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‘L.A. Law’ Actor Richard Dysart Dies At 86

Richard Dysart, a veteran stage and screen actor who played senior partner Leland McKenzie in the long-running TV courtroom drama “L.A. Law,” has died after a long illness. He was 86.

04/09/2015

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Actor Geoffrey Lewis, Father Of Juliette Lewis, Dies At 79

Geoffrey Lewis, a prolific television actor and frequent co-star of Clint Eastwood, died Tuesday at the age of 79.

04/08/2015

Former Laker player and NBA broadcaster Hot Rod Hundley calls Game 5 of the Lakers-Jazz series  on April 27, 2009, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Hundley died Friday in Phoenix at age 80. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Laker, NBA Broadcaster ‘Hot Rod’ Hundley Dies At 80

Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80.

03/28/2015

Dr. George Fischbeck attends the "56th Annual LA Area Emmy Awards " at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences August 28, 2004 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

Retired Weathercaster George Fischbeck Dies At 92

Retired KCBS weathercaster George Fischbeck has died at the age of 92, his family announced Wednesday.

03/25/2015

Announcer Gary Owens died on Feb. 12 at the age of 80. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Radio, TV Voiceover Personality Gary Owens Dies At 80

Private funeral services were being planned Friday for radio and television voiceover personality Gary Owens, best known for holding his hand to his ear while serving as the announcer on “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.”

02/13/2015

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Federal Appeals Judge Arthur Alarcon Dies In Los Angeles

Arthur L. Alarcon, a judge who served on California and federal benches for 50 years and was the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has died. He was 89.

01/30/2015

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Report: Prolific Movie Producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Dies At 88

Goldwyn, a member of one of show businesses most storied families, was 88.

01/09/2015

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LA Times Film Critic Charles Champlin Dies At 88

The newspaper said Monday that Champlin died at his Los Angeles home on Sunday. He was 88.

11/17/2014

The Manhattan Transfer had a 1975 Summer show on CBS. L-R, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul and Laurel Masse. (credit: CBS/Hulton Archive)

Founder, Singer Of Grammy-Winning Manhattan Transfer Dies At 72

Tim Hauser founded Manhattan Transfer and helped launch hits such as “Operator” and “The Boy from New York City.”

10/17/2014

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Former Tennis Pro And Teacher Vic Braden Dies

Vic Braden, a tennis player in the late 1940s and early ’50s who became one of the nation’s top tennis teaching professionals, has died from complications of congestive heart failure. He was 85.

10/07/2014

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Joan Rivers Helped Many Women Crack Glass Ceiling Of Comedy

Vicki Lawrence says Rivers was always a hard act to follow.

09/04/2014

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Veteran Music Agent Peter Grosslight Dead At 68

A longtime Los Angeles music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty and Journey has died.

08/21/2014

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Pioneering Chicano Artist Emigdio Vasquez Dies

Emigdio Vasquez, whose bold use of color, exacting brush skills and uncanny ability to capture everyday people in dramatic moments made him one of the most influential pioneers of the Chicano art movement, has died in Newport Beach. He was 75.

08/13/2014

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Former GM Of KNX 1070, George Nicholaw, Dies At 86

George Nicholaw, the former general manager of KNX 1070 Newsradio, has died, it was reported Sunday.

08/10/2014

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Author Of Classic ‘Up The Down Staircase’ Dies At 103

Bel Kaufman was a middle-age teacher and single mother in the mid-1960s when her autobiographical novel was welcomed as a kind of civilian companion to Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22,” a send-up of the most maddening bureaucracy.

07/25/2014

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