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  1. Attorney Donald Engel, Record Contract Buster, Dies at 84

    10:54 am 1/16/2014

    His victory for Olivia Newton-John over MCA Records in 1979 cleared the way for musical artists to free themselves from long-term record deals.Read more

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  2. Richard Shepherd, Producer of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' Dies at 86

    1:20 pm 1/15/2014

    He also headed production at Warner Bros. and MGM, worked as an agent at MCA and the forerunner of ICM and founded the Artists Agency.Read more

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  3. 'Honeymooners' Actor Frank Marth Dies at 91

    11:01 pm 1/12/2014

    He played several characters on the classic Jackie Gleason sitcom and authority figures in such films as "Madame X" and "Madigan" and on TV's "Hogan's Heroes."Read more

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  4. Props Person Anne Sidaris-Reeves Dies at 80

    12:30 pm 1/10/2014

    She worked on such films as "The Goonies," "Edward Scissorhands" and "Father of the Bride."Read more

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  5. Telenovela Star and Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear Killed in Attempted Robbery

    12:12 pm 1/7/2014

    The actress and her ex- husband were murdered in the presence of their 5-year-old daughter, authorities said.Read more

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  6. U2's Bono and The Edge Pay Tribute to Nelson Mandela (Exclusive Photos)

    8:28 am 1/7/2014

    The duo -- whose song "Ordinary Love" was written for the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" -- were honored Monday night.Read more

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  7. Legendary Producer Run Run Shaw Dies at 106

    6:18 pm 1/6/2014

    The influential mogul was one of the founding fathers of the Hong Kong entertainment industry.Read more

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  8. 'Rudolph' Voice Actor Larry D. Mann Dies at 91

    5:54 pm 1/6/2014

    The Canadian star appeared in films such as "The Sting" and "In the Heat of the Night" and TV shows including "Gunsmoke" and "Bewitched."Read more

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  9. Actress Carmen Zapata Dies at 86

    5:48 pm 1/6/2014

    She appeared on dozens of TV shows and in the "Sister Act" films while fostering Latino culture in L.A. with her Bilingual Foundation of the Arts.Read more

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  10. Will Smith Breaks Silence on James Avery's Death: 'Every Young Man Needs an Uncle'

    8:39 am 1/6/2014

    Smith portrayed Avery's nephew on the 1990s sitcom; the actor died last week from complications from open heart surgery.Read more

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