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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 'Some Came Running' Star Martha Hyer Dies at 89

    11:23 am 6/10/2014

    The Oscar nominee and widow of legendary producer Hal B. Wallis also was memorable in such films as "Sabrina" and "The Best of Everything."Read more

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  7. Felisa Vanoff, Former Dancer and Choreographer, Dies at 89

    4:31 pm 6/9/2014

    A patron of the arts in Los Angeles, she was the widow of Nick Vanoff, co-creator of The Kennedy Center Honors.Read more

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  8. Rik Mayall, British Cult Comedy Star, Dies at 56

    9:48 am 6/9/2014

    Edgar Wright, Eric Idle and David Walliams were among those paying tribute to the actor and cult comedian who appeared in "The Young Ones" and "Blackadder."Read more

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  9. Actress Mona Freeman Dies at 87

    1:31 pm 6/6/2014

    She played teens in such 1940s and '50s films as "The Heiress," "Junior Miss," "That Brennan Girl," "Dear Ruth" and "I Was a Shoplifter."Read more

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  10. Steven H. Scheuer, TV Listings Pioneer, Dies at 88

    8:48 am 6/5/2014

    In the early 1950s, he founded a daily newspaper column of advance listings and recommendations for viewers.Read more

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