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    R.I.P. Peter O'Toole, Star of 'Lawrence of Arabia'

    Peter O'Toole, star of "Lawrence of Arabia" died Saturday at age 81.

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    'Queen Margot' Filmmaker Patrice Chéreau Dies at 68

    Patrice Chéreau, the French filmmaker best known for the female fronted period dramas "Queen Margot" and "Gabrielle," has passed away today in Paris after succumbing to cancer. He was 68.

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    'Get Shorty,' 'Out of Sight' Author Elmore Leonard Dead at 87

    Elmore Leonard, the author best known in the film world for the feature adaptations of his works "Get Shorty," "Out of Sight," and "Rum Punch" (which was filmed as "Jackie Brown"), has passed away at 87, three weeks after suffering a stoke.

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    'Zodiac,' 'Milk' and 'American Gangster' Cinematographer Harris Savides Has Died at Age 55

    Cinematographer Harris Savides, who worked with directors David Fincher, Gus Van Sant, Woody Allen and Noah Baumbach, has passed away. The cause of death is not yet known. He was 55 years old.

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    'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner 'Lucky' to Have Worked With the Late Frank Pierson in WGAW Statement About His Passing

    Award-winning writer-director and former Writers Guild of America, West President Frank Pierson, who received both an Academy Award and Writers Guild Award for his Dog Day Afternoon screenplay, died on Sunday, July 22, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 87.

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    Patron of the Arts Herb Vogel, Star of Doc 'Herb & Dorothy,' Dies at 89

    Herbert Vogel, who developed a stunning collection of contemporary and minimalist art with his wife Dorothy and was the subject of Megumi Sasaki's documentaries "Herb & Dorothy" and "Herb & Dorothy 50x50," passed away Sunday at age 89.

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    'Dog Day Afternoon' Screenwriter and Former AMPAS President Frank Pierson Dies at 87

    Writer-director Frank Pierson died Monday at the age of 87, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In addition to winning an Oscar for his “Dog Day Afternoon” screenplay, Pierson was very active in the industry, with stints as president of the Writers Guild of America, West, president of t...

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    George C. Stoney, the Father of Public-Access Television, Passes Away at Age 96

    Documentarian and public-access TV advocate George C. Stoney passed away in his home last night at age 96, according to the Alliance for Community Media, an organization started by interns from the Alternate Media Center, which he founded.   His impact on community media has been immortalized b...

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    Maurice Sendak, Author and Spike Jonze Muse, Dead at 83

    As he reminded us on "The Colbert Report" earlier this year, he was not a "children's book author"; he was an author, period.

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    Oscilloscope Founder and Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Has Died at 47

    Beastie Boy member Adam Yauch, who went on to found the independent film distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories, has died today, Rolling Stone has reported. 

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