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US actor Robert Blake

Robert Blake, actor best known as the star of the 1970s detective drama “Baretta” Trial: Los Angeles. Charge: Shooting death of his wife Bonny Lee Bakley in their car outside the actor’s favorite Italian restaurant in May 2001, less than six months after their marriage. Acquitted: March 2005 after the jury deliberated for about 35 hours over nine days.Nick Ut, AFP/Getty Images