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  1. Actress Evelyn Ward Dies at 89

    3:30 pm 1/11/2013

    A Broadway star in the 1940s, she was the mother of “Partridge Family” teen idol David Cassidy and grandmother of “Arrow” star Katie Cassidy.Read more

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  2. Producer Jack F. Murphy Dies at 69

    9:27 am 1/11/2013

    The Montreal native produced the 2005 Barbara Kopple film "Havoc," starring Anne Hathaway.Read more

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  3. Italian Actress Mariangela Melato Dies at 71

    7:53 am 1/11/2013

    Melato was best known for her role as a stranded socialite who falls in love with a common sailor in 1974's "Swept Away."Read more

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  4. Montreux Jazz Festival Founder Claude Nobs Dies at 76

    6:28 pm 1/10/2013

    He brought all manner of legendary musicians to the Swiss event since its inception in 1967 and got a famous shout-out from Deep Purple in "Smoke on the Water."Read more

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  5. Martha Greenhouse, Actress and Union Leader, Dies at 91

    5:59 pm 1/9/2013

    A union member for more than 70 years, the stage, television and film actress was active in early attempts to merge SAG and AFTRA.Read more

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  6. Character Actor Ned Wertimer Dies at 89

    5:59 pm 1/8/2013

    He played Ralph the Doorman, always looking for a tip, for 11 seasons on the sitcom “The Jeffersons.”Read more

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  7. David R. Ellis, Director of 'Snakes on a Plane,' Dies at 60

    2:56 pm 1/7/2013

    The director was three weeks away from shooting "Kite," a remake of a 1998 anime that would have reteamed him with Samuel L. Jackson. Read more

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  8. John Sheardown, Canadian Diplomat Who Helped Inspire 'Argo,' Dies at 88

    8:10 pm 1/4/2013

    The second-ranking member of the Canadian Embassy hid four Americans in his home during the Iranian hostage crisis. Read more

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  9. Veteran Hollywood Publicist Sandra Dorfman Dies at 74

    4:16 pm 1/3/2013

    She worked at Hanson & Schwam Public Relations since 1989.Read more

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  10. Agent Jim Murray Dies at 85

    5:58 pm 1/2/2013

    He was a big part of the Las Vegas scene for four decades and represented such stars as Tony Bennett, George Burns, Phyllis Diller, Jerry Lewis and Joan Rivers.Read more

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