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  1. 'Last of the Mohicans' Actor Russell Means Dies at 72

    9:04 am 10/22/2012

    The American Indian activist who acted in films and TV shows died Monday at his ranch in Porcupine, S.D.Read more

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  2. Indian Film Icon Yash Chopra Dies at 80

    12:12 pm 10/21/2012

    The acclaimed filmmaker, known as "The King of Romance," is remembered by A.R. Rahman and "Silver Linings Playbook" actor Anupam Kher.Read more

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  3. 'Emmanuelle' Actress Sylvia Kristel Dies at 60

    9:41 am 10/18/2012

    The Dutch star, whose legacy includes the 1970s erotic cult film, died of cancer and in her sleep Wednesday night.Read more

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  4. Koji Wakamatsu Reflects on His Career in Final Interview Before His Death

    6:01 pm 10/17/2012

    In his last interview before his death on Oct. 17 at age 76, the Japanese director talked to THR about being named Filmmaker of the Year at the Busan film festival and weighed in on five of his most important works.Read more

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  5. Douglas Laurence, Producer of Three Elvis Films, Dies at 93

    2:05 pm 10/12/2012

    A former director of entertainment at the Flamingo in Las Vegas, he also worked with director Delbert Mann on the 1966 James Garner drama “Mister Buddwing” and produced a classic Judy Garland album.Read more

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  6. Beano Cook, Colorful College Football Guru for ESPN, Dies at 81

    2:03 pm 10/11/2012

    A favorite son of Pittsburgh, he entertained fans and covered the game for the cable network since 1986.Read more

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  7. Sammi Kane Kraft, Pitcher in 'Bad News Bears,' Dies at 20

    12:55 pm 10/11/2012

    She was a passenger in a car involved in an auto accident early Tuesday morning.Read more

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  8. Cinematographer Harris Savides Dies at 55

    12:02 pm 10/11/2012

    His credits include "Zodiac," "Elephant," "Milk," "American Gangster" and the upcoming Sofia Coppola-directed film "The Bling Ring."Read more

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  9. Former ICM Agent Herb Cheyette Dies at 83

    11:09 am 10/9/2012

    He represented Dr. Seuss creator Theodor Geisel and his estate for decades.Read more

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  10. Alex Karras, Football Star Turned Actor, Dies at 77

    12:19 am 10/9/2012

    The Detroit Lions standout defensive lineman of the 1960s punched a horse in "Blazing Saddles" and played a dad opposite real-life wife Susan Clark in the ABC sitcom "Webster."Read more

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