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Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen.
"Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" is the story of a legendary showman's double life - television producer by day, CIA assassin by night.
The story is an 'autobiographical' tale of TV producer Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell) who doubles as a CIA-assassin.
The movie is based on the book with the same name and the beauty is that no one knows if Barris made up this story or if the events are true.
He has defined the virile, masculine symbol that the United States prides itself on.A comedian who decried racism after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, Gregory died on Saturday, Aug. Country singer Glen Campbell died in Nashville on Aug. Campbell, who was known for hits including "Rhinestone Cowboy," had suffered from Alzheimer's disease.Actor John Heard, whose lengthy career spanned film and television, has died, aged 72, in Palo Alto, California.TMZ reports that Heard underwent back surgery on July 19.His turn as the father in "Home Alone" is among his most notable, though it has competition from Heard's roles in "Beaches," "Big," "The Trip to Bountiful" and many more.