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Much More Than A 5-Year Mission: ‘Star Trek’ Turns 50

For Star Trek‘s George Takei, it was one of the worst predictions he ever made, and one of the best strokes of luck in his life: Takei, known to fans worldwide as helmsman Hikaru Sulu,…

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Gene Wilder, Star of ‘Willy Wonka’ and Mel Brooks Classics, Dies at 83

The comic actor was at his best in ‘The Producers,’ ‘Blazing Saddles’ and ‘Young Frankenstein’ and teamed with Richard Pryor in four films. Gene Wilder, the leading man with the comic flair and frizzy hair…

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R2-D2 actor Kenny Baker Dies at 83

British actor Kenny Baker, who played R2-D2 in the first six Star Wars films has died at the age of 83, after a long illness according to a report in The Guardian, which quoted a…

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Garry Marshall, ‘Pretty Woman’ Director and Creator of ‘Happy Days,’ Dies at 81

Garry Marshall, who created some of the 1970s’ most iconic sitcoms including “Happy Days,” “The Odd Couple,” “Laverne and Shirley” and “Mork and Mindy” and went on to direct hit movies including “Pretty Woman” and “The…

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Founding Beastie Boys member John Berry dies at 52

Founding Beastie Boys member John Berry has died at the age of 52. His stepmother, Louise Berry, tells The Associated Press that Berry died Thursday morning at a hospice in Danvers, Massachusetts. She says Berry…

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Prince dead at Paisley Park estate in Minnesota

Prince is dead at 57, TMZ and the Associated Press have confirmed. Law enforcement at the scene confirmed to Fox 9 that a death is under investigation at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Paisley Park is…

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Wrestler, entertainer Chyna is dead at 45

Joan Laurer, the groundbreaking female wrestler known as Chyna, has died. Police in Redondo Beach, California, confirm that Laurer, 45, was found dead in her apartment on Wednesday. Police say they were notified by a…

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Axl Rose scores a new gig as the lead singer of AC/DC

If you care to, you’ll soon be able to get a “Rock ‘n’ Roll Train” to “Paradise City.” In an unusual amalgamation of two classic rock bands, Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose will front…

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‘Benson’ Star James Noble Dies at 94

James Noble, best known for his role as Governor Eugene Gatling on “Benson,” died on Monday in Connecticut, The New York Times reports. He was 94. The actor died at Norwalk Hospital after suffering a stroke….

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Patty Duke Is Dead at 69

Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke, who hit the trifecta of stardom with her turns on the big and small screens, is dead, her manager confirmed. She was 69. The Queens-born daughter of a troubled cashier and…

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