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  • Bill McKinney: Born: 1931-09-12 - Died: 2011-12-01
    McKinney was an actor who is probably best known for his role in Deliverance, where he played the mountain man who rapped Ned Beatty in the famous “Squeal like a pig” scene.
    Patrice O’Neal: Born: 1969-12-07 - Died: 2011-11-28
    O’Neal was a stand-up comedian, radio personality, and actor. He was known for his confrontational style, often times he would play couples against each other. Primarily a stand-up comic, O’Neal made his Def Comedy Jam debut in 2007. Later he performed on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Show With David Letterman, and The [...]
    Stan Case: Born: 1952-11-01 - Died: 2011-11-22
    Case was a lawyer and broadcast journalist who was probably best known as the news anchor of CNN Radio from 1985 – 2011.
    Karl Slover: Born: 1918-09-21 - Died: 2011-11-15
    Slover was a Slovak-born actor who is best known for being one of the munchkin actors in The Wizard of Oz. Currently only three munchkins remain alive: Jerry Maren, Margaret Williams Pellegrini and Ruth Robinson Duccini.
    Ilya Zhitomirskiy: Born: 1989-01-01 - Died: 2011-11-12
    Ilya Zhitomirskiy was one of the four co-founders of Diaspora, which is a free personal web server that implements a distributed social networking service.
    Hal Bruno: Born: 1928-01-01 - Died: 2011-11-08
    Bruno helped shape political coverage at ABC News for over 20 years. He was a frequent analyst on radio and television broadcasts alike.
    Bil Keane: Born: 1922-10-05 - Died: 2011-11-08
    Keane was a cartoonist who is probably best known for his work on the long-running comic The Family Circus. Keane began his career in 1946 when he started working at the Philadelphia Bulletin as a staff cartoonist, a job he held until 1959. His first syndicated cartoon strip, Channel Chuckles, premiered in 1954 and ran [...]
    Heavy D: Born: 1967-05-24 - Died: 2011-11-08
    Dwight Arrington Myers, a.k.a. Heavy D, was a Jamacian producer, singer, and rapper. He’s probably best known for being the leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, a hip hop group that included G-Whiz (Glen Parrish), “Trouble” T. Roy (Troy Dixon), and Eddie F (Edward Ferrell).
    Joe Frazier: Born: 1944-01-12 - Died: 2011-11-07
    Frazier, also known as “Smokin’ Joe”, was a former Olympic and Heavyweight boxing champion. His professional career lasted from 1965 – 1976, with a comeback in 1981. During the late 1960s Frazier emerged as the top contender, defeating the likes of Jerry Quarry, Oscar Bonavena, Buster Mathis, Eddie Machen, Doug Jones, George Chuvalo and Jimmy [...]
    Andy Rooney: Born: 1919-01-14 - Died: 2011-11-04
    Andy Rooney was a radio and television personality known mainly for his segments at the end of 60 Minutes from CBS News. His commentary on the things he didn’t like became a staple of Sunday night television for many people. He appeared on the program from 1978 until 2011, when he had to step away [...]