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Franco Zeffirelli has Passed Away

Renowned opera and movie director Franco Zeffirelli has passed away at the age of 96. Mr. Zeffirelli was well known for his opera directing, but also directed some movies.  He was born Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli on February 12th 1923 … Continue reading

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Omar Sharif is Dead at 83

It has been announced that Oscar nominated actor Omar Sharif has passed away. Mr. Sharif became famous for starring in such movies as Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago.  Other movies included The Fall of the Roman Empire, Funny Girl, … Continue reading

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Richard Attenborough has died at 90

Famed British actor Richard Attenborough has passed away days short of his 91st birthday.  He was created Lord Attenborough in 1993, after previously being created a Knight Baronet, and a Commander of the British Empire (CBE.) Lord Attenborough was born … Continue reading

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Mickey Rooney Dies at 93

It has been announced that legendary actor Mickey Rooney has passed away at the age of 93.   The cause of death was not immediately mentioned, but it has been reported by the BBC that he was ill for some time … Continue reading

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Shirley Temple Dies at 85

Shirley Temple, the famous child actress, has passed away at the age of 85 in Woodside, California of natural causes.  Ms. Temple was born on April 23th, 1928 in Santa Monica, California to George and Gertrude Temple. Shirley Temple starred … Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole Has Died

Famed English actor Peter O’Toole has passed away in London after a lengthy illness.  Mr. O’Toole was 81. Mr. O’Toole was most famous for his portrayal of T.E. Lawrence in the movie Lawrence of Arabia.  He would win a BAFTA … Continue reading

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