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stars that died, celebrity deaths, stars that died, Mark Haines, American television anchor (CNBC

Mark Haines was a host on the CNBC television network. From the New York Times article, “He also developed a reputation as a sometimes sharp-tongued interviewer, bluntly battling with guest chief executives over their companies.
His CNBC colleague David Faber said that Mr. Haines’s beginnings as a reporter covering corruption in Providence, R.I. helped inform that rough-and-tumble approach.
‘There were those unexpected moments in interviews when he would be relentless and ferocious and not take no for an answer,’ Mr. Faber said in a telephone interview. He added that such skepticism helped establish a foundation of integrity in CNBC’s news coverage.”

(April 19, 1946 – May 24, 2011)

Early life and education

Haines grew up in Oyster Bay, New York, and resided in Monmouth County, New Jersey.[1] His almamater was Denison University, and in 1989, the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was a member of the New Jersey bar association.


Haines was a news anchor for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; WABC-TV in New York City; and WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island. It is reported that Cary Grant considered Haines his favorite television reporter.[2]
In 1989, Haines joined the newly created CNBC network. Haines was the host of the CNBC TV shows Squawk Box and Squawk on the Street. Squawk on the Street was expanded from one hour to two on July 19, 2007, when co-anchor Liz Claman of Morning Call left to co-anchor Fox Business on the Fox Business Network. Haines also presented a financial segment prior to the market open each day on MSNBC‘s Morning Joe.
Haines’ longtime co-anchor on Squawk on the StreetErin Burnett moved on to CNN, with May 6, 2011 being her last show with Haines just weeks before his death.


On May 25, 2011, Haines’ wife Cindy reported that he had died at home in Marlboro, New Jersey, on the evening of May 24. He is survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter.[3] He died of congestive heart failure due to cardiomegaly.[4]
Just after the market opened on May 25, CNBC broadcast that Haines had died the previous evening. There was silence on the trading floor and CNBC presented a retrospective on his life and career. A special television program about his life and career aired on CNBC that evening.

Host shows


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Sir Blair Stewart-Wilson, British courtier died he was , 81

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Blair Aubyn Stewart-Wilson, KCVO was Equerry to Her Majesty The Queen and Deputy Master of the Household in the Royal Household from 1976 to 1994 died he was , 81.

(17 July 1929 – 24 May 2011)


Born Blair Aubyn Wilson in Chelsea to Aubyn Harold Raymond Wilson (a member of a cadet branch of the Royal House of Stuart), and his wife, Muriel Athelstan Hood Stewart-Stevens, 10th of Balnakeilly, Stewart-Wilson was educated at Eton College.


In 1962, he married Helen Mary Fox; the couple had three daughters, including actress Belinda Stewart-Wilson.


He joined the Scots Guards on 14 July 1949, three days before his 20th birthday, and was commissioned a lieutenant in the Atholl Highlanders (the Duke of Atholl’s private regiment) in 1952. He served in the United Kingdom, the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR), and the Far East. From 1955 to 1957, he was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion of the Scots Guards, and Aide-de-Camp to the Governor-General of New Zealand 1957-1959, Viscount Cobham. In 1960-1962 he was Equerry to His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester. He was regimental adjutant 1966 to 1968. He was staff qualified, but did not attend the Staff College, Camberley.
Stewart-Wilson was promoted Lieutenant-Colonel and was a General Staff Officer Grade 1 (GSO1) in the foreign liaison section (Army) 1970 to 1973, and Defence Military and Air Attaché in Vienna, 1975-1976. In 1976 he joined The Queen’s Household. He retired from active military service on 17 July 1984. In his later years he was a supernumerary list officer.
From 1994 until his death he served as Extra Equerry to Her Majesty The Queen.
He was HM’s Representative Trustee on the Board of the Royal Armouries, from 1995 to 2004, and has served as the Somerset County Patron for the charity Cancer Research UK from 1997 to date.


He was made a LVO in 1983, a CVO in 1989 and a KCVO in 1994. He received the General Service Medal, the Campaign Service Medal, Borneo and Malaya bars, and the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal (1953).


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Sam Faust, Australian rugby league player, died from leukemia he was , 26.

Sam Faust was an Australian professional rugby league player who played for the North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League competition  died from leukemia he was , 26..

(24 September 1984 – 23 May 2011)

Playing career

Faust spent time at the St. George Illawarra Dragons under coach Steve Price.[1] He won the Jersey Flegg best and fairest award in 2003 and the coach’s award in 2004 before spending 2005 with the top 25 man squad.[2] However Faust could not break into first grade and he returned to Queensland, joining the North Queensland Cowboys.
He made his first grade debut for the Cowboys in Round 10 of the 2007 season against Parramatta. He went on to play in 13 matches that season and another ten in 2008.
By 2009 Faust was playing part time for the Central Tigers in the Townsville Rugby League competition and completing a carpentry apprenticeship.[3]

Later years

Faust was diagnosed with Acute myeloid leukemia in 2009 and died on 23 May 2011.[4]
Faust was a father of three.[5]


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Michele Fawdon, Australian actor (Cathy’s Child), died from cancer she was , 63.

Michele Fawdon  was a British-born Australian actress. In 1979 she won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Cathy’s Child died from cancer she was , 63..

(15 December 1947 – 23 May 2011)

Fawdon also appeared in many television series, including Cop Shop, Young Ramsay, The Sullivans and A Country Practice. An accomplished singer, she played the role of Mary Magdalene in the Australian cast of Jesus Christ Superstar.[1]


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Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr, American politician, U.S. Representative from New Jersey (1953–1975) died he was ., 95.

Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen II represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican from 1953 to 1975 died he was ., 95.

(January 17, 1916 – May 23, 2011)


Peter Frelinghuysen comes from a long line of New Jersey politicians dating back to the early years of the United States, including four United States senators and two House members. He was the great-grandson of Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, the great-great-nephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen, the great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen, and the father of Rodney Frelinghuysen.[1]
Born on January 17, 1916 in New York City to Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen I and the former Adaline Havemeyer, Frelinghuysen’s father was a banker who descended from 18th century Dutch settlers to Somerset County.[2] Peter was the brother of philanthropist and civic leader Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen and Frederica Frelinghuysen Emert.[3] He attended St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Massachusetts and graduated from Princeton University in 1938. After practicing law in New York City, he served in the Office of Naval Intelligence from September 1942 to December 1945 obtaining the rank of lieutenant. He then studied at Columbia University, 1946–1947. He served as staff of the Foreign Affairs Task Force of the Hoover Commission in 1948 before returning to the private sector. He served as director of Howard Savings Bank in Livingston, New Jersey.[1]
In 1952, he was elected to the House of Representatives representing New Jersey’s 5th congressional district and served there until his retirement from politics in 1975.[4] His children include, Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen III (born 1966) and Rodney P. Frelinghuysen.[5]
He died on May 23, 2011 at his home in Harding Township, New Jersey.[2]


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Nasser Hejazi, Iranian football player and manager, died from cancer he was , 61.

Nasser Hejazi nicknamed “Ostureh” (The Legend); was an Iranian football player and coach who most notably played for Esteghlal Tehran died from cancer he was , 61. 
Considered as one of the best goalkeepers in the history of Iranian football, he was capped 62 times for the Iran national football team. In 2000, the Asian Football Confederation ranked him the second best Asian goalkeeper of the 20th century.
He was goalkeeper of Iran national team in 1960s and 1970s and won the AFC Asian Cup on two occasions in 1972 and 1976, and Asian Games title once, and competed in the 1972 Munich Olympics and 1976 Montreal Olympics and 1978 FIFA World Cup.
As a Manager, he won a Azadegan League and a Hazfi Cup, as well as a runner-up place in AFC Champions League.

(19 December 1949 – 23 May 2011)

Early life

Hejazi in 1964

Hejazi was born on 19 December 1949 in Tehran, Iran. He was admitted to Allameh Tabatabai University in 1977.[6] He was later enrolled in Nader F.C. in 1964 and played for club until 1965. After that, he signed a contract with Taj Tehran and started his career in a professional club.

Club career

Hejazi was the goalkeeper of the Taj F.C. and Iran during the 1970s. Hejazi first broke into the Taj side when he was only 18 years old and won the Asian Club Championship in 1970; he also won the Iranian league in 1971 as well as 1975 and was positioned second in 1974. Further on, he won the Hazfi Cup in 1977.
In summer 1977 he changed the club joining Shahbaz Tehran, trying to win the Takht Jamshid Cup 1977–78 with his famous National team mates Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Nasrollah Abdollahi, Ebrahim Ghasempour and Hamid Majd Teymouri. So it was a tremendous surprise, that Shahbaz could only reach the 11th place. In the following year Shahbaz was leading the ranking in the season 1978/79, when in autumn 1978 – due to the political uprisings, which ended with the Iranian Revolution in February 1979 – the season was canceled.

Taj Tehran after winning the Asian Champion Club Tournament in 1970

After the 1978 FIFA World Cup, Hejazi received an offer from Manchester United. He trained and played with the club for a month, even appearing in a reserve match against Stoke City. Manchester United manager Dave Sexton wanted Hejazi to stay for another two or three months before officially signing a contract with him, but there was no-one at the IRFF at the time of the Islamic Revolution to arrange the extension, which led to Manchester United signing Gary Bailey instead.
Hejazi remained as Esteghlal’s main goalkeeper until 1986. There he won the Tehran provincial league in 1983 and 1985 and the runners-up position in 1982.
His last station was the Bangladeshi club Mohammedan SC in Dhaka, where he stayed for one year and could win his last league title.

International career

Iran’s squad in ’78 WC qualification match against South Korea, Teheran, 11-Nov-1977

Hejazi joined up with the Iran National Team, just in time to feature in the squad that won the Asian Cup in 1968 and picked up two more in 1972 as the first choice and 1976 as the second choice goalkeeper.
He also represented Iran at the 1972 Munich Olympics and reached the quarterfinals of the Olympic Tournament in Montreal in 1976. In 1974, he had a key role in Iran’s victory in the final match (Bahram Mavadat and Mansour Rashidi had played the prior matches) of the football tournament of the Asian Games in Tehran.
Hejazi’s most valued tournament was the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentina, where he participated as Iran’s starting goalkeeper.
He was the captain of the national team during the 1980 Asian Cup and played his last match for Iran in the semi-final match versus Kuwait. After the tournament, a member of Iran’s Physical Education Department implemented a policy in which athletes older than 27 years of age would no longer be allowed to compete internationally. Hejazi was effectively forced to retire from international football back then, in spite of being only 29 years old at the time of implementation.

Managerial career

Hejazi coached Bangladeshi football club Dhaka Mohammedan SC from 1987 to 1991. During his time Bangladeshi football was enlightened with the modern day technique of football and embraced top football coaching. The Bangladeshi football Federation rewarded him by making him national team coach in 1989.
During the 1990s, Hejazi was the manager of a number of football clubs including the Mohammedan SC, the Esteghlal (former Taj) and Esteghlal Ahvaz. During his tenure with the Esteghlal, Hejazi could win the Iranian League in 1998, then took the club to the final match of the Asian Champions League in 1999. They were beaten by the Jubilo Iwata in Tehran. During his years as a coach, Hejazi was the first to discover many talented Iranian football players, including Rahman Rezaei. In early August 2006 Hejazi announced he signed a one year contract as head coach of Azadegan League outfit Nassaji Mazandaran. He resigned from the post in 19 January 2007. On 5 August 2007, He was appointed as head coach of Esteghlal for a second time but he was sacked by club in 8 November 2007 because of bad results after 14 matches.

As of May 23, 2011
October 1992
October 1993
February 1996
December 1999
December 1999
July 2001
August 2007
November 2007


Hejazi (right) in match against Australia in Melbourne, 1977


Winner 1970 (Taj F.C.)
Winner 1975 (Taj F.C.)
runner-up 1974 (Taj F.C.)
half season leader 1978/79 (Shahbaz F.C.) (the season was cancelled due to Iranian Revolution in 1979)
Winner 1977 (Taj F.C.)
Winner 1971 (Taj F.C.), 1983 & 1985 (Esteghlal F.C.)
runner-up 1982 (Esteghlal F.C.)
Winner 1986/87 (Mohammedan SC)

National Team

Participant 1978
Participant 1972
Quarterfinals 1976
Winner 1972 & 1976
Winner 1974
participant 1970


Winner 1987/88 (Mohammedan SC)
Winner 1988/89 (Mohammedan SC)

Political career

Hejazi in 2009

Presidential candidacy

On 3 November 2004, Hejazi announced his nomination for 2005 presidential election. He was rejected by the Guardian Council of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Iran because he doesn’t have any political career before that few weeks prior to the election. Later, he became a supporter of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in the same election.
In 2009 presidential election, he supported Mir-Hossein Mousavi.

[edit] Opposition to Ahmadinejad

He was an opponent to the Economic reform plan of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad‘s Government. In April 2011, he made a statement regarding the plan: “I’m very sorry for our people, they have oil, petroleum and … but some of them are poor”..[7]
It is known that after this comment, he was unofficially banned from Iranian Television Network. This was later revoked due to his popularity and the perceived side effects that could have come from this decision.

Personal life

Hejazi with his Bride in 1973

Hejazi married Behnaz Shafie in 1973.[8] He became father of two, one daughter, Atoosa and one son, Attila, who both grew up to play soccer just like their father. Attila has been playing in Esteghlal F.C. Team B from 1997 to 2004 and Atoosa was the captain of Iran national women futsal team. Atoosa is married to an Iranian soccer player Saeed Ramezani who plays for Foolad F.C. in the Iran Pro League. They have a son named Amir Arsalan.

Cancer struggle and death

Hejazi was diagnosed with aggressive lung cancer in late 2009. While trying to resume normal daily activities as a coach, his illness forced him to be hospitalised. Hejazi went into a coma on 20 May 2011 as he was watching the match between Esteghlal and PAS Hamedan soccer teams in the final week of the Iran Pro League. In 23 May 2011, after being unable to recover from a stroke, he died at 10:55 a.m. in Kasra Hospital in Tehran.[9][10] His funeral was held on 25 May 2011 in Azadi Stadium in western Tehran and his body was buried in the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in southern Tehran on the same day as his final resting place. More than 20,000 people attended his funeral. [11]
Hejazi’s popularity went beyond Iran’s borders as the iconic Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, expressed the club’s sincere sympathy for Hejazi’s illness in April 2010. In a message, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad paid homage to Hejazi and characterized him as a renowned and good-tempered Iranian football figure who offered valuable services to national sport.
Mohammed Bin Hammam [12], President of AFC and Sepp Blatter[13], President of FIFA condolences death of Hejazi to his family, people of Iran and Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad[14], Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Mohammad Khatami, Ali Larijani[15], Mohammad-Reza Rahimi, Carlos Queiroz, Ali Parvin, Parviz Mazloomi, Ali Fathollahzadeh, Mansour Pourheidari, Samad Marfavi, Mansour Ebrahimzadeh, Karim Bagheri, Ali Karimi, Farhad Majidi, Amir Ghalenoi, Ali Kafashian, Afshin Ghotbi, Ali Reza Mansourian, Ali Daei, Hassan Khomeini, Mehran Modiri, Jamshid Mashayekhi and others also condolences to Hejazi’s family.


Hejazi is considered by many to be the best Iranian and Asian goalkeeper of all time. Hejazi was a member of the all-conquering Iran National Team of the 1960s and 1970s that won the Asian Cup a record three times in a row and represented Iran at two Summer Olympics as well as 1978 FIFA World Cup. After his death, It was proposed that a new stadium will be build in Tehran and will be named to Nasser Hejazi.


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Pilu Momtaz, Bangladeshi pop singer died he was , 52.

 Pilu Montaz was a Bangladeshi singer, who helped popularize pop music in Bangladesh in the years following the country’s independence died he was , 52. The Bengali-language pop music is now referred to as “Bangla Pop.”

(? – May 23, 2011)

Montaz was born in Dhaka. She was the third of seven children born to the late Bangladeshi singer Ustad Momtaz Ali.[1]
She launched her pop music career in the years immediately following Bangladesh’s independence in 1971.[1] Momtaz is widely credited with popularizing the local Bangla Pop together with other contemporary singers, including Fakir Alamgir, Azam Khan, Najma Zaman and Ferdous Wahid.[1] Her major hits included “Ekdin Tho Choley Jabo,” “Chara Gaachh-e Phool Phuitachhey,” and “Majhi Nao Chhaira Dey,” a song written by Bangladeshi songwriter and poet, Jasimuddin.[1] The Daily Star, one of the country’s major newspapers, cited Montaz as an influence on prominent female Bangladeshi pop singers of the 2000s.[1] She also covered some Bangladeshi and Bengali folk music, including “Nani Go Nani,” and “Orey Sampanwala.”[1]
Her final public performance took place at the 2010 Citycell-Channel i Music Awards.[1] Momtaz took the stage at the awards show with Fakir Alamgir and Ferdous Wahid to perform the song, “Ek Second-er Nai Bhorosha,” as a tribute to the late singer, Firoz Shai.[1]
Pilu Momtaz died from a heart attack at Apollo Hospital in Dhaka on May 22, 2011, at the age of 52.[1] She was survived by her husband, Lieutenant Colonel Anwaruzzaman, and their daughter, Homayra Zaman Mou.[1] Her funeral was held DOHS Baridhara Jaam-e Mosque with burial at the Banani cemetery adjacent to her father’s grave.[1]


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Abdias do Nascimento, Brazilian activist and politician died he was , 97.

Abdias do Nascimento was a prominent Afro-Brazilian scholar, artist, and politician.

(March 14, 1914 — May 23, 2011[1])

Born in Franca, São Paulo state, Nascimento attended public school as a child and joined the military in 1930, but was discharged for disorderly conduct a few years later. He received a B.A. in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1938, and graduate degrees from the Higher Institute of Brazilian Studies (1957) and the Oceanography Institute (1961). Nascimento travelled South America with a group of poets calling themselves the “Santa Irmandad Orquidea”, or the “Holy Brotherhood of the Orchid”, and developed an interest for the dramatic arts. Returning to Rio de Janeiro, he founded the Black Experimental Theater in 1944. He performed in Orfeu da Conceição, a play by Vinicius de Moraes that was later adapted into the motion picture Black Orpheus. He became a leader in Brazil’s black movement, and was forced into exile by the military regime in 1968.

Life in exile

From 1968 to 1981 Nascimento was very active in the international Pan-African Movement and was elected Vice-President and Coordinator of the Third Congress of Black Culture in the Americas. For the next decade Nascimento was a visiting professor at several universities in the United States, including the Yale School of Drama (1969–1971), and University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, where he founded the chair in African Cultures in the New World, Puerto Rican Studies Program in 1971. He held the position of Professor Emeritus at SUNY-Buffalo.

Return to Brazil

Nascimento returned to Brazil in 1983 and was elected to the federal Chamber of Deputies. There, his focus was supporting legislation to address racial problems. In 1994 he was elected to the Senate and served until 1999. In 2004 he was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Peace.
Nascimento suffered from diabetes and died on 23 May 2011, in Rio de Janeiro, due to cardiac arrest. [2] [3]

Selected publications

  • “Africans in Brazil: a Pan-African perspective” (1997)
  • “Orixás: os deuses vivos da Africa” (Orishas: the living gods of Africa in Brazil) (1995)
  • “Race and ethnicity in Latin America – African culture in Brazilian art” (1994)
  • “Brazil, mixture or massacre? Essays in the genocide of a Black people” (1989)
  • “Sortilege” (black mystery) (1978)
  • “Racial Democracy in Brazil, Myth or Reality?: A Dossier of Brazilian Racism” (1977)


  • Cinema de Preto (2005)
  • Cinco vezes Favela (1962)
  • Terra da Perdição (1962)
  • Homem do Sputnik, O (1959)


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Harry Redmond, Jr., American special effects artist and producer (King Kong), died from natural causes he was , 101

Harry Redmond, Jr. was an American special effects artist and film producer whose career spanned decades in the entertainment industry.[1][2] Redmond was the husband of the late production designer and illustrator, Dorothea Holt Redmond, who helped design Main Street in Disneyland and the Seattle Space Needle.

(October 15, 1909 – May 23, 2011)


Early life

Born in Brooklyn and raised in New York City,[2] Redmond was the son of Harry Redmond, Sr., an early special effects artist and film producer. Redmond Sr. operated the former Metropolitan Studios, located on Long Island, New York.[1] Redmond Jr. relocated to Southern California in 1926, where Redmond began a career in film as well.[1]


Redmond began his career at First National Pictures prop department.[1][2] He moved to RKO Studios, where he joined the special effects studio for four years.[1] Redmond created special effects for some of RKO’s highest profile films throughout the 1930s, including King Kong in 1933 and The Last Days of Pompeii, She and the comedic film, Top Hat, which were all released in 1935, as well as RKO films starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.[1][2]
Redmond left RKO after four years in order to create special effects for films on a freelance, independent basis. His film credits during this era included Lost Horizon for director Frank Capra in 1937, Only Angels Have Wings for Howard Hawks in 1939, the western film The Outlaw for Howard Hughes in 1943, The Woman in the Window for Fritz Lang in 1944 and The Stranger for Orson Welles in 1946.[1]
Redmond moved briefly from Hollywood to Fort Monmouth, a United States Army base in Monmouth County, New Jersey, upon the outbreak of World War II.[1][2] He oversaw the construction and design of a new film studio for the Army Film Training Lab at Fort Monmouth.[1][2]
He returned to Hollywood, and his special effects career, during the post-war years. Some of his credits immediately following World War II included A Night in Casablanca in 1946, Angel on My Shoulder, which was also released in 1946, The Bishop’s Wife in 1947, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty in 1947 and A Song Is Born in 1948.[1]
In 1952, Redmond teamed up with screenwriter and film producer Ivan Tors for the film, Storm Over Tibet.[1][2] The film led to a series of long-term collaborations between Redmond and Tors,[2] which included partnering on the science fiction films, The Magnetic Monster in 1953 and Gog in 1954, as well as the 1950s and 1960s television series Science Fiction Theatre, Daktari and Sea Hunt.[1][2] Redmond also worked as associate film producer for Flipper in 1963, Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion in 1965 and Zebra in the Kitchen, also in 1965.[1]
Redmond retired from films during the late 1960s after reportedly becoming disolutioned with the industry’s budget woes.[1][2] His finale credits included The Outer Limits, a science fiction television series, and The Unknown, a television movie.[1] He never received any industry awards or nominations for his work, despite a career which spanned decades.[1]

Personal life

Harry Redmond met his future wife, illustrator and production designer Dorothea Holt while working at at Selznick International Pictures studio during the late 1930s.[1] Redmond was working for David O. Selznick on the set of The Prisoner of Zenda, while Holt was designing the pre-production interior sets for Gone With The Wind and Rebecca at the time of their meeting.[1] The couple married in 1940.[1] Holt Redmond would later help design Main Street USA in Disneyland, the Seattle Space Needle and the restaurant at Los Angeles International Airport.[1] Together, Redmond and Holt also designed their home in the Hollywood Hills.[1] Dorothea Holt Redmond died on February 27, 2009, at the age of 98.[3]
Harry Redmond, Jr. died at his home in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles on May 23, 2011, at the age of 101.[1][2] He was survived by his son and daughter, Lee Redmond and Lynne Jackson, three granddaughters and three great-grandsons.[2] His memorial service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale on June 21, 2011.[1]


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