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  1. Lennie Bluett, a Soldier in 'Gone With the Wind,' Dies at 96

    1:33 pm 1/13/2016

    A dancer, musician and popular L.A. guy, he also performed in such films as 'Stormy Weather,' 'State of the Union' and 'A Star Is Born.'Read more

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  2. ESPN, NBC Sportscaster Jim Simpson Dies at 88

    1:11 pm 1/13/2016

    The polished play-by-play man provided the fledgling cable network with instant credibility when he came aboard in 1979.Read more

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  3. David Margulies, the Mayor of New York in the 'Ghostbusters' Films, Dies at 78

    12:31 pm 1/12/2016

    The familiar character actor from Brooklyn also played Tony Soprano's lawyer and appeared in more than a dozen Broadway plays.Read more

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  4. Entertainment Attorney Michael Diamond Dies at 73

    3:02 pm 1/11/2016

    He served as executive vp and general counsel for Ronald Perelman’s New World Communications Group. Read more

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  5. George Jonas, Whose Book Inspired Steven Spielberg's 'Munich,' Dies at 80

    1:22 pm 1/11/2016

    The journalist and TV producer wrote 'Vengeance,' about the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics and its aftermath. Read more

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  6. Glam Rock Cult Hero Brett Smiley Dies at 60

    12:32 pm 1/11/2016

    The Indiana-born singer died Friday at his home in New York City.Read more

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  7. David Bowie, Rock and Roll Chameleon, Dies at 69

    10:42 pm 1/10/2016

    From Ziggy Stardust to master of plastic soul, the singer-songwriter from London had many personas and hits including "Fame," "Let’s Dance," "China Girl" and "Changes."Read more

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  8. Beau St. Clair, Pierce Brosnan’s Producing Partner, Dies at 63

    10:07 pm 1/10/2016

    In 1996, she and the actor launched Irish DreamTime, the company behind such films as 'Laws of Attraction,' 'The November Man' and 'The Matador.'Read more

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  9. Richard Libertini, the Crazy Central American General in 'The In-Laws,' Dies at 82

    10:58 am 1/10/2016

    The veteran character actor also was Chevy Chase’s boss in the 'Fletch' films and a Tibetan mystic in the Steve Martin-Lily Tomlin comedy 'All of Me.'Read more

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  10. Anne J. Sweeney, Mother of Ex-Disney Exec Anne Sweeney, Dies at 85

    12:19 pm 1/8/2016

    She was a schoolteacher for many years in upstate New York.Read more

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