Tom O'Connor, the comedian and beloved host of British TV game shows, passed away on July 18. He died in Buckinghamshire of complications from Parkinson's disease, his family told UK outlets. He was 81.
O'Connor was born in the town of Bootle, in England, in 1939. As a comedian, his big break came of the series The Comedians in the early 1970s. Soon after, he became a staple on British television as the host of many shows, notably including Crosswits, Name That Tune, and I've Got a Secret.
On top of hosting and comedy, O'Connor also had a role on the BBC's Doctors in 2000. Sadly, he was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2007 and has now passed away after a 14-year battle with the disease. He's survived by his wife Patricia and four children.
Sadly, actor Charlie Robinson has passed away at age 75. People explained that the Night Court star went through cardiac arrest and multi-system organ failure due to septic shock and metastatic adenocarcinoma and died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
The beloved actor's career has spanned an impressive 50 years where he starred as "Macintosh 'Mac' Robinson" on Night Court and in Sugar Hill, The Black Gestapo, Buffalo Bill, Love & War, How I Met Your Mother Home Improvement, and NCIS. He's also been an avid stage actor and even portrayed "Willy Loman" in Death of a Salesman.
He will be greatly missed by his fans and survived by his wife Dolorita, children Luca, Charlie, Christian, and Byron, and several great-grandchildren.