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Neal Hefti dies at 85; former big band trumpeter, arranger and composer By Dennis McLellan Los Angeles Times Staff Writer October 15, 2008 Neal Hefti, a former big band trumpeter, arranger and composer who worked with Count Basie and Woody Herman and later composed the memorable themes for the movie “The Odd Couple” and the […]

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Actor Brad Renfro Found Dead In Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Brad Renfro, whose career began promisingly with a childhood role in “The Client” but rapidly faded as he struggled with drugs and alcohol, was found dead Tuesday in his home. He was 25. Actor Brad Renfro served 10 days in jail in 2006 after pleading guilty to attempted possession of […]

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