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  1. Glenn Valenta, Pioneer of High-Definition Television, Dies at 53

    7:25 pm 8/12/2014

    He served as chief engineer of HDNet (now known as AXS TV) since its inception 14 years ago Read more

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  2. Robin Williams Remembered: 'Fisher King's' Director and Producer Recall How He "Salvaged" the Shoot

    7:07 pm 8/12/2014

    Terry Gilliam and Lynda Obst tell THR about the late actor's ability to save the day — on more than one occasionRead more

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  3. Ed Nelson, Actor on TV's 'Peyton Place,' Dies at 85

    3:31 pm 8/12/2014

    He played Dr. Michael Rossi on the ABC primetime drama for a whopping 436 episodesRead more

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  4. Joe Viskocil, Visual Effects Guru on 'Star Wars' Films, Dies at 63

    12:13 pm 8/12/2014

    He won an Oscar for ‘Independence Day’ and also worked on two ‘Terminator’ films, ‘Batman Returns’ and ‘Star Trek: Nemesis’Read more

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  5. Robin Williams Dies of Suspected Suicide

    3:53 pm 8/11/2014

    The Oscar-winning actor and comedian was 63Read more

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  6. Sid Sheinberg Regrets Calling James Garner a "Cry Baby"

    9:09 am 8/11/2014

    The former MCA president explains his side of the story after the actor was eulogized by litigator Neville Johnson in The Hollywood Reporter magazineRead more

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  7. Henry Stone, Co-Founder of TK Records, Dies at 93

    2:41 pm 8/10/2014

    Stone, who started numerous record labels, helped launch the careers of Ray Charles, James Brown and KC & the Sunshine BandRead more

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  8. Soap Opera Star Charles Keating Dies at 72

    7:45 pm 8/9/2014

    He won a Daytime Emmy for 'Another World' in 1996 Read more

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  9. Veteran Publicist Mack Newberry Dies at 89

    11:47 am 8/9/2014

    Newberry represented stars including Dolly Parton, Carol Burnett and Donny and Marie Osmond along with handling publicity for the Grammys and the famed Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King tennis showdown.Read more

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  10. Menahem Golan, Producer of 1980s Action Movies, Dies at 85

    1:53 pm 8/8/2014

    UPDATED: As the head of Cannon Films with cousin Yorum Globus, he was behind such films as "The Delta Force," the "Death Wish" sequels, "Masters of the Universe" and "Bloodsport."Read more

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