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  1. obits
    Sumner Redstone, Billionaire Media Tycoon, Dead at 97His portfolio included Viacom and CBS.
  2. obits
    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.
  8. 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.
  14. rip
    Lea Michele, Big Sean, and More Celebrities Remember Naya RiveraRivera’s co-stars, friends, and admirers share their memories and condolences.
  15. obits
    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.
  21. obits
    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.
  23. 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.
  24. obits
    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.
  25. obits
    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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. obits
    Joel Schumacher, St. Elmo’s Fire and Batman Filmmaker, Dead at 80He was diagnosed with cancer a year ago.
  31. 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.
  32. obits
    Ilhan Omar’s Father Has Died From Coronavirus“It is with tremendous sadness and pain to say goodbye to my father, Nur Omar Mohamed. No words can describe what he meant to me.”
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    Daughter of Country Singer Hank Williams Jr. Killed in Car AccidentKatherine Williams-Dunning was 27 at the time of her death.
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    Jas Waters, Kidding and This Is Us Writer, Dead at 39She also had a story credit on What Men Want.
  35. cancellations
    Good Riddance to CopsFor three decades, the show was a key cheerleader of American law enforcement’s manicured self-image.
  36. obits
    Bonnie Pointer of the Pointer Sisters Dead at 69“I already miss her and I will see her again one day,” sister Anita said in a statement.
  37. legacies
    Christo Made Us Feel the Awe-Inspiring Impermanence of Human AchievementSome scoff at these works as mere spectacle. They are spectacle. But that isn’t nothing.
  38. obits
    Bobby Digital, ‘Dem Bow’ Reggae Producer, Dead at 59The Shabba Ranks song that he produced created the popular dembow riddim.
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    Herb Stempel, Quiz Show Whistleblower, Dead at 93John Turturro portrayed Stempel in the 1994 Oscar-nominated historical drama.
  40. obits
    Christo, Artist Behind Central Park’s ‘The Gates,’ Dead at 84He collaborated with his wife, artist Jeanne-Claude, until her death in 2009.
  41. obits
    ‘Hitler’s Alligator’ Dies at 84Remembering Saturn, a storied crocodilian with a murky past.
  42. deaths
    Larry Kramer, AIDS Activist, Author, and Playwright, Is Dead at 84Kramer was a crucial AIDS activist and dramatized the movement in The Normal Heart.
  43. obits
    Hana Kimura, Pro Wrestler and Terrace House Star, Dead at 22Her cause of death has not been released.
  44. in memoriam
    A Wake for Lynn SheltonThe late indie director’s closest friends and collaborators mourn the loss of a beloved experimental artist.
  45. deaths
    Twilight Actor Gregory Tyree Boyce Dead at 30Boyce and his girlfriend, Natalie Adepoju, were both found dead Wednesday in their Las Vegas condo.
  46. obits
    Ken Osmond, Leave It to Beaver’s Eddie Haskell, Dead at 76Osmond reprised his role as the iconic sitcom rascal in the ‘80s sequel series The New Leave It to Beaver.
  47. obits
    Marc Maron Remembers Lynn Shelton: ‘I Was Always Better With Her’“She was my partner. She was my girlfriend. She was my friend.”
  48. obits
    Lynn Shelton, Your Sister’s Sister and Humpday Director, Dead at 54She was an indie-film pioneer and prolific TV director.
  49. obits
    Fred Willard, Comedy and Mockumentary Master, Dead at 86The prolific comic actor has been all over film and television for half a century.
  50. remembrances
    Andre Harrell’s Hip-Hop Legacy in 10 Essential AlbumsHis influence on black music, movies, and TV is immeasurable.
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