Actor Rick Ducommun dead at 62

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Rick Ducommun, the comic character actor best known for playing Tom Hanks’ prankster neighbor Art Weingartner in Joe Dante’s “The ‘Burbs,” died June 12 in a hospice in Vancouver surrounded by family. He was 62. Ducommun, who also was memorable in small roles in such films as “Die Hard” (1988), “Groundhog Day” (1993) and “Scary … Read more

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR UNDERGOES HEART SURGERY: LATEST DETAILS ON FORMER NBA STAR

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The six-time NBA champion’s procedure took place on his 68th birthday, and per a statement released by UCLA Health, the Hall ofFamer is very thankful that the surgery was deemed a success: At this time, Abdul-Jabbar would like to thank his surgical team and the medical staff at UCLA, his alma mater, for the excellent … Read more