After beginning her career as an actress, she wrote about celebrities and her family’s troubled past.

He was an All Star pitcher before becoming a radio announcer for the White Sox.

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He helped to restore the fruit’s exalted place in American culture. ‘Any apple you could give to him, he would tell a story,’ said a fellow apple preservationist.

He curated an early and prominent exhibition of African American art and advised the Cosby family on its collection.

His song has become an anthem of hope during the coronavirus pandemic.

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He was a noted teacher and the patriarch of America’s first family of jazz.

He was a coveted sideman and studio musician before stepping out on his own in the 1970s.

He sentenced the defendants — including the bombers of the World Trade Center in 1993 — to prison for the rest of their lives.

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He also wrote the title song for the 1996 movie “That Thing You Do!” and the Tony number “It’s Not Just for Gays Anymore,” performed by Neil Patrick Harris.

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He was an advocate of Internet privacy and most recently created a company to level the playing field between consumers and powerful market researchers.

Bold and imaginative, his research advanced knowledge of the electrical properties and behavior of solid materials and found applications in semiconductors and magnetic memories.

He was a fixture on the classical stage but was best known as the blustery Roy Biggins on “Wings.”

His more than 200 books included “Strega Nona,” about a witch’s enchanted pasta pot.

He was a critic, author, teacher and designer, known for emphasizing the link between politics and architecture.

His music was featured in movies including “The Exorcist” and “The Shining.”

She partnered with Bill Anderson for the No. 1 country song “For Loving You.”

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His songs included “Honky Tonk Attitude,” “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die),” “Bigger Than the Beatles” and “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets).”

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He was an architect of the campaigns of two presidents, only to be fired by both.

The Oklahoma Republican, a practicing obstetrician, frustrated both parties with his use of procedural tactics to delay or derail legislation that contributed in his view to the billowing federal deficit.

Lowery, a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, led the group for 20 years and later spoke at Obama’s 2009 inauguration.

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