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Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering The Celebrities Who Left Us In 2012

12/31/2012 3:00pm EST
Whitney Houston
As 2012 comes to a close please click through to take a look back and remember all the actors, actresses, musicians, singers, writers, directors, producers and others who have entertained us over the years but left us during the past year.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on... R.I.P.

Etta James the "At Last" singer died of complications from Leukemia on January 20 at age 73.

Welcome Back Kotter star Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the show, died of a heart attack at age 60 on January 26.

Singer & reality TV star Leslie Cart...

Mindy Kaling On 'The Mindy Project,' 'The Office' And Nora Ephron

9/25/2012 12:25pm EDT
Mindy Kaling at New Fox Tuesday Event
Mindy Kaling was one of the standout employees of Dunder Mifflin on The Office. She’s got her own show now, which she created and in which she stars. The Mindy Project is Kaling’s version of a romantic comedy, where her character is obsessed with romantic comedies.

“I think the character really wants to picture herself as the protagonist in a romantic comedy,” Kaling told the Television Critics Association this summer. “Zoe [Jarman]'s character, she'll like, ‘Okay. She'll be my, like, sidekick receptionist, and she's be this,’ and where the comedy is, is how that doesn't match up to what...

Hollywood's Elite Honor Nora Ephron At New York Memorial Service

7/9/2012 7:41pm EDT
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Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Meg Ryan were among the many stars who turned out to honor late screenwriter Nora Ephron at a memorial service on Monday.

The prolific writer/director died on June 26 after a six-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia; and some of Hollywood's biggest names paid tribute to Ephron at a service at the Alice Tully Hall in New York's Lincoln Center.

Steven Spielberg, Larry David, Kristin Chenoweth, Barbara Walters and Martha Stewart were on hand for the service; along with Sally Field, Matthew Broderick, Diane Sawyer, and Hollywood couple Jon Hamm and Jennifer W...

Nora Ephron Planned Her Own Memorial Service

7/9/2012 3:10pm EDT
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Late screenwriter Nora Ephron directed more than just movies - she orchestrated her own memorial service, leaving behind step-by-step instructions for her husband Nicholas Pileggi to follow in the days after her death.

The 71 year old passed away from complications with acute myeloid leukemia on June 26th, six years after she was diagnosed with the bone marrow disease.

Her death stunned the movie community, with dozens of stars including Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal and Meryl Streep expressing their deep sadness in losing one of the industry's greats as her family members gathered to organi...

Susan Sarandon Pays Tribute To Nora Ephron At Film Festival

7/9/2012 8:25am EDT
Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon broke down in tears as she dedicated an award to late writer/director Nora Ephron at a film festival in the Czech Republic on Saturday night.

The Thelma & Louise star received a lifetime achievement prize at the 47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and when she took to the stage, she used her acceptance speech to remember her friend Ephron, who died of cancer last month.

Sarandon struggled to fight back tears as she told the audience, "I dedicate this to Nora Ephron. My friend and a wonderful director and writer."

The moving speech won her a standing ovation.

Producers Are Determined To Take Nora Ephron's Latest Play To Broadway

7/1/2012 4:30pm EDT
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The producers of Nora Ephron's latest play have vowed to stage the show on Broadway as a tribute to the late screenwriter and director, who lost a secret battle with cancer on Tuesday.

Colin Callender reveals Ephron's passing will not disrupt plans to take Lucky Guy, about the life of famed newspaper columnist Mike McAlary, to the New York stage - and the tragic loss has only made him more determined to make the production even more special.

In a statement, Callender insists his team "can think of no more fitting tribute to her (Ephron) extraordinary writing and remarkable body of work" t...