John Avildsen shows off the best director Oscar he won in 1977 for Rocky. Avildsen, who also directed The Karate Kid, died Friday from pancreatic cancer at age 81 in Los Angeles.
In 2012, King Animal was Soundgarden's first studio album in 15 years. Lead singer Chris Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit. A representative said the 52-year-old's death was "sudden and unexpected."
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Adolph Kiefer was a teenager in 1936 when he traveled to Berlin to compete in the Olympic Games. He went on to be a Navy Lieutenant, an inventor, and a businessman. He died at the age of 98 on Friday, May 5.
John Clarke, a comedian and political satirist beloved in Australia and New Zealand, has died at age 68. He's seen here in an undated photo provided by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Groundlings comedy troupe founder Gary Austin has died at 75. Here he attends a January 2016 Groundlings event with actress Victoria Carrol-Bell in West Hollywood, Calif.
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Martin McGuinness, seen here arriving at 10 Downing Street in central London last October for meetings in his role as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, has died at age 66.
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