• Sir Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006) - Oscar-winning composer (pictured) whose catchy score for The Bridge on the River Kwai is addicting for whistlers throughout the world. He also scored about 80 other films, including The Thin Red Line (1964); Suddenly, Last Summer; The Inn of the Sixth Happiness and Whistle Down the Wind. He died Saturday of a chest infection, in Norfolk, England.
  • Big Boy (1961-2006) - Alligator that appeared in Live and Let Die. He died following an illness on September 4th, in Kent, England.
  • Roy M. Brewer (c.1909-2006) - Anti-communist leader of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees during Hollywood's era of blacklisting. He later was appointed a position in labor relations by union ally Ronald Reagan. He died of complications from pneumonia on September 16th.
  • Gerald Green (1922-2006) - Writer and producer whose novels His Majesty O'Keefe and The Last Angry Man were adapted into movies. He later wrote for television and then worked in film, producing Salvador and recently executive producing Herzog's Rescue Dawn. He died of pneumonia on August 29th, in Norwalk, Connecticut.
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