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Legendary Actor Abe Vigoda, Star of ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Barney Miller,’ Dead at 94

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by Britt Hayes January 26, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
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Veteran actor Abe Vigoda has enjoyed a career more vast and varied than many of his fellow performers, with a resumé that spans 65 years and includes everything from masterpieces like The Godfather to classic television like Barney Miller. Vigoda has reportedly passed away today at the age of 94, leaving behind an unforgettable legacy of film and television work.

Vilmos Zsigmond, Iconic ‘Close Encounters’ Cinematographer, Dead at 85

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by Britt Hayes January 3, 2016 @ 3:15 PM
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Even if you aren’t familiar with the name Vilmos Zsigmond, you are undoubtedly familiar with his iconic work as a cinematographer on some of the best films in the history of cinema. The cinematographer behind Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Deer Hunter and Deliverance has passed away at the age of 85, leaving behind an incredible legacy that will ensure he is never forgotten.

Jason Wingreen, Voice of Boba Fett in ‘Star Wars,’ Dead at 95

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by Britt Hayes January 2, 2016 @ 12:55 PM
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You may not immediately recognize the name Jason Wingreen, but the prolific actor had almost 200 credits to his name, including the original voice of fan-favorite bounty hunter Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back. The actor, whose voice was replaced in Lucas’ notorious DVD re-release of the trilogy, has passed away at the age of 95, leaving behind a legacy of roles that extend far beyond that galaxy far, far away.

Rose Siggins, Star of ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show,’ Dies at 43

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 13, 2015 @ 12:42 AM
FX
An unfortunate announcement for those familiar with Rose Siggins and American Horror Story: Freak Show, as the notable actor behind one of FX’s most memorable AHS characters has passed away. The real-life amputee and mother of two was remembered as a proud participant in the Ryan Murphy production as “Legless Suzi,” also documented in Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Extraordinary People.