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In Memorium: JoBlo.com's tribute to the people from film and television we lost in 2013

"We are meant to lose the people we love. How else would we know how important they are to us?" ~ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button As 2013 draws to a close, we here at JoBlo.com want take a moment to honor some of the people who sadly passed away this year. Our deepest respect goes out to everyone in the industry we have lost, and our thoughts and prayers are with the...

Elmore Leonard, author of Out of Sight, 3:10 to Yuma, and Jackie Brown, has died

Elmore Leonard, the famed author of numerous gritty crime thrillers, has passed away at the age of 87 due to complications from a stroke. A Detroit native, known as "Dutch" amongst friends and family, Leonard leaves behind a tremendous legacy of work with more than 40 novels published, many of them adapted into films or TV shows. Among those adapted to the big screen are JOE KIDD with Clint...

R.I.P. character actor Dennis Farina (1944-2013)

Dennis Farina , character actor extraordinaire, has passed away at the age of 69. An 18 year veteran of the Chicago Police, Farina got his break in show business on the Michael Mann film THIEF in 1981. From there, Farina went on to make appearances in over 75 films including the first portrayal of Jack Crawford in Mann's MANHUNTER followed by memorable roles in movies as varied as...