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James Garner: In His Own Words on The Notebook, Maverick and More

James Garner: In His Own Words on The Notebook, Maverick and More

Originally posted 07/21/2014 08:00AM

"There are few people on this planet I have adored as much as Jimmy Garner," Sally Field said of her costar in the 1985 movie Murphy's Romance. "He was a diamond."

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Blues, Guitar Legend Johnny Winter Dies in Switzerland

Blues, Guitar Legend Johnny Winter Dies in Switzerland

Originally posted 07/17/2014 08:15AM

Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s with his energetic performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters, died in a hotel room in Zurich on Wednesday, his representative, Carla Parisi, told the Associated Press. He was 70.

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Eileen Ford, Founder of Ford Models, Is Dead at 92

Eileen Ford, Founder of Ford Models, Is Dead at 92

Originally posted 07/10/2014 12:10PM

Eileen Ford, who co-founded Ford Models with her husband Jerry in 1946 – essentially inventing the modern modeling business, and exerting enormous influence on the world's views of human beauty – has died at 92.

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Voice of Disney's Pinocchio Dies

Voice of Disney's Pinocchio, Actor Dick Jones, Dies

Originally posted 07/09/2014 12:05PM

The title star's conscience may have been Jiminy Cricket, but his voice in the 1940 Walt Disney animated feature Pinocchio belonged to 10-year-old Dick Jones, who made millions of fellow youngsters cry when his screen character was reunited with his father and then turned into a real boy.

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Louis Zamperini, the Inspiration for Angelina Jolie's Unbroken, Dies

Louis Zamperini, the Inspiration for Angelina Jolie's Unbroken, Dies at 97

Originally posted 07/03/2014 08:15AM

One of the most incredible American lives of the past century has come to an end.

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McHale's Navy Actor Dies

McHale's Navy Actor Bob Hastings Dies

Originally posted 07/02/2014 10:20AM

Robert "Bob" Francis Hastings, Sr., best known for portraying "yes man" Lt. Elroy Carpenter on the popular 1960s sitcom McHale's Navy, has died. He was 89 and had battled prostate cancer for 15 years.

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An Unmarried Woman, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Director Paul Mazursky Dies | Jill Clayburgh, Paul Mazursky

Director Paul Mazursky Dies

Originally posted 07/02/2014 08:30AM

Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice and An Unmarried Woman, has died. He was 84.

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Caleb Bankston Death: Jeff Probst, Fellow Contestants Mourn Survivor Star

Caleb Bankston Death: Jeff Probst, Fellow Contestants Mourn Survivor Star

Originally posted 06/25/2014 04:30PM

Survivor contestant Caleb Bankston was one of the most popular characters in the past several seasons, both with fellow contestants and with fans. So when he died in a railway accident on Tuesday, the news traveled quickly throughout the Survivor community.

Host Jeff Probst, who is currently out of the country filming Survivor: San Juan Del Sur, was stunned by the unexpected news. "The entire Survivor crew is together in Nicaragua," he tells PEOPLE in an exclusive statement. "We are shocked and deeply saddened by the loss of Caleb. He was one of the most humble and likable contestants we have ever had the pleasure of working with on the show. A true gentleman. He will be missed by so many. We extend our most sincere condolences to his family and to his fiancé, Colton."

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Veteran Actor Eli Wallach Dies | Eli Wallach

UpdatePosted 06/25/2014 12:30PM

Veteran Actor Eli Wallach Dies

Originally posted 06/25/2014 06:30AM

Eli Wallach, a gravelly voiced character actor who appeared alongside such giants as Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits, Clint Eastwood in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and Al Pacino in The Godfather: Part III, died Tuesday, his daughter Katherine told The New York Times. He was 98.

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Casey Kasem's Daughter: Our Memorial for My Father Was 'Heartwarming'

Casey Kasem's Daughter: Our Memorial for My Father Was 'Heartwarming'

Originally posted 06/23/2014 06:45AM

As a radio personality, Casey Kasem was known to the public for his voice. But on Saturday, some of his closest loved ones gathered privately to remember him as a father and friend.

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