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September 24, 2017

Monthly Archives: July 2017

Celebrated Playwright And Actor Sam Shepard Dies

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Sam Shepard was both a prize-winning playwright and an an acclaimed actor. He won a Pulitzer for Drama for Buried Child in 1979 and wrote more than 40 other plays as well as short stories and essays. He died Thursday at his home in Kentucky of complications from Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 73.

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Remembering Actress Jeanne Moreau, Icon Of French New Wave Cinema

Moreau pursued acting despite her father’s disapproval. She told Fresh Air, “I led a double life. … He discovered it when he saw my picture on the front page.” Moreau died Monday at the age of 89.

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