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READ MORE: Darius Campbell Danesh's cause of death set to remain unknown for two monthsThe Hollywood actor – who was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1926 – died at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills.Deana Martin, the daughter of Hollywood legend Dean Martin, shared a heartfelt tribute to Silva on Twitter, saying he was "one of the nicest men" she ever had the "pleasure" of calling a friend.She wrote: "Our hearts are broken at the loss of our dear friend Henry Silva, one of the nicest, kindest and most talented men I've had the pleasure of calling my friend.""He was the last surviving star of the original Oceans 11 Movie. We love you, Henry, you will be missed."He appeared in a number of other movies with Frank Sinatra, including the original Ocean’s Eleven (1960) with Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr and 1962 Western Sergeants 3.Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1926, Silva quit school when he was 13 years old, supporting himself as he attended drama lessons.He earned a spot at entertainment organisation the Actor’s Studio in 1955, soon going on to appear on Broadway and on the big screen.His last credit was as a boxing spectator in the 2001 Ocean’s 11 remake.Silva was married to Ruth Earl from 1966-87, and they had two sons, Michael and Scott.For more of the latest showbiz and TV news from the Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newslettershere.His sons wanted their dad’s social media accounts “listed in his obituary” so fans could pay tribute. Fans have since left tributes, with one person writing: "RIP it's a sad day for Hollywood."Another person penned: "Another legend gone to the stars RIP."A third shared: "I remember watching his movies growing up.
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Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh died from 'inhalation of chloroethane' aged 41
Darius Campbell Danesh died from "inhalation of chloroethane", the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed.The singer and actor was found dead in his US apartment, in Rochester, Minnesota, last month at the age of 41.Autopsy documents obtained by the PA news agency listed “toxic effects of chloroethane” as well as "suffocation" as having contributed to his death.READ MORE: Darius Campbell Danesh 'weeks away from Pop Idol comeback' before tragic death aged 41The death was ruled an accident by the medical examiner.A statement released by Darius' family previously said local police had found "no signs of intent or suspicious circumstances".The Scottish singer-songwriter appeared on the first Pop Idol, which was won by Will Young, as well as Popstars.After Pop Idol, Darius turned down Simon Cowell’s offer of a record deal and signed with producer Steve Lillywhite, whose credits include U2 and the Rolling Stones.Fellow Pop Idol contestants Will and Gareth Gates paid tribute to the singer after his death was announced, describing him as "driven, courageous and gentle".In a heartfelt tribute, Leave Right Now singer Will wrote: "For the past few days my thoughts have been with Darius’s family and will continue to be so."I found this picture a while ago taken during Pop Idol. If there was ever an example of not giving up on your dreams then Darius is top of the pile."Driven, courageous and gentle.
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Hollywood actor Gerard Butler led mourners at the funeral of late Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh.An intimate funeral service was held for the Scottish singer in Glasgow on Thursday (August 25) so the star could finally be laid to rest.It comes after the musician tragically died aged 41 and was found dead in his US apartment on August 11.READ MORE:Darius Campbell Danesh 'weeks away from Pop Idol comeback' before tragic death aged 41Around 100 mourners reportedly gathered to pay their tributes to the former Pop Idol star, according to The Sun and other outlets.It was also reported a lone piper played Caledonia during the emotional procession.A-list actor Gerard Butler, a close pal of Darius, was among those saying a final farewell to the star.The Scottish actor previously called fellow Scot Darius a "true brother in arms" following the heartbreaking news of the singer's death.Butler went on: "My thoughts and love go to his wonderful mum and dad Avril and Booth and his two brilliant brothers Aria and Cyrus."To those lucky enough to have met Darius for more than a few minutes, they were deeply moved by his infectious laugh and barely containable zest for life."He was always armed with a smile, a booming voice, and a genuinely warm embrace that few could resist – nor would they want to!!! He was an incredible talent, a singer whose voice touched your soul and an actor with great presence."But, most importantly, he had the heart of a lion.
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Darius Campbell Danesh 'went off-grid sparking concern among pals' before his death
"When he did get back, the reply was to say 'thanks for getting in touch, love you and apologies for the tardy response'."It was very odd," they told The Sun.They continued: "It was like I was speaking to a stranger. I spoke to him afterwards but he seemed like he may have been a bit lost."The star's family will now have to wait for an agonising two months before they can receive the details about the cause of his death.A police spokesman said: "The investigation into the cause of his death is still pending.There is no known threat to the public."Darius had been staying at The Berkman apartments, billed as Rochester’s premiere address for “elegant short-term and long-term furnished suites and residential living”.Most tenants who live in the block of flats work or are being treated at the Mayo Clinic nearby.The Mayo Clinic is rated among the top hospitals in the world, and has treated celebrities, including Muhammad Ali, Johnny Cash, and former US president Ronald Reagan.Sean Bean addresses 'regrets' after being married five times[LATEST]Michael Jackson's kids Paris, 24, and Prince, 25, hold hands at gala[PICTURES]Michael Bublé's wife shares new hospital footage from baby's birth[INSTAGRAM]Following the sad news of his death, tributes had poured in for Darius and among those was music mogul, Simon Cowell, who said: “He was charismatic, funny and just a great person to be with.
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Darius Campbell Danesh left pals worried by going 'off-grid' months before tragic death
Darius Campbell Danesh left his pals worried when he didn't reply to their texts in the months before his tragic and untimely death.The Glaswegian singer, who shot to fame in 2001 when he appeared on Popstars, passed away on August 11 at just 41 years of age.And now friends of the pop singer have spoken out about how they felt "worried" by his behaviour when he went "off-grid" in the months leading up to his passing.READ NEXT: Matthew Wright compares Darius' tragic death to Boyzone's Stephen Gately's passingA friend, who knew Darius for more than 20 years, told The Sun that someone got in touch with them to see if they could reach him as he had "gone off-grid" and and they were "worried".The friend then sent Darius a message to check in on him which took him almost two weeks to respond to."That was unusual for him," they explained, adding: "He was usually very engaging and would respond quickly."They went on to say that when he did reply, the response was "very off" and it felt as though he was a "stranger".Darius' pal revealed that they spoke soon after, but "he seemed like he may have been a bit lost".Scottish star Darius, who lived in America, was found dead in his Minnesota apartment earlier this month, with news breaking days later.Police confirmed that there were no signs of suspicious circumstances when he was found.He was found unresponsive at his home, with the cause of death unknown until a post-mortem is undertaken.The Scottish first shot to fame when he appeared on Popstars when he sang a memorable rendition of Britney Spears' chart-topping track Baby One More Time.Darius went on to perform in London's West End, with him even playing Rhett Butler in Gone With The Wind.He married Canadian actress Natasha
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Gerard Butler gushes over 'close pal' Darius Danesh after tragic death aged 41
Hollywood pal, 51, paid tribute to Darius, saying he was driven to “inspire others to better themselves,” as he shared a recent picture on Instagram of the pair smiling in Malibu, US.READ MORE:Will Young pays tribute to 'gentle' Pop Idol co-star Darius Campbell Danesh after deathButler, who played the Spartan king in hit film 300, wrote: “To those lucky enough to have met Darius for more than a few minutes, they were deeply moved by his infectious laugh and barely containable zest for life.“He was always armed with a smile, a booming voice, and a genuinely warm embrace that few could resist-nor would they want to!!!“He was an incredible talent, a singer whose voice touched your soul and an actor with great presence.“But, most importantly, he had the heart of a lion. It was bigger and brighter than the sun and an energy so contagious he could light up a room in seconds.”Meanwhile Will Young, who pipped Darius to a place in the finals of Pop Idol in 2002, described the singer as “driven, courageous and gentle on Instagram” as he shared a sweet picture of the pair with their arms around each other taken during the show.Young, 43, said: “For the past few days my thoughts have been with Darius’s family and will continue to be so.”“I found this picture a while ago taken during Pop Idol.
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