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He delighted his fans, especially in villain roles. When he announced in 2014 that he was gay, they remained loyal.
The actress played the scrappy postmistress and storekeeper at a military fort in the Old West staffed by bumblers.
Judge Patterson helped to protect the rights of Attica inmates after the prison riot in 1971 and later served on the Federal District Court in Manhattan.
Ms. Patterson, with her husband, Ron, created the first modern Renaissance fair in an effort “to bring history to life.”
Mr. Patterson was a Pulitzer Prize winner who fought racial injustice in his columns for The Atlanta Constitution and was later an editor at The Washington Post and The St. Petersburg Times.
McNeeley fought professionally from 1958 to 1966, compiling a respectable 37-14 record with 28 knockouts, but became known for his losses, including a knockout loss to Floyd Patterson.
Mr. Patterson and his wife at the time, Phyllis, are widely credited with having created the first modern Renaissance fair, begun in Southern California in 1963.
William J. Patterson, a prominent San Francisco investor and philanthropist who led the effort to revitalize the California Academy of Sciences, died on Friday. He was 48 and had suffered from a brain tumor.
Mr. Johansson, of Sweden, knocked out Floyd Patterson in 1959 to win the world heavyweight boxing championship.
Bishop G. E. Patterson was the presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ, the nation’s largest African-American Pentecostal denomination.
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After his unlikely win, in 1972, he spent his single term pushing for a more liberal foreign policy, particularly toward Africa.
He took the extraordinary step of banning tackling during all practices, which reduced concussions at a time when brain trauma in football had become a crisis.
He served for 38 years in Parliament and, after being elected president at a critical moment in Italy’s fortunes, helped stabilize the country.
With exquisite precision, he used costumes and sets in staging many of his pictures, letting his subjects, whatever their social status, express themselves.
He was especially acclaimed for his performances at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany. As his voice developed, he once said, so did his view of how and why to deploy it.
Her novels and nonfiction provided alternatives to the Western- and male-centric views of modern India offered by writers like E.M. Forster.