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  1. Russian Director Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov Dies at 49

    9:08 am 4/21/2015

    The Tajik-born director won the best director award at Venice for "Kosh Ba Kosh" in 1993.Read more

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  2. Ross Gallichotte, Art Director and Set Designer, Dies at 63

    12:51 pm 4/20/2015

    He also was an architect who worked on Universal Studios theme parks in Japan, Florida, Malaysia and Universal City.Read more

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  3. Robert Rietti, Expert Voice Dubber for James Bond Villains, Dies at 92

    1:15 pm 4/19/2015

    Known as "the man of a thousand voices," the British actor also stood in, orally, for Orson Welles, Christopher Plummer and many others in his long, and largely unheralded, career.Read more

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  4. 'Good Times' Actor Ben Powers Dies at 64

    6:05 pm 4/18/2015

    He played Thelma's husband on the popular CBS sitcom of the 1970s.Read more

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  5. 'Anne of Green Gables' Star Jonathan Crombie Dies at 48

    4:11 pm 4/18/2015

    The Canadian actor played Gilbert Blythe in the CBC TV movies. Read more

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  6. Sam Distefano, Talent Exec for Hugh Hefner and Meshulam Riklis, Dies at 88

    11:13 am 4/15/2015

    A jazz pianist from Chicago, he booked acts for the Playboy chain of nightclubs and the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.Read more

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  7. Walt Baker, TV Exec Who Sued a Newspaper Reviewer for Libel, Dies at 84

    4:35 pm 4/14/2015

    The former programming executive at KHJ-TV in Los Angeles also introduced audiences to Elvira, the sexy hostess of late-night horror movies.Read more

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  8. Herb Trimpe, Co-Creator of 'Wolverine,' Dies at 75

    10:22 am 4/14/2015

    The artist drew 'The Incredible Hulk' for seven years, as well as Marvel's first 'G.I. Joe' comic bookRead more

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  9. Gunter Grass, Nobel Prize-Winning German Author of 'The Tin Drum,' Dies at 87

    3:30 am 4/13/2015

    Director Volker Schlondorff in 2010 returned to Cannes with a reworked version of his 1979 Palme d'Or-winning film based on the novel.Read more

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  10. Paul Almond, Director and Producer of 'Seven Up!,' Dies at 83

    6:59 pm 4/11/2015

    He was married to fellow Montreal native Genevieve Bujold and directed the actress in four films.Read more

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