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Elvis Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Dies at 85

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Posted 12 hours ago by eviltwins
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Elvis Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Dies at 85


By Associated Press
10/22/2014 AT 09:40 AM EDT


Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died.

Wertheimer, who was 85, died of natural causes Sunday at his New York apartment, said Chris Murray, who owns Washington, D.C's ...
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Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dead at 93

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Posted 1 day ago by Queenoftab
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Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was 93.

Bradlee died at his home of natural causes, The Post reported.

As managing editor first and later as executive editor, the raspy-voiced Bradlee engineered the ...
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Fashion Designer Oscae Dela Renta has died

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Posted 2 days ago by Queenoftab
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Monday October 20, 2014 10:15 PM EDT
Oscar de la Renta Is Dead at 82
Oscar de la Renta with Karlie Kloss in FebruaryGerardo Somoza/Startraks Photo
Oscar de la Renta died Monday. He was 82.

The designer's death was confirmed by his wife, Annette, who tells the New York Times that her husband passed away at their home in Kent, Connecticut. He had been battling cancer for ...
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Gerard Parkes, who played Doc on 'Fraggle Rock,' dies at 90

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Posted 3 days ago by eviltwins
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Gerard Parkes, who played Doc on 'Fraggle Rock,' dies at 90

The Canadian Press
Published Monday, October 20, 2014 3:27PM EDT

TORONTO -- Gerard Parkes, the Irish-Canadian actor who starred in the beloved children's TV show "Fraggle Rock," has died.

His agent, Gerry Jordan, says Parkes died from natural causes in a Toronto retirement home ...
Related Links: Gerard Parkes, The Boondock Saints (1999), Fraggle Rock (1983), Shining Time Station (1989), Isabel (1968)
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Lynda Bellingham: Tributes paid after actress dies at 66

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Posted 3 days ago by eviltwins
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20 October 2014 Last updated at 10:35 ET

Lynda Bellingham: Tributes paid after actress dies at 66

British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had cancer, has died at the age of 66, her agent has confirmed.

Sue Latimer said she died yesterday "in her husband's arms".

The actress, best known for her long-running role as a mother in the ...
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American Idol Alum Joanne Borgella Dies at 32

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Posted 3 days ago by Queenoftab
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Joanne Borgella, a contestant on season 7 of American Idol, died on Saturday morning after battling cancer. She was 32.

Borgella's family posted a message on her Facebook fan page announcing her death.

"Her faith, courage and strength were unshaken throughout every obstacle she encountered," they said. "We know her spirit still shines and will continue to live ...
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Misty Upham's Father Says She Plunged to Her Death While Fleeing from Police

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Posted 5 days ago by Queenoftab
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Actress Misty Upham's father, Charles Upham, believes his daughter died after accidentally slipping off a steep embankment – while trying to hide from police.

"She did not commit suicide," Charles said in a statement on Facebook. "We believe she ran into the wooded area behind her apartment to hide from the police. The area in question has a hidden drop off and evidence ...
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Misty Upham's Family Confirms She Is Dead

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Posted 6 days ago by Queenoftab
Credit: eonline.com
More than two weeks after Misty Upham was reported missing, the actress' family has confirmed she is dead. The Auburn Police Department told E! News Thursday that it had found a body "presumed" to be Misty, 32, though it was awaiting "positive identification" from the King County medical examiner. Later, a spokeswoman for the Uphams confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the body ...
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Joan Rivers Died of Low Blood Oxygen, Medical Examiner Says

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Posted 6 days ago by Queenoftab
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Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a routine medical procedure to check out voice changes and reflux, the medical examiner's office ruled Thursday.

The comedian, who was 81, died Sept. 4 after she'd been hospitalized for about a week when she went into cardiac arrest during the procedure at a doctor's office.

Rivers died from "anoxic encephalopathy ...
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Police May Have Found Missing Actress Misty Upham's Body: Report

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Posted 6 days ago by Queenoftab
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The disappearance of Misty Upham may have come to a tragic close.

Police in Auburn, Washington, believe a body found near the White River to be the actress's, KIRO-TV reports.

Authorities have yet to officially identify the body, but a reporter from the local station Tweeted details of the discovery.

"Friend of missing actress Missy Upham tells me a search ...
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