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Adam West

Adam West, TV’s ‘Batman,’ Dies at 88

Adam West — an actor defined and also constrained by his role in the 1960s series “Batman” — died Friday night in Los Angeles. He was 88. A rep said that he died after a…

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Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Roger Moore, the dapper British actor who brought tongue-in-cheek humor to the James Bond persona in seven films, eclipsing his television career, which had included starring roles in at least five series, died on Tuesday…

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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave Frontman, Dies at 52

Chris Cornell, the powerful, dynamic singer whose band Soundgarden was one of the architects of grunge music, has died at 52. Mr. Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit, said his representative, Brian Bumbery, in a…

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Erin Moran

‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran dies at 56

Erin Moran, who played Joanie on hit TV show “Happy Days,” has died at 56. Officials got a call on Saturday afternoon about “an unresponsive female,” the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department said. “Upon the arrival,…

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Charlie Murphy

Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comedy stand-up and performer in his own right, has died. Murphy died Wednesday in New York of leukemia, according to his representative,…

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Paul O'Neill

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill Dead at 61

Paul O’Neill, the producer who put together Christmas-inspired prog-metal group Trans-Siberian Orchestra, has died. The group’s Facebook page reported the news Wednesday night, saying he had been suffering from a chronic illness. He was 61….

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Don Rickles

Don Rickles, Legendary Comic With a Gift for the Insult, Dies at 90

“Mr. Warmth” forged a career when he turned the table on his hecklers, going on to insult everyone he encountered — even Frank Sinatra. Don Rickles, the rapid-fire insulting machine who for six decades earned…

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Chuck Berry Dies at 90; Helped Define Rock ’n’ Roll

Chuck Berry, who with his indelible guitar licks, brash self-confidence and memorable songs about cars, girls and wild dance parties did as much as anyone to define rock ’n’ roll’s potential and attitude in its…

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‘Get Out’ star on not being ‘black enough’

Despite being a dark-skinned black man, actor Daniel Kaluuya still has to prove his race. That’s what the “Get Out” star said in an recent interview with GQ magazine. He spoke out after Samuel Jackson…

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Transit Drive-In responds to Alabama Drive-In’s choice not to show ‘Beauty and the Beast’

HENAGAR, Ala./Buffalo, N.Y. (AP modified)— An Alabama drive-in theater won’t show a new re-telling of the classic fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast” because one of its characters is portrayed as homosexual. A Facebook post…

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