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  1. Wilton Schiller, Who Produced the Record-Breaking Episode of 'The Fugitive,' Dies at 95

    5:23 pm 7/31/2014

    He presided over the series finale, which attracted a then-record 78 million viewers, and wrote for such shows as "The Adventures of Superman," "Leave It to Beaver" and "Dragnet."Read more

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  2. Robert Halmi Sr., Legendary TV Producer, Dies at 90

    6:06 pm 7/30/2014

    Often working with his son, the television impresario founded RHI Entertainment and spearheaded big-budget, star-laden telefilms based on great literary works and history.Read more

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  3. Robert Drew, Documentary Pioneer, Dies at 90

    5:24 pm 7/30/2014

    The "Primary" director was influential in the cinema verite style of filmmaking.Read more

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  4. Director Philip Marshak Dies at 80

    3:51 pm 7/30/2014

    He helmed the Troma film "Cataclysm" and an installment of the 1985 horror anthology "Night Train to Terror."Read more

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  5. James Shigeta, Top Asian-American Actor of Early '60s and 'Die Hard' Co-Star, Dies at 85

    6:31 pm 7/28/2014

    UPDATED: He starred in such films as "The Crimson Kimono," “Flower Drum Song,” “Cry for Happy," "Bridge to the Sun" and, later, as a terrorized executive in the Bruce Willis movie.Read more

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  6. Noel Black, Director of 'Pretty Poison,' Dies at 77

    8:56 am 7/28/2014

    He also earned an Oscar nomination for a Palme d'Or-winning short film, helmed several telefilms and worked on many TV shows.Read more

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  7. 'El Mariachi' Actor Peter Marquardt Dies at 50

    11:05 am 7/27/2014

    He got the part of the drug lord Moco in the 1992 film due to a chance meeting with writer-director Robert Rodriguez when they were bunkmates at a medical research facility.Read more

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  8. British Actress Dora Bryan Dies at 91

    2:38 pm 7/23/2014

    She won a BAFTA for her role in "A Taste of Honey" and more recently starred on the TV shows "Last of the Summer Wine" and "Absolutely Fabulous."Read more

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  9. Dick Smith, 'The Godfather of Makeup,' Dies at 92

    9:06 pm 7/21/2014

    UPDATED: The generous Oscar winner turned his actors unrecognizable in such films as "Little Big Man," "The Godfather," "Amadeus" and "The Exorcist."Read more

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  10. John Fasano, Writer on 'Another 48 Hrs.,' Dies at 52

    6:24 pm 7/21/2014

    He also penned Jean-Claude Van Damme's "Universal Soldier: The Return" and the first "Jesse Stone" telefilm starring Tom Selleck.Read more

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