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  1. Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Janice Rand on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 85

    8:02 pm 5/3/2015

    The actress was kicked off the series early in its run but returned for four 'Trek' films. Earlier, she inspired the mermaid in "Chicken of the Sea" ads.Read more

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  2. Nigel Terry, Who Starred as King Arthur in 'Excalibur,' Dies at 69

    5:43 pm 5/3/2015

    His movie debut came in 'The Lion in Winter,' and he went on to collaborate often with director Derek Jarman.Read more

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  3. Michael Blake, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter of 'Dances With Wolves,' Dies at 69

    9:59 pm 5/2/2015

    He adapted the script for the best picture-winning film from his novel, which has sold more than 3.5 million copies.Read more

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  4. SurveyMonkey CEO and Sheryl Sandberg's Husband Dave Goldberg Dies Suddenly at Age 47

    11:11 am 5/2/2015

    Dave's brother Robert Goldberg posted on Facebook that the SurveyMonkey CEO "passed away suddenly" on Friday night.Read more

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  5. Mexican Slapstick Comedy Icon 'La India Maria' Dies at 74

    11:15 am 5/1/2015

    Maria Elena Velasco is a household name in the Spanish-speaking world. Read more

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  6. "Stand by Me" Singer Ben E. King Dies at 76

    7:47 am 5/1/2015

    The R&B veteran had 21 songs crack the Billboard Hot 100, most notably his iconic 1961 single.Read more

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  7. Betsy von Furstenberg, Broadway Star and Soap Opera Actress, Dies at 83

    10:40 am 4/30/2015

    The German baroness appeared in several 1950s plays and on the serials 'The Secret Storm,' 'As the World Turns' and 'Another World.'Read more

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  8. Peter Cronkite, Walter Cronkite's Grandson, Commits Suicide at 22

    7:54 pm 4/29/2015

    Peter voiced the title character in the 2002 TV movie 'Dennis the Menace: Cruise Control' and was set to graduate from Colby College in May.Read more

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  9. Philip Perlman, 'Cheers' Barfly and Father of Rhea Perlman, Dies at 95

    3:49 pm 4/29/2015

    After he retired as a manager of a toy company in Brooklyn, Perlman became an actor and frequently appeared in films opposite his son-in-law, Danny DeVito.Read more

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  10. Edward T. Callaghan, Arts and Entertainment Publicist, Dies at 66

    2:55 pm 4/28/2015

    The New Yorker represented Rosie O’Donnell, Kaufman-Astoria Studios, Harry Winston Jewelers and Catch a Rising Star during his career.Read more

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