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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Animator Richard Williams attends The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences And The Museum Of Modern Art Co-Present Richard Williams's The Thief And The Cobbler: A Moment In Time at MOMA - Celeste Bartos Theater on Septe

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Animator Richard Williams Has Died

Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the bouncing cartoon bunny in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" helped blur the boundaries between the animated world and our own, has died.
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

'Easy Rider' Star and Writer Peter Fonda Has Died at Age 79

Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right both writing and starring in counterculture classics like “Easy Rider,” has died. His family says in a statement that Fonda died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79.
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This March 4, 2019 file photo shows Oprah Winfrey at the presentation of Stella McCartney's ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 fashion collection in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

Oprah Winfrey Praises Her Late Friend and Idol Toni Morrison

Winfrey praised her late friend and idol, Toni Morrison, hailing the best-selling author's "confidence and self-assuredness and nobility."
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In this Nov. 25, 2005 file photo, author Toni Morrison listens to Mexicos Carlos Monsivais during the Julio Cortazar professorship conference at the Guadalajara's University in Guadalajara City, Mexico. (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias, File)

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

The Nobel Prize-winning author has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88.
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In this Tuesday, May 17, 2011 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during a star-studded double-taping of "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular," in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Judge Could Consider Handwriting Expert For Aretha Franklin's Will

A judge is expected to consider a request for a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin's death.
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Tamron Hall and Prince (Photo credit: Paras Griffin/Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Tamron Hall Talks Prince at TV Critics Meeting

A few months before Prince died, he asked his friend Tamron Hall where he would go if he wanted to discuss his life…
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: The King of Random at the 2017 Streamy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dick clark productions)

Popular YouTube 'King of Random' Dies In Paraglider Accident

The creator of the YouTube channel "King of Random," whose experiments and hands-on science tips drew 11 million subscribers, has died in a Utah paragliding crash.
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(150520) -- SHANGHAI, May 20, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Disney characters Mickey (R) and Minnie Mouse are seen during the opening ceremony for the Disney flagship store in Shanghai, east China, May 20, 2015. The store, occupying an area of 5,860 square meters in t

Russi Taylor, Longtime Voice of Minnie Mouse, Dies at 75

Taylor, an actress who gave voice to Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, has died.
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This Jan. 19, 2013 file photo shows actor Rutger Hauer at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in "Blade Runner" opposite Harrison Ford, has died July 19

Actor Rutger Hauer, of 'Blade Runner' Fame, Has Died at 75

Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in "Blade Runner" opposite Harrison Ford, has died.
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Aretha Franklin

Another Son Says He Should Guide Aretha Franklin Estate

Franklin's sons disagree about who should manage what could be a multimillion-dollar estate.
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