Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | FAQ | RSS RSS
Stargate News
Isaac Hayes dead at 65

Sunday - August 10, 2008 | by Darren Sumner

UPDATE: Hayes' official cause of death is a stroke brought on by chronic hypertension, E! Online reports.

Pioneering singer, songwriter, and actor Isaac Hayes has passed away, the Associated Press reports. Hayes made three guest appearances on Stargate SG-1, playing the Jaffa priest Tolok.

Hayes was found at home by a family member, according to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office. He was pronounced dead about an hour later at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, the cause of death not immediately known. He was 65.

In addition to his inestimable music career, which included the famous "Theme From Shaft" in the 1970s, Hayes provided the voice of Chef on the animated series South Park.

He was also a Grammy and Academy Award winner, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.

He entered the Stargate universe in 2005, playing Tolok in Season Eight's pivotal, 3-episode arc "Reckoning" (Parts 1 and 2) and "Threads." He also narrated the short segment "Teal'c P.I." in the show's 200th episode.

(Thanks to Kelly for the tip)



COMMENTS (0):Comment Rules | Report Comment


< BACK | RSS FEED | DISCUSS AT GATEWORLD FORUM >

2006-2008 GateWorld.net. All rights reserved. This material may not be reprinted without written consent from GateWorld. Click here to learn more.


Apple iTunes

News by Category


Stargate News

Stargate Turns Twenty!

SGU Season 2

Stargate News
Stargate Turns Twenty!
Episode of the Week: ‘Fail Safe’
Episode of the Week: ‘Whispers’
Jason Momoa Is Aquaman!
Gero Sells Vigilante Drama The Phoenix Project To The CW
Stargate Producers Bring Dark Matter To Syfy
Episode of the Week: ‘Double Jeopardy’
Syfy To Move WWE Smackdown Off Fridays
Episode of the Week: ‘Endgame’
Hewlett. Momoa. Watch the Debug Preview!
Episode of the Week: ‘Show and Tell’
Episode of the Week: ‘The Defiant One’

On the Web...
Jason Momoa Talks Game of Thrones, Conan (Ottawa Citizen)
Ming-Na Wen Talks Melinda May and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Crave)
Watch Rachel Luttrell and Connor Trinneer In Short Film Zarg Attack!
Stargate Atlantis Blu-ray and SG-1 DVD Sets 73% Off – July 3 Only! (Amazon)




Add GateWorld Headlines To Your Site!

"Stargate" and all related characters and images are the property of MGM
Television Entertainment. Please read the site's copyright notice.

©1999-2014 GateWorld LLC. All rights reserved.
Add GateWorld Headlines To Your Site!

"Stargate" and all related characters and images are the property of MGM
Television Entertainment. Please read the site's copyright notice.

©1999-2014 GateWorld LLC. All rights reserved.

Store