Adepero Oduye planned to be a doctor, but after her father died suddenly, she decided to change course and pursue an acting career. Focus Features hide caption

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Col. Sherman Potter (Harry Morgan) was a father figure to Cpl. Radar O'Reilly (Gary Burghoff). CBS/Landov hide caption

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Mark Duplass and Ken Marino star in the new video "The First A.D.," a video at the successful website Funny Or Die. Screenshot hide caption

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Ken Russell (1927-2011) accepts a BAFTA in 1969 for creative contribution to television. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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Silent Screen idol George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) and Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), a young and upcoming dancer, share a vivacious moment on stage in Michel Hazanavicius's film The Artist. The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Seeds Of Change: Once Upon A Time's Regina (Lana Parilla) has an apple (or six) with Snow White's name on it. The ABC show — which transports the population of the Enchanted Forest into modern-day Maine — is one of two new network dramas that put a new twist on old tales.

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A Moving Sound. YunYa Hsieh stands at the center, Scott Praire sits to the right.

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Death Metal, Vernacular And Tradition: The Music Scene In Taiwan

Taiwanese musicians are importing American styles and fusing them with traditional forms.

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Adonis, born Ali Ahmad Said Esber, is one of the contenders for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Sylvia Robinson, Who Helped Make 'Rapper's Delight,' Has Died

The co-founder of Sugar Hill Records, which also released "The Message," was 75.

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Maria Bello plays Detective Jane Timoney — a revamped version of Helen Mirren's iconic Jane Tennison — in NBC's remake of the British drama Prime Suspect. Patrick Harbron/NBC hide caption

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Seun Kuti and the Egypt 80's July 15 show at Grand Performances in Los Angeles. For over 25 years, Grand Performances' free shows have drawn diverse crowds to downtown L.A. RJ Sakai/Courtesy of Grand Performances hide caption

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