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Celebrity Deaths in Movies

  • William Goldman, 87 (1931 - 2018)

    William Goldman

    William Goldman, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1969) and "All the President's Men" (1976), died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in Manhattan of colon cancer and pneumonia, according to multiple news sources. He was 87. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Stan Lee, 95 (1922 - 2018)

    Stan Lee

    Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics giant who created some of the most recognizable comic book heroes in history, died Monday, November 12, 2018, at the age of 95. According to multiple news sources, he died early in the morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • James Karen, 94 (1923 - 2018)

    James Karen

    James Karen was a prolific character actor with a long career who appeared in "Poltergeist," "Wall Street," and "The China Syndrome." The recognizable actor had over 200 credits on television and film. Memorable roles include Lincoln Tyler on the soap opera "All My Children" and Mac Chruchill, the TV news boss of Jane Fonda's character, in "The China Syndrome. " For full obituary and coverage...

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  • Audrey Wells, 58 (1960 - 2018)

    Audrey Wells

    Audrey Wells was a writer and director whose work includes "Under the Tuscan Sun," "A Dog's Purpose," and "The Game Plan." Her last project was writing the screenplay for "The Hate U Give," a drama based on the 2017 novel by Angie Thomas. The movie was released in some cities on October 5, one day after she passed away. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Burt Reynolds, 82 (1936 - 2018)

    Burt  Reynolds

    Burt Reynolds (1936 – 2018) was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the 1970s and 1980s. The magnetic actor was known for his roles in "The Longest Yard," "Deliverance," and the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies. He was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in "Boogie Nights." On television, he starred on the CBS sitcom "Evening Shade" in the 1990s. He died at the age of 82. For...

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