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Entertainment communities on both sides of the pond are mourning today’s passing of RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH. The actor/director/producer was 90 years old.

A veteran of almost 80 films, ATTENBOROUGH made his screen debut in NOEL COWARD’S 1942 war story IN WHICH WE SERVE. From there he went on to act in such familiar titles as I’M ALL [...]


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It’s being reported that actor/comedian ROBIN WILLIAMS died today at the age of 63. To many he’ll be remembered for his iconic role on the classic television sitcom MORK & MINDY (where he was able to co-star with his friend and mentor JONATHAN WINTERS). For those lucky enough to have seen him in person, the [...]


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Word hit over the weekend that JAMES GARNER was found dead in his California home at the age of 86. A leading man on both the large and small screen, he shot to fame as the titular charming card shark on the 1950s western send-up MAVERICK and followed that playing the titular cranky-but-charming private eye [...]


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The lights of Broadway are just a little bit dimmer today with the news that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress ELAINE STRITCH has died of natural causes at the age of 89. Known by many for her musical theater collaborations with NOEL COWARD and STEPHEN SONDHEIM, she was also adept at straight drama in such [...]


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Today, show business morns the loss of one of the great actors of stage and screen. It’s been reported that ELI WALLACH died yesterday at the age of 98 . The winner of both Tony and Emmy Awards as well as an honorary Academy Award, WALLACH starred on stage in works by such giants as [...]


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It’s being reported that charismatic actor PAUL WALKER died today, at the age of 40, in a car crash as he and a friend were leaving a charity automobile show in Santa Clarita, California.

A veteran of both the big and small screen, WALKER has a resume that includes such notable titles as PLEASANTVILLE, FLAGS [...]


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Veteran television/movie actor Dennis Farina passed away today at the age of 69 in Scottsdale, Arizona after suffering a blood clot in his lung. Farina is best remembered for his roles in the comedies Midnight Run and Get Shorty, and also starred on the iconic television show Law & Order. Farina was born in Chicago, [...]


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Cory Monteith, who rose to fame on FOX’s hit musical comedy Glee, was found dead today in a Vancouver hotel room. The cause of death has not yet been determined, but at a press conference tonight, police ruled out foul play. Speculation hinges on his ongoing troubles with substance abuse: The 31-year-old voluntarily [...]


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James Gandolfini, best known for playing mobster Tony Soprano on the acclaimed HBO series The Sopranos, died today at the age of 51. Gandolfini was attending 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily where reports are saying he died of a heart attack.

Gandolfini started working an as actor in 1987. Early in his career he was [...]


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Jean Stapleton, who played the lovable character “Edith Bunker” on the iconic series All In the Family, passed away at the age of 90.
Stapleton had a great career starring on Broadway in many hit shows including Damn Yankees and Funny Girl. She also starred in numerous television shows.  But it was [...]


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