Mike Nichols, seen here in 2013, died Wednesday at 83. Dario Cantatore/AP hide caption

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Mike Nichols: Remembering The Ellipses After The Story Ends

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Robin Williams, seen here at the Emmy Awards in September 2013, died Monday at the age of 63. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering The Big-Hearted Comedy Of Robin Williams

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The "chestburster" is one of the many deeply unsettling images of 1979's Alien, probably the best-known work of designer H.R. Giger. Giger's original chestburster design changed substantially as he inched toward this final version with director Ridley Scott and others. 20th Century Fox/PictureDesk hide caption

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Karen Black and Kris Kristofferson were photographed together in 1972, when they co-starred in Cisco Pike, a saga of drug-ruined rockers and crooked cops. John Springer Collection/CORBIS hide caption

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Karen Black, Strange And Lovely, And Always Game

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The American actress and singer Annette Funicello, photographed here circa 1960, died April 8, more than two decades after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Henry Gris, FPG/Getty Images hide caption

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A Tip Of The Mouse Ears To Annette Funicello, 1942-2013

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