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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Denny Miller, actor who played Tarzan the Ape Man, dies at 80

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:41pm by MCT

    ... was in numerous commercials, most prominently as the bearded fisherman for Gorton's Seafood. Miller preferred comedy over drama- his favourite film role was in The Party (1968)- but he often played ... sclerosis (ALS), said his widow, Nancy. Miller, whose self-effacing humour made him a hit at Tarzan and Western film festivals, knew his Tarzan movie was not a cinematic milestone. "In a book ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Mike Harari, Mossad agent who led Black September revenge attacks, dies

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:44am by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... group who killed 11 members of Israel's 1972 Munich Olympics team. Steven Spielberg's 2005 film Munich, which presented a fictionalised version of the assassinations, depicted them ...

  3. News - China - OBITUARY

    Japanese songstress Yoshiko Yamaguchi, who posed as Chinese, dies aged 94

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by He Huifen, AFP

    ... executed in China at the end of the second world war, has died aged 94 after a life as dramatic as her films. Yamaguchi, who was born to Japanese parents in pre-war Manchuria, where her father ... life," a family member said. Yamaguchi was long regarded as Chinese after making her debut in the 1938 movie Honeymoon Express. Some of her films were seen as pro-Japanese propaganda, including ...

  4. News - China - OBITUARY

    Zhou Weishi, a pioneer of the performing arts in China, dies aged 98

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by Oliver Chou

    ... and led the Western Front Regiment, a drama and music propaganda group. He went on to become a key adviser for the 1945 premiere of the socialist opera, The White-haired Girl, in which his wife, ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Richard Kiel, towering actor whose big break was playing Bond villain Jaws

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Towering star made name as steel-toothed baddie Jaws in two 1970s spy movies Actor whose big break came playing Bond films villain Richard Kiel 1939-2014 Richard Kiel, ... comedy Happy Gilmore and he also voiced Vlad in Disney's Oscar-nominated animated film Tangled. He had his big break with his 007 performances: Kiel was an immediate favourite of filmgoers ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    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 ...

  9. 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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    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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