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Based on information provided by the Box Office Mojo and some internet research, here are just some of the movies you can expect to see in the movie theatres in April:

Opens: April 6

Through true accounts, documented in the inquest from the investigation in 1969, the scandal and mysterious events surrounding the drowning of Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara) after Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) drove his car off the infamous bridge. Not only did this event take the life of an aspiring political strategist and Kennedy insider, but it ultimately changed the course of presidential history, intimately exposing the broad reach of political power, the influence of America’s most celebrated family, and the vulnerability of Ted Kennedy, the youngest son, in the shadow of his family legacy. The cast includes Ed Helms, Bruce Dern and Jim Gaffigan.

The Miracle Season
Opens: April 6

The film is based on the true story of the Iowa City West high School volleyball team after the sudden death of team leader Caroline Found in 2011. The cast includes Helen Hunt, William Hurt, Erin Moriarty and Danika Yarosh.

A Quiet Place
Opens: April 6

A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. The film stars Emily Blunt and John Krasinski.

Opens: April 11

In 1980s Beirut, Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), a former U.S. diplomat returns to service to save a colleague from the group responsible for the death of his family. The cast includes Rosamund Pike, Dean Norris, Shea Whigham and Mark Pellegrino.

Borg vs. McEnroe
Opens: April 13

This biographical sports film focuses on the famous rivalry between famous tennis players Bjorn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf) at the 1980 Wimbledon Championships, culminating in their encounter in the men’s singles final. The film also stars Stellan Skarsgard.

Opens: April 13

Primatologis Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson), a man who is the head of an anti-poaching unit finds out his beloved albino silverback gorilla friend George has been infected with a mysterious experiment that turns him into a giant aggressive beast. To make matters worse, a gray wolf named Ralph and a Saltwater crocodile named Lizzie have been infected too. With the help of a discredited genetic engineer named Dr. Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris), he must save George, stop Ralph and Lizzie from destroying most of America, and find out who mutated the animals. The film also stars Malin Akerman, Joe Manganiello, Jake Lacy, Marley Shelton, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, P.J. Byrne, Demetrius Grosse and Will Yun Lee.

Avengers: Infinity War
Opens: April 27

Two years after the Avengers were torn apart during the events of Captain America: Civil War, Thanos arrives on Earth to collect the Infinity Stones for a gauntlet that will allow him to bend reality to his will. The Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him before his onslaught of destruction puts an end to the universe. The ensemble cast includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Peter Dinklage, Benedict Wong, Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.

Opens: April 27

A South Central recluse helps a working-class mother during the 1992 civil unrest in Los Angeles. The film stars Halle Berry and Daniel Craig.

Movies coming out in May will be posted at the end of April.

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Based on information provided by the Box Office Mojo and some internet research, here are just some of the movies you can expect to see in the movie theatres in March:

Dance Academy: The Comeback
Opens: March 2

Former ballet student Tara Webster (Xenia Goodwin) longs to return to her dreams after a devastating injury leaves her unable to dance. Much of the cast of the TV series return for this box office film, including Thomas Lacey, Jordan Rodrigues (The Fosters and Lady Bird), Alicia Banit, Dena Kaplan, Keiynan Lonsdale (The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) as well as Nic Westaway and Miranda Otto.

Death Wise
Opens: March 2

Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) is a surgeon who often sees the consequences of the city’s violence in the emergency room. When home intruders brutally attack his wife and young daughter, Kersey becomes obsessed with delivering vigilante justice to the perpetrators. As the anonymous slayings grab the media’s attention, the public begins to wonder if the deadly avenger is a guardian angel — or the Grim Reaper itself. The cast includes Vincent D’Onofrio, Dean Norris, Kimberly Elise, Mike Epps, Elizabeth Shue and Camila Morrone.

Red Sparrow
Opens: March 2

Prima ballerina Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. Egorova emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow after completing the sadistic training process. As she comes to terms with her new abilities, Dominika meets a CIA agent (Joel Edgerton) who tries to convince her that he is the only person she can trust. The movie also stars Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeremy Irons, Ciaran Hinds, Joely Richardson and Sakina Jaffrey.

A Wrinkle in Time
Opens: March 9

After learning her astrophysicist father Alex (Chris Pine) is being held captive on a distant planet deep in the grip of a universe-spanning evil, Meg Murry (Storm Reid) works with her highly intelligent younger brother (newcomer Deric McCabe), her new friend and fellow student Calvin O’Keeffe (Levi Miller), and three astral travelers, Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey), Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon) and Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling) to save him. The cast also features Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Pena, Zach Galifianakis, Andre Holland, Rowan Blanchard, Daniel Macpherson and Bellamy Young.

Opens: March 9

A mild-mannered American businessman finds himself in over his head after traveling to Mexico. He soon crosses the line from citizen to criminal while tangling with shady colleagues, international mercenaries, drug lords and the DEA. The cast includes David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, Sharlto Copley, Yul Vazquez, Alan Ruck and Kenneth Choi.

The Hurricane Heist
Opens: March 9

A team of tech hackers embark on a $600 million robbery from a coastal U.S. mint facility at the same time a disastrous Category 5 hurricane is set to strike. The remaining people left in the deserted beach town are a meteorologist, a Treasury agent and the meteorologist’s ex-Marine brother. Together they not only must survive the hurricane, but also stop the mastermind thieves from accomplishing the heist of the century. The film stars Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson and Randy Couture.

The Leisure Seeker
Opens: March 9

Traveling in their family Leisure Seeker vintage recreational vehicle, John and Ella Spencer (Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren) take one last road trip from Boston to the Hemingway House in the Florida Keys before his Alzheimer’s and her cancer can catch up with them. The film also stars Janel Moloney.

7 Days in Entebbe
Opens: March 16

In 1976, two Palestinian and two German terrorists hijack Air France Flight 139 en route from Tel Aviv, Israel to Paris, France via Athens, Greece. They hold the passengers and crew hostage at Entebbe and demanded a ransom of $5 million USD for the airplane and the release of 53 Palestinian and Pro-Palestinian militants, 40 of whom were prisoners in Israel. When all diplomatic efforts fail, the Israeli government approves a counter-terrorist hostage rescue operation by IDF commandos in what has been referred to as the most daring and audacious rescue mission in history. The cast features Rosamund Pike, Daniel Bruhl, Eddie Marsan, Angel Bonanni, Nonso Anozie and Vincent Cassel.

I Can Only Imagine
Opens: March 16

The film is based on the story behind the band MercyMe’s double platinum song I Can Only Imagine, which became the most-played contemporary Christian song of all time. The film will center around MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard (J. Michael Finley), and his relationship with his father (Dennis Quaid) whom he lost at 18 years old and which inspired the song. The cast also includes Cloris Leachman, Madeline Carroll and Trace Adkins.

Love, Simon
Opens: March 16

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) it’s a little more complicated. He hasn’t told his family or friends that he’s gay, and he doesn’t know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. The film also stars Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg, Jr., Keiynan Lonsdale, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Colton Haynes, Tony Hale, Logan Miller and Miles Heizer.

Tomb Raider
Opens: March 16

This is the much anticipated reboot of the Tomb Raider film series that focuses on the first expedition of Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander), the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer (Dominic West) who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of his disappearance, she embarks on a perilous journey to his last-known destination — a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. The stakes couldn’t be higher as Lara must rely on her sharp mind, blind faith and stubborn spirit to venture into the unknown. The film also stars Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas, Nick Frost and Hannah John-Kamen.

Lean on Pete
Opens: March 23

A homeless teen in Oregon whose best friend is a failing racehorse sets off on a difficult journey to find his only known relative, who once lived 1,000 miles away in Wyoming. The cast includes Charlie Plummer, Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi, Chloe Sevigny and Thomas Mann.

Midnight Sun
Opens: March 23

Sheltered since early childhood, Katie Price (Bella Thorne), now 17, lives with a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight caused by the rare genetic condition, xeroderma pigmentosum. During the day she is housebound, having only her father, Jack (Rob Riggle) for company. But it is after dark that Katie’s world opens up, when she ventures out to the local train station to play her guitar for travelers. One night, she meets Charlie (Patrick Schwarzenegger), an ex-high school all-star athlete, whom she has secretly admired for years. She hides her condition from him and the two begin a romance. The film also stars Tiera Skovbye and Paul McGillion.

Pacific Rim Uprising
Opens: March 23

Ten years after the Battle of the Breach, the oceans have become restless once again, but the Jaeger program has evolved into the next generation for the PPDC. However, something has reopened the Breach for the Kaiju and a Jaeger has gone rogue. Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), son of Stacker Pentecost, rises up to stand against the evolved Kaiju and the rogue Jaeger to prevent humanity’s extinction and preserve his father’s legacy. The film also stars Scott Eastwood, Charlie Day and Burn Gorman [among others].

Sherlock Gnomes
Opens: March 23

Gnomeo (voiced by James McAvoy) and Juliet (voice by Emily Blunt) recruit detective Sherlock Gnomes (voice by Johnny Depp) and his sidekick, Gnome Watson (Chiwetel Ejiofor) to help investigate the mysterious disappearance of the other garden gnomes. Other voices will be provided by Mary J. Blige, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen and Ozzy Osbourne.

Opens: March 23

Sawyer (Claire Foy from The Crown) believes that someone from her past is stalking her. She suddenly finds herself held in a mental institution against her will and with the belief that her stalker is close behind. However, Sawyer cannot tell if the threat is real or if it is all in her head. The film will also star Juno Temple and Amy Irving.

What They Had
Opens: March 23

When her Alzheimer’s-suffering mother, Ruth (Blythe Danner), wanders into a blizzard on Christmas Eve, Bridget Ertz (Hilary Swank) travels back to her hometown to help her brother convince their father to put Ruth in a nursing home and face the end of their life-long love affair. The film also stars Michael Shannon, Robert Forster, Taissa Farmiga, Josh Lucas and Aimee Garcia.

Ready Player One
Opens: March 29

Based on the Ernest Cline best-selling novel and directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger. The cast also stars Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller and Simon Pegg.

Movies coming out in April will be posted at the end of March.

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On February 19, the Ovation series X Company will debut at 10 PM.

Inspired by the true story of Camp X, a top-secret Allied spy training facility in Lake Ontario, X Company follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits, torn from their ordinary lives and trained to conduct one risky mission after another to help Allied forces change the world.

The cast includes Evelyne Brochu (Orphan Black), Hugh Dillon (Flashpoint), Warren Brown (Luther and Strike Back), Dustin Milligan (90201 and Schitt’s Creek) [among others].

Here is a trailer for X Company:

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Actor Craig McGinlay has landed a role in Season 4 of Outlander. He will play Andrew MacNeil, a plantation owner near the Cape Fear River and a prominent member of the Scottish community where Jamie and Claire end up living now that they are in America.

McGinlay has appeared in the box office film King Arthur: Knights of the Round Table and the History Channel series Knightfall.

The fourth season of Outlander is being filmed currently, but an official premiere date has yet to be set by Starz. It is believed the show will return with new episodes later this year, though.

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Based on information provided by the Box Office Mojo and some internet research, here are just some of the movies you can expect to see in the movie theatres in January:

Scorched Earth
Opens: February 2

The planet suffered an environmental collapse. The air became dangerous to breathe, the water became toxic, and billions of people died. Generations later mankind has finally re-established a rudimentary society, in which bounty hunters roam the land in search of wanted eco-criminals. Bounty hunter Attica Gage (Gina Carano) has a chance at the bounty of a lifetime: bringing down the ruthless outlaw, Thomas Jackson (Ryan Robbins). Gage infiltrates Jackson’s gang, and everything is going to plan until she meets a slave girl that reminds her of her dead sister. With her loyalty to only herself now tested, Gage learns that there might be more to life than just survival.

The 15:17 to Paris
Opens: February 9

The movie tells the real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a high-speed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris—an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The heroic trio is comprised of Anthony Sadler, Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, and U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Spencer Stone, who play themselves in the film. Starring alongside them are Jenna Fischer (The Office), Judy Greer (War for the Planet of the Apes) and Tony Hale (Veep) [among others].

Peter Rabbit
Opens: February 9

Peter Rabbit’s (voiced by James Corden) feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) reaches new heights as both compete for the affections of Bea (Rose Byrne), a kind animal lover who lives next door. Other voices will be provided by Margot Robbie, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki and singer Sia.

Black Panther
Opens: February 16

After the death of his father, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people. The ensemble cast includes Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Andy Serkis, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Sterling K. Brown and Winston Duke.

Early Man
Opens: February 16

This animated film follows a plucky cave man named Dug, (Eddie Redmayne) and his sidekick Hognob must unite their tribe against a mighty enemy, Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City. Other voices will be provided by Maisie Williams and Timothy Spall.

Opens: February 23

A group of soldiers enters an environmental disaster zone and only one soldier (Oscar Isaac) comes back out alive, though he is grievously injured. In an attempt to save his life, his wife Lena (Natalie Portman), a biologist and volunteers for another expedition venture into the zone to figure out what happened to him. The cast includes Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez and Tessa Thompson.

Movies coming out in March will be posted at the end of February.

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Based on information provided by the Box Office Mojo and some internet research, here are just some of the movies you can expect to see in the movie theatres in January:

Paddington 2
Opens: January 12

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop — the perfect present for his beloved aunt’s 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy’s big celebration. The cast includes Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Water, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington.

Proud Mary
Opens: January 12

Mary Goodwin (Taraji P. Henson) is a successful hit-woman working for an organized crime family in Boston. However, her life is completely shifted when a professional hit goes wrong and she leaves a young boy orphaned. The film also stars Billy Brown, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley and Rade Serbedzija.

The Commuter
Opens: January 12

Insurance salesman Michael (Liam Neeson) is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger (Vera Farmiga), Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train. The film also stars Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, Elizabeth McGovern, Sam Neill and Florence Pugh.

12 Strong
Opens: January 19

Following the September 11 attacks, Task Force Dagger, including CIA paramilitary officers and a US Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha 595 12 member team, are sent to Afghanistan. They join forces with General Abdul Rashid Dostum of the Northern Alliance to help conduct unconventional warfare against Taliban forces. The cast includes Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena, Navid Negahban, Geoff Stults, Thad Luckinbill, William Fichtner, Rob Riggle, Elsa Pataky and Austin Stowell.

Den of Thieves
Opens: January 19

The film is a gritty Los Angeles crime saga which follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Department and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles. The film stars Gerard Butler, Curits “50 Cent” Jackson, Pablo Schreiber and O’Shea Jackson, Jr.

Forever My Girl
Opens: January 19

A music superstar reunites with his first love and realizes the steep price he has paid for his success based on the novel by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin. Liam Page (Alex Roe) and his high-school sweetheart Josie Preston (Jessica Rothe) were the golden couple of Saint Augustine, Louisiana, until Liam left her at the altar for a shot at fame and fortune. Eight years later, Liam returns to his tiny hometown for the first time as a world-famous recording artist, but not even his own father is thrilled to see him. As he tries to rebuild the bridges he burned years earlier, Liam reconnects with his small-town roots, his close-knit community and Josie, the girl he left behind. As he attempts to reclaim everything he loved and lost, Josie does her best to keep him out of her heart, but life has one more surprise waiting for Liam, one that could change everything, in this heartwarming look at love, family and second chances. The cast includes Travis Tritt and Judith Hoag.

The Leisure Seeker
Opens: January 19

A runaway couple who embarks on a cross-country journey from Boston to the Florida Keys in their vintage camper to escape from the suffocating care of their doctors and grown children. The film stars Donald Sutherland, Helen Mirren and Janel Moloney.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Opens: January 26

In the conclusion to the Maze Runner trilogy, Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze. The cast includes Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Giancarlo Esposito, Walton Goggins, Ki Hong Lee, Aidan Gillen, Patricia Clarkson, Will Poulter and Barry Pepper [among others].

Movies coming out in February will be posted at the end of January.

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The following industry personalities (listed in alphabetical order) passed away in 2017 and heartfelt condolences are extended to their families, friends and fans:

Roger Ailes (Founder, FOX News)
Lola Albright (Singer and Actress, TV’s “Peter Gunn” and Film classic “Champion”)
Gregg Allman (Pioneer of Southern Rock Allman Brothers Band)
Richard Anderson (Actor, “The Six Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman”)
Gary Austin (Founder of “The Groundlings”)
John G. Avildsen (Director, “Rocky” and “Karate Kid”)

Peter Baldwin (Actor turned Prolific TV Director)
Chuck Barris (Host, “Gong Show”)
Walter Becker (Guitarist, Bassist and Co-Writer for band Steely Dan)
Buzz Belmondo (Comedian-Actor, “Out of This World” and “Baywatch”)
Chester Bennington (Lead Singer of Linkin Park)
Shelley Berman (Actor, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and Stand-Up Comedian)
Chuck Berry (Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer)
Joseph Bologna (Playwright, Director and Actor, “My Favorite Year”)
Powers Boothe (Actor, “Sin City,” “Nashville” and “Deadwood”)
Jimmy Breslin (Pulitzer Prize-Winning New York Columnist)
Brad Bufanda (Actor, “Veronica Mars” – played Felix Toombs) [He was only 34]

Glen Campbell (Country Music Legend)
Bernie Casey (Actor, “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”)
David Cassidy (Singer-Actor, “The Partridge Family”)
Darlene Cates (Actress, Housebound Mom in box office film “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” film)
Alan Colmes (Fox News Commentator)
Barbara Cook (Broadway Actress, “Cabaret”)
Chris Cornell (Singer, Soundgarden and Audislave) [He was only 52]

Jonathan Demme (Director, “Silence of the Lambs”)
Fats Domino (R&B Singer and Rock Pioneer)
Roy Dotrice (Actor, “Beauty and the Beast”)
Gord Downie (Frontman of Tragically Hip, Canadian band)
John F. Dunsworth (Actor, “Haven”)

Nelsan Ellis (Actor, “True Blood”) [He was only 39]
Dick Enberg (Legendary Sportscaster)

Gloria Fallon (Mother of Comedian and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon)
Miguel Ferrer (Actor, “NCIS: Los Angeles”)
Neil Fingleton (British Actor, “Game of Thrones”) [He was only 36]
June Foray (the voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Natasha Fatale, “The Bullwinkle Show”)
Bruce Forsyth (Legendary British Entertainer and TV Personality, “The Generation Game”)
Warren Frost (Veteran Actor, “Twin Peaks” and “Seinfeld”)
Stephen Furst (Actor, “Animal House,” “Babylon 5” and “St. Elsewhere”)

Dick Gautier (Actor, Hymie the Robot on 1960’s classic “Get Smart”)
Troy Gentry (Half of the Popular Country Duo Montgomery Gentry)
Cuba Gooding, Sr. (Soul Singer and Father of Cuba Gooding, Jr.)
Robert Guillaume (Actor, “Benson”)
Sue Grafton (Best-Selling Author)
Dick Gregory (Pioneering Stand-Up Comedian and Civil Rights Activist)

Barbara Hale (Veteran Actress, “Perry Mason”)
Monty Hall (Host, “Let’s Make a Deal”)
Roy Halladay (American professional baseball player)
Ty Hardin (Actor, “Cheyenne” and “Bronco”)
Robert Hardy (British Actor, Cornelius Fudge [Minister of Magic] in “Harry Potter” franchise)
Connie Hawkins (Harlem Globetrotters Player)
Glenne Headly (Actress, “Lonesome Dove” and “Dick Tracey”)
John Heard (Actor, “Home Alone”)
Hugh Hefner (Founder, Playboy Magazine)
Blake Heron (Actor, “Tom and Huck” and “Shiloh”) [He was only 35]
Mike Hodge (Actor, “Law & Order” and SAG-AFTRA New York Local President)
John Hillerman (Actor, “Magnum, P.I.”)
Tobe Hooper (Director, “Texas Chain Saw Massacre”)
Lena Horne (Legendary Singer and Actress)
Rance Howard (Veteran Actor and Father of Actor-Director Ron Howard and Actor Clint Howard)
John Hurt (Veteran Actor, “Alien,” “The Elephant Man” and “Doctor Who”)
Earle Hyman (Veteran Actor, “The Cosby Show”)

Al Jarreau (Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer)

Jake LaMotta (Real-Life “Raging Bull” Boxer)
Mark LaMura (Actor, “All My Children”)
Martin Landau (Legendary Actor, “Mission: Impossible” and “Ed Wood”)
Chuck Law (Actor, “Goodfellas”)
Joan Lee (Wife of Legendary Comic Book Creator Stan Lee)
Jerry Lewis (Comedy Legend)

Ralphie May (Comedian)
Rose Marie (Legendary Actress)
Julio Oscar Mechoso (Veteran actor, “The Legend of Zorro”)
Dorothy Mengering (David Letterman’s Mom)
Heather Menzies-Urich (Actress, “Sound of Music”)
Dina Merrill (Actress and Philanthropist)
Roger Moore (Actor, “James Bond” Films)
Erin Moran (Actress, “Happy Days”)
Jeanne Moreau (French Actress, “Jules and Jim” and “Diary of a Chambermaid” and the U.S film “Ever After”)
Charlie Murphy (Actor and Comedian and Eddie Murphy’s Brother)

Jim Nabors (Singer-Actor, “Gomer Pyle”)
Michael Nygyist (Swedish Actor, the original “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”)

Paul O’Neill (Founder, Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
Don Ohlmeyer (NBC Producer and Executive)
Robert Osborne (TCM Host and Film Historian)

Tommy Page (90’s Singer and Music Executive [He was only 46]
Michael Parks (Character Actor, “Kill Bill”)
Bill Paxton (Actor, “Titanic” and TV adaptation “Training Day”)
Tom Petty (Rock n Roll Legend)
Gabe Pressman (Legendary New York TV Reporter)

Della Reese (Singer – Actress, “Touched By An Angel”)
Don Rickles (Legendary Comedian)
George Romero (Legendary Director, “Night of the Living Dead”)

Sam Shepard (Playwright and Actor, “The Right Stuff”)
Keely Smith (Legendary Jazz and Pop Singer)
Liz Smith (Gossip Columnist)
Harry Dean Stanton (Veteran Actor, “Big Love” and “Twin Peaks”)
Ward Sylvester (Manager and TV Producer, “The Monkees”)

Jay Thomas (Actor, “Murphy Brown” and “Cheers”)
Mary Tyler Moore (Legendary Actress)
Frank Vincent (Actor, “The Sopranos”)

Robert James Waller (Author, “Bridges of Madison County”)
Judge Joseph Wapner (Judge, “People’s Court”)
Ann Wedgeworth (Actress, “Three’s Company”)
Adam West (Legendary Actor, “Batman”)
John Wetton (Bassist and Singer for Asia)

Francine York (Actress, Classic “Batman” Series, 1960’s)
Malcolm Young (Rock Band AC/DC, Co-Founder and Guitarist)

NOTE: This list, in no way, covers all the industry talent who passed away this year. Again, condolences are extended to one and all.

Out of respect, please take a moment of silence.


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