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Celebrated Playwright And Actor Sam Shepard Dies

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Jeanne Moreau appeared in three different films in 1962: Orson Welles' The Trial, Joseph Losey's Eva and Francois Truffaut's Jules and Jim. Reg Lancaster/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Actress Jeanne Moreau, Icon Of French New Wave Cinema

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June Foray, Voice Of Rocky From 'The Bullwinkle Show,' Dies At 99

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The late Dr. G Yunupingu performing in Melbourne, Australia in 2008. In accordance with Aboriginal custom, his family and record label have requested that no photos of his face be used. Kristian Dowling/Getty Images hide caption

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Billy Manes, Voice For Orlando's Gay Community After Pulse Shooting, Dies at 45

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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies At 41

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Designer Kenneth Jay Lane, shown in 2010, designed costume jewelry for Hollywood stars, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and viewers of TV's shopping channel QVC. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Remembers Oscar Award-Winning Actor Martin Landau

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George Romero, Creator Of 'Night Of The Living Dead,' Dies At 77

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Zombie movie master George Romero started making movies when he was growing up in the Bronx. Chris Carlson/Associated Press hide caption

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Remembering George Romero, A Filmmaker Who Brought The Dead To Life

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