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Celebrities Who Died in 2021

In 2021, we lost prominent entertainment figures including Larry King, Cloris Leachman, Tanya Roberts and Cicely Tyson.More from VarietyOWN to Honor Cicely Tyson With Special Airing of ‘Oprah’s Master Class’ (TV News Roundup)LeVar Burton Remembers ‘Roots’ Co-Star Cicely Tyson: ‘She Was Royalty’Peter Bogdanovich on Directing Cloris Leachman in ‘The Last Picture Show‘: ‘Cut, Print, You […]

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James L. Brooks Remembers Cloris Leachman: ‘She Made Outrageousness Lovable’

To work with Cloris Leachman was nothing less than liberating. That’s how writer-director James L. Brooks remembered his collaborations with the beloved actor who died Jan. 26 at the age of 94.“Life was not as confining when she was around,” Brooks told Variety of his experiences working with Leachman in the 1970s on “The Mary […]

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Cloris Leachman, Oscar-Winning Star of ‘Young Frankenstein’ and ‘Phyllis,’ Dies at 94

Cloris Leachman, the Oscar-winning actress known for “The Last Picture Show” and “Young Frankenstein” and who had an equally long career on television in shows like “Phyllis,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “The Facts of Life,” has died. She was 94.Leachman died in her sleep Tuesday at her home in California of natural causes, […]

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Jeff Bridges Steers Golden Globes Audience Towards ‘Creating a Healthy Planet For All of Us’

There are few Hollywood stars more deserving of a career-spanning achievement award than Jeff Bridges, who has been acting since he was an actual infant — the son of the legendary actor Lloyd Bridges and actress and writer Dorothy Bridges made his uncredited debut in John Cromwell’s “The Company She Keeps” when he was less […]

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Could Orson Welles Compete for an Oscar One Last Time?

It’s been nearly 50 years since Orson Welles called up friend and colleague Peter Bogdanovich, just before the young filmmaker flew to Texas to begin production on “The Last Picture Show,” to knock out some of the earliest footage of what would eventually become Welles’ swan song. Thanks to Netflix and a dedicated crew, “The […]

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