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  1. Producer and Film Financier Jake Eberts Dies at 71

    2:13 pm 9/7/2012

    His movies, including “Chariots of Fire,” “Gandhi,” “Dances With Wolves” and “Driving Miss Daisy,” amassed 37 Oscars.Read more

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  2. Singer-Songwriter Joe South Dies at 72

    3:10 pm 9/5/2012

    The Atlanta native wrote the country-pop favorite "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," had hits of his own with "Games People Play" and "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" and recorded with Bob Dylan and Aretha Franklin.Read more

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  3. 'Green Mile' Director Frank Darabont Remembers Michael Clarke Duncan

    8:22 pm 9/3/2012

    The actor, who died Monday, earned an Oscar nomination for the 1999 movie.Read more

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  4. Michael Clarke Duncan's Death: Hollywood Pays Tribute to the Oscar-Nominated Actor

    3:49 pm 9/3/2012

    Niecy Nash, Gabrielle Union, MC Hammer, Sarah Hyland and Olivia Munn are among those expressing fond memories of the "Green Mile" star, who died Monday.Read more

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  5. Oscar Nominee Michael Clarke Duncan Dies at 54

    3:08 pm 9/3/2012

    "The Green Mile" actor was hospitalized July 13 for a myocardial infarction, from which his rep said he never fully recovered. Read more

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  6. Music Executive Chris Lighty, Longtime 50 Cent Manager, Dies of Apparent Suicide

    11:36 am 8/30/2012

    UPDATED: The 44-year-old hip-hop veteran was found dead in his Bronx home on Thursday morning. Writes Russell Simmons: "He is an amazing example of how a passionate kid from the street can go to the most even-keeled, smart, thoughtful manager in the business."Read more

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  7. Character Actor Steve Franken Dies at 80

    5:24 pm 8/29/2012

    He starred in "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis," appeared on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and played opposite Peter Sellers in "The Party."Read more

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  8. Michael Jackson's Kids Visit Singer's Hometown to Mark His 54th Birthday

    4:27 pm 8/29/2012

    Paris and Prince traveled to Gary, Ind., to celebrate the King of Pop, who died in 2009.Read more

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  9. Tony Zoppi, Who Brought the Stars to the Riviera in Las Vegas, Dies at 92

    3:25 pm 8/29/2012

    Before that, he wrote an entertainment columnist for The Dallas Morning News and gave Tony Bennett a big career boost.Read more

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