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  1. 'Where the Heart Is' Author Billie Letts Dies at 76

    10:13 am 8/3/2014

    The best-selling author died on Saturday after a brief illness. Read more

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  2. New York Club Owner Manny Roth Dies at 94

    7:47 pm 8/1/2014

    Stars such as Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix played Roth's Greenwich Village establishment Cafe Wha? Read more

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  3. Walt Martin, Sound Mixer for Clint Eastwood, Dies at 69

    2:18 pm 8/1/2014

    He earned an Oscar nom for "Flags of Our Fathers" and collaborated with the director on 14 films, including "Jersey Boys" and the upcoming "American Sniper."Read more

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  4. Rick Mittleman, Emmy-Nominated Writer, Dies at 84

    11:18 am 8/1/2014

    UPDATED: The veteran scribe worked on such series as "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Odd Couple" and "Gomer Pyle: USMC" during his five-decade career.Read more

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  5. Business Affairs Executive Donald Mirisch Dies at 67

    5:30 pm 7/31/2014

    A member of a well-known Hollywood family, he held positions at Fox, Universal, MGM and elsewhere.Read more

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  6. Wilton Schiller, Who Produced the Record-Breaking Episode of 'The Fugitive,' Dies at 95

    5:23 pm 7/31/2014

    He presided over the series finale, which attracted a then-record 78 million viewers, and wrote for such shows as "The Adventures of Superman," "Leave It to Beaver" and "Dragnet."Read more

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  7. Robert Halmi Sr., Legendary TV Producer, Dies at 90

    6:06 pm 7/30/2014

    Often working with his son, the television impresario founded RHI Entertainment and spearheaded big-budget, star-laden telefilms based on great literary works and history.Read more

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  8. Robert Drew, Documentary Pioneer, Dies at 90

    5:24 pm 7/30/2014

    The "Primary" director was influential in the cinema verite style of filmmaking.Read more

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  9. Director Philip Marshak Dies at 80

    3:51 pm 7/30/2014

    He helmed the Troma film "Cataclysm" and an installment of the 1985 horror anthology "Night Train to Terror."Read more

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  10. James Shigeta, Top Asian-American Actor of Early '60s and 'Die Hard' Co-Star, Dies at 85

    6:31 pm 7/28/2014

    UPDATED: He starred in such films as "The Crimson Kimono," “Flower Drum Song,” “Cry for Happy," "Bridge to the Sun" and, later, as a terrorized executive in the Bruce Willis movie.Read more

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