#N12BK: Anthony Bourdain

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Celebrity chef and host of CNN's “Parts Unknown” Anthony Bourdain died Friday of an apparent suicide, his network confirmed.

The 61-year-old Bourdain was filming on location in France when he was found unresponsive inside of his hotel room, CNN says.

Bourdain rose to fame through the New York City culinary scene and gained recognition for his New York Times bestselling book 'Kitchen Confidential.'

He went on to host travel and food shows "No Reservations" and "Parts Unknown."

He is survived by his daughter Ariane and girlfriend Asia Argento.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255.

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