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  1. Geraldine McEwan, BAFTA-Winning Actress, Dies at 82

    4:53 pm PST 01/31/2015
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    She played iconic Agatha Christie detective Miss Marple in 12 TV episodes. READ MORE

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  2. Rod McKuen, Mega-Selling Poet and Performer, Dies at 81

    3:54 pm PST 01/29/2015
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    He turned out hundreds of songs and poems and records, including the Academy Award-nominated song "Jean" for the 1969 film 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.' READ MORE

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  3. Fashion Pioneer Ruth Manchester Dies at 93

    4:24 pm PST 01/28/2015
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    The late fashion designer was best known for introducing Enkalure nylon knit fashions to the industry. READ MORE

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  4. Rush Limbaugh's "Chief of Staff" Christopher Carson Dies at 56

    11:38 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    "Kit" Carson was hired by the radio host shortly after launching his national show. READ MORE

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  5. Bob Bardo, Longtime Executive for Dick Clark Productions, Dies at 71

    1:31 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    Earlier, he produced ABC’s 'General Hospital' and won a Daytime Emmy. READ MORE

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  6. Marshall Schlom, Script Supervisor for Hitchcock, Kramer and Nichols, Dies at 86

    1:07 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    His credits include 'Psycho,' 'Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,' 'The Last Picture Show,' 'Silkwood' and 'On Golden Pond.' READ MORE

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  7. Joe Franklin, Longtime New York Talk Show Host, Dies at 88

    8:43 am PST 01/25/2015
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    He started on in the 1950s and gave many soon-to-be legends a chance. READ MORE

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  8. Richard McWhorter, Legendary Assistant Director, Dies at 100

    10:16 am PST 01/24/2015
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    He worked with King Vidor, Frank Capra, Cecil B. DeMille and Hal Wallis and was there at the onset of the first directors guild. READ MORE

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  9. Peggy Charren, Activist for Children’s Television, Dies at 86

    4:21 pm PST 01/22/2015
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    Her efforts led to the passage of landmark legislation in 1990 and improved educational TV shows for kids. READ MORE

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  10. 'Mortal Kombat' Martial Artist Darren Shahlavi Dies at 42

    1:51 pm PST 01/20/2015
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    He was noted for his work in the TV series 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy' and 'Arrow.' READ MORE

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  11. Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2015

    8:10 am PST 01/19/2015
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    Remembering the legends and famous faces who died this year. READ MORE

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  12. Alan Hirschfield, Former Chief Exec of Columbia, Dies at 79

    7:47 pm PST 01/18/2015
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    He helped make the films 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' and 'Taxi Driver.' READ MORE

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  13. Tony Verna, Inventor of Instant Replay, Dies at 81

    7:29 pm PST 01/18/2015
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    Verna introduced the concept of instant replay during the Army-Navy football game on Dec. 7, 1963. READ MORE

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  14. Canadian Actor Don Harron, Known for Charlie Farquharson, Dies at 90

    4:18 pm PST 01/18/2015
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    Harron, whose daughter Mary Harron directed 'American Psycho,' was a former star of the U.S. variety show 'Hee Haw.' READ MORE

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  15. Dallas Taylor, Former Drummer for Crosby, Stills and Nash, Dies at 66

    3:08 pm PST 01/18/2015
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    He played with the group at Woodstock and also performed with Van Morrison. READ MORE

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  16. A$AP Yams, Founder of A$AP Mob, Mourned by Hip-Hop Community

    11:22 am PST 01/18/2015
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    The music-industry figure died at 26. READ MORE

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  17. Greg Plitt, Actor and 'Work Out' Star, Dies at 37

    9:24 am PST 01/18/2015
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    He had a recurring role on 'Days of Our Lives' and appeared in 2013's 'Grudge Match.' READ MORE

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  18. George Dickerson, Actor in David Lynch's 'Blue Velvet,' Dies at 81

    7:39 pm PST 01/17/2015
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    He also stood out on 'Hill Street Blues,' in addition to being a writer, poet, editor, playwright and United Nations diplomat. READ MORE

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  19. Patsy Garrett, 'Chow-Chow-Chow' Lady of Cat Food Commercials, Dies at 93

    2:43 pm PST 01/16/2015
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    The veteran character actress and singer appeared with Elvis in 'The Trouble With Girls' and in the ABC series 'Nanny and the Professor' and 'Room 222.' READ MORE

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  20. Sid Smith, TV Director for Jimmy Durante and Bob Hope, Dies at 93

    2:17 pm PST 01/15/2015
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    He worked on beauty pageants, 'Your Hit Parade' and with Elizabeth Taylor during his 50-year career. READ MORE

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