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    Robert was the youngest son of Richard Dix, who appeared in 98 movies between 1921 and 1947, including The Ten Commandments and Cimarron.

    Robert Dix, actor in Forbidden Planet and Forty Guns, dies at 83

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ne...-at-83-1132829

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    After graduating from Yale in 1955 with a BA in drama, Glines spent seven years as a writer for Captain Kangaroo and four years as a writer for Sesame Street -- an inauspicious start to a prolific playwriting career that would net him a Tony award for Torch Song Trilogy.

    John Glines, Tony award-winning producer and playwright, dies at 84

    https://www.broadwayworld.com/articl...-Away-20180808

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    Landsberg was not happy working at an advertising agency and quit to become an actor and writer. He appeared in dozens of movies and tv shows, most notably as a regular in Don Rickles' 1976-78 US Navy sitcom, CPO Sharkey.

    David Landsberg, CPO Sharkey actor and Cosby writer, dies at 73

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/news/da...Flks?ocid=AMZN

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    In addition to his 44 movies, Kline filmed the 1966 pilot episode of The Monkees and 12 episodes of James Franciscus' 1963-65 NBC series Mr. Novak.

    Richard Kline, Oscar-nominated cinematographer on Camelot, Body Heat, Soylent Green and King Kong, dies at 91

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ne...was-91-1133353

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    King began performing in nightclubs as a teenager and released 33 albums from 1956 to 1998. She died March 22, 2018 in Palm Springs but her death was not reported until today. In this age of tablets, cellphones, social media and the World Wide Web, how was the news of her death kept secret for five months?

    Morgana King, jazz singer who played Marlon Brando's wife in two Godfather films, dies at 87

    http://www.latimes.com/local/obituar...814-story.html

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    Bassist/vocalist Randy Rampage would have had no credibility in the worlds of punk and thrash metal if he had used his real name: Randall Desmond Archibald.

    Randy Rampage, former D.O.A. bassist and Annihilator frontman, dead at 58

    http://www.metalinsider.net/sad-news...age-dead-at-58

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    She had 43 top-40 hits. Seventeen of those were top-ten hits. Respect and (with George Michael) I Knew You Were Waiting For Me went to number one. Her death from pancreatic cancer came just three days after she went into hospice care. R-E-S-P-E-C-T.......and R.I.P., Aretha Franklin.

    Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, dies at 76

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/16/enter...ead/index.html

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