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  1. Paul Rosenberg, Former Miramax and Imagine Exec, Dies at 53

    1:36 pm PDT 09/03/2015
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    A former member of the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team, he produced such films as 'The Addams Family' and Doug Liman’s 'Go.' READ MORE

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  2. Dean Jones, Star of Classic Disney Family Films, Dies at 84

    1:08 pm PDT 09/02/2015
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    He stood out in such comic fare as 'That Darn Cat!,' 'The Love Bug' and 'The Shaggy D.A.' and was in the original cast of Sondheim's 'Company' on Broadway. READ MORE

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  3. Pascal Chaumeil, French director of 'A Long Way Down,' Dies at 54

    2:43 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    The director, who also helmed the French hit 'Heartbreaker,' started his career as an assistant under Luc Besson and Regis Wargnier. READ MORE

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  4. Wes Craven, Horror Maestro, Dies at 76

    6:18 pm PDT 08/30/2015
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    He wrote and directed the first 'Nightmare on Elm Street' film, helmed the first four 'Scream' movies and guided Meryl Steep to an Oscar nom for 'Music of the Heart.' READ MORE

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  5. Oliver Sacks, Neurologist and 'Awakenings' Author, Dies at 82

    3:20 am PDT 08/30/2015
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    The Oscar-nominated film starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro was based on Sacks' account of working with post-encephalitic patients. READ MORE

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  6. Jeff Ross, Veteran Personal Manager, Dies at 65

    2:32 pm PDT 08/28/2015
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    After working at William Morris, he opened his own literary management and production company in 1982. READ MORE

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  7. T.C. Williams, Emmy Winner for Makeup, Dies at 49

    11:36 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    He worked on such films as 'Solaris,' 'Ocean's Twelve' and 'The Last Airbender.' READ MORE

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  8. Austrian Actor Peter Kern, the Last of the 'Auteur Dinosaurs,' Dies at 66

    2:16 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    He acted in more than 70 films, including ones from Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Wim Wenders, and directed dozens of his own. READ MORE

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  9. 'Botched' Star Tobias Strebel Found Dead at 35

    5:13 pm PDT 08/26/2015
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    Strebel, who had spent $100,000 to look like Justin Bieber, was last seen in West Hollywood on Aug. 18. READ MORE

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  10. Howard Lipstone, Veteran TV Producer and Executive, Dies at 87

    7:22 pm PDT 08/25/2015
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    He partnered with the late Alan Landsburg on such projects as 'The Ryan White Story,' the Leonard Nimoy reality series 'In Search Of …' and the sitcom 'Kate & Allie.' READ MORE

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  11. Anna Kashfi, Actress and First Wife of Marlon Brando, Dies at 80

    11:47 am PDT 08/25/2015
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    They met in the Paramount commissary while she was making 'The Mountain,' but their marriage was brief. READ MORE

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  12. Gerald Green, Producer of Oliver Stone's 'Salvador,' Dies at 83

    2:02 pm PDT 08/24/2015
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    He and his wife spent time in jail after it was determined they had paid $1.8 million in kickbacks to run the Bangkok International Film Festival. READ MORE

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  13. Melody Patterson, Who Played Wrangler Jane on 'F Troop,' Dies at 66

    9:35 am PDT 08/22/2015
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    She started on the 1960s ABC series at just 15 and later married 'Hawaii Five-0' star James MacArthur. READ MORE

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  14. Karolyn Ali, Film and Music Video Producer, Dies at 70

    6:23 pm PDT 08/21/2015
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    An Oscar nominee for the documentary 'Tupac: Resurrection,' she was a pioneer in the field of music videos. READ MORE

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  15. Joyce Ingalls, Actress and Former Model, Dies at 65

    3:53 pm PDT 08/19/2015
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    The wife of 'Hatfields & McCoys' producer Darrell Fetty, she appeared in Sylvester Stallone's 'Paradise Alley.' READ MORE

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  16. Yvonne Craig, TV's Sexy Batgirl of the 1960s, Dies at 78

    9:43 pm PDT 08/18/2015
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    She joined ABC’s 'Batman' for its third and final season after appearing in a pair of films starring Elvis Presley, whom she dated. READ MORE

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  17. Bud Yorkin, Overlooked 'All in the Family' Legend, Dies at 89

    6:33 pm PDT 08/18/2015
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    The longtime business partner of Norman Lear also was behind ‘Sanford & Son’ and 'What's Happening!!' and directed 'Divorce American Style.' READ MORE

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  18. Elaine Rich, Personal Manager for Fran Drescher, Dies at 81

    2:23 pm PDT 08/17/2015
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    She also represented actresses Jennifer Jason Leigh, Donna Dixon and Sylvia Kristel. READ MORE

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  19. Batman Impersonator Killed While Checking Batmobile Engine Trouble

    7:54 am PDT 08/17/2015
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    The superhero impersonator, who went viral in 2012 when pulled over on Route 29 while in costume, was known for visiting hospitalized children and giving them toys. READ MORE

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  20. Morgan Freeman's Step-Granddaughter Stabbed to Death in NYC

    12:14 pm PDT 08/16/2015
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    "Her star will continue to shine bright in our hearts, thoughts and prayers," the actor said in a statement about E'Dena Hines, 33. READ MORE

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