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Marie Madeline Sullivan

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Marie Madeline Sullivan, 80, actress, died Jan. 5 in Ojai, Calif., after a brief illness. After earning a master’s degree from Yale U. School of Drama, Sullivan acted in summer stock and regional…

David Chandler

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David Chandler, 78, screenwriter, novelist and playwright, died Oct. 19 in Palm Springs, Calif. Chandler published over a dozen novels including “The Ramsden Case,” “Captain Hollister,” “The…

Berry Kroeger

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Berry Kroeger, 78, veteran character actor, died of Jan. 4 in Los Angeles of kidney failure. Kroeger began his career in radio on such shows as “Lux Radio Theater,” “First Nighter” and “The Mercury…

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Robert J. Myers

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Robert J. Myers, 93, news director for WNAC-TV Boston (now WHDH-TV) from 1948 to 1962, died Dec. 21 in Arlington, Mass. He joined WNAC-AM Boston (now WRKO) in the early 1930s as news editor, joining…

Stan Hurwitz

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Stan Hurwitz, 46, a Philadelphia pressagent who became a theater manager and legit producer, died Jan. 5 in Gladwyne, Pa., of AIDS. He served from 1970 to 1985 as g.m. of the Shubert Theater…

Frank Steadman

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Frank Steadman, 48, video engineer and telecine film consultant, died Dec. 30 in Burbank, Calif., apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A native of Chicago, Steadman studied film and tv…

Eddie Barefield

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Eddie Barefield, 81, saxophonist and clarinetist who played with many big bands, died Jan. 3 in New York of a heart attack. During his 60-year career, Barefield played with the Count Basie Orchestra…

Dalton Cathey

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Dalton Cathey, 44, an actor, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of AIDS. He appeared in numerous tv shows, including “The Famous Teddy Z,” “Knots Landing,” “Hotel,” “Webster” and “Dynasty.” His Broadway…

Jack Fine

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Jack Fine, 87, personal manager to theater and film actors, died Jan. 7 in Australia of heart failure. He founded Apex Management Corp. and ran it for nearly 50 years. Fine’s career began at MCA…

Marguerite N. Wittenberg

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Marguerite N. Wittenberg, 77, actress who appeared in several films during the 1930s and 1940s, died Dec. 25 in Culver City, Calif., of cancer. Her film roles included Lula in the 1939 RKO film “Way…

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