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  • Television Icon Larry Hagman Has Died

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    Mark Seliger/TNT
    Larry Hagman, best known for such iconic roles as Major Tony Nelson on "I Dream of Jeannie" and J.R. Ewing on "Dallas," has died, reports The Dallas Morning News. The actor, 81, died at 4:20 PM local time earlier today. READ MORE
  • Former ‘Somerset’ and ‘Love of Life’ Star Gene Bua Passes

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    File Archive
    On Saturday, November 17, 2012, Gene Bua ("Somerset," "Love of Life" and "How To Survive a Marriage") passed away after battling Parkinson's disease for the past 13 years according to a posting on the actor and his wife Toni's website Bua Acting for Life. "The great Master Teacher and my hero and Lion King for 47 years, Gene Bua, passed into the Light on Sat. Nov. 17th at 1:40, after battling 13 years of Parkinson's and yet still going on to teach, write songs, be a mighty friend, and enjoy much of his life. I am surrounded by his... READ MORE
  • Barbara Esensten Passes

    Barry Morgenstein
    Barry Morgenstein
    On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, the world of soaps lost a true legend in Barbara Esensten, who passed at age 75. Esensten co-created "The City" along with her more than 20 year long writing partner James Harmon Brown. The duo worked together on such shows as "Dynasty," "All My Children," "Days of our Lives," "One Life to Live," "Port Charles" and "Guiding Light." READ MORE
  • Phyllis Diller Has Passed

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    Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    According to TMZ, comedian Phyllis Diller, who appeared frequently on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," has passed. READ MORE
  • ‘One Life to Live’ Loses Two Alumnus

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    Ron Palillo, best known for his star turning role as Arnold Horshack on "Welcome Back, Kotter​," has died, reports TMZ. The actor appeared as Gary Warren in episodes of "One Life to Live" in 1994. He died this morning of an apparent heart attack. READ MORE