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  1. Lyricist Gerry Goffin, Carole King's Ex-Husband, Dies at 75

    3:12 pm 6/19/2014

    He died early Thursday at his home in Los Angeles.Read more

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  2. James Miller, Former Warners Exec, Dies at 72

    12:34 pm 6/19/2014

    A 20-year veteran of the studio, he specialized in financial transactions like joint ventures, output deals and producer deals.Read more

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  3. Pauline Wagner, the Actress on the Ledge With King Kong, Dies at 103

    6:00 pm 6/18/2014

    UPDATE: The actress donned a wig at the last minute and stood in for Fay Wray when the climatic finale atop the Empire State Building had to be reshot.Read more

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  4. Francis Matthews, Voice of 'Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons,' Dies at 86

    10:53 am 6/15/2014

    He also starred opposite British horror legends Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee in "The Revenge of Frankenstein" and "Dracula: Prince of Darkness."Read more

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  5. Actor Sam Kelly Dies at 70

    6:55 am 6/15/2014

    The actor, who passed away of illness on Saturday, was featured in World War II sitcom "'Allo 'Allo" and the BBC series "Porridge."Read more

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  6. Carla Laemmle, Actress and Niece of Universal Studios Founder, Dies at 104

    1:20 pm 6/13/2014

    UPDATED: One of the last links to Hollywood's silent-film era, she appeared in "The Phantom of the Opera" and spoke the first line in Bela Lugosi’s “Dracula.”Read more

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  7. 'Last Tango in Paris' Actress Veronica Lazar Dies at 75

    5:01 pm 6/12/2014

    She also starred in the 1980 Dario Argento horror classic "Inferno" and appeared in Michelangelo Antonioni's "Identification of a Woman."Read more

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  8. Ruby Dee Dead: Hollywood Remembers Trailblazing Actress

    10:59 am 6/12/2014

    UPDATED: President Obama, Spike Lee, Russell Simmons, Mia Farrow and Anika Noni Rose were among those who shared their thoughts about the Oscar-nominated actress, poet, playwright and civil rights activist.Read more

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  9. Oscar-Nominated Actress Ruby Dee Dies at 91

    9:41 am 6/12/2014

    UPDATED: The actress, poet, playwright and an indefatigable voice for civil rights passed away at home on Wednesday. Read more

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  10. Glenn Britt, Former Time Warner Cable CEO, Dies at 65 After Battle With Cancer

    7:13 am 6/11/2014

    UPDATED: Britt, who remained a board member after retiring last year, was first diagnosed with melanoma six years ago and announced that his cancer had returned in October.Read more

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