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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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2/11/1939 - 6/19/2014

The Oscars: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Gerry Goffin

NEW YORK (AP) - Lyricist Gerry Goffin, who with his then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote such hits as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," ''(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," ''Halfway to Paradise" and "The Loco-Motion," died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75. His wife, Michelle Goffin, confirmed his death. Goffin, who married King in 1959 while they were in their teens, penned more than 50 top 40 hits, including "Pleasant Valley Sunday" for the Monkees,...
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