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Harlan Ellison remembered: Twitter pays tribute to the Star Trek/Outer Limits writer

Harlan Ellison, the enfant terrible of the 1960s speculative fiction publishing world who was known for his irascible nature as much as his brilliant prose, has died at age 84.

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Bernie Casey, actor who appeared in The Man Who Fell to Earth and Babylon 5, dies at 78

Bernie Casey, professional football player-turned-actor, has died at the age of 78 after a brief illness, Variety reports.

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Disney imagineer and theme-park scriptwriter Xavier Atencio dead at 98

Disney Imagineer, animator, writer, lyricist, and voice actor Xavier Atencio is dead at 98, Disney’s official fan club D23 reports.

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Science fiction titan Jerry Pournelle dies at 84

Author Jerry Pournelle, a titan of science fiction, has died at the age 84.
According to an announcement by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Pournelle died on Friday. The cause of death was not disclosed. Pournelle had attended Dragonc…

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Richard Hatch, star of Battlestar Galactica, dies at 71

Cause of death was pancreatic cancer.

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Special Effects Master Ray Harryhausen, Dead At 92

Ray Harryhausen, the special effects artist who name has become synonymous with stop-motion animation, has died at the age of 92. No cause of death has been given.

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