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Elmore Leonard's Memorable Characters
Author Elmore Leonard, who died a year ago this week at...
Patrick Swayze's High-kicking Life
Patrick Swayze's powerful charisma and charm helped to...
Fess Parker: Winemaker
Forty years after he'd made his name portraying Davy...
The Greatest Elvis Song of All Time
Last week, 16 Elvis Presley songs entered the arena....
Wild About Julia Child
Julia Child delivered the wonders of French cuisine to...
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Don Pardo: Voice of Saturday Night
Don Pardo has died at 96. The prolific announcer was...
Peyton Place Actor Ed Nelson Dies
Actor Ed Nelson has died at 85. Fans around the world...
Hollywood Icon Lauren Bacall Dies at 89
Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall, whose husky voice was...
Robin Williams: 9 of His Best Characters
Robin Williams, who died this week at 63, exploded into...
Robin Williams, Comic Genius
Legendary comedian and actor Robin Williams, who gained...
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Gone With the Wind Photo Gallery
In 1936 a young writer from Atlanta had her first novel...
Photos: The 16 Celebrities in Madonna's Vogue
Before her death Aug. 12, 2014, Lauren Bacall was one...
Celebrity Sweethearts Slideshow
We're honoring Lauren Bacall by strolling down a memory...
Photo Gallery: Modern Comedians
Join us as we take a look back at iconic comedians of...
Photos: Triple Threat
In show biz, a "Triple Threat" is a performer who can...
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Which Woodstock Icon Are You?
Forty-five years ago in August 1969, 400,000 people...
Vote for Your Favorite Elvis Presley Song!
Elvis Presley, who died Aug. 16, 1977, sang some of the...
The John Hughes Quiz
During his amazing career, film writer and director...
Songs of Summer: Which Is Your Favorite?
Some songs just scream summer, whether you hear them on...
What's on Your 'Bucket List'?
Many of us have compiled "bucket lists" of the things...
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Died August 18
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Died August 17
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Died August 16
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Guide to Writing an Obituary
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Never Too Late to Send a Sympathy Note
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Famous Canadians Photo Gallery
Published Date: 7/1/2014
In celebration of Canada Day, July 1, we're remembering a few of our favorite famous Canadians, from Fay Wray to John Candy to Peter Jennings. Check out our famous Canadians photo gallery.
Remembering Cory Monteith
Published Date: 7/15/2013
For an actor with no background in musical theater, Cory Monteith sure managed to win hearts with his songs on "Glee." Here are a few of our favorites… what's yours?
Oscar Peterson's Jazzy Christmas
Published Date: 12/23/2012
Oscar Peterson died just before Christmas 2008. We remember him and the musical way he celebrated the holiday season...
Leslie Nielsen, Straight Man
Published Date: 11/28/2011
When Leslie Nielsen died Nov. 28, 2010, his death had many reflecting on his legacy of laughter. Today we're taking a look at his often overlooked career as a dramatic actor...
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