Tom Wilkinson, ‘The Full Monty’ Star and 2-Time Oscar Nominee, Dies at 75

December 30, 2023 @ 9:50 AM Tom Wilkinson, the celebrated British actor who appeared in movies “The Full Monty,” “Shakespeare in Love” and “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” has passed away at age 75. “It is with great sadness that the family of Tom Wilkinson announce that he died suddenly at home on December 30. … Read more

Jim Ladd, LA Radio Legend Linked to Tom Petty’s ‘The Last DJ,’ Dies at 75

Jim Ladd, a celebrated free-form radio DJ who is widely considered the inspiration for Tom Petty’s 2002 album and single “The Last DJ,” died Dec. 17 of a heart attack. He was 75. Since 2012 Ladd has hosted a live, daily free-form show on Sirius XMU’s “Deep Tracks” channel; his friend, fellow Sirius DJ Meg … Read more