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RIP Giancarlo Ferrando

ROME — Giancarlo Ferrando, cinematographer and director of photography for more than 120 films and TV series, died here on Aug. 13. He was 80.

MSTies will remember his work on the movies in episodes 501- WARRIOR OF THE LOST WORLD and 911- DEVIL FISH.

Right now the only obit is in […]

RIP Billy Goldenberg

NEW YORK CITY–Billy Goldenberg, an Emmy-winning composer and songwriter, died Aug. 3 at his home here. He was 84.

Goldenberg wrote the themes for such 1970s TV series as “Kojak,” “Harry O” and “Rhoda,” composed the pilot scores for “Night Gallery” and “Columbo,” and won Emmys for the TV-movie “Queen of the […]

John Saxon, RIP

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.– John Saxon, the rugged actor who kicked around with Bruce Lee in “Enter the Dragon” and appeared in three “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies, died here of pneumonia July 25. He was 83.

An Italian-American from Brooklyn, Saxon played characters of various ethnicities during his long career.

MSTies will of course […]

Regis Philbin, RIP

Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades, and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” died July 24. He was 88.

Celebrities routinely stopped by Philbin’s eponymous syndicated morning show, but its […]

Ennio Morricone, RIP

ROME — Italian composer Ennio Morricone, the Oscar winner best known for creating movie scores that accentuated the dialogue-free tension of the “spaghetti” Westerns directed by Sergio Leone, died here July 6 following complications from a fall. He was 91.

MSTies will recall that, in addition to his more famous movie […]