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  • George Francis Kerchner, Army Ranger who fought on D-Day

    George Francis Kerchner, Army Ranger who fought on D-Day
    George Francis Kerchner, a highly decorated Army Ranger who on D-Day successfully led an attack on enemy gun positions that earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, died Friday at his home in Midlothian, Va., of complications from a fall. He was 93....
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • Charles Lisanby dies at 89; Emmy-winning production designer

    Charles Lisanby dies at 89; Emmy-winning production designer
    Emmy-Award winning production designer Charles Lisanby, known for his lavish sets during the golden age of TV variety specials, died Aug. 23 in Los Angeles. He was 89. According to his longtime agent and manager, Bob Goodman, Lisanby had recently...
  • Classic Hollywood: George Chakiris does more than dance

    Classic Hollywood: George Chakiris does more than dance
    Before he electrified audiences in his Oscar-winning turn in 1961's "West Side Story," George Chakiris paid his dues in the chorus of movie musicals. In fact, he was still a teenager when he appeared with Marilyn Monroe in the sex symbol's signature...
  • TV Picks: 'Doctor Who,' Cosby, Burnett, Silverman, Americana

    TV Picks: 'Doctor Who,' Cosby, Burnett, Silverman, Americana
    "The Day of the Doctor" (BBC America, Saturday), "The Night of the Doctor" and "The Last Day" (online, at your will), "An Adventure in Space and Time" (BBC America, Friday). "Doctor Who," the television show/British national monument about an alien...
  • Tina Fey Loves Carol Burnett So Much, It's 'Just Shy of Creepy'

    Nobody doesn't love Carol Burnett. That was the takeaway from the Kennedy Center's Oct. 20 ceremony honoring Burnett with its 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for significant impact to American comedy. Tina Fey opened the proceedings by declaring that her...
  • Ed Shaughnessy dies at 84; renowned jazz drummer

    Ed Shaughnessy dies at 84; renowned jazz drummer
    Ed Shaughnessy, whose mutton-chop whiskers and swinging rhythms made him one of the most famous drummers in jazz during his nearly three decades with Doc Severinsen's "Tonight Show" band, has died. He was 84. Shaughnessy had a heart attack Friday at his...
  • Influential Showbiz Attorney Irwin Russell Dead at 87

    Irwin Russell, the influential entertainment attorney who was a key player in saving the Walt Disney Co. from corporate raiders in 1984, died Friday of complications from leukemia. He was 87. Russell helped orchestrate the installment of Michael Eisner...
  • Bob Banner dies at 89; Emmy-winning producer

    Bob Banner dies at 89; Emmy-winning producer
    Bob Banner, an Emmy Award-winning television producer and director whose credits included "The Garry Moore Show," "Candid Camera" and "Solid Gold" and who gave a career boost to a young Carol Burnett years before becoming executive producer of her popular...
  • Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll

    Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll
    Dick Clark, the youthful-looking television personality who literally introduced rock 'n' roll to much of the nation on "American Bandstand" and for four decades was the first and last voice many Americans heard each year with his New Year's Eve...
  • Harry Wesley Coover Jr. dies at 94; inventor of the powerful adhesive Super Glue

    Harry Wesley Coover Jr. dies at 94; inventor of the powerful adhesive Super Glue
    Harry Wesley Coover Jr., the inventor of Super Glue, the powerful adhesive whose uses extend beyond the household to industry and medicine, has died. He was 94. Coover died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home in Kingsport, Tenn., said his...
  • PASSINGS: John Finnegan, Nan Merriman, Sidney Reznick

    PASSINGS: John Finnegan, Nan Merriman, Sidney Reznick
    John Finnegan Character actor appeared regularly on 'Columbo' John Finnegan, 85, a character actor who portrayed a scout in the 1984 baseball film "The Natural" and regularly appeared on television's "Columbo," died Sunday at his Palm Desert home from...