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  1. Influential Film Critic Andrew Sarris Dies at 83

    1:38 pm 6/20/2012

    A longtime contributor to The Village Voice, he popularized the auteur theory that argued for the importance of the film director.Read more

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  2. Richard Lynch, the Bad Guy in Horror and Sci-Fi Films, Dies at 76

    12:49 pm 6/20/2012

    His scores of TV and film credits include “The Sword and the Sorcerer,” “Halloween,” “Battlestar Gallatica” and “The Ninth Configuration.”Read more

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  3. Lillian Gallo, Pioneering TV Producer, Dies at 84

    10:33 am 6/18/2012

    Focusing on personal stories about women, she partnered with screenwriter Fay Kanin in the 1970s.Read more

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  4. Lawrence Barnett, President of MCA Talent Agency in 1960s, Dies at 98

    3:52 pm 6/13/2012

    He represented such stars as Marlon Brando, Judy Garland, Benny Goodman and Lena Horne.Read more

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  5. Judy Freudberg, Writer on 'Sesame Street' for Nearly Four Decades, Dies at 63

    12:55 pm 6/13/2012

    She won 17 Emmy Awards and helped create the show's popular "Elmo’s World" segment.Read more

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  6. Frances Preston Dies; Pioneering Former President of BMI

    9:06 am 6/13/2012

    UPDATED: She spent more than half a century with the performing rights group, leading it for 18 years, and was a force in Washington and tireless humanitarian. Read more

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  7. Jaclyn Smith and Joan Collins Remember 'Dynasty' Designer Nolan Miller

    7:00 am 6/13/2012

    The Emmy-winning costume designer's gowns (and jaw-dropping shoulder pads) defined '80s style.Read more

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  8. 'Goodfellas' Mobster Henry Hill Dies at 69

    11:25 pm 6/12/2012

    The former mobster-turned-FBI informant was portrayed by Ray Liotta in Martin Scorsese's 1990 movie.Read more

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  9. 'Green Acres' Actor Frank Cady Dies at 96

    4:53 pm 6/11/2012

    The actor played general-store owner Sam Drucker on the classic sitcom as well as in "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverly Hillbillies."Read more

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  10. Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

    3:12 pm 6/7/2012

    Bob Welch died Thursday at his Nashville home at the age of 66.Read more

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