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Daughter: Actress Ruby Dee Dead At 91

Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actress and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.

06/12/2014

2012 TCM Classic Film Festival Opening Night Premiere Of The 40th Anniversary Restoration Of "Cabaret" - Arrivals

Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

Mickey Rooney’s approach to life was simple: “Let’s put on a show!” He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.

04/07/2014

Guitarist Phil Everly attends the Buddy

Phil Everly, Half Of Pioneer Rock Duo, Dies At 74

There is no more beautiful sound than the voices of siblings swirled together in high harmony, and when Phil and Don Everly combined their voices with songs about yearning, angst and loss, it changed the world.

01/04/2014

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Best-selling Author Tom Clancy Has Died At Age 66

Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

Elmore Leonard, seen here at the 70th Annual Peabody Awards aon May 23, 2011 in New York City, Author Elmore Leonard died August 20th. He was 87,
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Best-Selling Author Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

Elmore Leonard, the beloved crime novelist whose acclaimed best-sellers and the movies made from them chronicled the violent deaths of many a thug and con man, has died. He was 87.

08/20/2013

Actress Karen Black, 
seen here in 2012 at the premiere of "Hitchcock," died Thursday, August 8, 2013 at the age of 74.
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Karen Black, Who Appeared In More Than 100 Films, Dead At 74

Karen Black, the prolific actress who appeared in more than 100 movies and was featured in such counterculture favorites as “Easy Rider,” ”Five Easy Pieces” and “Nashville,” has died in Los Angeles.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

Margaret Pellegrini (right) seen here in 2005, was the "Flower Pot" Munchkin.  She died in Arizona on August 7, 2013. She was 89. (Photo by Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)

Wizard Of Oz “Flower Pot Munchkin” Dies at 89

The Land of Oz has lost another munchkin.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

Actress Eileen Brennan, seen in 2002, died Sunday July 28, 2013 at home in Burbank, Calif., after a battle with bladder cancer. She was 80. 
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Actress Eileen Brennan Of ‘Private Benjamin,’ ‘Clue’ Dies

Actress Eileen Brennan died at home at the age of 80 of July 28, 2013.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

Actor Dennis Farina died July 22, 2013 in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Actor Dennis Farina Dead At 69

Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on “Law & Order,” has died.

07/22/2013

Esther Williams, the swimming champ turned famed Hollywood actress, died June 6, 2013. She passed away in her sleep, according to her publicist. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Technicolor Star Esther Williams Dies At 91

Esther Williams, the champion swimmer turned Hollywood actress, has died at 91.

CBS Miami–06/06/2013

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