Both apparently died of a heart attack. The entertainment business is obviously hard on the heart. Both were in their 50s.
Like Michael, Harris was a giant in his niches. Those were acting and stand-up comedy.
He had the range to shift from raunchy as when collaborating with Snoop Dogg to Americana wholesome as in the series "Everyone Hates Chris." Hw was 54. Here is the coverage by the LA Times.
Late last week, icon for her role of Princess Leia in "Star Wars," Carrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack. It took place on a flight from London to LA. She wanted to be home for Christmas. Her brother Todd and mother Debbie Reynolds have not released many details about her condition. Fisher is 60 years old.