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TELEVISION ICON HAS DIED AT 98

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Comedian and actor Carl Reiner has died aged 98
Carl Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020)

Comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and publisher Carl Reiner’s career
spanned seven decades. During the early years of television comedy from
1950 to 1957, he co-wrote and acted on Caesar’s Hour and Your Show of
Shows
, starring
Sid Caesar. In the 1960s, Reiner was best known as the
creator, producer, writer, and actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show.

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Carl Reiner talks Dick Van Dyke Show Mel Brooks and Trump tweets

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UK POP SINGER HAS DIED AT AGE 84

Ricky Valance, 'Tell Laura I Love Her' singer, dead at 84 | Fox News

Ricky Valance: First Welshman to have solo UK Number One dies ...
Ricky Valance (David Spencer) April 10, 1936 – June 12, 2020)

Ricky Valance was a Welsh pop singer. He was best known for the 
UK
number one single "Tell Laura I Love Her", which sold over a
million copies in 1960. He was the first male Welsh singer to have 
a UK number one single hit. He was 84, and was hospitalized for 
dementia in the months leading up to his death.

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COMIC ACTOR HAS DIED

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Comic Actor Fred Willard Dead at 86: 'We Loved Him So Very Much ...

R.I.P. Fred Willard -- Comedian Who Won A Daytime Emmy Award for ...
Frederick Charles Willard (September 18, 1933 – May 15, 2020)

Frank Willard,The beloved star with several acting credits — including
"Best in Show," "This is Spinal Tap" and "Everybody Loves Raymond"
 
died of natural causes. He was 86. 

Best in show - 2 left feet + outfit - YouTube
Fred Willard (left) with Jim Piddock in “Best in Show”, 2000.

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LEGENDARY SINGER HAS DIED AT 87

Little Richard |

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Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman)
(December 5, 1932 – May 9, 2020)
 


(AP) –
Little Richard, the rock legend best known for the hits "Tutti Frutti"
and "Good Golly Miss Molly," has
died.

Pastor Bill Minson, a close friend of Little Richard’s, told The Associated
Press that Little Richard died Saturday morning. The musician’s son,
Danny Jones Penniman, also confirmed his death to
Rolling Stone and
said the cause of death was related to bone cancer.

Little Richard was nicknamed "The Innovator, The
Originator, and The Architect of Rock and Roll
".

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SINGER JOHN PRINE HAS DIED AT 73

John Prine: Joan Baez, Jeff Tweedy honor singer after coronavirus ...

Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says ...
John Prine (October 10, 1946 – April 7, 2020)

Country folk singer-songwriter John Prine was active as a
composer, recording artist, and live performer from the early
1970s until his death, and was known for an often humorous
style of country music that has elements of protest and
social commentary. 
 

On March 19, 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic,
Prine’s wife Fiona revealed that she had tested positive for the
COVID-19 virus and had been quarantined in her home apart
from him. He was hospitalized on March 26 after experiencing
symptoms.

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