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    Joan Fontaine Dies at Age 96 (Video Clips from 'Rebecca,' 'Suspicion,' 'Letter from an Unknown Woman' and More UPDATED)

    Hollywood Golden Age star Joan Fontaine has died of natural causes at her home in Carmel, California at age 96.

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    Remembering Tom Laughlin, Creator of Biracial Screen Icon 'Billy Jack' and Innovator of the Wide Release Film

    Tom Laughlin, who wrote, produced, directed, and starred in a series of films about a troubled Vietnam vet named “Billy Jack” that unexpectedly became hits despite devastating reviews, has died at the age of 82. According to his “Billy Jack” website, Laughlin died “at sunset” on December 12. Accor...

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    Obit: Brilliant and Eccentric Actor Peter O'Toole Dies at Age 81

    Peter O’Toole, whose performance as the charismatic and tortured T. E. Lawrence in David Lean’s 1962 masterpiece “Lawrence of Arabia” made him an instant movie star, died Saturday at the age of 81 after a long illness.

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    TCM Remembers 'Sound of Music' Actress Eleanor Parker with Marathon Programming December 17 (OBIT ROUNDUP)

    Most people probably know versatile character actress Eleanor Parker, who died on December 9 at age 91, from classic big-screen musical "The Sound of Music." She played the platinum blonde Baroness, who isn't slow to pick up on Christopher Plummer's Captain Von Trapp's true feelings for governess Ma...

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    RIP Paul Walker, Who Was Two Weeks Away from Sharing with Audiences the Finest Performance of His Career (TRAILER)

    Chalk it up as a tragic irony of an untimely demise: At the time he was killed Saturday in a Los Angeles auto mishap at the ridiculously young age of 40, Paul Walker was less than two weeks away from seeing how movie audiences and VOD viewers would respond to what arguably was the finest performance...

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    Stuntman Hal Needham Dies of Cancer at 82

    Legendary stuntman Hal Needham has died at age 82 from complications from cancer. He cried at all the warm tributes he received at the at last year's Governors Awards.

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    Obit: Veteran Character Actor Ed Lauter (1938-2013), from Hitchcock's 'Family Plot' to 'The Artist' (VIDEO)

    Among the most pleasant experiences I have enjoyed in recent years was a long, leisurely lunch with Ed Lauter, one of my all-time-favorite character actors, last November at the Starz Denver Film Festival.

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    New Republic Film Critic Stanley Kauffmann Dies at 97, Critics Write Tributes

    It's easy to say that it's sad news that critic Stanley Kauffmann is gone. But the man was 97 years old. We should all be so lucky to last so long--he filed his last column in August, reviewing “Our Nixon,” “Israel: A Home Movie” and “Museum Hours.” What is sad is that the older critics in Gerald Pe...

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    Obit: Tom Clancy, Author of Jack Ryan Thrillers 'Hunt for Red October,' 'Patriot Games' and More, Has Died at 66 (FILM CLIPS)

    Tom Clancy, bestselling author of many a thriller that would find an even wider audience with the help of Hollywood adaptations, has died at age 66. Check out clips below from his four books turned into films, "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger" and "The Sum of Al...

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    Obit: Paramount Stalwart A.C. Lyles Bows Out at Age 95

    A.C. Lyles – producer, publicist and one of the last links to Hollywood’s early years – has died at the age of 95. He was 10 years old in 1928 when he handed out fliers at a Paramount owned theater in Jacksonville, Florida and 20 when he had saved enough money working as an usher to take the train ...

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