Anna Lee was 91. Her nearly 70-year acting career in movies and television spanned from her breakthrough role in "How Green Was My Valley" to an extended run on "General Hospital".
John Whitehead was 55. He was a prominent R&B artist best known for the 1979 hit song "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now".
Alan King was 76. His tirades against everyday suburban life grew into a long comedy career in nightclubs and television that he later expanded to Broadway and character roles in movies.
Clement Dodd was 72. He was a pioneer of reggae credited with launching the career of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
Sid Smith was 78. He was a a former Toronto Maple Leafs captain and three-time Stanley Cup winner with the blue and white. In 601 NHL games, Smith scored 186 goals and assisted on 183. When he retired only three active players had scored more goals -- Gordie Howe, Maurice (Rocket) Richard and Ted Lindsay.
Mike Wadsworth was 60. He was a former defensive lineman for the Toronto Argonauts, Canadian ambassador to Ireland and Notre Dame athletic director.
Hubert Selby Jr. was 75. He was the acclaimed and anguished author of "Last Exit to Brooklyn" and "Requiem for a Dream".
Estee Lauder was 97. She took a family recipe for skin cream and a passion for female beauty and turned them into a $10 billion cosmetics empire.
Carrie Snodgress was 57. She was an actress who starred in such films as "Diary of a Mad Housewife", "Pale Rider" and "Wild Things".
Alistair Cooke was 95. He was the broadcaster who epitomized highbrow television as host of "Masterpiece Theatre" and whose "Letter from America" was a radio fixture in Britain for 58 years.
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