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Freddie Roman, beloved comedian, dies at age 85 after suffering a heart attack

Beloved comedian and showbiz figure Freddie Roman has passed away at the age of 85.Roman was an American stand-up comedian who performed on many stages and appeared in countless shows and pictures throughout his long career, which he kept active until his later years.The multi-talented writer, actor and producer's daughter, Judi Levin told TMZ that he passed away at a hospital in Boynton Beach, Florida after suffering a heart attack on Saturday morning at his country club home.  Dearly departed: Beloved comedian and showbiz figure Freddie Roman has passed away at the age of 85She added that his whole family was present, including his wife of 63 years, Ethel.Roman will be remembered as a Friars Club staple as he was once at the helm of the famed NYC club that was known as a stable to comics and celebrities over the years.  Roman was the dean from the 1990s until Larry King succeeded him in 2014. Comedy legend: Roman was an American stand-up comedian who performed on many stages and appeared in many shows and filmsFreddie co-wrote, and starred in, the stage show Catskills on Broadway.He performed at countless high-profile venues over the years including Caesars Palace in Vegas and Harrah's in Atlantic City, to name a few. Roman was also a part of several big-time roasts for Comedy Central where he threw jokes to Drew Carey, Rob Reiner, Hugh Hefner, Chevy Chase and Jerry Stiller.
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Freddie Roman, beloved comedian, dies at age 85 after suffering a heart attack
Beloved comedian and showbiz figure Freddie Roman has passed away at the age of 85.Roman was an American stand-up comedian who performed on many stages and appeared in countless shows and pictures throughout his long career, which he kept active until his later years.The multi-talented writer, actor and producer's daughter, Judi Levin told TMZ that he passed away at a hospital in Boynton Beach, Florida after suffering a heart attack on Saturday morning at his country club home.  Dearly departed: Beloved comedian and showbiz figure Freddie Roman has passed away at the age of 85She added that his whole family was present, including his wife of 63 years, Ethel.Roman will be remembered as a Friars Club staple as he was once at the helm of the famed NYC club that was known as a stable to comics and celebrities over the years.  Roman was the dean from the 1990s until Larry King succeeded him in 2014. Comedy legend: Roman was an American stand-up comedian who performed on many stages and appeared in many shows and filmsFreddie co-wrote, and starred in, the stage show Catskills on Broadway.He performed at countless high-profile venues over the years including Caesars Palace in Vegas and Harrah's in Atlantic City, to name a few. Roman was also a part of several big-time roasts for Comedy Central where he threw jokes to Drew Carey, Rob Reiner, Hugh Hefner, Chevy Chase and Jerry Stiller.
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The Godfather star James Caan’s cause of death revealed as heart attack after he dies aged 82
James Caan, best-known for roles in films including The Godfather and The Gambler, died from a heart attack, his death certificate has revealed.Caan’s death at the age of 82 was confirmed in a statement released on social media, which read: ‘It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6.‘The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.’While a cause of death was not revealed at the time, the late actor’s death certificate outlines that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure.The document obtained by TMZ that his cause of death was myocardial infarction, otherwise known as a heart attack, with coronary artery disease being a contributing factor.Caan, who also appeared in films including Elf, El Dorado, The Rain People and A Bridge Too Far, died at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.He has since been buried at Eden Memorial Park, situated in the San Fernando Valley of LA.Caan was born on March 26 1940 in The Bronx, New York City, his parents both being Jewish immigrants from Germany.He was married four times and had five children, including Ocean’s Eleven and Entourage star Scott Caan.Following Caan’s death, tributes poured in for the Hollywood legend, from stars including Rob Reiner, Adam Sandler and Antonio Banderas.Reiner, who directed Caan in the 1990 psychological horror Misery, said: ‘I was so saddened to hear about Jimmy leaving us. I loved working with him.
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