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  1. Herb Braha, Star of Long-Running Musical 'Godspell,' Dies at 69

    6:27 pm PST 02/10/2016
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    The stage, TV and film actor also founded costume shop Richard the Thread, which supplied material for the 'Iron Man' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchises. READ MORE

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  2. Tommy Kelly, Star of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' Dies at 90

    8:07 am PST 02/09/2016
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    Then a 12-year-old from the Bronx, he was picked by producer David O. Selznick to play the boy in the adaptation of Mark Twain's 1876 novel. READ MORE

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  3. 'Georgy Girl' Writer Margaret Forster Dies at 77

    8:01 am PST 02/08/2016
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    The author's novel was turned into a hit film in the 1960s. READ MORE

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  4. Daniel Gerson, Screenwriter on 'Monsters, Inc.' and Its Prequel, Dies at 49

    6:10 am PST 02/08/2016
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    He also co-wrote the Oscar-winning 'Big Hero 6' with his frequent writing partner, Robert L. Baird. READ MORE

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  5. Mike Minor, Actor on TV's 'Petticoat Junction,' Dies at 75

    3:55 pm PST 02/05/2016
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    The son of producer Don Fedderson, he married Linda Kaye Henning (Betty Jo Bradley) on the CBS series and then in real life, too. READ MORE

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  6. H. Read Jackson, Former Fox Sports Net Exec, Dies at 71

    2:17 pm PST 02/05/2016
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    He also produced for such news programs as '60 Minutes,' 'ABC World News Tonight' and 'Entertainment Tonight.' READ MORE

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  7. Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dies at 74

    3:06 pm PST 02/04/2016
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    He and the group had hits with "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland." READ MORE

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  8. Kristine Miller, Hollywood Starlet of the 1940s, Dies at 90

    12:05 pm PST 02/04/2016
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    After being discovered by famed producer Hal Wallis, she appeared opposite Lizabeth Scott in the film noir classics 'I Walk Alone' and 'Too Late for Tears.' READ MORE

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  9. Joe Alaskey, Voice of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, Dies at 63

    7:58 am PST 02/04/2016
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    One of the successors to Mel Blanc, he also voiced such Looney Tunes characters as Sylvester and Tweety. READ MORE

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  10. Bob Elliott, Half of the Famed Comedy Duo Bob and Ray, Dies at 92

    10:29 am PST 02/03/2016
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    He and Ray Goulding made audiences laugh for more than four decades on the radio and on television. His son is actor Chris Elliott. READ MORE

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  11. Edward Parone, Director, Writer and Theater Mentor, Dies at 90

    2:01 pm PST 02/01/2016
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    He served as an artistic member of New York’s Albee-Barr-Wilder Playwrights Unit and directed many plays at the Taper in L.A. READ MORE

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  12. Frank Finlay, Oscar-Nominated Actor, Dies at 89

    1:30 pm PST 01/31/2016
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    The actor's cause of death is unknown. READ MORE

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  13. Terry Wogan, Beloved BBC Presenter, Dies at 77

    8:57 am PST 01/31/2016
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    Wogan was battling with cancer. READ MORE

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  14. French New Wave Filmmaker Jacques Rivette Dies at 87

    7:23 am PST 01/29/2016
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    The director of 'Celine and Julie Go Boating' was a key part of the European movement, with contemporaries Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard. READ MORE

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  15. Flora Gordon, Wife of Sci-Fi Director Bert I. Gordon, Dies at 90

    6:11 pm PST 01/28/2016
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    She worked with him on several films in the 1950s and '60s, including 'The Boy and the Pirates,' which featured their daughter. READ MORE

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  16. Paul Kantner, Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder and Guitarist, Dies at 74

    4:47 pm PST 01/28/2016
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    Kantner also was a founding member of the group's spinoff band, Jefferson Starship. READ MORE

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  17. Abe Vigoda, Det. Fish on TV's 'Barney Miller,' Dies at 94

    11:19 am PST 01/26/2016
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    The three-time Emmy nominee also starred in his own spinoff series and was memorable as a mob boss in 'The Godfather.' READ MORE

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  18. Weather Channel Meteorologist Killed in Car Crash

    9:44 am PST 01/26/2016
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    Nicholas Wiltgen was pronounced dead Sunday night after his car went through an Atlanta parking garage wall and into an adjacent hotel. READ MORE

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  19. Gary Menteer, Writer, Director and Producer on TV's 'Family Matters,' Dies at 76

    1:43 pm PST 01/25/2016
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    He was in the original cast of Broadway’s 'Music Man' and later worked on 'Happy Days,' 'Laverne & Shirley' and 'Punky Brewster.' READ MORE

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  20. Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Stanley Mann Dies at 87

    2:52 pm PST 01/22/2016
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    He received an Oscar nom for his work on William Wyler's 'The Collector' and scripted 'Conan the Destroyer,' 'The Mouse That Roared' and 'Eye of the Needle.' READ MORE

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