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    Charlotte Rae, Mrs. Garrett From The Facts of Life, Dies at 92Her Diff’rent Strokes character proved so popular, she received her own spinoff, which Rae starred from from 1979 to 1986.
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    Marvel’s Steve Ditko, Co-Creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, Dead at 90Beyond his two most well-known superheroes, Ditko created or co-created Squirrel Girl, Mr. A, the Question and Captain Atom.
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    Richard Swift, the Shins and Black Keys Performer, Dead at 41He also played with the Arcs, as well as produced.
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    The Many Legacies of Harlan EllisonThe sheer size of his bibliography makes discussion of the influence of Ellison tricky.
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    Joe Jackson, the Jackson Family Patriarch, Dead at 89He had reportedly battled terminal cancer.
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    Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Danny Kirwan Dies at 68Mick Fleetwood announced the musician’s death on Friday
  7. The Office Stars Pay Tribute to Late Hank the Security Guard Actor Hugh Dane“He was one of the greats,” Rainn Wilson tweeted of Dane, who also appeared on sitcoms like Fresh Prince of Bel-AirFriends, and The Carmichael Show.
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    Reggie Lucas, Producer for Madonna and Guitarist for Miles Davis, Dead at 65Lucas produced the majority of Madonna’s debut album, and played in Miles Davis’s band.
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    Frightened Rabbit Front Man Scott Hutchison Found Dead at 36The indie rocker disappeared from Edinburgh Tuesday night.
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    Carl Kasell, Longtime NPR Newscaster on ‘Morning Edition,’ Dead at 84Kasell was also beloved as the judge and official scorekeeper of “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me! He retired in 2014.
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    Full Metal Jacket Actor R. Lee Ermey Dead at 74Ermey earned a Golden Globe nomination for his turn as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in the 1987 Stanley Kubrick war drama.
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    Mitzi Shore, Owner of the Comedy Store, Dead at 87Her son Pauly Shore reportedly took her to the Comedy Store Monday to say good-bye.
  13. Modern Television Wouldn’t Exist Without Steven BochcoBochco pushed relentlessly to loosen commercial broadcast television’s restrictions on both content and style.
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    Prolific TV Writer and Producer Steven Bochco Dead at 74Bochco was the mind behind NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, and Doogie Howser, M.D., among many other shows.
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    Chicago Fire Actress DuShon Monique Brown Dead at 49“The Chicago Fire family is devastated to lose one of its own,” EP Dick Wolf told The Chicago Tribune.
  16. Eddie Redmayne and Other Celebrities Mourn Stephen Hawking“We have lost a truly beautiful mind, an astonishing scientist and the funniest man I have ever had the pleasure to meet.”
  17. Remembering Craig Mack, Bad Boy’s Forgotten First Success StoryThe “Flava in Ya Ear” rapper died Monday at 46 from heart failure.
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    Bud Luckey, Oscar-Nominated Animator Who Designed Toy Story’s Woody, Dead at 83In addition to the classic Pixar cowboy, Luckey designed characters for A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc., and Cars.
  19. House of Cards and The Wire Actor Reg E. Cathey Dead at 59Cathey won an Emmy in 2015 for his turn on the Netflix political thriller.
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    Olivia Cole, Emmy Award–Winning Roots Actress, Dead at 75She also appeared in Backstairs at the White House and Brewster Place.
  21. Mark E. Smith of the Fall Dead at 60No cause of death was given.
  22. Ursula K. Le Guin Broke Down Walls With Her WritingScience fiction would never be the same.
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    Remembering Hugh MasekelaThe South African jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and prominent activist has died.
  24. deaths
    Ursula K. Le Guin, Fantasy and Science-Fiction Pioneer, Dead at 88Le Guin was the author of the Earthsea books and The Left Hand of Darkness.
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    Remembering The Cranberries’ Dolores O’RiordanShe gave insecurity and uncertainty a powerful voice.
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    The Cranberries Front Woman Dolores O’Riordan Dead at 46The singer’s publicist confirmed her death on Monday
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    Mystery Author Sue Grafton Dies at 77Her famous Kinsey Millhone series will end with 2017’s Y Is For Yesterday.
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    Rose Marie, Show-Business Legend, Dead at 94“Three years old to 94 years old. That’s pretty good. I love my business. I love everything I have done,” she recently told Vulture.
  29. Charles Manson Dead at 83The infamous cult leader and convicted murderer died on Sunday of natural causes.
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    Malcolm Young, AC/DC Co-Founder and Guitar Savant, Dead at 64Young had been battling dementia over the past few years.
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    Project Runway Season-One Contestant Wendy Pepper Has DiedThe fashion designer died November 12 at 53.
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    Lil Peep, Rising Emo Rapper, Is Dead at 21He reportedly died of a drug overdose.
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    RIP Warped Tour, the Festival of Your YouthThe festival is ending in 2018 after 24 years.
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    Legendary New York Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Dead at 94The Grande Dame of Dish passed away of natural causes in New York.
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    John Hillerman, Magnum P.I. Actor, Dead at 84Hillerman won an Emmy and Golden Globe for his Magnum P.I. part.
  36. Veronica Mars Actor Brad Bufanda Dies by Suicide at 34Bufanda is best known for playing PCHer Felix Toombs on the first two seasons of the Rob Thomas series.
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    New Orleans Rock-and-Roll Icon Fats Domino Dies at 89Domino received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
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    Robert Guillaume, Voice of Lion King’s Rafiki and Star of Benson, Dies at 89Guillaume won Emmys for his work on ABC’s Soap and its spinoff Benson.
  39. Remembering the Tragically Hip’s Gord DownieHe always belonged peculiarly, and uniquely, to Canada.
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    Comedian Ralphie May Dies at 45The stand-up had been fighting pneumonia for several weeks before his death.
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    Remembering Tom PettyWhile his image was laid-back, almost hippielike, you don’t get to be a star and stay one without some grit.
  42. Tom Petty Dead at 66The singer passed away late Monday evening at UCLA Medical Center.
  43. Monty Hall, Host and Co-Creator of Let’s Make a Deal, Dead at 96Hall hosted the game show for nearly 5,000 episodes.
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    Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dead at 91He launched the magazine that helped kick off the sexual revolution and fashioned himself into one of the movement’s icons.
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    Soul Legend Charles Bradley Dead at 68The singer was battling cancer over the past year.
  46. Lillian Ross Was One of the Best Reporters on the Arts, and Life ItselfThere were never very many writers like her.
  47. Remembering Paris, Texas, Harry Dean Stanton’s Finest HourThe late actor telegraphed a lifetime of regret with a glance — and what very well may be the greatest monologue in the history of the film medium.
  48. Actor Harry Dean Stanton Dead at 91The Twin Peaks star passed away Friday afternoon.
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    Hüsker Dü Co-founder and Drummer Grant Hart Dead at 56He had battled kidney cancer in recent months.
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    Goodfellas and Sopranos Actor Frank Vincent Dead at 78The character actor died Wednesday during open-heart surgery.
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