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Actor Pat Corley, Sept. 11

Actor Pat Corley, Sept. 11Actor Pat Corley, who served sage advice along with drinks as Phil the barkeep on "Murphy Brown," died on Sept. 11. He was 76. Corley, a native of Dallas, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 11, according to his son, actor-comedian Jerry Corley. Corley's five-decade career included roles in the films "Coming Home," "True Confessions" and "Against All Odds." He appeared on "Murphy Brown," the CBS sitcom starring Candice Bergen as a hard-driving TV newswoman, from 1988-96.AP/Julie Markes
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