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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Before there was MTV, before "American Idol" made overnight stars of people you never heard of, there was "The Monkees," a band fronted by a diminutive singer named Davy Jones who was so boyishly good looking that teenage girls swooned the first time they ever saw him. That was at the end of the summer of 1966, when Jones and his three Monkee cohorts, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz, arrived on weekly television, portraying a carbon copy of another band...
NEW YORK (AP) - Natasha Richardson, a gifted and precocious heiress to acting royalty whose career highlights included the film "Patty Hearst" and a Tony-winning performance in a stage revival of "Cabaret," died Wednesday at age 45 after suffering a head injury during a beginners' ski lesson. Alan Nierob, the Los Angeles-based publicist for Richardson's husband Liam Neeson, confirmed her death in a written statement. "Liam Neeson, his sons (Micheal, 13, and 12-year-old Daniel), and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate mob boss in HBO's "The Sopranos" was the brilliant core of one of TV's greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51. Gandolfini died while on holiday in Rome, the cable channel and Gandolfini's managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders said in a joint statement. No cause of death was given. "He was a genius," said "Sopranos" creator David...
Jerry Orbach Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Jerry Orbach, who played a...

Mickey Rooney Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mickey Rooney's approach to...

Mary Tyler Moore Obituary (AP News)

Mary Tyler Moore, the vivacious actress known...

Gene Barry Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Barry, who played the...

Gregory Hines Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Gregory Hines, the greatest...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won...

Jack Klugman Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Klugman, the prolific,...

Charles Durning Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charles Durning grew up in...

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