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• John Barry, the winner of five Academy Awards who provided the music scores for 11 James Bond films, as well as movies that included Born Free, Midnight Cowboy, Out of Africa, The Lion in Winter, Dances With Wolves, Body Heat, and one of the Content Guy’s personal favorites, the under-appreciated Robin and Marian, has passed away at age 77 after suffering a heart attack.

While often credited with penning the James Bond theme, Barry in fact only arranged it - the theme itself was written by Monty Norman.

• David Frye, who came to fame in the late sixties and early seventies with his impressions of Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, and, perhaps most devastatingly, Richard M. Nixon, has died of cardiopulmonary arrest. He was 77.
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