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Marlon Brando Died at 80 (1924-2004) Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor and film director. He is hailed for bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors
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Jack Nicholson age 78 John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which include
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Tom Hanks age 59 Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film actor, director, voice-over artist, writer and film producer. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving success
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Robert De Niro age 72 Robert De Niro is an American actor and film producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly and the Martin Scorsese-directed crime
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Katharine Hepburn Died at 96 (1907-2003) Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range
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Al Pacino age 75 Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American actor and filmmaker. He is well known for playing mobsters, especially Michael Corleone in The Godfather films and Tony Montana in Scarface, and
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Meryl Streep age 66 Meryl Streep is an American actress. A three-time Academy Award winner, she is widely regarded as one of the greatest film actors of all time. Streep made her professional stage debut in The Playboy
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Audrey Hepburn Died at 64 (1929-1993) Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the
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James Stewart Died at 89 (1908-1997) James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films
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Humphrey Bogart Died at 58 (1899-1957) Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in such iconic 1940s films noir as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, earned him the legacy of cultural icon.
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Anthony Hopkins age 78 Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter. After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he trained at
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Dustin Hoffman age 78 Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He first drew
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Morgan Freeman age 78 Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and
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Bette Davis Died at 81 (1908-1989) The Letter, What ever happened to Baby Jane, Jezabel
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Cary Grant Died at 82 (1904-1986) Cary Grant was an English stage and Hollywood film actor who became an American citizen in 1942. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks", Grant is
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Gregory Peck Died at 87 (1916-2003) Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor. One of the world's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1970s. His performance as
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Charlie Chaplin Died at 88 (1889-1977) Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent film era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona
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Johnny Depp age 52 Johnny Depp is an actor.
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Leonardo DiCaprio age 41 Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning two, and five Academy Awards. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in
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Denzel Washington age 61 Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of real-life figures such as
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Clint Eastwood age 85 Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's
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Paul Newman Died at 83 (1925-2008) Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, environmentalist, social activist and philanthropist. He won numerous
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Laurence Olivier Died at 82 (1907-1989) Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century. He also worked
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Robert Duvall age 84 Robert Selden Duvall is an American actor and director. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards, six Golden Globes, and has multiple nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen Actors
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Robin Williams Died at 63 (1951-2014) Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy
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Gene Hackman age 85 Eugene "Gene" Allen Hackman is an American actor and novelist. In a career spanning five decades, Hackman has been nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, including best actor in The
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Michael Caine age 82 Sir Michael Caine, CBE, is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive Cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is one of the UK's most recognisable actors. He made his
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Ingrid Bergman Died at 67 (1915-1982) Ingrid Bergman was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards and the Tony Award for Best
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Daniel Day-Lewis age 58 Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship. Born and raised in London, he excelled on stage at the National Youth Theatre, before being
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Harrison Ford age 73 Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the
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Sean Connery age 85 Sir Thomas Sean Connery is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes. He was knighted by Elizabeth II in July 2000, and received the Kennedy
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Liam Neeson age 63 Liam John Neeson, OBE is an Irish actor. In 1976, he joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast for two years. He then acted in the Arthurian film, Excalibur. Between 1982 and 1987, Neeson starred
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Jodie Foster age 53 Alicia Christian Foster, known professionally as Jodie Foster, is an American actress, film director, and producer. Foster began acting in commercials at the age of three, and her first significant
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Henry Fonda Died at 77 (1905-1982) Henry Jaynes Fonda was TV producer and actor.
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Gary Oldman age 57 Gary Leonard Oldman is an English actor, filmmaker, and musician. Oldman rose to prominence in the United Kingdom with his portrayals of Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy and Joe Orton in Prick Up Your
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Kevin Spacey age 56 Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in
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Robert Downey Jr. age 50 Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor, producer, and singer, whose career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and
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Edward Norton age 46 Edward Harrison Norton is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer and activist. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear, American History X and
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Christopher Walken age 72 Christopher Walken is an American actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Brainstorm, The Dead
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Tommy Lee Jones age 69 Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and film director. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the
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Brad Pitt age 52 William Bradley "Brad" Pitt is an American actor and producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three Academy Award nominations in acting categories,
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Christian Bale age 41 Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses. Bale first caught the public eye at the age
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Judi Dench age 81 Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA is an English actress and author. Dench made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years she
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Matt Damon age 45 Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. His career was launched with the success of his and Ben Affleck's Academy Award-winning screenplay, Good Will
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Russell Crowe age 51 Russell Ira Crowe is an actor, film producer and musician. Although a New Zealand citizen, he has lived most of his life in Australia and identifies himself as an Australian. He came to international
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Kate Winslet age 40 Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE, is an English actress and singer. She is the recipient of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards and a Grammy Award. She is the youngest person to
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Helen Mirren age 70 Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE, is an English actor. Mirren has won an Academy Award for Best Actress, four BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, four Emmy Awards, and two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress
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Samuel L. Jackson age 67 Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True
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Jack Lemmon Died at 76 (1925-2001) John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot, The
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Heath Ledger Died at 29 (1979-2008) Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film