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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes flow for Richard Attenborough, actor and director

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... Richard Attenborough 1923-2014 Richard Attenborough, the British actor and Oscar-winning director of Gandhi, known for his warmth and work for humanitarian causes Film world, Cameron pay ... for his performance as Mahatma Gandhi, recalled Attenborough's passionate 20-year struggle to bring Gandhi's story to the big screen. The film won eight Oscars, including best picture ...

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    Filmmaker Menahem Golan dies in Israel at the age of 85

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by AP

    ... beating others senseless in a host of 1980s films, has died in Tel Aviv. He was 85. Golan produced more than 200 films and directed a quarter of them. But while others attended the Cannes film festival in tuxedoes, Golan wore rainbow-coloured braces over his T-shirts and proudly hawked a different type of fare. It was the 1987 film Bloodsport that he produced that introduced American ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Robin Williams was suffering from Parkinson’s disease, wife reveals

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... "Whether he was entertaining millions on stage, film or television, our troops on the frontlines or comforting a sick child- Robin wanted us to laugh and to feel less afraid. "His greatest ... famous in his scene-stealing portrayal of the Genie in the Disney film version. And actor Pierce Brosnan, who met Williams on the set of Mrs Doubtfire, expressed heartbreak over the apparent ...

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    Actor Eli Wallach dies at 98

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:52pm by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... Leone's classic spaghetti western. Years later, Wallach said that strangers would recognise him and start whistling the distinctive theme from the film. After seeing the finished version of The Magnificent Seven, Wallach wished he could have heard the music that was added after the film was shot. "I would have ridden the horse differently," he declared. After graduating from ...

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    James Brady, Reagan’s press secretary, dies at 73

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:24pm by AP

    ... The many television replays of the shooting also took a toll on Brady. He said years later that he relived the moment each time he saw it: "I want to take every bit of [that] film... and put ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Rockford Files and Maverick star James Garner dies aged 86

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by Reuters

    ... in 1960 in a contract dispute, but took his Maverick-like alter ego onto the big screen in a series of films, including The Great Escape and Support Your Local Sheriff! Garner once said his screen ... for Julie Andrews before being sent on a dangerous wartime mission in the 1964 film The Americanization of Emily. He returned to the big screen in 2000 in Clint Eastwood's astronaut adventure ...

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    Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies aged 89

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 12:19am by AFP

    ... Emmys. Stritch's career began in the 1940s and despite film and television credits, she was most famous for starring on Broadway and London's West End in plays, musicals and solo ... and singular style created a memorable legacy." Stritch recently won over younger audiences portraying Alec Baldwin's mother in the hit sitcom 30 Rock. On film, she made a string ...

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    Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer, writer who fought apartheid, dies aged 90

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by Reuters

    ... Africa's leading writer, Gordimer was renowned as a rigid moralist whose novels and short stories reflected the drama of human life and emotion in a society warped by decades of white-minority ...

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    Godfather who ‘ice-skated on film emulsion’ Gordon Willis dies

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:18pm by Reuters

    ... Gordon Willis 1931-2014 Godfather who 'ice-skated on film emulsion' Gordon Willis, the cinematographer responsible for stirring camera work in such film classics as the Godfather trilogy and several of Woody Allen's best-known films, has died aged 82. Willis died on Sunday in Falmouth, Massachusetts, funeral organisers confirmed. "This is a momentous loss," ...

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    Innovative and versatile director Paul Mazursky dies at 84

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AP

    ... for writing films. He also created memorable roles for the likes of Art Carney, Jill Clayburgh and Natalie Wood. Later in life, Mazursky acted in TV series such as The Sopranos, Curb Your Enthusiasm ... to Paul. Mazursky always dreamed of becoming an actor, and appeared in student plays at Brooklyn College. He acted in Fear and Desire, director Stanley Kubrick's first film. When he received ...




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