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WRITER/STORY EDITOR HAS DIED AT 80

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Dorothy Catherine Fontana (March 25, 1939 – December 2, 2019)

NEW YORK (AP) — D.C. Fontana, a writer and story editor for the original
Star Trek television series and later a contributor to “Star Trek: The
Next Generation" and other related projects, has died.

Fran Evans, a family friend, told The Associated Press that she died
Tuesday after a brief illness.

A native of Sussex, New Jersey, Fontana worked on a wide range of
other TV shows, from “Bonanza” and “Ben Casey,” along with “Star
Trek: The Next Generation" and “Star Trek: New Voyages." She also
wrote the “Star Trek” novel “Vulcan’s Glory," about Spock’s first
mission on the U.S.S. Enterprise.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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DIANE KEPLY

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On this day in 1991, Associated Press correspondent Terry
Anderson (center) was released after nearly seven years of
captivity in Lebanon.

This picture of Terry A. Anderson was released along with a statement by his captors, the Islamic Jihad, in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 21, 1988 .

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Terry A. Anderson turned 72 in October.

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‘’THE DUDE’’ IS 70 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Actor Jeff Bridges, Golden Globe winner

Actor Jeff Bridges starred as Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski in the 1998 cult
classic
The Big Lebowski and earned an Academy Award for Best Actor
for his portrayal of Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart. He also
received Academy Award nominations for his roles in The Contender
(2000) Starman (1984) Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
True Grit (2010) 
Hell or High Water (2016) and The Last Picture Show (1971). He made his
television debut on the
Syndicated series Sea Hunt. 

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Jeff Bridges with his father Lloyd Bridges in TV Show ‘Sea
Hunt’ 1958-1960.

TRON (1982)
1982

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
1988

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