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Richard Corliss, 71 (1944 - 2015)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71."He conveyed nothing so much as the sheer joy of watching movies — and writing about them," Time theater critic Richard Zoglin said in an online tribute to Corliss. "He was a perceptive, invaluable guide...
Sawyer Sweeten, 19 (1995 - 2015)
The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 19. Sweeten committed suicide, his sister Madylin Sweeten, said in a statement. There were no other details. Madylin, and Sawyer's twin brother Sullivan, all played the children in the sitcom's fictional Barone family. The hit...
M.H. Abrams, 93 (1921 - 2015)
By HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature and joined the elite himself by writing one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works of criticism, has died. He was 102.Abrams' death was confirmed to The Associated Press on...
Wladyslaw Bartoszewski (2015)
By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, The Associated PressWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's foreign minister, died Friday in Warsaw. He was 93.Bartoszewski died after being taken to a hospital in Warsaw on Friday afternoon. His death was confirmed by a...
Abdel Rahman El Abnoudy (2015)
The Associated PressCAIRO (AP) — State media says Egyptian poet Abdel Rahman El Abnoudy, who channeled folklore and rural life into verses that touched the Arab world, has died at 77 after a long illness.He was known for writing in the Egyptian dialect and penning lyrics for beloved singers such as Abdel Halim Hafez. He was imprisoned under socialist President Gamal Abdel-Nasser but later...
Lois Lilienstein , 78 (1936 - 2015)
The Associated PressTORONTO (AP) — Canadian musician Lois Lilienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram fame has died at age 78.Her son David Lilienstein said Thursday that she died at home in Toronto after...
Mary Doyle Keefe (2015)
By DAVE COLLINS, The Associated PressHARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American...
Bob St. Clair, 84 (1931 - 2015)
By JANIE McCAULEY, The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler with a big personality who played all 11 of his seasons with his...
Jonathan Crombie, 48 (1966 - 2015)
'Anne of Green Gables' actor Jonathan Crombie has died in New York City. He was 48. More details will be posted as it becomes available.
Doug Buffone, 70 (1944 - 2015)
The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Former Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, whose reputation for being a passionate football player carried over into his career as a sports broadcaster,...
Alton "Ben" Powers, 64 (1950 - 2015)
The Associated PressNEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Actor Alton "Ben" Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series "Good Times," has died at the age of 64.Auclair Funeral Home, which is...
A. Alfred Taubman (2015 - 2015)
The Associated PressBLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall...
Steve Byrnes, 55 (1959 - 2015)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes has died. He was 56.The network said he died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.Byrnes joined Fox Sports in 2001 and...
John Moshoeu, 49 (1965 - 2015)
The Associated PressJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African Football Association says former international midfielder and African Cup of Nations winner John Moshoeu has died. He was 49.Moshoeu's...
Frederic Morton, 90 (1924 - 2015)
By GEORGE JAHN, The Associated PressVIENNA (AP) — U.S. writer Frederic Morton, who became internationally recognized in part through books on the Austrian homeland that he was forced to flee...
Ann Price (2015)
The Associated PressATLANTA (AP) — Ann Price, the creator of the world famous Ghetto Burger, has passed away. She was 72.According to 11Alive.com (http://on.11alive.com/1G8MZbK ), Price was the...
Rabbi Elio Toaff, 99 (1915 - 2015)
The Associated PressROME (AP) — Elio Toaff, the longtime chief rabbi of Rome who helped set Judaism and the Catholic Church on the path to reconciliation after centuries of distrust, has died. He...
Jaroslav Holik, 72 (1942 - 2015)
The Associated Press PRAGUE (AP) — Jaroslav Holik, an offensive forward who helped Czechoslovakia win a hockey world title and an Olympic bronze medal in 1972, has died. He was 72. The Czech...
Lee Remmel, 90 (1924 - 2015)
The Associated PressGREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Lee Remmel, whose six-decade relationship with the Green Bay Packers spanned a sports writing career and a 30-plus year stint in the team's front office,...
U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, 91 (1923 - 2015)
By ED WHITE, The Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican whose withdrawal of support hastened President Richard Nixon's resignation during the...
Juan Leon (2015)
By CARLOS VALDEZ, The Associated PressLA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Juan Leon, a former Associated Press correspondent and press freedom activist who was exiled from his native Bolivia during its 1970s...
Mike Mitchell (2015)
The Associated PressARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Mitchell, the all-time leading thoroughbred trainer at Del Mar racetrack with 476 victories, has died after a long struggle with brain cancer. He was...