Sherman Hemsley

“The Jeffersons” star Sherman Hemsley has died at the age of 74. The actor passed away at his home in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday. He died at his home, police sources told People. Born in Philadelphia, Hemsley got his break in show business in the early 1970s, making his Broadway debut in a production […]

Chad Everett

Chad Everett, the blue-eyed star of the 1970s TV series “Medical Center” who went on to appear in such films and TV shows as “Mulholland Drive” and “Melrose Place,” has died. He was 75. Everett’s daughter, Katherine Thorp, said he died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles after a year-and-a-half-long battle with lung cancer. […]

Sally Ride

The first American woman to go into space, Sally Ride, died Monday after a 17-month battle against pancreatic cancer, her company said. Amazon.com Widgets

Gordon W. Cowden

Gordon W. Cowden was the oldest victim identified by the Arapahoe County coroner’s office. Cowden grew up in Austin, Texas, and is the father of four children, his friend Jane Gibson told NBC News. “I had texted him yesterday to see how he was (after hearing of the shooting), I never heard back from him.” […]

Rebecca Ann Wingo

An Aurora resident originally from Quinlan, Texas, Wingo was a mother of two daughters, her friends said in social media postings. She was a waitress at Joe’s Crab Shack and was a student at the Community College of Aurora, the Denver Post reported. “I lost my daughter yesterday to a mad man,” Steve Hernandez wrote […]

Alex Teves

Teves was a 2006 graduate of Desert Vista High School in the Tempe (Ariz.) Unified School District, NBC station KPNX of Phoenix reported. University of Denver released a statement saying Teves graduated from the Morgridge College of Education recently, and identified his home town as Phoenix. Amazon.com Widgets

Alexander Jonathan Boik

Boik, known as AJ, graduated earlier this year from Gateway High School in Aurora, his family said in a statement. He was accepted to Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and planned to be an art teacher and open his own studio. He attended the movie with his girlfriend, who survived the attack, the […]

Jesse Childress

Childress was injured in the shooting and died of his injuries at the hospital on Friday. He lived in Thornton, Colo., and was single. The Air Force reservist was a cyber-system operator at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora. Amazon.com Widgets

Micayla Medek

Medek was among the dead, her father’s cousin, Anita Busch, told The Associated Press. Busch said the news, while heartbreaking, was a relief for the family after an agonizing day of waiting for news. “I hope this evil act … doesn’t shake people’s faith in God,” she said. Medek worked at Subway and had taken […]

Matt McQuinn

McQuinn, originally from Springfield, Ohio, went to the premiere with his girlfriend, Samantha Yowler, who was injured in the attack, according to family members. McQuinn was a graduate of Butler-Vandalia High School in Ohio. He and Yowler, from St. Paris, Ohio, moved in November to Colorado, where Yowler’s brother, Nick, lives. All three were in […]