First created in May 2001, one-off website AbeVigoda.com made a timely update on Tuesday and marked the passing of its namesake, the “sunken-eyed character actor” Abe Vigoda, who died Tuesday at age 94. The domain expires in May 2016, and there’s no telling as of yet if the registrars will renew it.
And here’s the website a few minutes later:
In 1982 and in 1987, erroneous reports in the media listed Vigoda as dead, making him the subject of running jokes, notably on the Late Show with David Letterman:
RIP Abe Vigoda.