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  1. Digital Media Trailblazer Bob Lambert Dies at 55

    1:52 pm 9/10/2012

    UPDATED: He spent 25 years at Disney and was a founder of Digital Cinema Initiatives, the studio consortium that has guided the industry’s transition from film.Read more

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  2. Dorothy McGuire of the Singing McGuire Sisters Dies at 84

    6:07 pm 9/9/2012

    The group, known for their sweet harmonies and identical outfits, recorded the No. 1 hits "Sincerely" and "Sugartime" in the 1950s.Read more

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  3. Veteran Hollywood Marketing Exec Geoffrey Ammer Dies at 62

    2:38 pm 9/9/2012

    During a career which included posts at Fox, Disney and Sony, he was involved with films ranging from "Toy Story 2" to "Iron Man" and "Thor."Read more

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. '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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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