(July 29, 1991 – March 1, 2021)
Canadian actor, best known for his regular role as Dave Turner in '' Degrassi: The Next Generation '' - Linda Schuyler's teen drama television series set in the Degrassi universe, has sadly died of undisclosed causes at the age of only 29, his agent Gabrielle Kachman announced. For his role in Degrassi: The Next Generation, French's received a prestigious Canadian Screen Award (French: Les prix Écrans canadiens), nomination for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series that honours performances in English language at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards in Meridian Hall, Toronto, Ontario (2013). He also had roles in Netflix musical drama streaming television series Soundtrack (2019), created by screenwriter Joshua Safran, alongside Paul James, Callie Hernandez, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Pop series Let’s Get Physical (2018), an american television sitcom created by Ben Newmark, alongside Matt Jones, AnnaLynne McCord and , Jane Seymour, Canadian medical drama Remedy (2015) at the Global Television Network , and American pay television channel WE-tv legal drama The Divide (2014), alongside Marin Ireland, Damon Gupton and Nia Long. Toronto-born star also played the character of Anthony 'A-Mac' Macdonald in the 2017 Canadian indie film ''Boost'' directed by Darren Curtis, alongside actorsNabil Rajo and Oluniké Adeliyi. Jahmil French attended the Wexford Collegiate School for the Visual & Media Arts and Performing Arts in Scarborough, Ontario.
Caude of death: unknown
(10 April 1947 – 2 March 2021)
Jamaican singer-songwriter, percussionist, Reggae pioneer and Grammy winner (1991, 1995, 1997), Bunny Wailer (born Neville O'Riley Livingston), has died of complications from stroke at the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, State's Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports Olivia Grange announced. He was 73 years old. Wailer had been in the hospital since July 2020, after suffering stroke. Wailer was an original and founding member of reggae group The Wailers (''Bob Marley and the Wailers'') along with his childhood friend Bob Marley, a global figure in popular culture who considered one of the pioneers of reggae and Peter Tosh (Winston Hubert McIntosh). Wailer won three Grammy awards throughout his career (1991, 1995, 1997), two for Best Reggae Album; 1997 Hall of Fame: A Tribute to Bob Marley's 50th Anniversary and 1995 Crucial! Roots Classics and one for Best Reggae Recording for "Time Will Tell -- A Tribute To Bob Marley," 1991. Wailer had been the last surviving member of The Wailers, following Marley's death from an acral lentiginous melanoma, which is a form of skin cancer in May 1981, and Peter Tosh's murder during a robbery in 1987 (he was shot twice in the head). Wailer left group in 1973, and began to work on his solo album Blackheart Man, originally released on September 1976, in Jamaica on Solomonic Records and internationally on Island Records (British-Jamaican record label owned by Universal Music Group). Blackheart Man included classic songs like Dreamland and Fighting Against Conviction, which was inspired by Wailer’s problems with the law and stint in prison. Wailer went on to release several acclaimed albums, including Protest (1977) Solomonic,1981's Rock 'n' Groove,1980s' Bunny Wailer Sings The Wailers, Marketplace (1985) Solomonic, Roots Of Jamaica (1986),Clinton,1987s Rootsman Skanking, Shanachie, Communication (2000) Solomonic, World Peace (2003) Solomonic, Rub A Dub (2007) Solomonic, Cross Culture (2009) Solomonic, and Dub Fi Dub (2018) R.O.K./The Original Genesis.
Cause of death: complications from stroke.
(10 April 1947 – 2 March 2021)
Former American professional baseball first baseman and outfielder, and major league manager Joe Altobelli (born Joseph Salvatore Altobelli), who played for the Cleveland Indians (1955, 1957), and Minnesota Twins (1961), and led Orioles to their most recent 1983 World Series title, has died from natural causes aged 88, at the rehabilitation center in Rochester, New York, The Orioles and Altobelli's adopted hometown team the Rochester Red Wings announced. He has been in poor health for the last decade of his life, especially after surviving a severe stroke three years ago. Altobelli was also a head manager for the San Francisco Giants (1977–1979), and for just one game in the 1991 major league season for the Chicago Cubs. Altobelli managed the Orioles three seasons (1983–1985). He was fired after a Team's bad start in 1985 (29 - 26). Certainly It should be noted that he was 3 × International League Manager of the Year (1971, 1976, 1980) and Junior World Series champion, Manager (1971). In 1998, he began serving as the color commentator for Red Wings home-game NBCSN broadcasts, but after a year of commenting Altobelli announced his retirement. Rochester's "Mr. Baseball." was inducted into the Rochester Red Wings Hall of Fame (1976) and the International League Hall of Fam (2008). A tremendous leader, Altobelli's incredible positive energy and baseball expertise contributed to the Hall of Fame careers of Eddie Murray (nicknamed "Steady Eddie"), Jim Palmer (the winningest MLB pitcher in the 1970s), and Cal Ripken, Jr. (nicknamed "The Iron Man ”).
Cause of death: natural causes