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Each year we tune in to the Oscars to see the stars get dressed to the nines and celebrate the year's finest achievements in film. This memorial site is dedicated to Oscar winners and nominees – the actors, directors, screenwriters and others honored by or associated with the Academy Awards.
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8/14/1953 - 6/22/2015

The Oscars: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James Horner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - From the swelling-sea songs of "Titanic" to the space symphonies of "Apollo 13" to the bagpipes of "Braveheart," James Horner's singular sound graced some of the biggest moments in the history of movies. It showed in the two Oscars he won and the 10 he was nominated for, and in the status of the Hollywood luminaries who were mourning his death in a California plane crash. Agents Michael Gorfaine and Sam Schwartz issued a statement Tuesday saying Horner was the pilot...
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Robert Chartoff Obituary (AP News)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Robert Chartoff, the...

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