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  1. Wayne Carson, "Always on My Mind" Songwriter, Dies at 72

    10:05 am 7/24/2015

    The tune was a hit for Elvis Presley and Willie Nelson. The Grammy winner also wrote "The Letter," recorded by The Box Tops and Joe Cocker.Read more

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  2. 'Ray' Screenwriter James L. White Dies at 67

    2:31 pm 7/23/2015

    The biopic earned an Oscar for Jamie Foxx's turn as the legendary singer. Read more

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  3. Al Checco, Comic Character Actor, Dies at 93

    7:38 am 7/23/2015

    He was seen on 'Batman,' 'The Munsters' and in 'The Party' and appeared in many projects with his pal Don Knotts.Read more

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  4. E.L. Doctorow, Historical Fiction Author, Dies at 84

    5:55 pm 7/21/2015

    His works included 'World's Fair' and 'Ragtime,' which was adapted into a Broadway musical and a film featuring James Cagney.Read more

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  5. Nova Pilbeam, Young Star of Alfred Hitchcock Films, Dies at 95

    9:50 am 7/21/2015

    She stood out in 'The Man Who Knew Too Much' and 'The Girl Was Young' (and missed a chance at 'Rebecca') before going into seculsion in the early 1950s.Read more

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  6. Adam Bram, Production Attorney in Hollywood, Dies at 49

    2:49 pm 7/20/2015

    He worked for Paramount Pictures, Leftfield Pictures and Cheri Sundae Productions.Read more

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  7. Olaf Pooley, Actor on 'Doctor Who,' Dies at 101

    12:58 pm 7/20/2015

    The Englishman also appeared on 'Star Trek: Voyager' and in the 1956 Bob Hope film 'The Iron Petticoat.' Read more

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  8. George Coe, 'Saturday Night Live' Original Castmember, Dies at 86

    9:51 am 7/20/2015

    He appeared on the premiere of the show in 1975 as well as in 'Kramer vs. Kramer' and as the voice of the valet on 'Archer.' Read more

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  9. Alex Rocco, Mobster Moe Greene in 'The Godfather,' Dies at 79

    9:48 am 7/19/2015

    The Emmy-winning character actor, who excelled at playing sleazy characters, also starred in 'The Stunt Man' and on 'The Simpsons,' 'The Facts of Life' and 'Magic City.'Read more

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  10. Dave Somerville, Lead Singer of the Doo-Wop Group The Diamonds, Dies at 81

    7:19 pm 7/16/2015

    He also co-wrote “The (Ballad of the) Unknown Stuntman,” the theme from TV's 'The Fall Guy,' and appeared on such TV shows as 'Star Trek' and 'McCloud.'Read more

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