Hollywood said goodbye to a number of familiar faces in 2012, from the well-known to those who worked mainly behind the scenes. Film notables Tony Scott, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ernest Borgnine and Nora Ephron passed away. We bid farewell to TV stars Larry Hagman, Andy Griffith, Phyllis Diller, Jack Klugman and newsman Mike Wallace. Publishing lost Helen Gurley Brown and Andrew Breitbart, and the music world lost Whitney Houston, Andy Williams and Robin Gibb. Even the eternal teenager, Dick Clark. proved mortal.
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- Mom: RI theater threw out disabled girl over noise
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- Family tweets indicate Kim Kardashian gives birth
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