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Actor Willie Garson Dead at 57

Willie Garson, a prolific character actor best known for his role as Stanford Blatch in the Sex and the City franchise, has passed away at the age of 57. The news was first broken in a tweet by actor Rob Morrow, and has since been confirmed by Garson's family (via TVLine). The cause of death is currently unknown at this time, although TMZ reports that the actor had been battling cancer. Garson's career spanned four decades, and also included memorable roles as Mozzie in White Collar, Ralph in Little Manhattan, Martin Lloyd in Stargate SG-1, and Gerald Hirsch on Hawaii Five-0.
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Basil Hoffman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Hill Street Blues Actor, Dies at 83

Basil Hoffman, a character actor best known for starring in Hill Street Blues as Ed Greenglass, has passed away at the age of 83. News of his passing comes form his longtime manager Brad Lemack, who tweeted the news earlier today. "Sad news to report today on the passing of my longtime client (40 years!) & friend Basil Hoffman," Lemack wrote. "Basil was a prolific, career character actor who earned over 200 credits in film, television and stage. Classy guy. Classic talent. Untouchable legacy. Well-earned, respected career." No details on the cause of death were revealed but Deadline reports that Hoffman passed away on Friday, September 17th.
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Basil Hoffman, Character Actor in ‘Hillstreet Blues,’ ‘Square Pegs,’ Dies at 83

Character actor Basil Hoffman, who had more than 100 roles in television shows and movies, died Sept. 17, according to his manager Brad Lemack. He was 83. He had recurring roles on several series, playing Ed Greenglass on “Hill Street Blues,” Joshua Friendly on “Santa Barbara,” Principal Dingleman on “Square Pegs,” and Simeon Trapp in “Courage, New Hampshire.” Hoffman was born and raised in Houston, and started his acting career after graduating Tulane U. with a degree in economics. He trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, then began working in commercials and small roles before moving to...
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Caleb Landry Jones is known for playing weird, kind of creepy characters. His new album is also weird and kind of creepy.

Some years ago, Caleb Landry Jones and Jim Jarmusch wandered Lower Manhattan in search of a piano. They hadn't yet worked together, but Jarmusch, the celebrated indie filmmaker, was impressed by the actor's back-to-back appearances in "Get Out," "The Florida Project" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," all released in 2017.
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Obituary: Veteran actor Talat Iqbal passes away

Veteran TV and film actor Talat Iqbal breathed his last in Dallas, United States on 24th September, leaving his countless fans and followers saddened with his final act. For someone who had been active on TV, inspiring generations with his performance, Talat Iqbal’s death has left a vacuum that might not be filled for a long time.
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West Side Story 2020 Cast & Character Guide

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story cast is filled with a variety of famous actors as well as people who are relatively unknown to audiences. Based on the famous Broadway musical of the same name, Spielberg’s modern adaptation was written by acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner. In 1961, Robert Wise and Jerome...
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Actor Vishnu Manchu announces panel for polls to Tollywood apex body MAA

Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Vishnu Manchu on Thursday announced his panel for the upcoming elections to Movie Artistes Association (MAA), the apex body of Tollywood. “For my MAA, our privilege and honour,” tweeted the actor while posting the names of his panel members who will be contesting for various posts.
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(Movie Actor) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

Francis Phillip Wuppermann, known professionally as Frank Morgan, was an American character actor on radio, stage and film. He was best known for his appearances in films starting in the silent era in 1916, and then numerous sound films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, with a career spanning 35 years mostly as a contract player at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, with his most celebrated performance playing the title role in The Wizard of Oz. He was also briefly billed early in his career as Frank Wupperman and Francis Morgan.
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