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  1. Susan Gordon, Child Actress of the ’50s and ’60s, Dies at 62

    3:42 pm 12/14/2011

    She starred in Danny Kaye’s “The Five Pennies,” “The Twilight Zone” and a live TV version of “Miracle on 34th Street.”Read more

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  2. John Higgins, Actor, Director and Dialect Coach, Dies

    1:39 pm 12/14/2011

    The brother of late “Foul Play” writer-director Colin Higgins traveled the world to work in the theater.Read more

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  3. Bert Schneider, Producer of Counterculture Film Classics, Dies at 78

    6:06 pm 12/13/2011

    The Oscar winner was behind such New Hollywood classics as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces" and "The Last Picture Show" and the anti-war documentary "Hearts and Minds."Read more

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  4. Music Industry Executive Dies After Hollywood Shooting

    5:38 pm 12/12/2011

    UPDATED: John Atterberry, who was shot in the face and neck during Friday's random shooting at the Sunset and Vine intersection, had been in critical condition at Cedars-Sinai hospital.Read more

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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