Hollywood Says Goodbye: Notable Celebrity Deaths of 2012

A number of familiar faces left us in 2012, from movies, TV and music — even the world's oldest teenager proved mortal

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Independent film executive Bingham Ray suffered a stroke while at the Sundance Film Festival in January and died at 57. At his memorial, he was remembered for the shorts he wore (at frigid Sundance, at fancy Cannes), the opinions he held, the stories he told, his devotion to the Grateful Dead, his love for his family, and most especially his passion for movies.