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Dom DeLuise Dead at 75

Dom DeLuise, the funny guy who starred in classics such as Blazing Saddles, and The Cannonball Run, has died. The hilarious character actor, also well-known for his role in Fatso, passed away last night in a Los Angeles hospital. According to Burt Reynolds, DeLuise’s costar in Cannonball Run, Smokey and The Bandit 2, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: “Dom always made everyone feel better when he was around. I never heard him say an unkind word about anyone. I will miss him very much.”