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"He was just a happy person," Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim manager Brad Ausmus said of pitcher Tyler Skaggs (July 13, 1991-July 1, 2019), whose death at age 27 stunned baseball fans nationwide.

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Pritzker Prize-winning architect I.M. Pei (April 26, 1917-May 16, 2019) added elegance to landscapes across the globe with powerful geometric shapes and grand spaces, from a trapezoidal addition ...

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A Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winner and former U.S. poet laureate, W.S. Merwin (September 30, 1927-March 15, 2019) was a prolific and versatile poetry master who evolved through a ...

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Detroit Red Wings great and Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay (July 29, 1925-March 3, 2019) was a nine-time All-Star and one of the game's best left wings, bringing muscle and meanness to the Red...

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An accomplished publisher and editor since his mid-20s, in 1987 Sonny Mehta (November 9, 1942-December 30, 2019) became just the third editor-in-chief of Alfred A. Knopf in its 72-year history ...

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Grammy-winning R&B singer James Ingram (February 16, 1952-January 29, 2019) recorded ballads and pop songs with a soulful voice that sounded like whisky. His recordings of "Just Once" and "One ...

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A boisterous comedian and singer who appeared on Broadway and in nightclubs from New York to Las Vegas, Kaye Ballard (November 20, 1925-January 21, 2019) starred for two seasons in the 1960s ...

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A stage and opera director, filmmaker, author and comedian who co-created the groundbreaking comedy revue "Beyond the Fringe," Jonathan Miller (July 21, 1934-November 27, 2019) studied medicine ...

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Tattoo artist Lyle Tuttle (October 7, 1931-March 25, 2019) was often called the father of modern tattooing. Growing up in Northern California's Ukiah Valley, he was fascinated by the tattoos of ...

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In the 1980s America had no better pitchman than auto executive Lee Iacocca (October 15, 1924-July 2, 2019). An engineer by education and a salesman by nature, Iacocca became a bold-faced name as a...

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British character actor Freddie Jones (September 12, 1927-July 9, 2019) made his London stage debut in 1962 with the RSC, and starred in works by Harold Pinter and Maxim Gorky. His lengthy list of...

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French fashion designer Emanuel Ungaro (February 13, 1933-December 22, 2019) was known for his use of vibrant color, mixed prints and elegant draping. Born in Aix-en-Provence, Ungaro learned to ...

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Notable deaths in 2019. 31 / 151. Back image_gallery.single ... spurred by the success of the satirical revue he created with fellow Cambridge University student Peter Cook and Oxford students ...

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Luke Perry (October 11, 1966-March 4, 2019) gained instant heartthrob status playing bad boy Dylan McKay in the 1990s series "Beverly Hills, 90210." He started out as a child actor, landing roles ...

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Kelly Catlin (November 3, 1995-March 8, 2019) entered the sport of cycling in 2012, at age 17, after suffering injuries as a runner. By 2016 she was on the first American women's pursuit team...

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Notable deaths in 2019. 41 / 151. Back ... I took any job I could get," he said in an interview with the Chicago Tribune last year. ... Leavelle received mail nearly every day from people asking ...

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Nicknamed the "Mother of the French New Wave," filmmaker and activist Agnès Varda (May 30, 1928-March 29, 2019) was a trailblazing artist who became the first female director to receive the ...

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On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School student Austin Eubanks (October 8, 1981-May 18, 2019) was shot in the hand and knee in the attack that killed 12 classmates and a teacher, including ...

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An accomplished publisher and editor since his mid-20s, in 1987 Sonny Mehta (November 9, 1942-December 30, 2019) became just the third editor-in-chief of Alfred A. Knopf in its 72-year history ...

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Notable deaths in 2019. 77 / 151. Back ... it was an immediate critical favorite adapted into a 1962 movie starring Olivia De Havilland and Yvette Mimieux, and later turned into a 2006 Broadway ...

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Songwriter Allee Willis (November 10, 1947-December 24, 2019) grew up in Detroit and was raised on the sounds of Motown, though she never learned to play music. She attributed her love for music to...

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The free-spirited younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Lee Radziwill (March 3, 1933-February 15, 2019) was a socialite, fashion icon, interior decorator, writer, TV interviewer and PR ...

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Early in his career, Nobel Prize-winning biologist Sydney Brenner (January 13, 1927-April 5, 2019) worked with Francis Crick after having been introduced to Crick's discovery of DNA. "The double ...

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Playwright and theatre director Mark Medoff (March 18, 1940-April 23, 2019) won the Tony and Drama Desk Awards for his 1980 play "Children of a Lesser God," about the love affair between a speech...

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From "West Side Story" to "Fiddler on the Roof," "Damn Yankees" to "Cabaret," "Sweeney Todd" to "The Phantom of the Opera," Harold Prince (January 30, 1928-July 31, 2019) was the driving force ...

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After working as a newspaper editor and columnist, public relations executive, and radio and TV station owner, Warren Adler (December 16, 1927-April 15, 2019) published his first book at age 46.

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Mary Oliver (September 10, 1935-January 17, 2019) was a native of Maple Heights in suburban Cleveland, and endured what she called a "dysfunctional" family in part by writing poems and building ...

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A leading actress of the French New Wave, the Danish-born Anna Karina (September 22, 1940-December 14, 2019) modeled and sang in cabarets before moving to France, where she was advised by Coco ...

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New York-born Carol Lynley (February 13, 1942-September 3, 2019) started out as a child model, and at 15 was starring in the Broadway production of "The Potting Shed," a role which landed her on...

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"I've suffered for my music. Now it's your turn" Writer, comedian and singer-songwriter Neil Innes (December 9, 1944-December 29, 2019) originally came to fame as a member of the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah ...

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A native of Rochester, New York, Robert Forster (July 13, 1941-October 11, 2019) quite literally stumbled into acting while in college. Studying to be a lawyer, he followed a fellow female student ...

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The winner of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award last year, virtuoso drummer Hal Blaine (February 5, 1929-March 11, 2019) was a member of the famed Los Angeles-based group of session musicians ...

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She began her career as a model in a segregated industry, appearing in Ebony magazine; winning first prize on a TV talent program led to performing in nightclubs. Diahann Carroll (July 17, 1935 ...

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A New York City native, Edward Joseph Mahoney broke with his family's tradition of police work, leaving behind his officer training program for a musical career under the name Eddie Money ;(March ...

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Malcolm John Rebennack, the New Orleans singer and piano player known by his stage name Dr. John (November 20, 1941-June 6, 2019), first entered the music scene when he accompanied his father, who ...

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Swiss actor Bruno Ganz (March 22, 1941-February 16, 2019) was already a celebrated stage figure before he shifted into movies in the 1970s, working with such filmmakers as Wim Wenders, Werner ...

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"Purple hum, assorted cardsrazor lights, you bringand all to prove you're on the moveand vanishingCandy O, I need you so" "Candy O" by Ric Ocasek Rock guitarist Ric Ocasek (March 23, 1944 ...

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As a young man, Robert Glenn "Junior" Johnson (June 28, 1931-December 20, 2019) built a reputation as a moonshiner who could outrun the law on the mountain roads of North Carolina like no one else ...

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Born into a family of sheep herders in Lupton, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation, John Pinto (December 15, 1924-May 24, 2019) didn't start formal schooling until he was nearly a teenager. "At the age...

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Bouton's book made for eye-opening and entertaining reading (the New York Public Library included it on its 1996 list of Books of the Century), but he paid a big price for the bestseller when ...

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In 1984 Ronald and Nancy Reagan chose Edmund Morris (May 27, 1940-May 24, 2019) to write the authorized biography of the president. He became a regular visitor at the White House at the start...

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Berlin-born author Judith Kerr (June 14, 1923-May 22, 2019) was a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, having escaped in 1933. Her family settled in England, where she studied art and worked as a ...

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Mexican crooner José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz, who sang under the name José José (Feb. 17, 1948-Sept. 28, 2019), moved audiences to tears with melancholic love ballads. Known as the "Prince of Song ...

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Poor Violet Beauregarde, the mean little girl with a habit for incessantly chewing gum, in the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," based on Roald Dahl's book. She couldn't resist ...

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A rebel streak carried through many of the characters portrayed by actor Jan-Michael Vincent (July 15, 1945-February 10, 2019), and that same rebellious nature would characterize his career, which ...

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Credit: AP Photo/Francesco Bellini Mary Higgins Clark A sweet, church-going mother and grandmother, Mary Higgins Clark (December 24, 1927-January 31, 2020) nonetheless had a very dark side, as ...

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Actor Bill Daily (August 30, 1927-September 4, 2018) was an affable second-banana to astronaut Larry Hagman on the 1960s sitcom "I Dream of Jeannie." A jazz musician and improv comic who had ...

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In a 2007 interview with the website Green Living, artist Larry Harvey (January 11, 1948-April 28, 2018) described his whimsical decision to erect a giant wooden figure and then burn it to the ...

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Lee Fierro (February 13, 1929-April 5, 2020) was a stage actress who had only a handful of film credits, but her first was a scene-stealer: Mrs. Kintner, mother of a boy who is killed...

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In 2012 actress and director Penny Marshall (October 15, 1943-December 17, 2018) told "CBS This Morning" that she had been sent by her father to the University of New Mexico (and her brother ...

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Rap artist Mac Miller (January 19, 1992-September 7, 2018) was "known for his canny wordplay and artistic reinvention" and his "refusal to fit in an artistic box," wrote Rolling Stone. ; Born ...

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A former student at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in London, he was head of the English acting section of the National Theatre School of Canada and a founding member of the Stratford Festival ...

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Southern California private detective Kinsey Millhone was the alter ego of Sue Grafton (April 24, 1940 - December 28, 2017), author of the bestselling "alphabet series" of mystery novels, which ...

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Many of his peers regarded him as the greatest trumpeter of his generation. Two-time Grammy-winner Roy Hargrove (October 16, 1969-November 2, 2018) provided his jazz sound across a vast range of ...

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Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg (February 28, 1935-December 21, 2017) was known as much for his excited calls of "Oh, my!" and "Touch 'em all!" (as in bases), as he was for the big events he ...

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Actor Jared Martin (December 21, 1941-May 24, 2017) became a fan favorite with his portrayal of the charming cowboy "Lusty Dusty" Farlow, the love of Sue Ellen, on the soap opera "Dallas." The son...

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Harry Anderson (October 14, 1952-April 16, 2018) prided himself on being a magician as well as an actor. "I got into magic when I was a child," he told The Associated Press in 1987....

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Later, the ship's Capt. Kirk and Mr. Spock learn they must return to the year 1930 and let her die or history will be changed and Nazi Germany will win World War II.

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Jim Nabors (June 12, 1930-November 30, 2017) was an authentic, shy Southern boy from small-town Alabama who suffered from asthma. As he grew he honed his operatic baritone well enough to impress ...

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At Marvel Comics Stan Lee originally asked his artist on "Fantastic Four," Jack Kirby, to take a stab at creating Spider-Man, but Lee was unsatisfied and gave the gig to Steve Ditko (November 2 ...

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