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The news of his death was announced on Saturday afternoon by his sister Lauren Chapin on Facebook.
“It is with a saddened heart that I say goodbye to my precious brother Billy Chapin, wonderful star of movies, television and radio,” wrote Lauren. “He passed away last night after a long illness but now is in the arms of his Savior. Billy was a wonderful brother to both Michael and me…He will be greatly missed.”
Born on Dec. 28, 1943, in Los Angeles, Chapin first appeared in uncredited roles in films like “Casanova Brown” and “The Cockeyed Miracle.” He then made his Broadway debut in “Three Wishes for Jamie.”
- Liz Calvario
We always knew they were coming back. After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.
Looking for some otherworldly films to check out before you head out to the cinemas on Friday? Have a look at Wamg’s list for Alien Invasion Movies To See Before Independence Day: Resurgence!
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- Movie Geeks
Mad Max: Fury Road is leading the field in the 63rd annual Motion Picture Sound Editors' Golden Reel Awards.
George Miller's road rage epic earned three nominations, the most in the feature film categories.
The nominees represent the work of the world.s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past year.s most outstanding feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment productions.
Mpse president, Frank Morrone said this nominees had produced an outstanding body of work encompassing motion pictures, television, documentaries, gaming and other mediums.
.Our members continue to impress with their ability to develop new techniques and find creative ways to employ sound as a means of enriching storytelling. We congratulate all of this year.s nominees for their achievements,. he said.
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- Inside Film Correspondent
3 items from 2016
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