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2014 | 2013

4 items from 2014


Santa Barbara's Dane Witherspoon Dies; Actor Was Robin Wright's First Husband

1 April 2014 6:44 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Dane Witherspoon, soap star and first husband of Robin Wright, has died. The actor, best known for playing Joe Perkins on the NBC soap opera Santa Barbara, was 56. No cause has been reported. His passing was first announced by former costar A Martinez on Saturday. "Dane passed this morning," Martinez, who played Cruz Castillo on the daytime drama, wrote on Facebook. "People who watched Santa Barbara in its earliest days will remember him as Joe Perkins, a character to which he brought a quiet grace and deep, bittersweet sense of soul. He was a singular, standup guy, loved and admired by many. My first thought, upon meeting him in 1984: 'This is the most beautiful man I've ever seen.' That »

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Dane Witherspoon, Soap Opera Star and Robin Wright's First Husband, Dies at 56

1 April 2014 4:08 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Dane Witherspoon, the former soap opera star who was once married to Robin Wright, has died at age 56. The news of Witherspoon's death was shared last weekend by fellow soap star, A. Martinez, who appeared on the NBC show with both Wright and Witherspoon. "Dane passed this morning," Martinez wrote Saturday, March 29. "People who watched Santa Barbara in its earliest days will remember him as Joe Perkins, a character to which he brought a quiet grace and deep, bittersweet sense of soul." "He was a singular [...] »

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Last Lap: Are Michelle Rodriguez, Cara Delevingne Still Making Out In Public?

31 March 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | TheFabLife - Movies | See recent TheFabLife - Movies news »

Is Chelsea Handler leaving Chelsea Lately? Has Robin Wright‘s first love passed away? Why isn’t Chris Evans worried about Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

You might remember that Michelle Rodriguez and Cara Delevingne got wild at a basketball game a few months ago, but now they’re officially a couple! The two vixens were snapped making out (while Cara was topless) on the beach today. [Us Magazine] Your favorite talk show hosts might not be hosting your favorite shows anymore. The Gossip Table is reporting that Chelsea Handler might leave E! and Josh Elliott is saying “buh-bye” to Good Morning America. Robin Wright’s first husband, Dane Witherspoon, has passed away at the age of 56. The two actors fell in love while working on Santa Barbara. Wright went on to marry and divorce Sean Penn and is currently engaged to Ben Foster. [People] Chris Evans isn’t worried about Captain America: The Winter Soldier. »

- Meghan O'Keefe

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Former Santa Barbara Star Dane Witherspoon Dies at 56

31 March 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Robin Wright's first husband, Dane Witherspoon, who costarred with her in the soap opera Santa Barbara, has died. He was 56. Actor A Martinez, who also starred in the hit daytime drama, announced the death in a message posted to his Facebook on Saturday. "Dane passed this morning. People who watched Santa Barbara in its earliest days will remember him as Joe Perkins, a character to which he brought a quiet grace and deep, bittersweet sense of soul," Martinez writes, according to Soap Opera Digest. Witherspoon was a part of the original cast, but was fired from the show months after filming began, »

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