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Richard Attenborough Dies at 90

Sir Richard Attenborough, whose 20-year crusade to bring the life of Mahatma Gandhi to the screen culminated in eight Academy Awards for Gandhi, including a best director Oscar for him, has died, his son tells BBC News.... Read more
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Robin Williams Dies of Suspected Suicide

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at age 63, according to police in Marin County, Calif.... Read more
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'Rockford Files' Star James Garner Dies at 86

James Garner, the charming leading man from Oklahoma who made it look easy on NBC's The Rockford Files and in films opposite Doris Day, Julie Andrews and Sally Field during more than a half-century in show business, has died. He was 86.... Read more
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Legendary Actor Mickey Rooney Dead at 93

Mickey Rooney, the pint-sized ball of energy who starred as Andy Hardy, America’s boy next door, in 16 films for MGM — merely one highlight in an irrepressible and unimaginable nine-decade career in show business — has died. He was 93.... Read more
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James Rebhorn Dies at 65

A stalwart character actor who was able to deliver charm, humour or menace when the occasion or role called for it, James Rebhorn has died at the age of 65.... Read more
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Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dies at 64

Scott Asheton, drummer for legendary punk-rock band the Stooges, died Saturday evening at age 64. No cause of death has yet been announced. Asheton's death was confirmed by Stooges frontman Iggy Pop on Sunday afternoon via a statement on his Facebook page.... Read more
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Shirley Temple Dead: Legendary Child Star Dies at 85

The bright-eyed, adorable little actress was a No. 1 box-office draw in the 1930s, helping to boost America's spirits after the Great Depression and saving the Fox studio from bankruptcy.... Read more
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Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of apparent drug overdose

Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead of an apparent drug overdose in his Manhattan apartment, law enforcement sources said Sunday. Hoffman, 46, was found in the bathroom of the fourth-floor apartment, the sources told CNN.... Read more
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Folk Singer and Songwriter Pete Seeger Dies at 94

Folk singer and songwriter Pete Seeger has died at age 94. ... Read more
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Fast & Furious Star Paul Walker Dies in Car Crash

Paul Walker has reportedly died at the age of 40. The Fast & Furious star reportedly passed away in a car crash Saturday afternoon in Valencia, Calif., according to TMZ.... Read more
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