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Published Date: 11/28/2014
Four years have passed since the death of Leslie Nielsen, one of cinema's greatest success stories. During his 62-year career, Nielsen played over 220 characters in more than 250 films and television programs, earning a reputation early as a serious leading man....
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Published Date: 11/28/2014
Hope Lange found stardom in her performance as Selena Cross in Peyton Place, earning her first Oscar and Golden Globe nominations and making a name for herself in Hollywood. Although she started on Broadway, Lange would spend the bulk of her career, more than 40 years,...
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Published Date: 11/28/2014
Leslie Nielsen was surely a master of deadpan comedy. With the charm and charisma of a traditional leading man, Nielsen was the ideal of the "straight man" for some of the 20th century's zaniest comedies. His career started with serious roles in epics such as Forbidden...
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Published Date: 11/27/2014
Bruce Lee had a short life – he was just 32 when he died in 1973 – but what he accomplished in those 32 years is stunning, more than many do in a long lifetime. His great skill at martial arts led to his movie career, and he made several martial arts films that are now...
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Published Date: 11/27/2014
James Avery was ranked as one of TV Guide's "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time," thanks to his role as Judge Philip Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. The '90s sitcom was the highlight of his career as he played the uncle of Will Smith's character – but it was far...
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Published Date: 11/27/2014
Harvey Milk was the epitome of the "late bloomer," entering politics at age 40 and quickly becoming an icon for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights movement. Milk was gunned down, however, along with San Francisco Mayor George Moscone by a former...
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