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Philip Baker Hall, Hard-Nosed Bookman on ‘Seinfeld,’ Dies @ 90

"Many Americans linger in adolescence, but [Philip Baker] Hall is the kind of man who puts on a tie before he leaves the house." — Roger Ebert, 1996 Philip Baker Hall, the world-weary character actor whose single most famous performance became a deadpan comic role as a library cop on Seinfeld, died June 12 at…
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Bo Hopkins of ‘Dynasty’ Dies @ 80

Bo Hopkins, who played country bad boys in several classic films — and was fondly remembered for TV's Dynasty in the '80s — has died. The actor's career lasted well over 50 years. (Image via head shot) A message on his official site announced: "It is with great sadness that we announce that Bo has passed away.…
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Ray Liotta, ‘Goodfellas’ Star, Dies @ 67

Popular actor Ray Liotta, perhaps best known for his work in Goodfellas, died in his sleep Thursday while in the Dominican Republic to shoot the film Dangerous Waters. A classic movie — and TV — tough guy (Image via 20th Century Fox) He was just 67, and his death was characterized as unexpected, with no…
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James Olson of ‘The Andromeda Strain’ Dies @ 91

I was just marveling at the long lives lived of the cast of the telekinesis TV movie The Spell (1977), and now the repressive dad in that, James Olson, has died at 91. The actor in his early years (Image via headshot) Olson died April 17, and his death was just reported. Born October 8,…
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David Birney of ‘Bridget Loves Bernie’ Dies @ 83

David Birney, the prolific stage and TV actor best remembered as the star of the progressive sitcom Bridget Loves Bernie in the '70s, died April 29 at 83 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Power couple in the '80s (Image via TV Guide) Birney was born April 23, 1939, in Washington, D.C., growing up…
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