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  1. Grand Ole Opry Star Jimmy C. Newman Dies at 86

    12:55 pm 6/22/2014

    The performer died on June 21 in a Nashville hospital following a brief illness.Read more

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  2. Jim Nelson, Who Helped Build ILM for George Lucas and 'Star Wars,' Dies at 81

    10:21 am 6/22/2014

    The sound editor, producer and postproduction guru also worked on such films as "The Last Picture Show," "Badlands" and "The China Syndrome" and on dozens of TV shows.Read more

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  3. Anthony Goldschmidt, Designer of Iconic Movie Posters, Dies at 71

    3:51 pm 6/20/2014

    UPDATE: The founder of Intralink Film Graphic Design helped create the lasting images that marketed such films as "Blazing Saddles," "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" and "Apollo 13."Read more

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. '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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