Dom DeLuise passes away at 75

Dom with wife and sons David & MichaelActor and funny man Dom DeLuise passed away peacefully in his sleep yesterday evening in a Los Angeles hospital. The cause for death has not yet been released. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol Arthur, and his three sons, Peter, Michael and David, all of whom are actors. Peter starred with Johnny Depp in 21 Jump Street and now lives in Vancouver with his Canadian actress wife, Anne Marie Loder. Michael was a regular on Gilmore Girls and David stars as Jerry Russo on the popular Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place. Dom was well known not only for his many TV and movie roles, but as a chef. He put out a line of cookbooks and instructional videos along with writing children’s books.

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  1. moon • May 5, 2009 @ 2:19 PM

    RIP Dom

  2. mandee • May 7, 2009 @ 12:14 AM

    RIP. is he the one in the very back not looking at the camera? i dont know who he is 🙁

  3. Kim • May 7, 2009 @ 8:08 AM

    Yes, that’s him. I remember seeing him in tons of stuff when I was a kid, and I’ve seen all of his sons in their own shows as well. Sad news.

  4. tributegirl • May 8, 2009 @ 2:30 PM

    Very sad, he was one funny guy. But like someone pointed out on the Bea Arthur article (I think it was Carol?), the worlds funniest are aging, and now we are starting to lose them.

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