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JAMES CAAN PASSES AT 82

By John H. Foote He was forever Sonny, or Santino. The first time I remember seeing James Caan in a film was the 1971 made for television drama Brain’s Song, in which he portrayed Brian Piccolo, a football star who had died years before of cancer. Piccolo and teammate Gale Sayers were the first black-white…

RAY LIOTTA DIES

By John H. Foote Ray Liotta, 67, died in his sleep on Wednesday. The actor was not known to have been ill, and the passing has come as a terrible shock to his family and friends. Liotta shot to stardom in the eighties with a superb performance as the ex-convict Charlie in Jonathan Demme’s Something…