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Jonathan Crombie, star of 'Anne of Green Gables,' dies at 48
Jonathan Crombie, star of 'Anne of Green Gables,' dies at 48

Jonathan Crombie, the Canadian actor best known for his role as Gilbert Blythe in the "Anne of Green Gables" television miniseries, has died.  His sister, Carrie Crombie, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday that he died Wednesday in New York City of a brain hemorrhage. "He was funny, he was sweet, he loved acting, he loved comedy and singing and dancing," she said.  In "Anne of Green Gables," adapted from Lucy Maud Montgomery's beloved 1908 novel, he played the handsome, confident boy who first taunts then falls in love with spirited orphan Anne Shirley (Megan Follows). The 1985 miniseries, set on...

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