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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
OBIT: James Garner, Star of 'The Rockford Files,' 'The Notebook'

OBIT: James Garner, Star of 'The Rockford Files,' 'The Notebook'

Paramedics were dispatched to his Brentwood house at 7:57 p.m. Saturday and a police officer later confirmed Garner's death. He was 86.
SAG-AFTRA Pres: Hoffman Was a 'Great Talent'

SAG-AFTRA Pres: Hoffman Was a 'Great Talent'

Hollywood mourns the death of an actor who passed too soon.
Phyllis Diller Died With a Smile on Her Face

Phyllis Diller Died With a Smile on Her Face

Diller, a variety show and nightclub favorite, died at her Brentwood home Monday morning.
Comedian Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

Comedian Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

The actress and comedian died in her Brentwood home on Monday.
Screenwriter, BHHS Alumna Nora Ephron Dies at 71

Screenwriter, BHHS Alumna Nora Ephron Dies at 71

Known for her screenwriting and humor, Ephron was behind such films as "Sleepless in Seattle," "When Harry Met Sally..." and "You've Got Mail."
Brentwood Art Gallery Owner Dies at 91

Brentwood Art Gallery Owner Dies at 91

Zora Sweet Pinney opened Zora's Art Gallery in Hollywood in 1960 and later relocated it to Brentwood.
Breitbart's Sudden Death Sparks Calls for Investigation

Breitbart's Sudden Death Sparks Calls for Investigation

Dan Gifford, a Brentwood resident, thinks his colleague and friend met his death under suspicious circumstances. Conservative columnist Andrew Breitbart was loved and hated.

Brentwood College Dean Died on Christmas Day

Sister Joseph Adele Edwards, 78, was one of the longest-term teachers at Mount St. Mary's College in Brentwood and made a lasting impression on all that she met.
Marvin Saul Built a Family at Junior's Deli

Marvin Saul Built a Family at Junior's Deli

Known as the "Mayor of Westwood" the self-taught man had a knack for schmoozing.

(Video) 'Dr. Strangelove' Actor Keenan Wynn Remembered On Friday

The Brentwood resident and actor died 25 years ago Friday.

Actor Harry Carey Remembered Wednesday

The actor and Brentwood resident died 64 years ago today.
Video: Elizabeth Taylor Invited Me to Visit Her In First Class

Video: Elizabeth Taylor Invited Me to Visit Her In First Class

She noticed his cold sores and touched his life.