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    Tony-winner Fritz Weaver, TV and Broadway star, dies at 90

    Weaver's daughter, Lydia Weaver, and son-in-law, Bruce Ostler, tell The Associated Press that he died at his New York City home Saturday night. No cause was given.

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    AP: Too quiet on the set; filming accidents often go untold

    "I think it's always been something that's been swept under the rug," said Stephen Farber, a journalist who chronicled the aftermath of the deadly 1982 "Twilight Zone" helicopter crash that killed actor Vic Morrow and two children.

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    Rocky: 40 years later, he’s still a lovable underdog

    "Anytime we are speaking to overseas visitors ... the conversation always turns, at some point, to 'Rocky,'" said Julie Coker Graham, president of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau. "They ask, 'Have you met Rocky?" A lot of them think it's an actual, real-life person."

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    Directors, stars reveal what they’d buy for a film buff

    "For me, for Christmas, that's just the ultimate to be able to watch that movie. It's so uplifting. That would be my gift," she said. "It's so beautiful, it's such a classic and as I say, it's really an inspiring story about family. I think it's lovely." The 60th Anniversary edition is available on DVD for $17.85.

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    Boxer Vinny Paz says Hollywood biopic made him cry

    The 53-year-old retired boxer says the movie is so true to life that watching it brought back painful memories of when a doctor had to remove a halo medical device from his skull. He's pleased with the film, saying it accurately depicts his wild character traits, the dynamics of the home where he grew up in Cranston, Rhode Island, and his miraculous return to the ring.