- 9612/24/12: Award winning actor, Charles Durning, died of unknown causes in his home in New York. Durning was known as one of the kings of character acting. He had roles in such films as "The Sting", "Tootsie" and "The Best Little Whore House in Texas". Most recently he starred in the hit TV show "Rescue Me". He was 89.
Birthplace: Highland Falls, New York, United States of America
Profession: Soldier, Actor, Voice acting, Dancer, Teacher
Institution: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Columbia University, New York University
Cause Of Death: Natural causes
Place Of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
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- 9512/24/12: Television and movie actor, Jack Klugman, passed away from natural causes. Klugman was best known for his roles in "The Odd Couple", "Quincy, ME" and "12 Angry Men". He was 90.
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Profession: Television director, Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Place Of Death: Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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- 9412/11/12: Ravi Shankar, the world renowned sitarist, passed away from natural causes. Shankar is best known as the man who brought Indian music to the foreground in the West by being the sitar teacher of former Beatles member George Harrison. Ravi Shankar played throughout the world including his famous set at Woodstock in 1969. He was 92.
Birthplace: Varanasi, India
Profession: Film Score Composer, Musician, Composer
Cause Of Death: Heart failure, Respiratory failure
Place Of Death: Encinitas, California, United States of America
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- 9312/9/12: Mexican singer and TV personality, Jenni Rivera, was killed in a plane crash. Rivera, producer of such hit records as "I Love Jenni" and host on shows like "Jenni Rivera Presents:" died after the small jet she was travelling on crashed in Mexico. She was 43.
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America
Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Actor
Institution: Long Beach Polytechnic High School, California State University, Long Beach
Cause Of Death: Aviation accident or incident
Place Of Death: Iturbide, Nuevo León, Mexico
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- 9212/5/12: Acclaimed jazz pianist, Dave Brubeck, died of heart failure. Brubeck was best known for his experimental jazz compositions and his work on soundtracks for shows like "This is America, Charlie Brown". He was 92.
Birthplace: Concord, California, United States of America
Profession: Film Score Composer, Jazz Pianist, Musician, Bandleader, Composer
Institution: Conservatory of Music, University of the Pacific, University of the Pacific, Mills College
Cause Of Death: Heart failure
Place Of Death: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
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