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Notable passings and other milestones
« on: February 26, 2017, 12:05:40 pm »
Actor Bill Paxton, 61, has died after complications from surgery - LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-bill-paxton-20170226-story.html

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Bill Paxton, who earned success through roles in movies including “Titanic,” “Weird Science,” “Twister” and “True Lies,” as well as that of a polygamist Mormon businessman in the hit HBO series “Big Love,” has died.

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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 03:15:10 pm »
Neil Fingleton, one of Britain’s tallest men and an actor who was best known for playing the giant Mag the Mighty on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” has died.
http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-neil-fingleton-20170227-story.html

The 7-foot-7-inch actor died Saturday, according to the Associated Press. He was 36. The cause of death was heart failure, according to British media reports.
Neil Fingleton, 'Game of Thrones' giant and a former basketball player, dies at 36 - LA Times
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2017, 03:46:57 pm »
Actor Bill Paxton, 61, has died after complications from surgery - LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-bill-paxton-20170226-story.html

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Bill Paxton, who earned success through roles in movies including “Titanic,” “Weird Science,” “Twister” and “True Lies,” as well as that of a polygamist Mormon businessman in the hit HBO series “Big Love,” has died.

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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 05:52:58 pm »
Chez Pazienza

Of the Bob and Chez podcast. Dang. Fucking Chez.

http://www.bobcesca.com/the-bubble-genius-bob-chez-show-archive
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« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2017, 02:41:45 pm »
Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies passed at 84


Robert Osborne dies at 84; genial student of films hosted Turner Classic Movies - LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-me-robert-osborne-dies-20170306-story.html
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2017, 08:56:17 pm »
Chuck Berry dies at 90, a founding father of rock 'n' roll

http://lat.ms/2n1VAeT


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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2017, 06:21:59 pm »
Charlie Murphy (Eddy Murphy's older brother Brother, best know for "Chappelle's Show")



Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57 - LA Times

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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2017, 03:51:49 pm »
Alan Holdsworth, R.I.P

I admit, I could never quite absorb myself into his music but I certainly admired his skill and impact in the musical world.

The guy could just directly transcribe his inner music to his guitar.  His skill was uncanny.


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« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2017, 11:54:38 pm »
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-cuba-gooding-sr-20170420-story.html

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., 72, found dead inside car in Woodland Hills
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« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2017, 02:55:58 pm »
Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave) dead at 52, suicide suspected.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/18/arts/music/chris-cornell-dead-soundgarden.html?_r=0

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