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Dead at 65

8/10/2008 4:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Musician Isaac Hayes -- who wrote the theme song for "Shaft" -- died this afternoon in a Memphis hospital.

According to WMC, a Shelby County sheriff's deputy responded to call from Hayes' wife after she found him on the floor near a treadmill inside their home.

Hayes was taken to Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, and was pronounced dead at 2:08 PM. Cops are investigating, but do not believe foul play was a factor.

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ken    

i love isaac...this is very sad. right after bernie mac too.

2173 days ago
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JRoc    

First?

2173 days ago
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mona lisannt    

that's two.... these things come in three....

2173 days ago
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stallone    

thats sad. R.I.P. deaths do happen in threes.... carey harts brother, bernie mac, and now isaac hayes..... creeepy

2173 days ago
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layne staley    

ILL MISS YOU CHEF

2173 days ago
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just wondering    

" older" people have to be careful when doing cardio workouts.

2173 days ago
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copperkid27    

RIP TO THE GREAT ISAAC BUT WAS THE "CHEF GETS SHAFTED" COMMENT NEEDED?

2173 days ago
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MindyD    

RIP Issac-you will be missed

2173 days ago
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Alex Farquharson    

Rest in peace Chef..... 'You were the man, who would risk his neck for his brotherland'

2173 days ago
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cutiepie32    

Who cares, one less scientolo cult member. No big loss. Its the deaths of Bernie Mac and Cary Harts brother thats sad.

2173 days ago
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IrieSoul    

" The curse of the 3's! "

R.I.P. CHEF - " I'll always remember suck on chocolate salty balls! "

1love
-IRIE

2173 days ago
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Tyson    

was he still a scientologist? if so does that mean he will be back? Still this is sad, RIP

2173 days ago
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lmk1979    

That horrible. R.I.P. Issac

2173 days ago
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Gregg    

Bernie Mac, Isaac Hayes, and Samual L.Jackson all were in a new movie to be released November 14,2008. Soul Man

2173 days ago
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tiegirl    

Check out the photo of Isaac with Bernie Mac on Isaac's website; two great entertainers. The man who penned "Shaft" will be GREATLY missed

2173 days ago
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