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  1. Producer Mark C. Levy Dies at 88

    11:31 am 3/7/2014

    He collaborated on such films as “Harper” and “Your Three Minutes Are Up,” then served as editor-in-chief for The Hollywood Reporter in the 1970s.Read more

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  2. Writer-Producer Stanley Rubin Dies at 96

    5:53 pm 3/5/2014

    His credits include the films “The Narrow Margin,” “The President’s Analyst” and “White Hunter Black Heart” and the TV comedy “The Ghost & Mrs. Muir.”Read more

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  3. Game Show Host Geoff Edwards Dies at 83

    5:10 pm 3/5/2014

    A familiar face and voice in Los Angeles in the 1970s and '80s, he worked as an emcee on such shows as “Jackpot,” “Starcade” and two versions of “Treasure Hunt.”Read more

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  4. Actress Gail Gerber Dies at 76

    6:51 pm 3/4/2014

    After appearing in two Elvis Presley films and in “Village of the Giants,” she quit acting to spend the next 30 years with screenwriter Terry Southern of “Easy Rider” and “Dr. Strangelove” fame.Read more

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  5. Famed Chinese Director Wu Tianming Dead at 74

    1:54 pm 3/4/2014

    Called the “Godfather of the Fifth Generation,” the influential filmmaker helmed such 1980s features as “Life” and “The Old Well” and was the youngest head of Xi’an Film Studios.Read more

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  6. Robert L. Spencer, Partner of Late Fashion Icon Mr. Blackwell, Is Dead

    9:36 am 3/2/2014

    He and the creator of Hollywood's legendary Worst-Dressed List founded an ultraglamorous label for women in the late 1950s and were together for 59 years.Read more

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  7. French Filmmaker Alain Resnais Dies at 91

    6:33 am 3/2/2014

    He was renowned for reinventing himself during each of his full-length films, which included the acclaimed "Hiroshima Mon Amour" in 1959 and most recently "Life of Riley." Read more

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  8. Jim Lange Dead: 'Dating Game' Host Dies at 81

    11:21 pm 2/26/2014

    He appeared on the ABC show for more than a decade after its 1965 debut, and welcomed guests such as Michael Jackson and Arnold Schwarzenegger.Read more

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  9. Tony Gieske, Former Jazz Reviewer for The Hollywood Reporter, Dies at 82

    5:25 pm 2/25/2014

    The newspaper veteran worked at THR from 1990 to 2008 and reviewed countless shows, often taking the wonderful photographs that accompanied his words.Read more

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  10. Obama on Harold Ramis' Death: Thoughts With Those 'Who Hope That He Received Total Consciousness'

    7:13 am 2/25/2014

    The president comments on the sad news that the man behind "Caddyshack," "Animal House" and "Ghostbusters" has died.Read more

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