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  1. obits
    The Most Moving Tributes to RBGFrom President Barack Obama, Madeleine Albright, and the journalists who knew her best.
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    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87Following a battle with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
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    Stanley Crouch, Influential Jazz Critic and Cultural Commentator, Dead at 74He was an advocate for traditional jazz.
  4. deaths
    ‘Toots’ Hibbert, Singer of Reggae Group Toots and the Maytals, Has Died at 77He was placed in a medically induced coma last week after showing symptoms related to COVID-19.
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    Dame Diana Rigg, Icon of British TV and Stage Classics, Dead at 82She acted until her death, playing Olenna in Game of Thrones.
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    Simeon Coxe, Silver Apples Founder, Dead at 82Coxe innovated in electronic music and jammed with Jimi Hendrix in the late ’60s.
  7. in memoriam
    Letitia Wright Pens Spoken Word Eulogy for Black Panther Costar Chadwick Boseman“Every time I saw you, the world would be a better place.”
  8. deaths
    ‘I Like to Move It’ DJ, Erick Morillo, Found Dead at 49He was facing a sexual-battery charge in Miami.
  9. in memoriam
    Michael B. Jordan Mourns Co-star Chadwick Boseman: ‘I Wish We Had More Time’“One of the last times we spoke, you said we were forever linked, and now the truth of that means more to me than ever.”
  10. in memoriam
    Hollywood Mourns the Death of Chadwick BosemanThe actor died Friday after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer.
  11. in memoriam
    Danai Gurira Remembers the Late Chadwick Boseman: ‘How Do You Honor a King?’“He was the epitome of kindness, elegance, diligence and grace.”
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    Black Panther Director Ryan Coogler Memorializes Chadwick Boseman“He lived a beautiful life. And he made great art. Day after day, year after year. That was who he was.”
  13. in memoriam
    Why Chadwick Boseman Was Always the ‘Unanimous’ Choice for Black PantherLike so many of us, casting director Sarah Halley Finn had no idea he was battling cancer. Here is her tribute to the Marvel star.
  14. in memoriam
    The Defiant Career of Chadwick Boseman, a Hollywood KingHe had the talent to be James Brown, Jackie Robinson, Black Panther, and Stormin’ Norman. He was a chameleon and a pure actor in every sense.
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    Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther Star, Dead at 43The actor had been battling colon cancer since 2016.
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    Riley Gale, Leader of Thrash Band Power Trip, Dead at 34“Riley was both a larger than life rock star and a humble and giving friend,” his band wrote.
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    Singer-Songwriter Justin Townes Earle, Son of Steve Earle, Dead at 38He released eight albums, including 2019’s The Saint of Lost Causes.
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    Jack Sherman, Formative Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist, Dead at 64He played on their debut album, only to be ousted by the second.
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    RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Chi Chi DeVayne Dead at 34Chi Chi had been hospitalized due to suspected kidney failure.
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    Sumner Redstone, Billionaire Media Tycoon, Dead at 97His portfolio included Viacom and CBS.
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    Singer and Actor Trini Lopez Dead at 83He died of complications due to COVID-19.
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    Reni Santoni, Dirty Harry Actor and Seinfeld’s Poppie, Dead at 81The actor had his first starring role in the 1967 Carl Reiner comedy Enter Laughing.
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    Ryan Breaux, Frank Ocean’s Brother, Dead at 18 in Car AccidentThe musician’s sibling was 18 years old.
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    Mahlon Reyes, Deadliest Catch Deckhand, Dead at 38The crab fisherman worked aboard the Seabrooke and Cape Caution on the Discovery Channel reality series.
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    Wilford Brimley, Cocoon Actor and Face of Quaker Oats, Dead at 85He was known for his walrus mustache and roles as a gruff curmudgeon.
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    Malik B., Founding Roots Member, Dead at 47He rapped on the band’s first four albums, including breakthrough Things Fall Apart.
  27. remembrances
    Naya Rivera Remembered by Ex Ryan Dorsey: ‘I Can’t Believe This Is Life Now’Their son, Josey, is 4 years old.
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    Olivia de Havilland, Icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dead at 104The actress won two Academy Awards.
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    Nightmare on Elm Street Actor John Saxon Dead at 83His career spanned 60 years in film and TV.
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    Regis Philbin, Beloved Television Host, Dead at 88He died of natural causes.
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    Regis Philbin Was a TV Personality in the Truest SenseWhen Regis Philbin was on television — which was very, very frequently — he came to play and seemed to absolutely relish it.
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    Peter Green, Founding Fleetwood Mac Guitarist, Dead at 73He was present for the band’s first few albums.
  33. rip
    Lea Michele, Big Sean, and More Celebrities Remember Naya RiveraRivera’s co-stars, friends, and admirers share their memories and condolences.
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    Grant Imahara, Mythbusters Host, Dead at 49The engineer and roboticist worked for Lucasfilm’s THX and Industrial Light and Magic before making the leap to the small screen.
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    Glee Star Naya Rivera Dead at 33An autopsy confirmed Rivera’s death was an accidental drowning.
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    Rita Wilson, Maria Shriver, and Others Mourn Kelly Preston’s ‘Beautiful Soul’Preston died after a battle with breast cancer.
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    Actress Kelly Preston Dead at 57 After Two-Year Battle With Breast Cancer“Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered,” wrote husband John Travolta.
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    Benjamin Keough, Lisa Marie Presley’s Son, Dead at 27Keough was the grandson of Elvis Presley and brother to Zola actress Riley Keough.
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    Lil Marlo, Atlanta Rapper, Dead at 30The Quality Control Music artist was reportedly shot and killed while driving.
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    Ennio Morricone Was His Own Musical GenreThe famed composer made soundtrack music that lived on its own. Each piece was an expressive universe unto itself.
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    ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’ Country Star Charlie Daniels Dead at 83The musician’s biggest hit got him a Grammy Award and a spot in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
  42. in memoriam
    Broadway and Hollywood Communities Remember Late Actor Nick CorderoThe Bullets Over Broadway performer passed away after a months-long battle with COVID-19.
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    Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 Due to Coronavirus ComplicationsThe Broadway performer was nominated for a Tony in 2014 for his turn in Bullets Over Broadway.
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    Carl Reiner Taught the World What a Comedy Writer DoesUntil Reiner came along, nobody outside the business knew about the writers’ room; today we all do.
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    Carl Reiner, Comedy Legend, Dead at 98A Hollywood treasure since the 1950s.
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    “Pop, Lock, and Drop It” Rapper Huey Killed In Double ShootingThe St. Louis hip-hop community grieved the loss on social media.
  47. in memoriam
    Joel Schumacher Was Hollywood’s Greatest Genre ChameleonSure, his musicals and thrillers and teen dramas and comic book capers sometimes missed big. But they often hit even bigger.
  48. obits
    Steve Bing, Producer, Film Financier, and Philanthropist, Dead at 55The Kangaroo Jack screenwriter funded films like 2004’s The Polar Express and 2007’s Beowulf.
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    Joel Schumacher, St. Elmo’s Fire and Batman Filmmaker, Dead at 80He was diagnosed with cancer a year ago.
  50. the sweet hereafter
    Ian Holm, Lord of the Rings and Alien Actor, Dead at 88The Tony Award and BAFTA-winning actor died of Parkinson’s-related illness.
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