Sunday, August 10, 2008

Isaac Hayes dies at 65

Isaac Hayes, best known for his iconic theme to the 1971 film Shaft and his role as the gravelly voiced Chef in South Park, was found dead at 7.08pm GMT today Aug. 10. The cause of death is not known.

A celebrity Scientologist, he left South Park in 2006 because of an episode of the show which mocked Scientology.

A good overview of his career can be found here.

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