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<b>Fred Foy </b>
Fred Foy had a long voice-over career in radio and television, but he is best remembered as the voice behind the introduction to “The Lone Ranger.” He was 89. Full obituary

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<b>Blake Edwards</b>
The “Pink Panther” director was a master of slapstick comedy. He was also known for his legendary disputes with studio chiefs. He collaborated in film with his wife, Julie Andrews, and his movie “10" was a cinematic sensation in 1979. Above, Edwards with his wife in in 1971. He was 88. Full obituary

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<b>Leslie Nielsen</b>
The native of Canada, who seemed perfectly cast as a handsome leading man when he came to Hollywood in the 1950s, had career-changing roles in the “Airplane!” and “Naked Gun” comedies. He was 84. Full obituary

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<b>Irvin Kershner</b>
The film director was best known for “The Empire Strikes Back” but was a director of “extraordinary versatility,” said one movie critic. He directed more than 14 other feature films. He was 87. Full obituary

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<b>Dino De Laurentiis</b>
The movie producer and master showman helped revive the film industry in his native Italy and later ran studios and produced big-budget movies in the U.S. His output was once described as “high-brow and low-brow, huge moneymakers and expensive flops.” He was 91. Full obituary

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<b>Jill Clayburgh</b>
Clayburgh’s Broadway and Hollywood career was highlighted by her Oscar-nominated roles in the 1970s films “An Unmarried Woman” and “Starting Over.” She also was nominated for two Emmys. She was 66. Full obituary

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<b>James MacArthur </b>
The actor played “Danno” on " Hawaii Five-0.” He also appeared in the classic Disney film “Swiss Family Robinson’"and gave Hayley Mills her first screen kiss in “The Truth About Spring.” He was 72. Full obituary

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<b>Lisa Blount</b>
The actress starred in “An Officer and a Gentleman” and shared an Academy Award in 2002 with her husband, actor-filmmaker Ray McKinnon, as executive producer of the live-action short film “The Accountant.” She was 53. Full obituary

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<b>Arthur Penn</b>
The stage, film and TV director was a three-time Oscar nominee who won a Tony for “The Miracle Worker.” His role in shaping the graphic violence in 1967’s “Bonnie and Clyde” helped usher in a new era in American filmmaking. He was 88. Above, Penn with “Bonnie and Clyde” star Faye Dunaway. Full obituary

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<b>Tom Bosley</b>
He won a Tony Award for his role in the Broadway musical “Fiorello!” But he was best known as the amiable father Howard Cunningham in the long-running sitcom “Happy Days” set in the 1950s. He was 83. Full obituary

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<b>Stephen J. Cannell </b>
The television writer and producer who helped create more than 40 shows, including “The Rockford Files,” “The A-Team” and “Baretta” had a golden touch, though he struggled early in life with dyslexia. He was 69. Full obituary

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<b>Marie Osborne Yeats</b>
The star of “Little Mary Sunshine” later had a career as a movie-studio costume supervisor, a job she much preferred to acting. She was 99. Full obituary

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<b>Roy Ward Baker</b>
The British film director is best known for his 1958 documentary-style feature film about the Titanic disaster, “A Night to Remember,” but he also directed Marilyn Monroe in one of her first leading roles. He was 93. Full obituary

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<b>Barbara Billingsley </b>
As June Cleaver on “Leave it to Beaver,” Billingsley was the model 1950s mom, clad in dresses, high heels and pearls even while vacuuming. “She was the ideal mother,” Billingsley said of her character. She was 94. Full obituary

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<b>Dennis Hopper</b>
He made his acting debut in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ in 1955 and later directed the counterculture classic “Easy Rider.” He later descended into years of drug and alcohol abuse but made a comeback in 1986 with his Oscar-nominated role in " Hoosiers.” He was 74. Full obituary

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<b>Jean Simmons</b>
The radiant beauty was known for her stunning versatility as an actress. She appeared in about 55 feature films and nearly as many television productions. She was 80. Full obituary

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<b>Ronni Chasen</b>
The longtime Hollywood publicist, who had represented a host of producers, directors and composers for four decades, was found in her car, shot in the chest. Shocked friends remember a hard-working, caring person whose clients were family. Full story

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<b>Gary Coleman</b>
After soaring to fame as the star of hit sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes,” his post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor. he was 42. Full obituary

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<b>Art Gilmore</b>
The announcer was a familiar voice on radio and TV and in movie trailers. “Amos ‘n’ Andy” on radio and “The Red Skelton Show” on television were among his many gigs, which also included more than 2,700 movie previews. He was 98. Above, Gilmore, right, with a replica of the cruiser in “Highway Patrol,” which he narrated. Full obituary

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<b>Patricia Neal</b>
The Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies. “Frequently my life has been likened to a Greek tragedy, and the actress in me cannot deny that comparison,” she wrote in her 1988 autobiography, “As I Am.” She was 84. Full obituary

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<b>Sally Menke</b>
Director Quentin Tarantino‘s longtime editor on films such as " Pulp Fiction,” “Jackie Brown” and the two-volume “Kill Bill” was found dead in Bronson Canyon after she went hiking with her dog in extreme heat. She was twice nominated for Academy Awards. She was 56. Full obituary

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<b>John Forsythe </b>
The actor was known for his roles on the TV series “Bachelor Father,” “Charlie’s Angels” and “Dynasty.” His silvery hair and smooth voice were familiar to millions. He was 92. Full obituary

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<b>Ronald Neame</b>
In a career that lasted more than six decades, the British filmmaker produced and directed dozens of films, from “Great Expectations” and “Oliver Twist” to “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and “The Poseidon Adventure.” He was 99. Full obituary

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<b>Art Linkletter </b>
The broadcasting pioneer was a radio host when he began interviewing children to get their unvarnished utterances. He went on to TV, became an author and entrepreneur, and was an advocate for senior citizens remaining active. He was 97. Full obituary

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<b>Alexander Anderson Jr. </b>
A pioneer television cartoonist, Anderson created the landmark duo of Crusader Rabbit and Rags the Tiger and two of TV’s most enduring characters, Rocky and Bullwinkle. He was 90. Full obituary

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<b>David L. Wolper</b>
Wolper produced the 1984 L.A. Olympics opening ceremonies and the miniseries “Roots,” which was a turning point for television. He also produced many well-regarded documentaries. He was 82. Full obituary

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<b>Eddie Fisher</b>
The popular 1950s singer had a string of No. 1 hits, headlined clubs and had his own TV shows. But even he admitted that people remembered him for his brides, including Elizabeth Taylor, left, Debbie Reynolds, right, and Connie Stevens. He was 82. Full obituary

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<b>Dede Allen</b>
The film editor revolutionized imagery, sound and pace in U.S.movies. Her work on 1967’s “Bonnie and Clyde” ushered in a new aesthetic that’s now the standard in American cinema. She was 86. Full obituary

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<b>Gloria Stuart</b>
Stuart was a leading lady in 1930s films, then gave up acting and turned to art. Her role in “Titanic” earned her an Academy Award nomination. She was 100. Full obituary

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<b>Lynn Redgrave </b>
A member of the famed acting family, she was nominated for two Academy Awards and won two Golden Globes. She was 67. Full obituary

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<b>Jimmy Dean</b>
The Texas-born entertainer, who hit it big with the Grammy-winning “Big Bad John” in 1961, also had his own TV variety shows and a role on “Daniel Boone.” But many know him from his sausage brand and commercials. He was 81. Full obituary

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<b>Satoshi Kon</b>
The Japanese anime director’s boldly original visions and technical sophistication made him one of the most admired in contemporary animation. Among his films were “Millennium Actress,” “Paprika” and “Tokyo Godfathers.” He was 46. Full obituary

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<b>Ilene Woods</b>
Woods was an 18-year-old radio singer when Walt Disney asked her to give voice to the sweet stepdaughter who finds her Prince Charming. Woods gave the character of Cinderella warmth and made her likable. She was 81. Full obituary

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<b>James Gammon</b>
The craggy character actor played manager Lou Brown in “Major League,” co-founded the MET Theatre and received several Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for acting and directing. He was 70. Full obituary

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<b>Robert F. Boyle </b>
The longtime Hollywood production designer shared Oscar nominations for best art direction on the films “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Gaily, Gaily,” “North by Northwest” and “The Shootist.” He was awarded an honorary Academy Award in 2008. He was 100. Full obituary

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<b>Pernell Roberts</b>
Pernell Roberts, second from right, with Dan Blocker, left, Lorne Greene and Michael Landon, played the eldest son on TV’s “Bonanza.” He quit the popular western at the height of its popularity. He later starred in the TV series “Trapper John M.D.” He was 81. Full obituary

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<b>Dixie Carter</b>
Dixie Carter, center, with Annie Potts, left, and Jean Smart, played Julia Sugarbaker on the CBS sitcom “Designing Women,” about four women running an Atlanta interior design firm. She and her husband, Hal Holbrook, appeared in the 2009 film “That Evening Sun.” She was 70. Full obituary

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<b>Rue McClanahan</b>
Rue McClanahan, top, with Bea Arthur, left, Estelle Getty and Betty White, won an Emmy for her role as Blanche Devereaux, a sassy Southern belle on the hit series “The Golden Girls,” which ran from 1985 to 1992. She also played Bea Arthur’s best friend in the TV series “Maude” in the early 1970s. She was 76. Full obituary

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<b>Eric Rohmer</b>
The French filmmaker was part of the French New Wave that included Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut. His films were known for their emphasis on conversation. He was 89. Full obituary

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<b> Peter Graves</b>
The rugged actor starred in the hit TV series “Mission: Impossible.” His career took a comic turn beginning with the disaster spoof “Airplane!” He was 83. Full obituary

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<b>Fess Parker</b>
The actor played Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on TV. He then went on to become a Santa Barbara hotel developer and Santa Ynez winery owner. He was 85. Full obituary

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<b>Corey Haim</b>
A teen idol in the 1980s, he earned good reviews early on and starred in “The Lost Boys” and “Lucas.” His career later cooled as he struggled with drugs. He was 38. Full obituary

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<b>Harold Gould</b>
The veteran actor taught at UC Riverside before leaving to pursue a career on stage, film and TV. He appeared in “The Sting” and “Love and Death” on the big screen and “Rhoda” and “The Golden Girls” on TV. He was 86. Full obituary

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<b>Claude Chabrol </b>
The French film director was a founder of the New Wave movement. He made more than 70 films and TV productions, and his work frequently was compared with that of Alfred Hitchcock. France’s prime minister says, “French cinema has lost one of its maestros.” Chabrol was 80. Full obituary

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<b>Kevin McCarthy</b>
The prolific character actor may be best known for his starring role as the panicked doctor who tries to warn the world about the alien “pod people” in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.” His career spanned more than 70 years and included a Golden Globe for the 1951 film version of “Death of a Salesman” film. He was 96. Full obituary

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<b>Robert Culp</b>
The actor starred in the “I Spy” TV series. He won plaudits for his role in the 1969 movie “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.” He was 79. Full obituary

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<b>Corey Allen</b>
In “Rebel Without a Cause,” Allen played Buzz Gunderson, who challenges James Dean to a “chicken run.” In 1984, he won an Emmy for directing an episode of ‘Hill Street Blues.’ He was 75. Full obituary

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<b>Mitch Miller</b>
He helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early ‘60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit “Sing Along With Mitch” TV show in the early ‘60s while becoming one of the era’s most commercially successful recording artists. He was 99. Full obituary

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<b>Corin Redgrave</b>
The brother of Vanessa and Lynn followed a family tradition of activism led by his father, often mixing acting and politics on stage. He was a familiar stage presence in England and in miniseries. He was 70. Full obituary

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