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  • Joanne Siegel dies at 93; model for Superman character Lois Lane

    Joanne Siegel dies at 93; model for Superman character Lois Lane
    Joanne Siegel, who played a role in the creation of the Superman saga in the 1930s as Joe Shuster's teenage artist's model for Lois Lane and later married the Man of Steel's co-creator, writer Jerry Siegel, has died. She was 93. Siegel, a longtime...
  • 'Pink Panther' Director Blake Edwards Dies at 88

    'Pink Panther' Director Blake Edwards Dies at 88
    LOS ANGELES -- Blake Edwards, the director and writer known for clever dialogue, poignance and occasional belly-laugh sight gags in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "10" and the "Pink Panther" farces, is dead at age 88. Edwards died from complications of...
  • Hysterectomy risk

    Hysterectomy risk
    Women who have their healthy ovaries removed when they have a hysterectomy face a higher risk of death, including death from coronary heart disease and lung cancer, than women who keep their ovaries, according to new research. The finding, from a study...
  • Harve Presnell dies at 75; commanding baritone in Broadway musicals

    Harve Presnell, the commanding baritone who starred in such Broadway musicals as "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" and "Annie," died of pancreatic cancer Tuesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, according to his agent, Gregg Klein. The actor was...
  • Cheryl Holdridge dies at 64; popular Mouseketeer

    Cheryl Holdridge dies at 64; popular Mouseketeer
    Cheryl Holdridge, the beautiful blond actress who first gained fame as a Mouseketeer on TV's "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, has died. She was 64. Holdridge died Tuesday at her home in Santa Monica after a two-year battle with lung cancer, said...
  • Patrick McGoohan dies at 80; TV's 'Secret Agent' and 'Prisoner'

    Patrick McGoohan dies at 80; TV's 'Secret Agent' and 'Prisoner'
    Patrick McGoohan, a two-time Emmy Award-winning actor who starred as a British spy in the 1960s TV series "Secret Agent" and gained cult status later in the decade as the star of the enigmatic series "The Prisoner," has died. He was 80. McGoohan, whose...
  • Dom DeLuise dies at 75; actor was a 'naturally funny man'

    Dom DeLuise dies at 75; actor was a 'naturally funny man'
    Dom DeLuise, the mirthful, moon-faced comic actor who provided frequent comedic support in television variety shows of the 1960s and '70s and in movies starring Mel Brooks and Burt Reynolds, has died. He was 75. DeLuise died Monday evening at St. John'...
  • George Carlin, 71; comedian tested limits of speech and society

    George Carlin, 71; comedian tested limits of speech and society
    George Carlin, the acerbic, Grammy-winning comedian whose career spanned more than 50 years, died of heart failure Sunday evening after being admitted to the hospital complaining of chest pains, his spokesman said. He was 71. Carlin, who had a history of...
  • George Carlin mourned by fellow comedians

    George Carlin mourned by fellow comedians
    Friends and colleagues today mourned George Carlin, the acerbic, Grammy-winning comedian whose career spanned more than 50 years. Carlin, 71, died of heart failure after being taken to St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica on Sunday evening. The...
  • Farrah Fawcett dies at 62; actress soared with, then went beyond, 'Charlie's Angels'

    Farrah Fawcett dies at 62; actress soared with, then went beyond, 'Charlie's Angels'
    Farrah Fawcett, who soared to fame as a national sex symbol in the late 1970s on television's campy "Charlie's Angels" and in a swimsuit poster that showcased her feathery mane and made her a generation's favorite pinup, died Thursday. She was 62....
  • Robert Berke dies at 61; activist lawyer

    Robert Berke, an activist lawyer known for battling government injustice, particularly in defense of poor clients and victims of police misconduct, died Saturday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica after a sudden illness. He was 61. The cause was...