Ralph Waite, an Emmy-nominated actor best known for his leading role on The Waltons in the 1970s, passed away today at his home in South Palm Desert.

He was 86 years old.

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In sad news from the world of television today, Sid Caesar, one of the groundbreaking sketch-comedy artists in the history of the medium, has died at age 91.

His friend Larry King revealed Caesar’s passing on Twitter a little while ago.

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