FILE - In this July 18, 1963, file photo, actress Polly Bergen works on a scene during the filming of “Move Over, Darling,” in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Bergen, an  Emmy-winning actress and singer, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original 'Cape Fear' and the first woman president in 'Kisses for My President,' died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at her home in Southbury, Conn., publicist Judy Katz said. She was 84.   (AP Photo/Don Brinn, File)

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Polly Bergen, Emmy-winning actress, dies at 84

Ms. Bergen, a onetime singer, appeared on stage, screen and TV and launched a beauty products firm.

Longtime Va. legislator Vincent F. Callahan Jr. dies

Longtime Va. legislator Vincent F. Callahan Jr. dies

The Republican lawmaker was a powerful presence for Northern Virginia for decades. He was 82.

John Perdikis, Greek diplomat, dies at 93

Mr. Perdikis was a resistance fighter against Nazi occupation in Greece, then entered the diplomatic service.

A Local Life: Howard Paine, graphic designer, dies at 85

A Local Life: Howard Paine, graphic designer, dies at 85

Mr. Paine helped change the look of National Geographic magazine and brought Elvis to postage stamps.

Grand Ole Opry mainstay George Hamilton IV dies at 77

Grand Ole Opry mainstay George Hamilton IV dies at 77

Country singer worked with guitarist/producer Chet Atkins and had hits with ‘Abilene,’ ‘Early Morning Rain.’

Victor Delano, Pearl Harbor survivor, dies at 94

Victor Delano, Pearl Harbor survivor, dies at 94

Capt. Delano helped rally his fellow sailors during 1941 Japanese attack that led the U.S. to declare war.

Donald Sinden, multifaceted actor of stage and screen, dies

Donald Sinden, multifaceted actor of stage and screen, dies

Mr. Sinden, a movie star in the 1950s, became an acclaimed stage actor and a popular sitcom performer.

Jerry Phillips, a voice of Washington radio, is silenced at 75

Jerry Phillips, a voice of Washington radio, is silenced at 75

In more than 40 years on the air, Mr. Phillips was an advocate for the disadvantaged.

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Notable deaths of 2014

A look at those who have died this year.

Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)

Bacall, widow to late actor Humphrey Bogart, played major roles in such films as “The Big Sleep” and “How to Marry a Millionaire.”

The life of former U.S. senator Howard Baker

The Senate majority leader and White House chief of staff under President Ronald Reagan died June 26 at age 88.

Notable deaths of 2014

A look at those who have died this year.

Herb Jeffries (1911-2014)

Herb Jeffries, historic actor and jazz musician has died.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

The Nobel Prize-winning author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” influenced generations of writers around the world.

Mickey Rooney (1920-2014)

The former singer, actor and dancer dies at age 93.

Lawrence E. Walsh (1912-2014)

Lawrence E. Walsh, the independent counsel for the Iran-contra investigation has died. He was 102.