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  1. Talent Manager Leonard Hirshan Dies at 86

    3:21 pm 2/1/2014

    The industry veteran managed the career of Clint Eastwood for several decades. Read more

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  2. Oscar-Winning Actor Maximilian Schell Dies at 83

    6:44 am 2/1/2014

    The actor won his Oscar in 1962 and later was honored with nominations for "The Man in the Glass Booth" in 1975, and for best supporting actor in "Julia" in 1977.Read more

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  3. 'Ryan's Daughter' Star Christopher Jones Dies at 72

    9:25 pm 1/31/2014

    He also starred in “The Looking Glass War” and TV’s “The Legend of Jesse James” before leaving Hollywood after the murder of Sharon Tate at the peak of his brief career in the '60s.Read more

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  4. Animation Legend Arthur Rankin Jr. Dies at 89

    5:00 pm 1/31/2014

    With fellow producer-director Jules Bass, he was behind the holiday TV specials – and perennial ratings hits – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Frosty the Snowman.”Read more

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  5. Director Miklos Jancso Dies at 92

    8:24 am 1/31/2014

    He won a 1972 Cannes award for "Red Psalm," about a 19th-century peasant revolt. Among his most successful films were "The Round-up" and "Silence and Cry." Read more

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  6. Tom Sherak Funeral: Widow Brings 1,000 Mourners to Tears

    1:41 pm 1/30/2014

    Amy Pascal, Alan Horn, Joe Roth, Dick Cook, Terry Semel, Jim Gianopulos, Tom Rothman, Barry Meyer and Brad Grey were among those at the Thursday morning service.Read more

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  7. Lorenzo Semple Jr., Creator of TV's 'Batman,' Dies at 91

    11:44 am 1/29/2014

    He moved to the movies and wrote screenplays for "The Parallax View," "Three Days of the Condor," "Papillon," "Flash Gordon" and "Never Say Never Again."Read more

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  8. Stephen Ferrera, Columbia Records A&R Executive, Dies

    9:52 pm 1/28/2014

    A key player in bringing the "American Idol" franchise to RCA, Ferrera's credits included multi-platinum successes Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson and Leona Lewis.Read more

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  9. Paul Cantor, Agent, Manager and Record Label Exec, Dies at 86

    1:11 pm 1/28/2014

    He started out at William Morris and worked at Scepter Records, leading B.J. Thomas to “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” and managing Dionne Warwick.Read more

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  10. Bob Wynn, Producer of Landmark TV Specials, Dies at 81

    12:28 pm 1/28/2014

    He led shows starring Tennessee Ernie Ford in Moscow and Bob Hope in China and later produced the NBC reality hit “Real People.”Read more

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