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Shelley Duvall, star of 'The Shining' and 'Nashville,' dies at 75

Shelley Duvall, the intrepid, Texas-born movie star whose wide-eyed, winsome presence was a mainstay in the films of Robert Altman and who co-starred in Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining,” has died.…

Jon Landau, Oscar-winning 'Titanic' and 'Avatar' producer, dies at 63

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Landau, an Oscar-winning producer who worked closely with director James Cameron on three of the biggest blockbusters of all time, “Titanic” and two “Avatar” films,…

Jon Landau, the Oscar-winning ‘Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’ producer, dies at 63 : NPR

Jon Landau stands for a portrait at the 95th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in February 2023 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Landau, an Oscar-winning producer who…

Ed Stone, JPL director and top Voyager scientist, dies at 88

Ed Stone, the scientist who guided NASA’s breakthrough Voyager mission to the outer planets for 50 years and led the Jet Propulsion Laboratory when it landed its first rover on…

Janis Paige, star of Hollywood and Broadway, dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP) — Janis Paige, a popular actor in Hollywood and in Broadway musicals and comedies who danced with Fred Astaire, toured with Bob Hope and continued to perform…

Henry Cervantes, farmworker turned WWII pilot, dies at 100

Henry Cervantes was a Fresno-born, 19-year-old son of Mexican farmworkers when the Navy told him in 1942 that he could not fight for his country. An enlistment officer sent him…

Robert MacNeil, creator and first anchor of PBS ‘NewsHour’ nightly newscast, dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert MacNeil, who created the even-handed, no-frills PBS newscast “The MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour” in the 1970s and co-anchored the show with his late partner, Jim Lehrer, for…

Hydeia Broadbent, groundbreaking HIV/AIDS activist, dies at age 39 : NPR

Hydeia Broadbent attends the Los Angeles premiere of Apple’s “They Call Me Magic” at Regency Village Theatre on April 14, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Leon Bennett/Getty Images hide caption…

Kamar de los Reyes, ‘One Life to Live’ Actor and ‘Call of Duty’ Voice, Dies at 56

Kamar de los Reyes, a Puerto Rican actor best known for playing the police officer Antonio Vega in the soap opera “One Life to Live” and for voicing the villain…

The Chicks founding member Laura Lynch dies at 65 in Texas car crash : NPR

Photo taken in Dallas just before the Dixie Chicks released their album “Shouldn’t a Told You That.” From left, Emily Erwin, Laura Lynch and Martie Erwin. Fort Worth Star-Telegram via…