 2017 11:29 AM +00:00

I worry about Mitch Miller.

replies 89Oct 26, 2017 11:32 AM +00:00

Graham is 98? Only the good die young.

replies 90Oct 26, 2017 11:39 AM +00:00

Why doesn't that bastard Pat Robertson die? He will do his damage for ever I guess. I wish there was a hell he could go to.

replies 91Oct 26, 2017 11:41 AM +00:00


replies 92Oct 26, 2017 11:42 AM +00:00

Rose McGowan. Ronan Farrow.

replies 93Oct 26, 2017 12:15 PM +00:00

Trump, Bush 1, Barb Bush, judge Thomas, Doug Ducey, the entire Huckabee tribe.

replies 94Oct 26, 2017 3:08 PM +00:00

Manila Luzon

replies 95Oct 26, 2017 6:20 PM +00:00

R24, a digression. Many years ago I saw Cathryn Damon as Beatrice in "Gamma ...Marigolds" off-Broadway. Terrific.

replies 96Oct 26, 2017 6:32 PM +00:00

R75, me too! RIP.

replies 97Oct 26, 2017 6:34 PM +00:00
The empay she'll with no soul will just dissipate.

I have read this three times and I still don't know what it means. What kind of English is it: millennial?

replies 98Oct 26, 2017 9:02 PM +00:00

Selina Gomez is young why so many votes?

--Out of the loop
replies 99Oct 27, 2017 12:09 AM +00:00

Lupus and a kidney transplant over the summer, r99.

replies 100Oct 27, 2017 12:16 AM +00:00

R98, I think I know! Is it: “The empty shell with no soul will just dissipate.”

I would like to be on Wheel Of Fortune. Who has Pat Sajaks’ number?

replies 101Oct 27, 2017 12:23 AM +00:00

Michael J. Fox

Jack Nicholson

Selena Gomez

Judd Hirsch

David Cassidy

Burt Reynolds

Zac Efron

Bill Cosby

David Hasselhoff

Frankie Muniz

Ed O’Neill

replies 102Oct 27, 2017 12:37 AM +00:00

R100 - she does seem to have had a bad run of luck, health wise.

replies 103Oct 27, 2017 1:35 AM +00:00

The BushClintonObama crime families.

replies 104Oct 27, 2017 3:51 AM +00:00

Robert DeNiro has been in such a hysterical frenzy since Trumps election, I wouldnt be surprised if Bob had a heart attack, or stroked out.

replies 105Oct 27, 2017 3:59 AM +00:00

Corey Feldman will likely die of a "drug overdose" which will really be murder to shut him up once and for all.

replies 106Oct 27, 2017 1:06 PM +00:00

Do we get a wish list? Mine is every Republican in this country but especially DT, Pence, Ryan, McConnell, that Moore guy and that fat ugly woman speaking for DT.

replies 107Oct 27, 2017 2:59 PM +00:00

I hate to say it but Sean Connery is up in years as well. He’s 87.

replies 108Oct 27, 2017 3:06 PM +00:00

Kaye Ballard

replies 109Oct 27, 2017 3:12 PM +00:00

I've stopped counting for 2017, which likely means three people reserved on my list for 2018 will bite it before December 31.

Doc Severinsen

Lee Iacocca

Hugh Downs

George P. Schultz

replies 110Oct 27, 2017 3:14 PM +00:00

Kirk Douglas

replies 111Oct 27, 2017 3:22 PM +00:00

How's John Mahoney's health?

Hopefully, those old crones Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi are nearing the end.

replies 112Oct 27, 2017 4:42 PM +00:00

Nah Nancy has a way to go, she'll continue to waste resources and have people wiping her ass for years to come, whether she'll be aware that she's alive or not.

replies 113Oct 27, 2017 5:22 PM +00:00

I hate the thought of it too [R108] Sean Connery was my first crush and basically how I discovered I was gay. IE getting a massive rise in my pants watching repeats of him as James Bond scantily dressed and being charming and seductive. I think it was when I watched him getting a back massage and then seducing the masseur in Thunderball.

Anyway other names worth consideration for now or whenever a deathlist thread for 2018 is started include

Ken Kercheval Burt Reynolds Gene Hackman Jack Nicholson Vera Miles Jean Kennedy (last of the Kennedy siblings) Doris Day Dorothy Malone Valerie Harper

replies 114Oct 27, 2017 8:17 PM +00:00

Can we add Simon Cowell to the list?

replies 115Oct 27, 2017 8:52 PM +00:00

If you wish [R115]

replies 116Oct 28, 2017 8:12 AM +00:00

Mitzi Gaynor

replies 117Oct 28, 2017 5:18 PM +00:00

Kathy Griffin is on shaky ground lately, she may be an up and comer on this list.

replies 118Oct 28, 2017 6:05 PM +00:00


replies 119Oct 28, 2017 6:26 PM +00:00

'Tippi' Hedren

replies 120Oct 28, 2017 7:15 PM +00:00

Tatum, darling, how are you holding up these days?
replies 121Oct 28, 2017 7:22 PM +00:00

Fay Chaldecott

Marilyn Knowlden

They're little known, but I'm watching "David Copperfield" (1935) tonight and those are the only two cast members alive.

replies 122Oct 28, 2017 7:24 PM +00:00

Axl Rose

replies 123Oct 28, 2017 7:42 PM +00:00

Isn't Ryan O'Neal rumoured to be ill? He pulled out of a stage show in Scotland last month for unspecified health reasons.

replies 124Oct 28, 2017 8:16 PM +00:00

Martin Charnin.

--Aileen Quinn
replies 125Oct 28, 2017 10:46 PM +00:00

R404 from the bare back thread

Be honest.
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replies 126Oct 29, 2017 5:39 AM +00:00

With great sadness, Zac Efron. Make-up can no longer cover the raccoon eyes.

replies 127Dec 7, 2017 1:35 AM +00:00

Mama June

replies 128Dec 7, 2017 11:57 PM +00:00


replies 129Dec 8, 2017 12:05 AM +00:00

After the bloodbath that was 2016, this year has felt very tame. It's almost like NO one good died.

replies 130Dec 8, 2017 12:08 AM +00:00

No one bad either. That's quite unfortunate.

replies 131Dec 8, 2017 12:59 PM +00:00

I had a dream last night that it was BREAKING NEWS that Dolly Parton died...

--Vlad Putin was also my dad in the dream so I wonder what it means
replies 132Dec 9, 2017 7:31 PM +00:00

I had a dream that the Christmas Moose was hit by a semi in a Western Canadian logging town, and killed.

replies 133Dec 9, 2017 7:34 PM +00:00

I just woke up from a dream that my dog died.

But he's been dead for 16 years IRL.

replies 134Dec 9, 2017 7:34 PM +00:00

Burt Reynolds could not possibly hold on much longer.

GHWB will predecease DL fave Bar by five years.

John Conyers

Henry Kissinger

The day that Sean Connery goes will be a sorrowful one for me. God save THE 007.

replies 135Dec 9, 2017 8:29 PM +00:00

[R135] What health issues is Burt Reynolds suffering from?

replies 136Dec 9, 2017 9:53 PM +00:00

Prince Phillip.

replies 137Dec 9, 2017 10:08 PM +00:00

Bon Jovi

replies 138Dec 9, 2017 10:11 PM +00:00

Dame Elton

replies 139Dec 9, 2017 10:11 PM +00:00

Bryan Singer

replies 140Dec 9, 2017 10:11 PM +00:00

Florence Welch

replies 141Dec 10, 2017 1:23 AM +00:00

Barbara Eden...I saw a photo of her yesterday and got a terrible feeling that she was a goner

replies 142Dec 10, 2017 1:52 AM +00:00

Michael Caine

replies 143Dec 10, 2017 1:57 AM +00:00

Another goddam list I'm off, thank God! Now how 'bout a drink, everyone?

--MISS Helen Lawson
replies 144Dec 10, 2017 1:58 AM +00:00

Saw a tweet yesterday that Mike Tyson had a massive heart attack and was in critical condition but then haven't seen any more news about it.

replies 145Dec 10, 2017 2:00 AM +00:00

Mike Tyson is a convicted rapist

replies 146Dec 10, 2017 2:04 AM +00:00

Sounds like Christie Brinkley is suffering from early onset alzheimers?

replies 147Dec 10, 2017 3:38 AM +00:00

Sadly. Sean Connery. Any day now.

replies 148Dec 10, 2017 5:29 AM +00:00

Paul Ryan

replies 149Dec 10, 2017 5:34 AM +00:00

Joey Heatherton Connie Francis Sally Struthers

replies 150Dec 10, 2017 5:42 AM +00:00

Chris March

Pete Davidson

Debbie Allen

replies 151Dec 10, 2017 6:11 AM +00:00

Chris Rea

Meat Loaf

replies 152Dec 10, 2017 6:50 AM +00:00

Noel Gallagher

replies 153Dec 10, 2017 6:53 AM +00:00

Hugh Jackman

replies 154Dec 10, 2017 7:15 AM +00:00

If Barbara Eden goes we can finally stop hearing her anecdote about Desi Arnaz in the 50s--she's certainly gotten a lot of facetime based on that and her shitty Bewitched knockoff series.

Baba Wawa doesn't seem to be in good shape

I'll bet we'll see more rockers go--hard lives and so many of them are in their 70s.

replies 155Dec 10, 2017 7:17 AM +00:00

Lola Falana

Nana Mouskouri

Anne Murray

replies 156Dec 10, 2017 7:20 AM +00:00

Hopefully, Trump, Pence, and Ryan. They'd be a glorious trifecta for the grim reaper.

--Mdme. De Farge
replies 157Dec 10, 2017 7:22 AM +00:00

r157 Knit, Thérèse, knit.

--the Marquis St. Evrémonde
replies 158Dec 10, 2017 7:25 AM +00:00

Ursula Andress

replies 159Dec 10, 2017 7:34 AM +00:00

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say Kirk Douglas's days are numbered.

Tara Reid Ruby Rose

replies 160Dec 10, 2017 7:37 AM +00:00

Lainie Kazan, R61??? Lainie is alive and well and 77. I know all that because her girlfriend told me.
replies 161Dec 10, 2017 7:42 AM +00:00

R161, but you never know, do you? One can be healthy and kicking, then a sudden stroke can do you in.

replies 162Dec 10, 2017 8:17 AM +00:00