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‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’ Star Matthew Faber Dead at 47

Actor Matthew Faber, who starred in the 1995 film Welcome to the Dollhouse, has died. He was 47. Faber was found dead in his apartment in Van Nuys, California on Saturday.
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'Top Chef Masters' Floyd Cardoz Dies at 59 Due to Complications of Coronavirus

Celebrity chef Floyd Cardoz has passed away due to the coronavirus. He was 59 years old. He died after suffering an infection in the hospital. See the details.
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Cult Horror Director Stuart Gordon Dies at 72

Stuart Gordon, the cult classic horror director, has passed away. He was 72. His family confirmed his passing on Tuesday night. Read the full post to celebrate his accomplishments.
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Tony-Winning Playwright Terrence McNally Dies at 81

Terrence McNally, the playwright behind works like “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Master Class,” has passed away at the age of 81. He suffered complications from contracting the coronavirus.
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Pioneering Model, Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies at 70

Pioneering model, TV host and entrepreneur B. Smith has died from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 70, her family said Sunday. See the details.
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Planters Kills Mascot Mr. Peanut

Planters has done the unthinkable — they’ve killed off their mascot Mr. Peanut! In a pre-Super Bowl ad, the 104-year-old Mr. Peanut is driving the NUTmobile with actor/comedian Matt Walsh and action star Wesley Snipes when the old legume is forced to swerve off the road. The trio jump out of the...
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‘Grease’ Actor Edd Byrnes Dies at 87

Actor Edd Byrnes has passed away. According to TMZ and a press release shared by his son, Logan, on Twitter, the “Grease” actor passed away unexpectedly in his Santa Monica home on Thursday. The press release also indicates that he died of natural causes. He was 87. Logan, who is a news anchor in...
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'Do the Right Thing' Star Danny Aiello Dead at 86

Veteran actor Danny Aiello has died. TMZ reports that he passed away at the age of 86 in New Jersey on Thursday, after getting treated for a sudden illness. Aiello broke into movies in the early 1970s. Some of his most notable characters were Tony Rosato in "The Godfather Part II," Monk in "The...
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(L-R) Polly Holliday, Vic Tayback, Philip McKeon, Linda Lavin and Beth Howland of "Alice" (Photo credit: CBS)

'Alice' Television Star Philip McKeon Dies at 55

He was best known as Linda Lavin's son on the popular CBS sitcom 'Alice,' Philip McKeon died Tuesday morning following a long illness, according to Variety. He was 55-years-old.
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This Nov. 9, 2013, file photo shows Rene Auberjonois at the International Myeloma Foundation 7th Annual Comedy Celebration in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

'Benson,' 'Star Trek' Actor René Auberjonois Dies at 79

Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows "Benson" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and his part in the 1970 film "M.A.S.H." playing Father Mulcahy, died Sunday. He was 79-years-old.
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