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‘Midnight Cowboy’ Oscar Nominee Sylvia Miles Dead at 94

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Sylvia Miles, a quintessentially “New York” personality, cult-movie figure, and double Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee, has died. She was 94. According to a Facebook post by writer Michael Musto, a personal friend, Miles died Wednesday. “I have to report the awful news that… Sylvia Miles has passed. RIP, Sylvia. She was just about to […]

‘Midnight Cowboy’ Oscar Nominee Sylvia Miles Dead at 94

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Sylvia Miles, a quintessentially “New York” personality, cult-movie figure, and double Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee, has died. She was 94. According to a Facebook post by writer Michael Musto, a personal friend, Miles died Wednesday. “I have to report the awful news that… Sylvia Miles has passed. RIP, Sylvia. She was just about to […]

Doris Day, Beloved Icon of Music and Film, Dies at 97

Doris Day, a household name who made her mark in music, film, and TV, going on to become one of the world’s most beloved entertainers, has died. She was 97. Her death was announced in a press release from her Doris Day Animal Foundation, which confirmed, “Day had been in excellent physical health for her […]

Georgia Engel of ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ Dead at 70

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Georgia Engel, whose breathy delivery made Georgette on “Mary Tyler Moore” one of TV’s most memorable ditzy blondes, died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey. She was 70. Engel’s friend, John Quilty, told The New York Times the cause was undetermined because her Christian Scientist faith kept her from seeing a doctor. Born July 28, 1948, […]

Director Agnรจs Varda Dead at 90

Agnรจs Varda, a Belgian-born legend whose work as a director prefigured and defined the French New wave, died Thursday at her home after a battle with cancer. She was 90. Varda became internationally famous with her feature debut, “La Pointe Courte” (1954), about an unhappy couple living in a fishing village. She shot the film […]

‘Community’ Actor Richard Erdman Dead at 93

Richard Erdman, whose film career stretched back 75 years, and who had more recently become a familiar face on the TV series “Community,” died Saturday at 93. THR reported his death, as confirmed by film historian Alan K. Rode. No further details were available. Stars We Lost in 2019 View Photos Born June 1, 1925, […]