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Actor-singer John Raitt, Feb. 20

John Raitt, the ruggedly handsome musical theater leading man who launched his Broadway career in Rodgers & Hammerstein's 1945 hit Carousel and later co-starred in The Pajama Game on Broadway and in the film version, died on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at his Pacific Palisades, Calif., home. He was 88. Raitt was the father of Grammy-winning singer Bonnie Raitt. He played Curly in the national tour of Rodgers
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