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Taylor Negron, Star of ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ and ‘The Last Boy Scout,’ Passes Away at 57

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by Britt Hayes January 11, 2015 @ 9:44 AM
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Taylor Negron, the comedian and actor best known to audiences for ‘The Last Boy Scout’ and his brief but exceptionally memorable role in ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High,’ has sadly passed away. He was just 57 years old. Negron died yesterday after succumbing to a long battle with cancer, as initially reported by his cousin and Three Dog Night band member Chuck Negron.

Mike Nichols, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘The Graduate,’ Dies at Age 83

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by Matt Singer November 20, 2014 @ 9:03 AM
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“Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me...” That is one of the most famous lines from one of the most famous scenes in all of cinema: Dustin Hoffman’s Benjamin trying not to be seduced by Anne Bancroft’s Mrs. Robinson, his father’s partner’s wife in 1967’s ‘The Graduate.’ The film was just the second directed by Mike Nichols, the enterprising comedian turned theater and cinema director, who died Wednesday at the age of 83.

Glen A. Larson, Creator of ‘Knight Rider,’ ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ and More Beloved Classic TV Series, Passes Away at 77

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by Britt Hayes November 15, 2014 @ 1:41 PM
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Television producer, writer, and creator Glen A. Larson has passed away at the age of 77. Larson's contributions to television include such beloved classics as ‘Knight Rider,’ ‘Magnum P.I.,’ the original ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ and he was involved in the development of ‘The Six Million Dollar Man.’ The three-time Emmy-nominated Larson began his career in 1956 as a member of the music group The Four Preps, and transitioned into television, working on the 1966 series ‘The Fugitive.’

Elizabeth Pena, Famed Hispanic Actress, Dies at 55

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by Britt Hayes October 15, 2014 @ 6:22 PM
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Elizabeth Peña, the beloved hispanic actress known for early roles in films like 'La Bamba,' 'Down and Out in Beverly Hills,' and '*batteries not included,' has sadly passed away at the age of 55, according to her nephew. Peña had recently finished filming on the first season of the El Rey Network series 'Matador.'

Elaine Stritch, Iconic Star of Stage and Screen, Passes Away at 89

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by Britt Hayes July 17, 2014 @ 12:55 PM
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It is with great sadness that we bring you the news that Elaine Stritch, the iconic actress of Broadway, film and television has passed away at the age of 89. Stritch, who was nominated for many Tony and Emmy awards and won three of the latter, was known best in recent years for her role as Colleen Donaghy, mother of Jack, on '30 Rock.'