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Harry Gasser dies at 76

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His film has rolled its final frame.

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Time to prepare

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Here’s a true story narrated by a good friend of ours: He went on a business trip to India and made many friends. One day, an associate invited him to accompany him to the hospital where his father was rushed. After speaking with the hospital’s medical staff, the former disclosed, “The doctor says that my dad has stage four cancer and will not live long. My mother and brother have agreed not to tell my dad. But, I do not know what to do.”

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Death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend is ruled a suicide

This Feb. 16, 2012 file photo shows singer Mick Jagger, right, with designer L’Wren Scott after her Fall 2012 collection was modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. AP

The death of fashion designer L’Wren Scott, the longtime girlfriend of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was suicide, the New York City medical examiner’s office said Wednesday.

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Lea Michele sings about love and tragic loss in ‘Louder’

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MICHELE. Mixed results for “Glee’s” theater-honed ingénue.

Lea Michele hasn’t spoken much about the shocking death of her boyfriend, Cory Monteith—who died from heroin and alcohol overdose in July last year. In her all-original debut album, “Louder,” which bows at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 this week, “Glee’s” theater-honed ingénue finally shares her thoughts about the tragic incident:

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‘Band of Brothers’ vet William Guarnere dies at 90

This Nov. 11, 2004 file photo shows William "Wild Bill" Guarnere participating in the Veterans Day parade in Media, Pa. Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died, Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the age of 90. AP

William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 90.

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‘Ghostbuster’ writer, actor Harold Ramis dies

In this Dec. 12, 2009 file photo, actor and director Harold Ramis laughs as he walks the red carpet to celebrate The Second City's 50th anniversary in Chicago. An attorney for Ramis said the actor died Monday morning, Feb. 24, 2014, from complications of autoimmune inflammatory disease. He was 69. (AP File Photo)

Harold Ramis, the bespectacled “Ghostbusters” sidekick to Bill Murray whose early grounding in live comedy led to blockbuster movies such as “National Lampoon’s Animal House,” ”Caddyshack” and “Groundhog Day,” died Monday. He was 69.

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Regine Velasquez pays tribute to late father in Valentine’s Day concert

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Singer Regine Velasquez turned emotional during her Valentine’s Day concert Friday night at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, as she paid tribute to her father, Gerardo “Mang Gerry” Velasquez, who died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 3.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman among thousands of addiction victims

In a Jan. 19, 2014, photo Phillip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The Collective and Gibson Lounge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" was found dead Sunday in his apartment in New York with what law enforcement officials said was a syringe in his arm.  AP

Philip Seymour Hoffman suffered from a chronic medical condition that required ongoing treatment. An admitted drug addict who first sought professional help more than two decades ago, Hoffman apparently succumbed to his illness with an overdose despite a return to rehab last March.

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Regine Velasquez’s father, Mang Gerry, takes a bow

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Photo screengrabbed from Regine Velasquez-Alcasid’s Instagram account (reginevalcasid)

Gerry Velasquez, the father of singer-actress Regine Velasquez, passed away Monday. He was 76.

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Michael Jackson doctor’s conviction upheld

Dr. Conrad Murray. AP FILE PHOTO

A California appeals court unanimously upheld Wednesday the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson’s former doctor, saying there was evidence of his guilt in the star’s 2009 death.

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Oscar-winning Hollywood producer Saul Zaentz dead at 92

In this March 23, 2006 file photo, Lord of the Rings producer Saul Zaentz arrives for the premiere of the the theater production in Toronto. Zaentz, a music producer whose second career as a filmmaker brought him best-picture Academy Awards for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient," died Friday, Jan. 4, 2014 in San Francisco. He was 92. AP

Film producer Saul Zaentz, winner of best picture Oscars for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Amadeus” and “The English Patient,” has died at age 92, US media reported Saturday.

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‘Fast and Furious’ star’s car doing over 100 mph: coroner

In this Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, sheriff's deputies work near the wreckage of a Porsche that crashed into a light pole on Hercules Street near Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia, Calif. A coroner's report says the Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker may have been going 100 mph or more before it crashed, killing both Walker and the driver. The report released Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, by the Los Angeles County coroner's office says that Roger Rodas, Walker's friend and financial adviser, was driving the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT at an unsafe speed, estimated by witnesses to be 100 mph or more. AP

The car carrying late “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker was doing over 100 miles (160 kilometers) per hour when it crashed, nearly cutting the high-powered vehicle in half, coroners said Friday.

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