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Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies

Marvin Hamlisch

Oscar-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch, who penned the theme song and score for The Way We Were, died Monday after a brief illness, his family told TheWrap.com. He was 68.

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Writer Gore Vidal Dies at 86

Gore Vidal

Writer and cultural critic Gore Vidal died at his home in the Hollywood Hills Tuesday from complications with pneumonia, his nephew told the New York Times. He was 86.

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Desperate Housewives Actress Lupe Ontiveros Dies at 69

Lupe Ontiveros

Lupe Ontiveros, who starred in Selena and The Goonies and had a recurring role on Desperate Housewives, died of liver cancer Thursday evening, CNN reports. She was 69. read more

The Jeffersons' Sherman Hemsley Dead at 74

Sherman Hemsley

Sherman Hemsley, best known for playing the vocal patriarch George Jefferson on The Jeffersons, died Tuesday, TMZ reports. He was 74.

He died at his El Paso, Texas, home, of natural causes, police told TMZ.

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A theater actor in his early years, Hemsley originated the role of George Jefferson on... read more

Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dies at 61

Sally Ride

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died Monday after battling pancreatic cancer, her company said on its website. She was 61.

"Sally lived her life to the fullest, with... read more

Tom Davis, Longtime Saturday Night Live Writer, Dies at 59

Tom Davis

Tom Davis, who was one of the original writers for Saturday Night Live and the longtime partner of comic Al Franken has died, The New York Times reports. He was 59.

Davis died in his home in Hudson, N.Y. after battling... read more

Kitty Wells, the "Queen of Country Music," Dies at 92

Kitty Wells

Kitty Wells, the first female country music superstar, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 92.
Wells died in her Nashville home on Monday from complications following a stroke.

Wells was born Ellen Muriel Deason in Nashville and began playing the guitar at the age of 14. In 1938, at the age of 20, she married Johnnie Wright and the two soon began touring. She took her stage name from the folk song "Sweet Kitty Wells."

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Oscar Winner Celeste Holm Dies at 95

Celeste Holm

Celeste Holm, who rose to fame in Broadway's Oklahoma! and won an Oscar for 1947's Gentleman's Agreement, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 95.

Holm was hospitalized approximately two weeks ago with dehydration ... read more

Sylvester Stallone's Son Found Dead at Age 36

Sage Stallone

Sage Stallone, the 36-year-old son of Sylvester Stallone, was found dead on Friday, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Sage was found dead in his apartment, according to the New York Post. Police had gone to check on Sage after... read more

Celebrity Chef Anthony Sedlak Dead at 29

Anthony Sedlak

Anthony Sedlak, the celebrity chef and host of Food Network Canada's The Main, has died, ABC News reports. He was 29.

Sedlak was found dead in his Vancouver apartment on Friday, his family said.

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