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‘Mad’ Illustrator Mort Drucker Dies

Mort Drucker, the quintessential Mad Magazine artist — known for his knack for capturing celebrated faces with his careful strokes — died April 9 at his Woodbury, New York, home. He was 91. The New York Times confirmed Drucker's passing with his daughter, Laurie Bachner. Born Morris Drucker on March 22, 1929, in Brooklyn, he began…
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Western Actor Ben Cooper Dies @ 86

Ben Cooper, a sweet-faced western actor whose cap was feathered with a memorable appearance as a doomed outlaw named Turkey in the classic Johnny Guitar (1954), died Monday at 86. Ben Cooper: September 30, 1933-February 24, 2020 (Image via video still) THR reports his death followed "a long illness" that was reportedly dementia. Born on…
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