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John Paragon, The Star Of 'Pee-wee's Playhouse,' Has Died At The Age Of 66.
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John Paragon, the star of "Pee-wee's Playhouse," passed away at the age of 66. On April 3, the actor best known for his role as the blue-faced Jambi the Genie on the children's TV show died at his…

'Legend' Janet Malcolm Dies At 86: 'Gave Us So Much'
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Janet Malcolm, a well-known journalist, died on Wednesday at the age of 86, and many of her friends, fans, and former coworkers paid tribute to her in social media posts. Anne Malcolm, Malcom's dau…

Lisa Banes, Star Of 'Gone Girl,' Died As A Result Of Injuries Sustained In A Hit-and-run Scooter Accident.
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Lisa Banes, 65, died after being hit by a scooter earlier this month in New York City. Following the hit-and-run on June 4, the actor from "Gone Girl" was taken to the hospital with a traumatic bra…

The United States Zoo's Oldest Male Chimp Has Died.
Animals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The oldest male chimp living in a North American accredited zoo died Saturday at the age of 63 at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. Cobby, the chimp, was a hand-reared performi…

Clarence Williams III, A Member Of The 'Mod Squad,' Has Passed Away.
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Clarence Williams III, who played cool undercover cop Linc Hayes on the counterculture show "The Mod Squad" and Prince's father in "Purple Rain," has died at the age of 81. Williams died Friday at…

Mark Eaton, A Former NBA All-Star And A Utah Jazz Legend, Died In A Bicycle Accident At The Age Of 64.
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Mark Eaton, the 7-foot-4 shot-blocking king who was twice named NBA defensive player of the year during his entire career with the Utah Jazz, died at the age of 64. On Saturday, his death was annou…

Gavin MacLeod, The Captain Of The 'Love Boat,' Died At The Age Of 90.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gavin MacLeod, the veteran supporting actor who rose to prominence as Murray Slaughter, the sardonic TV news writer on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” before becoming even more famo…

Foster Friess, A Well-known Republican Donor, Died At The Age Of 81.
Republican Party

Foster Friess, a wealthy Republican donor, died on Thursday, aged 81. Friess was a philanthropist and the founder of the mutual fund manager Friess Associates. He identified as a born-again Christi…

Samuel E. Wright, Who Played Sebastian In 'The Little Mermaid,' Died At The Age Of 74.
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Samuel E. Wright, best known for his role as Sebastian the crab in the 1989 Disney animated film “The Little Mermaid,” died on Monday at the age of 74. Wright's death was announced on the Montgomer…

Alix Dobkin, A Musician And Trailblazer In Lesbian Activism, Has Died.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Alix Dobkin, the lesbian singer and feminist activist who wore a t-shirt that read "The Future is Female" in an iconic and recently resurrected 1975 photo, has died at the age of 80…

Paul Mooney, A Legendary Comedian, Has Died.
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Paul Mooney, 79, was a comedic legend. Mooney died Wednesday morning at his home in Oakland, California, of a heart attack, his representative Cassandra Williams told The Associated Press. Mooney's…

Paul Van Doren, Co-Founder Of Iconic Vans Sneaker Company, Dead At 90
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Van Doren, fellow benefactor of the Vans organization whose notorious Southern California shoes were dearest by skateboarders and turned into a worldwide achievement, has kic…