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  1. Gill Dennis, Screenwriter on 'Walk the Line,' Dies at 74

    10:40 am 5/15/2015

    A graduate of AFI’s first class, he also penned the teleplay for 'Riders of the Purple Sage,' starring Ed Harris.Read more

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  2. Audree Norton, Pioneering Deaf Actress, Dies at 88

    3:49 pm 5/11/2015

    She guest-starred on a 1968 episode of the CBS crime drama 'Mannix' and helped pave the way for other hearing-impaired actors.Read more

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  3. Elizabeth Wilson, Character Actress With Roles in '9 to 5' and 'The Graduate,' Dies at 94

    4:00 pm 5/10/2015

    She also was a Tony winner and Emmy nominee.Read more

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  4. Joanne Carson, Second Wife of Famed 'Tonight Show' Host Johnny Carson, Dies at 83

    8:57 am 5/9/2015

    Novelist Truman Capote had a writing room in her home on Sunset Boulevard and died there in 1984.Read more

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  5. "We Shall Overcome" Performer, Guy Carawan, Dies at 87

    7:39 am 5/8/2015

    The folk singer is credited with helping the song rise in popularity as a civil rights anthem.Read more

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  6. John Simes, Longtime Hollywood Publicist, Dies at 86

    4:12 pm 5/7/2015

    His clients included Debbie Reynolds, Lee Marvin, The American Film Institute and the People’s Choice Awards.Read more

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  7. William Bast, Co-Creator of TV’s 'The Colbys,' Dies at 84

    2:15 pm 5/7/2015

    The Emmy-nominated screenwriter also adapted a Harold Robbins novel for the 1978 film 'The Betsy' (1978), starring Laurence Olivier and Robert Duvall.Read more

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  8. "You Sexy Thing" Singer Errol Brown Dies at 71

    10:47 am 5/6/2015

    Errol Brown died following his battle with liver cancer.Read more

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  9. Joshua Ozersky, Grub Street Founding Editor, Dies at 47

    10:08 pm 5/4/2015

    The James Beard Award-winning food writer's work had appeared in Time, Esquire and the Wall Street Journal.Read more

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  10. Writer-Director Philip S. Goodman Dies at 89

    10:45 am 5/4/2015

    His credits include 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents,' 'Johnny Staccato' and the 1963 Cesar Romero film 'We Shall Return.' Read more

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