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  1. Tom Kennedy, Veteran Creative Advertising Exec, Dies at 63

    5:54 pm 12/10/2011

    He worked on campaigns for such films as "Return of the Jedi," "Basic Instinct," "Tomorrow Never Dies" and four "Star Trek" films.Read more

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  2. Phil Isaacs, Pay TV Pioneer, Exhibition and Distribution Veteran, Dies at 89

    3:47 pm 12/8/2011

    The executive helped develop a coin-operated pay television station in 1960.Read more

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  3. Joseph Farrell, Hollywood's Box-Office Prognosticator for a Quarter-Century, Dies

    7:23 pm 12/7/2011

    The former chairman and CEO of National Research Group served as exclusive supplier of forecasting data to studios and producers.Read more

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  4. Harry Morgan Dies: 5 of His Most Memorable Roles (Video)

    7:18 pm 12/7/2011

    The actor, who died Wednesday at age 96, is best known for his portrayals of Bill Gannon in "Dragnet" and Col. Potter in "M*A*S*H."Read more

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  5. Paul Haggar, Former Postproduction Exec at Paramount, Dies

    6:49 pm 12/7/2011

    A studio employee for more than a half-century, he worked on such films as "The Godfather" and "Reds" and has a building on the lot named after him.Read more

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  6. Roy Orbison's Wife Dies at 60

    11:40 am 12/7/2011

    Barbara Orbison managed her husband’s career, kept his legacy alive and owned the publishing company behind the Taylor Swift hit “You Belong to Me.”Read more

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  7. Don Rickles’ Only Son Dies at 41

    1:38 pm 12/6/2011

    Larry Rickles earned an Emmy Award for a 2007 documentary about his dad.Read more

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  8. Rita Hayworth's Grandson Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

    10:09 pm 12/5/2011

    No crime is suspected in Fordham University alum Andrew Embiricos' death. Read more

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  9. Marion Dougherty, Legendary Casting Director, Dies at 88

    5:30 pm 12/5/2011

    She put Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford before the cameras and cast films including "Midnight Cowboy" and "The Paper Chase" before a long career at Warner Bros.Read more

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  10. Charles D. McGregor, Former Television Exec at Warner Bros., Dies

    2:13 pm 12/5/2011

    He helped bring the miniseries "Roots" and "The Thorn Birds" to the small screen.Read more

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