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Post Mortem Archive: Actors, actresses

Oscars "In Memoriam" Redux

After trolling the Internet reading all things "Oscar" today, there was a lot of disappointment in the omission of some actors from the "In Memoriam" tribute. Two that come to mind include '80s teen star turned bad boy Corey Haim (I mean, how could they forget "Lucas?"), and drama laden...

By Lauren Wiseman  | February 28, 2011; 5:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Actors, actresses, Lauren Wiseman  
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Betty Garrett dies: Actress was 91

Betty Garrett, who was known by television audiences for her recurring roles on the 1970s sitcoms "All in the Family" and "Laverne & Shirley," died Saturday at a hospital in Los Angeles of an aortic aneurysm. She was 91. Prior to her success as a television character actor, Ms. Garrett...

By Emma Brown  | February 13, 2011; 10:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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British film star Susannah York dies at 72

Susannah York, an English actress who emerged as one of the most luminous stars of the 1960s in films including "Tom Jones," "Tunes of Glory," "A Man for All Seasons," and "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" -- the last of which brought her an Oscar nomination -- died Jan.15...

By Emma Brown  | January 16, 2011; 8:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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David Nelson of 'Ozzie and Harriet' dies

The Associated Press has published this obituary for David Nelson: David Nelson, who starred on his parents' popular television show "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," died Jan. 11 of complications from colon cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 74. Mr. Nelson (top right in the photo...

By Emma Brown  | January 12, 2011; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Film impresario Dino De Laurentiis, producer of 'Serpico,' dies at 91

Oscar-winning film producerDino De Laurentiis died last night at his home in Beverly Hills. The Italian-born Mr. De Laurentiis stood no taller than five and a half feet, but he was a Hollywood giant who made more than 150 films, including "Serpico," starring Al Pacino; "Barbarella" with Jane Fonda; and...

By Emma Brown  | November 11, 2010; 11:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tom Bosley, 'Happy Days' TV Dad

Tom Bosley, 83, a Tony Award-winning stage actor who enjoyed a long career on television, notably as the wry Cunningham patriarchon "Happy Days," a small-town sherriff on "Murder, She Wrote" and a crime-hunting priest on "The Father Dowling Mysteries," died Oct. 19 at a hospital near his home in Palm...

By Matt Schudel  | October 19, 2010; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Actors, actresses, Adam Bernstein  
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Older Entries in This Category »

The Daily Goodbye, Emma Brown , August 3, 2010
Rapper: "da rumor dat I was dead" Is False., T. Rees Shapiro , June 21, 2010
Art Linkletter, Comedian and TV Show Host, Dies, T. Rees Shapiro , May 26, 2010
Monday Daily Goodbye, T. Rees Shapiro , May 24, 2010
Ziegfeld Chorus Girl Dies at 106, Adam Bernstein , May 13, 2010
Actress Lynn Redgrave Has Died, T. Rees Shapiro , May 3, 2010
Dorothy Provine, Flapper and Outlaw, Dies, Adam Bernstein , April 30, 2010
Corin Redgrave and His Father, Adam Bernstein , April 7, 2010
"Dynasty" actor John Forsythe dies at 92, Emma Brown , April 2, 2010
Actress June Havoc dies , Emma Brown , March 29, 2010
Actor Robert Culp Dead, Patricia Sullivan , March 24, 2010
Fess Parker, TV Frontiersman, Dies, Adam Bernstein , March 18, 2010
The Best Stories, After You Die, Patricia Sullivan , March 17, 2010
Peter Graves on Film, Patricia Sullivan , March 15, 2010
Corey Haim, Star of "Lost Boys" Dies At 38, T. Rees Shapiro , March 10, 2010
Famous Last Words, Patricia Sullivan , March 7, 2010
Today's best obit headline, Emma Brown , March 3, 2010
Dennis Stock, Photographer of James Dean, Dies, T. Rees Shapiro , January 13, 2010
Jennifer Jones Dies, Adam Bernstein , December 17, 2009
Spotlight: Penny Marshall, Lauren Wiseman , November 5, 2009
'Dr. No' Dies, Adam Bernstein , October 20, 2009
And we remember...., Lauren Wiseman , September 21, 2009
Who Will the Emmys Remember?, Lauren Wiseman , September 18, 2009
Spotlight: Farrah Fawcett, Lauren Wiseman , June 25, 2009
Carradine's Death: Accidental?, Patricia Sullivan , June 5, 2009
David Carradine's Best Work?, Adam Bernstein , June 4, 2009
Actor David Carradine Dead, Patricia Sullivan , June 4, 2009
 
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