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Ray Liotta, Actor in ‘GoodFellas,’ Dies at 67

A good guy who played lots of bad guys, he also sparkled in 'Something Wild,' as Shoeless Joe Jackson in 'Field of Dreams' and on TV's 'Shades of Blue.'

John Zderko, Actor in ‘Criminal Minds’ and ‘The Mentalist,’ Dies at 60

This year, he appeared in the John Boyega Sundance film 'Breaking' and on 'Bosch: Legacy.'

Mort Janklow, Pioneering Literary Agent, Dies at 91

The superstar attorney first made his mark with William Safire and his 1975 Nixon book, then repped everyone from Ronald Reagan and Al Gore to Sidney Poitier, Jackie Collins and Barbara Walters.

L.A.’s Last Remaining Seats Film Series Returns Next Month

Classics including 'To Sir, With Love,' 'The Kid,' 'Blade Runner' and 'Notorious' play at the Regency Village in Westwood and at the Orpheum and Los Angeles theaters downtown.

Vangelis, Oscar-Winning Composer on ‘Chariots of Fire,’ Dies at 79

The electronic music pioneer and three-time Grammy nominee also worked on 'Blade Runner,' 'Missing' and 'Alexander.'

Marvin Josephson, Founder of ICM, Dies at 95

To build his firm, he acquired outfits like the Ashley Famous Agency and Creative Management Associates while repping the likes of Bob Keeshan, Steve McQueen, Barbara Walters and Henry Kissinger.

Marnie Schulenburg, Actress on ‘As the World Turns’ and ‘One Life to Live,’ Dies at 37

She will recur this year on Showtime's 'City on a Hill,' which she worked on amid her treatment for breast cancer.

June Preston, Child Actor Turned Celebrated Opera Singer, Dies at 93

She appeared in 'It Happened One Night,' 'Christmas in July' and 'The Strawberry Blonde' and had her own clothing line before touring the world as a versatile soprano.

Maggie Peterson, Actress on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ Dies at 81

She played Charlene Darling on the famed sitcom and performed the tunes "Salty Dog" and "There Is a Time" on memorable episodes.

Fred Ward, Actor in ‘Remo Williams,’ ‘Henry & June’ and ‘Tremors,’ Dies at 79

He also portrayed astronaut Gus Grissom in 'The Right Stuff' and was impressive in 'Silkwood,' 'Uncommon Valor' and 'Miami Blues.'

Phillip M. Goldfarb, Emmy-Winning Producer on ‘L.A. Law,’ Dies at 82

His credits included other collaborations with Steven Bochco and such films as 'Taxi Driver,' 'The Last Detail' and 'Thank God It's Friday.'

David Birney, Actor on ‘Bridget Loves Bernie’ and ‘St. Elsewhere,’ Dies at 83

His sitcom, which also starred soon-to-be wife Meredith Baxter, did great in the ratings but didn't make it to a second season.