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'Partridge Family' Star Dave Madden Passes Away at 83

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by Britt Hayes January 16, 2014 @ 3:53 PM
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Dave Madden, beloved star of the classic television series 'The Partridge Family,' has passed away at the age of 83. Madden played the role of the family's oft put-upon band manager Reuben Kincaid, who often was annoyed by the shenanigans of young Danny, played by former child star Danny Bonaduce. Madden was also the star of the '70s show 'Laugh-In.'

Oscar-Winning Producer Saul Zaentz Dies at 92

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by Britt Hayes January 4, 2014 @ 9:49 AM
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Legendary producer Saul Zaentz, who began his career as a music producer and transitioned into an Oscar-winning film producer, has passed away at the age of 92. Zaentz is perhaps best remembered for his feud with Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty, and for his three Oscar wins for producing the Best Picture winners 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' 'Amadeus,' and 'The English Patient.'

James Avery, Star of 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' Dead at 68

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by Britt Hayes January 1, 2014 @ 1:05 PM
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It brings us great sadness to report this news on the first day of the New Year -- James Avery, the beloved actor who portrayed Uncle Phil on the hit '90s sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' has passed away at the age of 68. Avery, who passed away late last night in Los Angeles, was an actor known for his warmth, and continued to appear on many TV shows over the years after 'Fresh Prince' concluded.

Legendary Actor Peter O'Toole Passes Away at 81

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by Britt Hayes December 15, 2013 @ 12:45 PM
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Sad news today, as legendary film and stage actor Peter O'Toole has passed away in London at the age of 81. The Irish actor, who just announced his retirement last year, was known for his work in films like 'Lawrence of Arabia,' 'The Lion in Winter,' 'Goodbye Mr. Chips,' and the 2006 film 'Venus,' for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

Paul Walker Dies in Tragic Car Accident at the Age of 40

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by Britt Hayes November 30, 2013 @ 9:01 PM
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It is with heavy hearts that we bring you this tragic news at the end of the holiday weekend -- 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker has passed away at the age of 40. Walker, who was working on 'Fast and Furious 7' with Vin Diesel and director James Wan, was killed in a car explosion in California on Saturday afternoon.

'The Simpsons' Star Marcia Wallace Passes Away

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by Britt Hayes October 26, 2013 @ 11:10 AM
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Marcia Wallace, whom many know best as the voice of Mrs. Edna Krabappel on the long-running Fox animated series 'The Simpsons,' has passed away at the age of 70. Wallace, who was also starred on the classic sitcom 'The Bob Newhart Show,' died just one week before her 71st birthday due to complications from breast cancer.

Lou Scheimer, Producer of 'Fat Albert' and 'He-Man,' Passes Away

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by Britt Hayes October 20, 2013 @ 1:24 PM
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Lou Scheimer, the founder of animation studio Filmation and the producer of Saturday morning cartoon classics such as 'Fat Albert,' 'He-Man,' and 'Superman,' has passed away at the age of 84. Scheimer leaves behind a legacy of exciting Saturday morning entertainment for children that's been passed on and revitalized from generation to generation.

Tom Clancy, Creator of the Jack Ryan and Rainbow Six Franchises, Dead at 66

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by Mike Sampson October 2, 2013 @ 9:56 AM
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Tom Clancy, the hugely successful and prolific author behind the Jack Ryan series of books and multiple video game franchises, died at a hospital last night in Baltimore at the age of 66. His publisher confirmed the news to the New York Times but no cause of death has been announced.