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  • Michael J. Pollard, 80 (1939 - 2019)

    Michael J. Pollard

    Michael J. Pollard was an actor best known for his role as gang member C.W. Moss in the 1967 film "Bonnie and Clyde," for which he received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Fred Cox, 80 (1938 - 2019)

    Fred Cox

    Fred Cox, former Minnesota Vikings kicker who co-invented the Nerf football, died at his home in Monticello, Minn. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. He was 80. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Wat Misaka, 95 (1923 - 2019)

    Wat Misaka

    Wataru "Wat" Misaka was a Japanese-American basketball player who joined the New York Knicks in 1947, becoming the first nonwhite player in modern professional basketball. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...

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  • Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)

    Red Lane

    Red Lane, a country music songwriter who wrote the Tammy Wynette hit "'Til I Get It Right," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 76. Lane, who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1993, wrote songs for many of country's biggest stars.

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