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  1. Bob Johnston, Producer for Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, Dies at 83

    7:55 pm PDT 08/15/2015
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    The producer of Dylan's 'Highway 61 Revisited' and 'Blonde on Blonde' and Johnny Cash's 'At Folsom Prison and At San Quentin' died Friday. READ MORE

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  2. Herbert Wise, Director of 'I, Claudius,' Dies at 90

    6:42 pm PDT 08/12/2015
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    The two-time Emmy nominee also was at the helm of TV projects starring Danny Kaye, Richard Burton and Deborah Kerr. READ MORE

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  3. Uggie the Dog, Star of 'The Artist,' Dies at 13

    10:25 pm PDT 08/11/2015
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    He also appeared in the 2011 film 'Water for Elephants.' READ MORE

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  4. Famed Egyptian Actor Nour El-Sherif Dies at 69

    11:10 am PDT 08/11/2015
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    He died Tuesday after battling an unspecified long illness. READ MORE

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  5. Tony Lara, Discovery's 'Deadliest Catch' Star, Dies at 50

    11:57 pm PDT 08/10/2015
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    The veteran captain died Saturday in Sturgis, S.D., during its motorcycle rally. READ MORE

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  6. Mark Sheeler, Who Battled a Killer Tree in 'From Hell It Came,' Dies at 92

    3:43 pm PDT 08/10/2015
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    Soon after appearing in the 1957 film, he left acting for more than 30 years (imagine that!), only to return to the screen. READ MORE

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  7. 'Lulu in the Nude' Director Solveig Anspach Dies at 54

    2:55 pm PDT 08/10/2015
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    The Icelandic-French filmmaker had fought a long battle with breast cancer. READ MORE

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  8. Gerald S. O’Loughlin, Star of 1970s ABC Cop Series 'The Rookies,' Dies at 93

    12:45 pm PDT 08/10/2015
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    He also starred in such films as 'In Cold Blood' and 'Ice Station Zebra' but turned down the lead role in 'The Love Boat.' READ MORE

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  9. Frank Gifford, Gridiron Star Turned 'Monday Night Football' Sportscaster, Dies at 84

    11:44 am PDT 08/09/2015
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    The former New York Giants standout, the husband of Kathie Lee Gifford, did play-by-play on the ABC games from 1971 until 1998. He teamed most famously with Howard Cosell and 'Dandy' Don Meredith. READ MORE

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  10. Terrence Evans, Actor in 'Terminator 2' and 'Star Trek,' Dies at 81

    11:35 am PDT 08/08/2015
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    His television credits include 'Little House on the Prairie,' 'The Dukes of Hazzard,' 'The Golden Girls' and 'Star Trek.' READ MORE

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  11. George Cole, British TV and Film Icon, Dies at 90

    8:51 am PDT 08/06/2015
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    He was last surviving castmember of Laurence Olivier's 'Henry V' and appeared in titles including 'Cleopatra' and 'Scrooge,' but will be best remembered for the long-running U.K. TV series 'Minder.' READ MORE

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  12. Lela Swift, Director of Soap Operas 'Dark Shadows' and 'Ryan’s Hope,' Dies at 96

    2:49 pm PDT 08/05/2015
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    A TV pioneer, she also helmed installments of the famed anthology show 'Studio One,' where she gave James Dean an early break. READ MORE

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  13. Roland Dupree, Real-Life Model for Disney’s Peter Pan, Dies at 89

    12:03 pm PDT 08/05/2015
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    The actor, choreographer and dance teacher starred in films opposite Shirley Temple and Donald O’Connor, and his students included Juliet Prowse and Peggy Fleming. READ MORE

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  14. Billy Sherrill, Country Producer Behind George Jones, Dies at 78

    6:02 pm PDT 08/04/2015
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    He helped create the smooth ‘countrypolitan’ sound of the 1960s and ’70s and co-wrote Tammy Wynette's “Stand by Your Man.” READ MORE

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  15. Designer Arnold Scaasi Dead at 85

    11:21 am PDT 08/04/2015
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    The designer, known for dressing six First Ladies and a slew of '60s celebrities, died of cardiac arrest. READ MORE

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  16. Gabrielle Krengel, Jane Lynch's Agent and Domain Talent Partner, Dies at 49

    10:55 am PDT 08/04/2015
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    She co-founded the boutique firm in 2005 with Melisa Spamer and Joe Vance. READ MORE

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  17. Chris Hyndman, CBC Lifestyle TV Host, Dies at 49

    10:49 am PDT 08/04/2015
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    The co-host of the daily talker 'Steven and Chris' died overnight in Toronto, the CBC said on Tuesday. READ MORE

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  18. Coleen Gray, Star of 'Kiss of Death' and 'Nightmare Alley,' Dies at 92

    11:06 pm PDT 08/03/2015
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    The actress, a favorite of film noir fans, also appeared in 'Red River,' 'The Killing,' 'Kansas City Confidential' and 'The Leech Woman.' READ MORE

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  19. Peter Grad, Former President of MTM Television, Dies at 75

    12:59 pm PDT 08/03/2015
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    He founded and chaired the annual A Night at Sardi’s fundraiser with his wife, Laurie. His family also includes TV execs Nicholas Grad and Carolyn Bernstein and director James Burrows. READ MORE

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  20. John Culhane, Disney Animation Historian, Dies at 81

    12:28 pm PDT 08/03/2015
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    His likeness appears in 'The Rescuers' and 'Fantasia/2000,' and he assisted on screenplays and TV specials and taught animation for four decades. READ MORE

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  21. Cilla Black, British Singer and TV Host, Dies at 72

    8:47 am PDT 08/02/2015
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    Her hits included 1964's "You're My World" and the theme tune from the 1966 film 'Alfie.' READ MORE

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