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Jonshel Alexander, 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Actress, Dead at 22 in Shooting

Jonshel Alexander has died. The former child actress was shot and killed in her native Louisiana on Saturday, multiple outlets report. She was 22. Police have told news outlets that Alexander was inside a car with a man on Saturday night at 9 p.m., when a person allegedly shot them both. Alexander was pronounced dead at the scene, while the man, whose name was not released, drove himself to the hospital, per the outlets.
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Jonshel Alexander Dies: ‘Beasts Of The Southern Wild’ Actor Was 22

Jonshel Alexander, a supporting child actor in the Academy Award-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild, was fatally shot Saturday night in New Orleans’ 7th Ward, according to multiple reports. She was 22. Alexander and an unidentifed man were shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 1500 block of North Claiborne Avenue at about 9 PM, police said. Paramedics declared Alexander dead at the scene, but the man drove himself to the hospital. Alexander grew up in New Orleans’ 8th Ward on St. Claude Avenue. At age 12, Alexander played Joy Strong in the 2012 film Beasts of the Southern Wild, a...
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‘Beasts of the Southern Wild' Child Star Jonshel Alexander Dead at 22

An "absolute one-of-a-kind" former child actress had died too soon. Jonshel Alexander, who made her acting debut in the critically acclaimed 2012 drama, "Beasts of the Southern Wild," has died. Jonshel and an unnamed man were reportedly shot inside a vehicle in New Orleans on Saturday, Nov. 27, according to the Associated Press (via NBC News). Per the report, citing police, the former child star was pronounced dead at the scene while the man drove to a hospital. Jonshel was 22 years old.

Alex Cord, Actor in ‘Airwolf,’ Dies at 88

Alex Cord, the rugged former rodeo performer who portrayed Michael Coldsmith Briggs III, better known by the code name Archangel, on the 1980s CBS drama Airwolf, has died. He was 88. Cord died Monday at his home in Valley View, Texas, his publicist, Linda McAlister, told The Hollywood Reporter. On the big screen, Cord starred in Synanon (1965), a film directed by Richard Quine that was set in a rehab facility; played Ringo Kid — John Wayne’s role — in a 1966 remake of Stagecoach; and worked alongside Kirk Douglas in The Brotherhood (1968) and with Britt Ekland in Stiletto (1969). In 1977,...

Victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy identified as North Carolina man

A North Carolina man who moved to Chicago was one of the victims of John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the 1970s, authorities said Monday. Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 and early 1977, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said at a news conference announcing the identification of Alexander's remains.
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Tristan Thompson granted $50K in libel lawsuit against Kimberly Alexander

Tristan Thompson has at least one victory going for him this week. The Boston Celtics player was granted a $50,000 default judgment in his libel lawsuit against paternity accuser Kimberly Alexander, E! News reported. Alexander was ordered to pay him $50,000 in general damages and $2,901.95 in costs, in a...

Alex Rodriguez and NFL reporter Melanie Collins are ‘just friends’

Alex Rodriguez and “NFL on CBS” broadcaster Melanie Collins are just friends despite online speculation that the sideline reporter could be the former slugger’s new main squeeze. Sources exclusively tell Page Six the pair, who were recently spotted at a luxe lunch in St. Tropez, were introduced through their mutual...