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Earle Gister, Influential Acting Teacher at Yale School of Drama, Dies at 77

January 25, 2012 | Uncategorized

Earle Gister, who, as associate dean, chair of the Acting Department, and the first Lloyd Richards Professor of Acting during his two-decade tenure at the Yale School of Drama, was a highly influential figure in the acting world, died Jan. 22 in his sleep at his home in New Haven, his son Carey said. He was 77.

Bingham Ray dies at 57

January 25, 2012 | Uncategorized

Bingham Ray, who championed indie films throughout his career as co-founder of October Films and prexy of United Artists and was recently named exec director of the San Francisco Film Society, died Monday in Provo, Utah, after suffering two strokes last week. He was 57.

Herbert Hauptman dies at 94; won Nobel Prize in chemistry

October 26, 2011 | Uncategorized

Herbert Hauptman’s research on determining molecular structures using X-ray crystallography became indispensable to modern chemistry and the pharmaceutical industry.

Philip Rose, ‘Raisin’ and ‘Purlie’ Producer, Dies at 89

June 2, 2011 | Uncategorized

Philip Rose, who as the producer of Broadway shows like “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Purlie Victorious” advanced the cause of black playwrights and actors and helped widen the scope of American theater to include stories of blacks and other minorities, died on Tuesday in Englewood, N.J. He was 89.

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January 31, 2011 | Uncategorized

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