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  1. James Shigeta, Top Asian-American Actor of Early '60s and 'Die Hard' Co-Star, Dies at 81

    6:38 pm PDT 07/28/2014
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    He starred in such films as "The Crimson Kimono," “Flower Drum Song,” “Cry for Happy," "Bridge to the Sun" and, later, as a terrorized executive in the Bruce Willis movie. READ MORE

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  2. Noel Black, Director of 'Pretty Poison,' Dies at 77

    10:16 am PDT 07/28/2014
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    He also earned an Oscar nomination for a Palme d'Or-winning short film, helmed several telefilms and worked on many TV shows. READ MORE

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  3. 'El Mariachi' Actor Peter Marquardt Dies at 50

    2:05 pm PDT 07/27/2014
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    He got the part of the drug lord Moco in the 1992 film due to a chance meeting with writer-director Robert Rodriguez when they were bunkmates at a medical research facility. READ MORE

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  4. British Actress Dora Bryan Dies at 91

    2:43 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    She won a BAFTA for her role in "A Taste of Honey" and more recently starred on the TV shows "Last of the Summer Wine" and "Absolutely Fabulous." READ MORE

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  5. John Fasano, Writer on 'Another 48 Hrs.,' Dies at 52

    6:30 pm PDT 07/21/2014
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    He also penned Jean-Claude Van Damme's "Universal Soldier: The Return" and the first "Jesse Stone" telefilm starring Tom Selleck. READ MORE

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  6. James Garner: 5 Memorable Roles (Video)

    7:30 pm PDT 07/20/2014
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    The actor, best known for starring on the TV series "The Rockford Files" and "Maverick," died Saturday night. READ MORE

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  7. 'Rockford Files' Star James Garner Dies at 86

    11:54 pm PDT 07/19/2014
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    UPDATED: The amiable actor also starred on TV in "Maverick," in such films as "Victor Victoria," "Murphy's Romance" and "Space Cowboys" and in popular Polaroid commercials. READ MORE

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  8. 'The Patriot' Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak Dies at 21

    10:30 pm PDT 07/19/2014
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    UPDATED: The child star also had roles in "24" and "The Cider House Rules." READ MORE

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  9. Jazz Musician Lionel Ferbos Dies at 103

    7:40 am PDT 07/19/2014
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    He was believed to be the oldest working jazz musician who performed regularly until last year. READ MORE

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  10. Hollywood Remembers Editor Tom Rolf

    4:45 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    Friends and colleagues recall a “true icon of editing and a great leader in the editing community.” READ MORE

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  11. Jerry McNeely, Creator of TV’s 'Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law,' Dies at 86

    12:36 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    He received an Emmy nom for writing the emotional 1977 telefilm "Something for Joey," based on the true story of a Penn State football star and his cancer-stricken kid brother. READ MORE

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  12. Elaine Stritch: An Appreciation

    6:35 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    THR's lead theater critic pays personal tribute to the legendary Broadway performer, whose exacting professional standards were as renowned as her tart tongue and eccentric style. READ MORE

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  13. Broadway to Dim Its Lights in Honor of Elaine Stritch

    2:42 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    The Great White Way will go dim on Friday, July 18, in honor of the four-time Tony nominee who died on Thursday at the age of 89. READ MORE

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  14. Elaine Stritch Dead: Stars Mourn Broadway Legend on Social Media

    11:37 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    Stephen Sondheim, Lena Dunham, Anna Kendrick and Jesse Tyler Ferguson were among those paying tribute to the late actress. READ MORE

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  15. Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89

    10:07 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    The four-time Tony nominee and three-time Emmy winner died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. READ MORE

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  16. Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies at 70

    8:24 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    He was one of the most popular live acts of the early 1970s, when his signature fast blues guitar solos attracted a wide following. READ MORE

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  17. 'Downfall' Editor Hans Funck Dies at 61

    5:31 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    The German editor worked on such films as “The Experiment," the Oscar-nominated “Sophie Scholl: The Final Days" and Naomi Watts-starrer "Diana." READ MORE

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  18. Tom Rolf, Oscar-Winning Editor of 'The Right Stuff,' Dies at 82

    6:07 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    UPDATED: He's also known for his work with Martin Scorsese on "Taxi Driver" and with Michael Mann on "Heat." READ MORE

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  19. Nobel Prize-Winning Author Nadine Gordimer Dies at 90

    9:16 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    The South African writer explored the cost of racial conflict during apartheid through several novels, short stories and nonfiction works. READ MORE

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  20. Lorin Maazel, Former New York Philharmonic Conductor, Dies at 84

    8:39 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    He guided nearly 200 orchestras in at least 7,000 opera and concert performances during 72 years at the podium. READ MORE

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