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  1. Wally Cassell, Gangster in 'White Heat,' Dies at 103

    3:44 pm 5/28/2015

    Believed to have been one of the oldest living actors, he also starred in several other film noirs, including ‘Quicksand,’ ‘Breakdown’ and ‘City That Never Sleeps.’Read more

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  2. Michael King, Top Syndication Television Executive, Dies at 67

    7:54 am 5/28/2015

    His company, King World Productions, was behind 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' 'Wheel of Fortune' and 'Jeopardy!' Read more

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  3. Pete Fatovich, Longtime Associate Director on Late-Night NBC Shows, Dies at 84

    3:05 pm 5/27/2015

    He worked on 'The Tonight Show,' 'Saturday Night Live' and 'Late Night With David Letterman,' and then came along with Dave to CBS’ 'Late Show' in 1993.Read more

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  4. Nick Harris, Veteran Literary Agent, Dies at 49

    12:52 pm 5/27/2015

    He worked for such firms as Mosaic and ICM Partners before co-founding The Story Foundation for young-adult audiences in 2012.Read more

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  5. U2's Longtime Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Found Dead

    10:22 am 5/27/2015

    Paramedics were reportedly called to Sheehan's room after he was found unresponsive in the early hours of Wednesday. Read more

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  6. John H. Ward, 'Charles in Charge' Producer, Dies at 73

    1:42 pm 5/26/2015

    Ward also helped set up European news bureaus for CNN before its 1980 launch.Read more

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  7. Mary Ellen Mark, Famed Photographer, Dies at 75

    12:25 pm 5/26/2015

    Her work has been featured in publications such as Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and Vogue.Read more

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  8. Marcus Belgrave, Famed Detroit Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 78 


    4:50 pm 5/24/2015

    He graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore.Read more

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  9. Anne Meara, Comedian of Stiller & Meara Fame, Dies at 85

    1:12 pm 5/24/2015

    She and husband Jerry Stiller were regulars on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' and legends of radio commercials. Survivors include their son, actor-director Ben Stiller.Read more

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  10. John Nash Jr., Subject of 'A Beautiful Mind,' Dies in Taxi Crash at 86

    7:48 am 5/24/2015

    The mathematician was played by Russell Crowe in the 2001 Ron Howard-directed film.Read more

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