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Jerry Nelson, the Man Behind the ‘Sesame Street’ Count, Has Passed

It’s a sad day for lovers of ‘Sesame Street’ everywhere — Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer who gave Count von Count his voice passed away Thursday of unspecified causes at the age of 78.

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Phyllis Diller Dead at Age 95

Legendary comedienne and TV star Phyllis Diller has died at the age of 95. Diller’s health had been in decline and she died earlier this morning at her Los Angeles home.

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Director Tony Scott Commits Suicide, Dead at 68

For films fans, this is an incredibly tragic way to begin the week. Tony Scott, the director of ‘Top Gun,’ ‘True Romance,’ ‘Crimson Tide’ and ‘Man on Fire’ is dead.

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‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Author Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87

Donald J. Sobol, the author of the extremely popular boy-detective book series ‘Encyclopedia Brown,’ died last week of natural causes. He was 87.

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Ernest Borgnine, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dead at 95

Ernest Borgnine, the iconic movie and television actor, passed away on Sunday.

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TV Icon Andy Griffith Has Died

TMZ is reporting that television icon Andy Griffith has died at age 86.

Griffith is best known for his portrayal of Andy Taylor, Sheriff of the fictional town of Mayberry, North Carolina.  The town was based on Griffith

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Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees Dies From Cancer at 62

Robin Gibb, co-founder and one third of the Bee Gees, has died Sunday at 62 years old after a long battle with cancer.

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Disco Legend Donna Summer Dead at 63

Disco legend Donna Summer has died after a battle with cancer, TMZ is reporting. She was 63 years old.

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