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Composer Scott Dies

4th March 2010

Hollywood composer NATHAN SCOTT, who scored TV classics including LASSIE and DRAGNET, has died.The musician passed away from natural causes on 27 February (10) at his home in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 94. Scott...

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Actor Tim Rooney Dies

30th November 2006

Actor and voiceover artist TIMOTHY HAYES ROONEY, a son of MICKEY ROONEY, has died. He was 59. Rooney died on 23 September (06) in Hemet, California after a five-year battle with the muscle disease dermatomyositis....

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Actor Byron Morrow Dies

5th September 2006

BYRON MORROW, a veteran character actor in television and films whose distinguished look often led him to be cast as a top military officer, police chief or judge died on 11 May (06). He was...

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Dennis Weaver Dies In Colorado

27th February 2006

DENNIS WEAVER, who played slow-witted deputy CHESTER GOODE in the classic TV western GUNSMOKE and a cowboy cop in McCLOUD, has died. He was 81. The actor died of complications from cancer on Friday...

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Mourning Carlyle Abandons Dragnet

30th January 2006

Grief-stricken actor ROBERT CARLYLE has pulled out of his latest movie, DRAGNET, because he is so upset by the loss of his father JOE. THE FULL MONTY actor, who was raised by his dad...

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Little House Star Dies

21st July 2005

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE star KEVIN HAGEN has lost his battle with throat cancer. He was 77. Hagen, who played DOC BAKER in the beloved family TV series, died at his home in...

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Prairie Doctor Hagen Dies

12th July 2005

Veteran actor KEVIN HAGEN died on Saturday (09JUL05) from esophageal cancer. He was 77. Hagen passed away at his home in Grants Pass, Oregon after battling the disease for a year. He started...

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Beloved Us Tv Star Dies

2nd January 2005

THE ROCKETEER star WILLIAM BOYETT has lost his life after a Christmas (04) battle with pneumonia. He was 77. The beloved actor made his name on TV in America in detective shows like DRAGNET...

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Little House On The Prairie Actor Dies

2nd August 2004

American character actor SAM EDWARDS has died at the age of 89. Edwards, who made numerous appearances on American TV shows LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE, HAPPY DAYS, THE DUKES OF HAZZARD and WONDER...

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Actor Forced To Relive Brandon Lee Tragedy In New Tv Show

28th October 2003

The man behind the shooting tragedy that left BRANDON LEE dead on the set of THE CROW has been forced to relive the moment he pulled the trigger in a new role. Actor MICHAEL...

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Phil Spector Investigation Inspires Tv Show Episode

16th September 2003

The murder investigation surrounding music producer PHIL SPECTOR will be loosely covered in an upcoming episode of American TV detective show LA DRAGNET. Actor ED O'NEILL, who plays JOE FRIDAY in the series, says...

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