James Garner, a master of light comedy who shot to fame in the 1950s as the charming and dry-witted gambler on the TV western "Maverick" and later won an Emmy as the unconventional Los Angeles private eye on "The Rockford Files," has died. He was 86.
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Elaine Stritch, the raspy-voiced actress whose forceful personality and salty language enlivened the New York stage for more than six decades, died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89.
From childhood, Nadine Gordimer understood the cruelties of apartheid.
Eileen Ford, the doyenne of the modeling business, whose Ford agency set standards for the industry, launched superstars such as Brooke Shields, Christie Brinkley and Naomi Campbell, and shaped American ideals of beauty in the 1960s and beyond, died Wednesday at a hospital in Morristown, N.J. She...