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Joan Fontaine Obituary

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

OBITUARY

Joan Fontaine, star of ‘Suspicion’ and ‘Rebecca,’ dies at 96

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The star of 1940s film won an Oscar for Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion’ and was also well-known for her rivalry with her sister, actress Olivia de Havilland.

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By Claudia Luther
Los Angeles Times
December 15, 2013

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Joan Fontaine, the coolly beautiful 1940s actress who won an Academy Award for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” and who became almost as well-known for her lifelong feud with her famous older sister, Olivia de Havilland, died Sunday. She was 96.

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Peter O’Toole Obituary

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

OBITUARY

 Peter O’Toole, Star of ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ Is Dead at 81

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By Benedict Nightingale
New York Times
December 15, 2013

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Peter O’Toole, an Irish bookmaker’s son with a hell-raising streak whose magnetic performance in the 1962 epic film “Lawrence of Arabia” earned him overnight fame and put him on the road to becoming one of his generation’s most accomplished and charismatic actors, died on Saturday, according to his agent, Steve Kenis. He was 81.

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