LAP97070102-01 JULY 1997-SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, USA: Actor Robert Mitchum, pictured, a 50-year veteran of the big screen who once said he played everything "but women and midgets," died July 1 in his sleep at his Santa Barbara home. He was 79. UPI jr/file photo
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Actor Peter Breck, best known as the hot-headed Nick Barkley in the 1960s TV show "The Big Valley," has died in Canada after a long illness.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.
Movie actress Laraine Day has died at the home of her daughter in Ivins, Utah, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. She was 87.
British actor Clive Owen admits he is a bit intimidated by the idea of playing legendary private eye Philip Marlowe on film.
UPI almanac for Monday, Aug. 6, 2007.
Producer Mark Abraham said he asked British actor Clive Owen to portray fictional American detective Philip Marlowe in a film project.
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