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Star Trek And The Munsters Actor Roger Perry Dies At 85

Roger Perry’s career in film wasn’t quite as prolific as his career in television, although some may remember him as doctor James Hayes in the Count Yorga, Vampire franchise. Perry strayed away from the spotlight in his later years but continued to impact the world with his talent by performing in benefit programs for children’s programs and charity. Perry’s legacy ...

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George Jenson, Production Illustrator on ‘Return of the Jedi,’ Dies at 87

Academy Award-nominated art director and production illustrator George Jenson died of melanoma cancer in Henderson, Nev., on May 25. He was 87. He was the production illustrator on 1983’s “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.” Jenson received his Oscar nomination for visual effects on “2010” in 1984. Jenson began his career in the film industry in 1964 ...

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Actor Tab Hunter dies at 86; '50s heartthrob's career ranged from 'Battle Cry' to 'Polyester'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Actor and singer Tab Hunter, whose blond all-American good looks made him a matinee idol and poster boy for Eisenhower-era optimism, has died. He was 86. Just three days shy of his 87th birthday, the 1950s heartthrob was stricken Sunday at his home in Santa Barbara and went into cardiac arrest… … ENTERTAINMENT – Los ...

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Tab Hunter, 1950s Gay Hollywood Icon, Dies At Age 86

Actor and 1950s Hollywood heartthrob Tab Hunter, who later came out as gay, has died at age 86.  Hunter’s partner for more than three decades, producer Allan Glaser, said the actor died Sunday at his Santa Barbara County, California, home from a blood clot in his leg that led to cardiac arrest, according to The Associated Press. Glaser described Hunter’s death ...

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Koko, The Gorilla Who Learned Sign Language, Dies At 46

Koko, the “talking” gorilla who captured world headlines when she learned sign language, died Wednesday. She was 46. The famed western lowland gorilla died in her sleep, according to officials at The Gorilla Foundation, a research center in Woodside, California, where Koko lived since the 1970s. “Koko touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas and an ...

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