He founded the Christian organization Feed My Starving Children in 1987.

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As chief executive of Avis Rent a Car, he was one of the first African Americans to head a Fortune 500 company.

He became one of the first celebrity scriptwriters, adapted his novels “The Princess Bride” and “Marathon Man” into hit movies, and wrote a gossipy bestseller about working in Hollywood.

He was an acclaimed guitarist who headlined the hit television show for a quarter century.

He fled Nazi Germany as a child and later turned from music to political activism.

She was often the comic foil in the long-running TV series set in rural Minnesota in the 19th century.

Mr. Pearson was NASCAR’s champion three times and had a long rivalry with Richard Petty.

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He provided government relations advice to associations and banks and prepared analyses on U.S. export programs.

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“Just what do you think you’re doing, Dave?”

The self-doubting Spider-Man, the bickering Fantastic Four, the swaggering Iron Man and the raging Incredible Hulk were among the characters he brought to life in comic books.

He built Apache into one of the country’s largest independent energy companies.

A “political wizard,” he helped shape campaign messages for dozens of candidates.

A onetime track coach and Latin teacher, he led Georgetown’s sports programs and helped found the Big East Conference.

He was the longest-serving gardener in White House history and made sure the turf was fixed after the annual Easter Egg Roll.

The trailblazing running back played for Penn State and the Detroit Lions.

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Stan Lee, a writer and editor often credited with helping American comics grow up by redefining the notion of a superhero, died at a hospital in Los Angeles.

Burt Reynolds, handsome star of film and television, dies at 82

Reynolds was known for his acclaimed performances in “Deliverance” and “Boogie Nights” and commercial hits such as “Smokey and the Bandit,” as well as an active off-screen love life that included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field.

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