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Brock Peters of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Is Dead at 78

2005-08-24T05:00:00+0000

Brock Peters, the versatile film and stage actor, singer and producer who first rose to prominence in the 1960's and 70's with his powerful singing voice and poignant screen portrayals of angry, belligerent black men, died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 78. The cause was complications of pancreatic cancer, his companion, Marilyn Darby, told The Associated Press.


Brock Peters, a Formidable Presence on Stage and Screen, Dies at 78

2005-08-23T05:00:00+0000

Brock Peters was the versatile film and stage actor, singer and producer who rose to prominence in the 1960's and 70's with his powerful singing voice and poignant screen portrayals of angry, belligerent black men.


Cortez W. Peters, 57, Dies; Ex-Speed-Typing Champion

1964-12-08T05:00:00+0000

Peters, Cortez W


Notable Deaths 2017: Roberta Peters

2018-06-06T19:35:40+0000


Roberta Peters, Silvery Soprano, Dies at 86

2017-01-20T00:48:56+0000

Roberta Peters, Silvery Soprano, Dies at 86


Roberta Peters, Soprano With a Dramatic Entrance, Dies at 86

2017-01-19T17:50:00+0000

Ms. Peters, who sang with the Metropolitan Opera for 35 years, was 20 when she was catapulted to stardom as a last-minute substitute in “Don Giovanni.”


Joan Peters, Journalist Who Wrote on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Dies at 78

2015-01-13T04:52:15+0000

In a 1984 book, both widely hailed and criticized, she cited historical documents showing that Arab settlers had flocked to Palestine beginning in the late 1800s; they had not, she wrote, inhabited the land “from time immemorial.”


Hank Peters, 90, Dies; Built Baseball Winners in Baltimore and Cleveland

2015-01-07T02:44:11+0000

Mr. Peters won a World Series as general manager of the Baltimore Orioles and helped rejuvenate the Cleveland Indians.


Lana Peters, Stalin’s Daughter, Dies at 85

2011-11-28T18:33:02+0000

Ms. Peters’s death, like the last years of her life, occurred away from public view.


Crispian St. Peters, Singer of the Hit ‘Pied Piper,’ Dies at 71

2010-06-11T05:16:15+0000

Mr. St. Peters was the British pop singer best known for “Pied Piper” and “You Were on My Mind.”



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