Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere

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Angela Paton * The actress best known for appearing with Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," has died at age 86.

Her nephew George Woolf said Ms. Paton died Thursday (May 26, 2016) in Oakland, Calif., where she had been in hospice care after a recent heart attack.

Ms. Paton played Mrs. Lancaster, the kindly, elderly, small-town innkeeper who played host to Murray on his never-ending day in 1993's "Groundhog Day."

She had 91 movie and television credits, nearly all of them after she was in her late 50s.

Before that she had a long stage career based mostly in the San Francisco Bay Area, and founded a theater in Berkeley. She most recently appeared in a 2012 run of "Harvey" on Broadway.

Her movie credits also include 2003's "American Wedding" and the 1997 "Lolita."

John Kenneth Knaus * The CIA case officer who in the late 1950s and the 1960s helped train and direct Tibetan guerrillas against Chinese occupiers, only to see U. …

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