Professor Cavell, an expert in so-called ordinary language philosophy, found deep thoughts in popular areas like movies and plays.
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He escaped war-torn Europe, had a lucky break in New York and then defined himself by remaining invisible behind the camera.
For nearly 40 years, Mr. Reese shaped tastes, cultivated collectors and advised museums and libraries from his by-appointment-only store in New Haven.
She came to fame entertaining in the caravan that accompanies the Tour de France. In recent decades she achieved a kitschy cool.
In his half-century at Mad, Mr. Meglin became the chief barometer of whether the magazine’s humor had gone too far — or not far enough.
The British actress, a star in film and television who was trained to sing, may be best remembered for her role in “Dr. No.”
A lifelong jazz fan, Ms. Gordon took over New York’s most venerated jazz nightclub when her husband died in 1989 and had run it ever since.
Among the most influential photographers of the 20th century, he was also known for his extensive pictorial record of Pablo Picasso’s life.
Mr. Morley, who discovered his artistic talent while in prison, became a founding figure in both Photorealism and Neo-Expressionism.
He led the Lollipop Guild in the 1939 classic movie and was the cast’s last surviving dwarf. Behind the scenes, he fought for the dignity of dwarfs.