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Pataki was born on January 16, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio. He was among the producers of “Paris, Texas,” written by Sam Shepard and directed by Wim Wenders and the winner of the Golden Palm for best film at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. Tommy Heinsohn, who as a Boston Celtics player, coach and broadcaster was with the team for all 17 of its NBA championships, has died. The Fallbrook TV repairman who gained fame in the KKK and as leader of WAR died last week in Hemet. Birthday: January 16, 1938 Date of Death: April 15, 2010 Age at Death: 72 He moved into the producer’s role in the late 1970s. Longtime chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat dies. Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Michael Pataki had a long, varied and impressive career in both movies and TV shows, alike, that spanned a little over 50 years. Coronavirus Update. Patricia Rico, 76, president of USA Track and Field, the sport’s governing body in this country, from 1996 to 2000, died Sunday of respiratory failure, the organization announced. ‘A dark chapter of hate closes’: Notorious racist leader Tom Metzger dead at 82. Michael Pataki, 72, a veteran character actor, died April 16 of cancer at his home in North Hollywood, said longtime friend Phil McKeon. He served as a policy advisor for Ghana and Pakistan, and gave advice to leaders of nations such as Brazil, Japan and the former Soviet Union. Bahrain’s long-serving prime minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Khalifa, has died at 84. He was 79. The cause of death was cancer. He also co-produced the filming of the stage presentation of Pippin with David Sheehan, starring William Katt. Maddison was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, in 1926. Get all the day's most vital news with our Today's Headlines newsletter, sent every weekday morning. Fox, Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross, will reunite on the Stars In the House series to benefit The Actors Fund For television he appeared on "The Twilight Zone", "Combat! Rico competed in discus in the 1960 U.S. Olympic Trials. Amid Amidi is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Brew. He also provided the voice of the Cow in Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures and performed voices in Dexter’s Lab and Batman: The Animated Series. 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After retiring from competition, she co-founded Track Mirror, the first American publication for women’s athletics. Michael Pataki was born on January 16, 1938 and died on April 15, 2010. She played a key role in restructuring America’s governing body for track and field in the late 1990s, and current USATF President Stephanie Hightower also credited Rico with championing equality for female athletes. Arguably the most internationally recognized Palestinian figure for decades, after Yasser Arafat, Erekat contracted COVID-19. Eddie Hassell, known for his roles in the NBC show ‘Surface’ and the film “The Kids Are All Right,” has died after a shooting in Texas, police said. ©2020 Cartoon Brew, LLC. Cause of death: cancer. Veteran actor Michael Pataki passed away on April 15. Don Guest, 75, a longtime production manager who became a producer of films that included “Paris, Texas” and “At Close Range,” died April 23 in Tours, France, where he had lived for the last nine years, said his friend Beverly Walker. Nancy Darsch, former WNBA coach who helped win Olympic gold, dies at 68, Darsch guided the Ohio State women’s basketball team to the 1993 title game, Billy Tubbs, coach who turned Oklahoma into a basketball powerhouse, dies. Michael Pataki Birthday and Date of Death. Variety has his obituary. Family Ties cast such as Michael J. He was 86. Pataki’s film credits include “Rocky IV,” “Easy Rider” and “The Onion Field.” His television roles included “Playhouse 90,” “McCloud” and “Star Trek.”. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and attended USC. He was a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he majored in drama and political science.