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  1. 'Young and the Restless' Star Jeanne Cooper Dies at 84

    12:06 pm 5/8/2013

    UPDATED: The actress, best known as Katherine Chancellor, won a Daytime Emmy in 2008 following a Lifetime Achievement Award honor in 2004.Read more

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  2. Merrill Brockway, Patron of the Fine Arts on TV, Dies at 90

    12:32 pm 5/7/2013

    He directed and produced for PBS’ landmark series “Dance in America” and CBS’ “Camera Three.”Read more

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  3. Visual Effects Pioneer Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92

    10:37 am 5/7/2013

    Stop-motion legend developed many of the techniques that have become today's industry standards.Read more

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  4. ‘Simpsons’ Inspiration Margaret ‘Marge’ Groening Dies

    2:30 pm 5/6/2013

    Matt Groening’s mother, whose late husband was named Homer, was 94.Read more

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  5. TV Newsman and Actor Mario Machado Dies at 78

    12:17 pm 5/6/2013

    The pioneering L.A.-based Chinese-American broadcast journalist appeared in such films as “Scarface,” the “RoboCop” series and “Rocky III.”Read more

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  6. Former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Dies at 94

    7:33 am 5/6/2013

    The film-loving political icon's career spanned nearly 70 years and was the inspiration for director Paolo Sorrentino's Cannes Jury Prize-winner "Il Divo" in 2008. Read more

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  7. Entertainment Attorney James L. Tolbert Dies at 86

    3:12 pm 5/3/2013

    He represented Redd Foxx, Lou Rawls, Della Reese and others and co-founded the NAACP’s Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch to advocate for more positive roles and broader representation for African-American actors.Read more

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  8. 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' Star Virginia Gibson Dies at 88

    12:59 pm 5/3/2013

    The actress also sang and danced on Broadway and co-hosted the children’s documentary series “Discovery” for ABC.Read more

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  9. ‘China Syndrome’ Screenwriter Mike Gray Dies at 77

    11:12 am 5/3/2013

    The thriller, about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, opened 12 days before the Three Mile Island disaster in 1979.Read more

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  10. Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly Dies at 34

    7:07 pm 5/1/2013

    UPDATED: So So Def released a statement calling the "Jump" artist "the kind, generous and fun-loving life of the party."Read more

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