• William Bogert, Who Appeared in ‘War Games,’ ‘Small Wonder,’ Dies at 83
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    William Bogert, Who Appeared in ‘War Games,’ ‘Small Wonder,’ Dies at 83

    TV, film and theater actor William Bogert, who appeared in a recurring role on 1980s sitcom "Small Wonder" and in films such as "War Games," died Jan. 12 in New York. He was 83. On "Small Wonder," which ran from 1985 to 1989, Bogert played Brandon Brindle, the Lawsons' neighbor and Harriet's father who became […]

  • Danny Aiello Dies: Oscar-Nominated ‘Do The Right Thing’ Actor Was 86
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    Danny Aiello Dies: Oscar-Nominated ‘Do The Right Thing’ Actor Was 86

    Danny Aiello, whose roles in The Godfather Part II, Moonstruck and Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing made him one of the most familiar and admired character actor of recent decades, died yesterday in a New Jersey medical facility following a sudden illness. He was 86. His death was confirmed by spokesperson Tracey Miller, who […]

  • ‘Star Trek’ Writer D.C. Fontana Dies at 80
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    ‘Star Trek’ Writer D.C. Fontana Dies at 80

    Dorothy Catherine Fontana, a writer on the original "Star Trek" series who had a long association with the franchise, died Dec. 2. She was 80. Fontana's death was confirmed by the official "Star Trek" website, which described her as "the legendary writer who brought many of 'Star Trek's' greatest episodes to life." The website reported […]

  • Carol Lynley, ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ Star, Dies at 77
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    Carol Lynley, ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ Star, Dies at 77

    Actress Carol Lynley, best known for her role in the 1972 film "The Poseidon Adventure," died at her Pacific Palisades home Tuesday after suffering a heart attack, according to her friend, actor Trent Dolan. She was 77. Lynley began her career as a child model, appearing on the cover of Life magazine at the age […]

  • 'Miracle' Star Michael Mantenuto Found Dead at 35
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    The Hollywood Reporter

    'Miracle' Star Michael Mantenuto Found Dead at 35

    The actor was past known for his role playing defenseman Jack O'Callahan on the legendary 1980 U.S. Olympic team.

  • Chuck Berry Documentarian Taylor Hackford's Tribute to a 'Diabolical, Complicated, Talented' Star
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    Chuck Berry Documentarian Taylor Hackford's Tribute to a 'Diabolical, Complicated, Talented' Star

    The music legend, who died Saturday at 90, is recalled by the director of 1987's 'Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock n' Roll' as a difficult talent who demanded cash in a paper bag but earned the title of "the greatest" of his era.