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Broadway and West End Star Marin Mazzie Dies

Broadway and West End Star Marin Mazzie Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 14
Actress and soprano Marin Mazzie, a three-time Tony Award nominee known for powerhouse Broadway performances in "Ragtime," ''Passion" and "Kiss Me, Kate," has died following a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 57.

Bill Daily, Sidekick on Hit 60s and 70s Sitcoms, Dies at 91

Bill Daily, Sidekick on Hit 60s and 70s Sitcoms, Dies at 91

By Andrew Dalton | Sep 8
Bill Daily, the comic sidekick to leading men on the sitcoms "I Dream of Jeannie" and "The Bob Newhart Show," has died, a family spokesman said Saturday.

Mac Miller, Who Collaborated with Rap Royalty, Dies at 26

Mac Miller, Who Collaborated with Rap Royalty, Dies at 26

By Andrew Dalton and Mark Kennedy | Sep 7
Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, died Friday at age 26.

Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

Sep 6
Burt Reynolds, who starred in films including 'Deliverance' and 'Boogie Nights,' has died at age 82, according to agent.

Paul Taylor, Giant of Modern Dance, Dead at 88 in New York

Paul Taylor, Giant of Modern Dance, Dead at 88 in New York

By Jocelyn Noveck | Aug 30
Paul Taylor, a towering figure in American modern dance who, in a career that spanned more than six decades, created a vast body of work that reflected both the giddy highs and the depraved lows of the human condition, has died. He was 88.

War Hero and Presidential Candidate John McCain has Died

War Hero and Presidential Candidate John McCain has Died

By Nancy Benac | Aug 25
Arizona Sen. John McCain, the war hero who became the GOP's standard-bearer in the 2008 election, has died. He was 81.

Robin Leach of 'Lifestyles Of The Rich and Famous' Dies

Robin Leach of 'Lifestyles Of The Rich and Famous' Dies

By Regina Garcia Cano and Andrew Dalton | Aug 24
Robin Leach, whose voice crystallized the opulent 1980s on TV's "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," died Friday. He was 76

Tony Award-Winning Actress Barbara Harris Dies at Age 83

Tony Award-Winning Actress Barbara Harris Dies at Age 83

By Andrew Dalton | Aug 22
Barbara Harris, the Tony Award-winning actress whose comic-neurotic charms lit up the Broadway stage and helped her steal films including "Nashville," ''Freaky Friday" and "A Thousand Clowns," has died. She was 83.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

Aug 18
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

The Thrill and The Truth of Aretha Franklin

The Thrill and The Truth of Aretha Franklin

By Hillel Italie | Aug 16
Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded.

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