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  1. Comics and Animation Writer Dwayne McDuffie Dies

    4:44 pm 2/22/2011

    The Detroit native's credits included "Fantastic Four," "Justice League of America," and "Static Shock," for which he earned a Humanitas Prize.Read more

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  2. Producer-Publicist Walter Seltzer Dies

    1:49 pm 2/19/2011

    The industry veteran worked at MGM, made films with Charleton Heston and Marlon Brando, and was a major fundraiser for the Motion Picture & Television Fund.Read more

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  3. PR Veteran Nancy Carr Dies at 50

    4:19 pm 2/18/2011

    Carr, who was senior vp corporate communications at Hallmark Channels, also held PR posts at CBS and Fox.Read more

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  4. 'Amadeus' Composer John Strauss Dies

    12:13 pm 2/17/2011

    He won an Oscar, an Emmy and a Grammy during his 50-year career. Read more

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  5. Joanne Siegel, Widow of Superman Co-Creator Jerry Siegel, Dies at 93

    10:46 pm 2/14/2011

    She served as the model for Superman's love interest Lois Lane.Read more

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  6. Kenneth Mars, 'Young Frankenstein' Actor, Dies at 75

    1:35 pm 2/14/2011

    The veteran character actor with a flair for German-type accents also starred as the Nazi playwright in "The Producers."Read more

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  7. George Shearing, Jazz Pianist, Dies at 91

    10:15 am 2/14/2011

    The "Lullaby of Birdland" writer suffered from congestive heart failure Monday in New York City. Read more

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  8. Betty Garrett, Actress in Film, TV, Broadway, Dies

    5:18 pm 2/13/2011

    She starred in two MGM musicals with Frank Sinatra before her career was hampered by the Hollywood blacklist and later appeared in "All in the Family" and "Laverne and Shirley."Read more

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  9. Veteran Sitcom Director Bill Foster Dies at 78

    2:08 pm 2/7/2011

    Foster worked on sitcoms such as "Sanford and Son" and "Full House"Read more

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  10. Tura Satana Dies at 72

    5:32 am 2/7/2011

    The star of 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!’ suffered from heart failure.Read more

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