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  1. Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89

    10:07 am 7/17/2014

    The four-time Tony nominee and three-time Emmy winner died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich.Read more

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  2. Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies at 70

    8:24 am 7/17/2014

    He was one of the most popular live acts of the early 1970s, when his signature fast blues guitar solos attracted a wide following. Read more

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  3. 'Downfall' Editor Hans Funck Dies at 61

    5:29 am 7/17/2014

    The German editor worked on such films as “The Experiment," the Oscar-nominated “Sophie Scholl: The Final Days" and Naomi Watts-starrer "Diana."Read more

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  4. Tom Rolf, Oscar-Winning Editor of 'The Right Stuff,' Dies at 82

    4:49 pm 7/16/2014

    UPDATED: He's also known for his work with Martin Scorsese on "Taxi Driver" and with Michael Mann on "Heat."Read more

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  5. Nobel Prize-Winning Author Nadine Gordimer Dies at 90

    8:59 am 7/14/2014

    The South African writer explored the cost of racial conflict during apartheid through several novels, short stories and nonfiction works. Read more

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  6. Lorin Maazel, Former New York Philharmonic Conductor, Dies at 84

    7:29 am 7/14/2014

    He guided nearly 200 orchestras in at least 7,000 opera and concert performances during 72 years at the podium.Read more

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  7. Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone Dies at 65

    10:46 pm 7/11/2014

    UPDATED: Born Erdelyi Tamas, he would go on to work as a producer after leaving the influential band.Read more

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  8. Veteran Postproduction Executive Gary Gerlich Dies at 81

    11:47 am 7/11/2014

    He worked for Technicolor, 20th Century Fox, United Artists, Columbia Pictures and MGM during a long career in Hollywood.Read more

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  9. 'Harry Potter' Actor Dave Legeno Dies at 50

    9:22 am 7/11/2014

    The 50-year-old British actor, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the films and also appeared in "Snatch" and "Batman Begins," died while hiking in California.Read more

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  10. Oscar-Winning Composer Ken Thorne Dies at 90

    4:13 pm 7/10/2014

    He took home an Academy Award for scoring "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and earned a Grammy nomination for The Beatles' "Help!"Read more

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