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  1. Robert H. Schuller, Southern California Televangelist, Dies at 88

    9:21 am PDT 04/02/2015
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    His Sunday morning broadcast from the glistening Crystal Cathedral in Orange County was watched by millions for decades. READ MORE

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  2. Director Manoel de Oliveira Dies at 106

    8:09 am PDT 04/02/2015
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    Oliveira was a regular at Cannes — where three of his movies were nominated for the festival's top Palme d'Or prize — and other European festivals. READ MORE

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  3. John Lennon's Ex-Wife, Cynthia Lennon, Dies at 75

    8:35 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    Cynthia met John when she was 18 and he was on the cusp of fame with the Beatles. READ MORE

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  4. Cult Actor Robert Z'Dar, Star of 'Maniac Cop' Series, Dies at 64

    2:21 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    The hulking actor appeared in over 120 films including mainstream hit 'Tango & Cash' and TV's 'Growing Pains.' READ MORE

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  5. J. Paul Getty's Grandson, Heir to Oil Fortune, Dies at 47

    7:34 pm PDT 03/31/2015
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    Andrew Getty was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home Tuesday. READ MORE

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  6. Miroslav Ondricek, Oscar-Nominated Cinematographer, Dies at 80

    1:51 pm PDT 03/29/2015
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    He earned noms for his work on Milos Forman's 'Ragtime' and 'Amadeus.' READ MORE

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  7. Gene Saks, Tony-Winning Stage and Film Director, Dies at 93

    10:38 am PDT 03/29/2015
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    He directed numerous Neil Simon plays on Broadway and on the screen, along with the films 'Cactus Flower' and 'Mame.' READ MORE

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  8. Ray Arnett, Choreographer and Stage Director, Dies at 97

    4:11 pm PDT 03/26/2015
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    He was best known for his work with pianist Liberace. READ MORE

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  9. L.A. Weatherman George Fischbeck Dies at 92

    1:27 pm PDT 03/26/2015
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    Colorful KABC and KCBS forecaster was known for teaching weather concepts during his segment. READ MORE

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  10. Sally Forrest, Actress and Protege of Ida Lupino, Dies at 86

    4:03 pm PDT 03/25/2015
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    She starred for the pioneering Hollywood director in the 1949 dramas 'Not Wanted' and 'Never Fear.' READ MORE

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  11. Roger Mayer, Champion of Film Preservation, Dies at 89

    10:44 am PDT 03/25/2015
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    The recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 2005, he discovered negatives of great films melting away on the MGM lot and picked up the fight. READ MORE

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  12. Jytte Jensen, Veteran Film Curator, Dies at 65

    8:10 pm PDT 03/24/2015
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    During more than 30 years at the Museum of Modern Art's Department of Film, she championed films from around the world. READ MORE

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  13. Gregory Walcott, Reluctant Star of 'Plan 9 From Outer Space,' Dies at 87

    2:23 pm PDT 03/22/2015
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    He had scores of credits during his long career, also appearing in 'Mister Roberts,' 'Prime Cut,' 'Norma Rae' and in four Clint Eastwood films. READ MORE

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  14. Mexican Wrestling Star Dies From Fatal Blow in Ring

    1:53 pm PDT 03/22/2015
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    Baja California state authorities said El Hijo del Perro Aguayo died Saturday from cervical spine trauma. READ MORE

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  15. Twisted Sister Drummer A.J. Pero Dies at 55

    9:06 pm PDT 03/21/2015
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    "I will always remember that smile," frontman Dee Snider said. READ MORE

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  16. Walter E. Grauman, Director on 'Murder, She Wrote,' Dies at 93

    7:12 pm PDT 03/20/2015
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    The prolific TV helmer also did the pilot episodes for two Quinn Martin productions: 'The Fugitive' and 'The Streets of San Francisco.' READ MORE

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  17. Ralph Taeger, Star of the 1960s TV series 'Hondo,' Dies at 78

    2:20 pm PDT 03/20/2015
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    He also appeared in two shows with James Coburn and in the 1964 film 'The Carpetbaggers.' READ MORE

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  18. Scott-Arthur Allen, Acting Coach for Four Decades, Dies at 76

    2:43 pm PDT 03/19/2015
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    He was a former actor, a talent manager, and an acting coach whose students included Sela Ward, Heather Locklear and Tea Leoni. READ MORE

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  19. 'Chainsaw' Tommy May, Famed Key Grip in Hollywood, Dies at 81

    10:15 am PDT 03/19/2015
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    He teamed with Sam Peckinpah, Billy Wilder, John Frankenheimer, Blake Edwards and Vilmos Zigmond during a long, colorful career. READ MORE

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  20. Ib Melchior, Screenwriter on 'Robinson Crusoe on Mars,' Dies at 97

    6:04 pm PDT 03/17/2015
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    He claimed TV's 'Lost in Space' and 'Star Trek' were stolen from him by Irwin Allen and Gene Roddenberry, respectively. READ MORE

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  21. Pregnant 'Food Network Star' Contestant and Husband Murdered, Suspect Arrested

    4:31 pm PDT 03/17/2015
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    Cristie Schoen Codd appeared on the cooking-competition show in 2012 and was a stunt performer in this summer's 'Terminator Genisys.' READ MORE

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