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DJ AM's Sister Lara Long Dies at 40

Lara Long and DJ AM

Lara Long, the older sister of the late DJ AM, has died. She was 40.

Long died May 9 after "a fierce four-month battle with an ...
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New York Rangers' Derek Boogaard Found Dead at 28

Derek Boogaard

New York Rangers forward Derek Boogaard has been found dead. He was 28.

The Rangers did not release details of his death, but according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Boogaard was found Friday evening in his Minneapolis apartment by his family. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office in Minnesota said an autopsy was pending.

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"Derek was an extremely kind and caring individual," New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather said in a statement. "He was a very thoughtful person, who will be dearly missed by all those who knew ...
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John Walker of The Walker Brothers Dies at 67

John Walker

Musician John Walker, the guitarist and vocalist for the seminal '60s and '70s British trio, The Walker Brothers, has died. He was 67.

Walker died Saturday in his Los Angeles home after battling liver cancer, his personal assistant told The Associated Press.

Walker was born John Maus in the United States. He joined Scott Engel and Gary Leeds to form The Walker Brothers, and they each adopted the surname Walker, though none of them were related. The band moved to England where it had instant success with the song "Love Her" in 1964. The groups other hits included "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore," "Make it Easy on Yourself" and "My Ship Is Comin' In."

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Arthur Laurents, West Side Story and Gypsy Writer, Dies at 93

Arthur Laurents

Arthur Laurents, the Tony-winning playwright of Broadway's West Side Story and Gypsy, has died. He was 93.

Laurents died Thursday in New York of complications from pneumonia, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Jackie Cooper, Superman's Perry White, Dies at 88

Jackie Cooper as Perry White

Jackie Cooper, who played Daily Planet editor Perry White in the original Superman films, has died. He was 88 years old.

Cooper died Tuesday at a Beverly Hills, Calif., hospital after a sudden illness, TMZ reports.

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I Love Lucy Writer Madelyn Pugh Davis Dies at 90

Madelyn Pugh Davis

Longtime I Love Lucy writer Madelyn Pugh Davis, who dedicated her career to writing for Lucille Ball, has died. She was 90.

The screenwriter, who collaborated with Bob Carroll, Jr. over the course of 50 years, died Wednesday at her home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles following a brief illness, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

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TV on the Radio's Gerard Smith Dies at 34

Gerard Smith, TV On The Radio

Gerard Smith, a bassist for the indie rock band TV on the Radio, died Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer, according to the group's official website. He was 34.

"We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer," the band said in a statement. "Gerard passed away the morning of April 20th, 2011. We will... read more

Tim Robbins' Mother, Musician Mary Robbins, Dies 12 Days After His Father

Mary Robbins

Musician Mary Robbins, the mother of actor Tim Robbins, has died, The Associated Press reports. She was 78.

Robbins died Sunday at her home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico, of a heart arrhythmia just 12 days after her husband, Gil Robbins, died of prostate cancer at 80. The couple had been married for 59 years.

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Elisabeth Sladen, Doctor Who's Sarah Jane Smith, Dies at 63

Elisabeth Sladen

Elisabeth Sladen, who played one of the most popular Doctor Who companions in the franchise's history, has died. She was 63.

"It is with much sadness that we can announce Elisabeth Sladen, the much-loved actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who and CBBC's The Sarah Jane Adventures, passed away this morning," a BBC spokesman said Tuesday.

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Walter Breuning, World's Oldest Man, Dies at 114

Walter Breuning

Walter Breuning, the world's oldest man, has died. He was 114.

Breuning died Thursday of natural causes at a Great Falls hospital in Montana, Stacia Kirby, a spokeswoman for the Rainbow Senior Living retirement home, told The Associated Press.

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"I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend and a great Montanan," state Governor Brian Schweitzer said in a statement. "Walter taught me that all things ...
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