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Mickey Rooney

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  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role

    'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role
    As Han Solo once said, it's not wise to upset a Wookiee. So it's probably good news for all involved that Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3-inch British actor famous for playing the hairy hero Chewbacca, is now set to reprise his role in the highly anticipated...
  • Mel Stuart dies at 83; 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' director

    Mel Stuart dies at 83; 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' director
    Mel Stuart had firmly established himself as an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker in the 1960s when his daughter Madeline, a big fan of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," insisted he turn the popular children's book into a movie....
  • Ann Rutherford dies at 94; actress was in 'Gone With the Wind'

    Ann Rutherford dies at 94; actress was in 'Gone With the Wind'
    Ann Rutherford, an actress whose small role as Scarlett's younger sister Carreen in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" was her most enduring, has died. She was 94. Rutherford, who also portrayed Mickey Rooney's teenage girlfriend in the Andy Hardy...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Three's allowed

     
    “Dancing With the Stars”: Dancing and emotions ran high during this, the eighth week of “Dancing With the Stars' ” 14th season. There was the threat of Tuesday’s double elimination that loomed above each of the remaining...
  • Ann Rutherford, actress in 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 94

     
    Ann Rutherford, an actress whose small role as Scarlett’s younger sister Carreen in the 1939 film “Gone With the Wind” was her most enduring, has died. She was 94. Rutherford, who also portrayed Mickey Rooney’s teenage girlfriend...
  • Jack Klugman dies at 90; star of TV's 'The Odd Couple,' 'Quincy'

    Jack Klugman dies at 90; star of TV's 'The Odd Couple,' 'Quincy'
    Jack Klugman, the three-time Emmy Award-winning actor best known for his portrayals of slovenly sportswriter Oscar Madison on TV's “The Odd Couple” and the title role of the murder-solving medical examiner on “Quincy, M.E.,” died...
  • Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79; legendary actress

    Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79. Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...
  • Anne Francis dies at 80; costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic 'Forbidden Planet'

    Anne Francis dies at 80; costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic 'Forbidden Planet'
    Anne Francis, who costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" and later played the title role in "Honey West," the mid-1960s TV series about a sexy female private detective with a pet ocelot, died Sunday. She was 80. Francis, who...
  • Blake Edwards dies at 88; 'Pink Panther' director was master of slapstick comedy

    Blake Edwards dies at 88; 'Pink Panther' director was master of slapstick comedy
    Blake Edwards, a writer-director who battled depression in his personal life yet was known as a modern master of slapstick and sophisticated wit with hit films such as the "Pink Panther" comedies, "10" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died. He was 88....
  • Lina Romay dies at 91; Cugat singer, MGM actress

    Lina Romay dies at 91; Cugat singer, MGM actress
    Lina Romay, whose role as a lead singer with Xavier Cugat's orchestra in the early 1940s led to a career in the movies and a stint decades later as a Spanish-language radio announcer for Hollywood Park, has died. She was 91. Romay died Dec. 17 of natural...
  • Arthur Marx dies at 89; writer son of Groucho

    Arthur Marx dies at 89; writer son of Groucho
    Arthur Marx, a veteran television writer, playwright, celebrity biographer and memoirist who wrote extensively about an often fractious life with his father, comedic legend Groucho Marx, has died. He was 89 and died of natural causes Thursday at his Los...