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Joe Turkel, actor in 'The Shining,' dead at 94

Joe Turkel, actor in "The Shining", has died at 94, Fox News Digital confirmed Friday.  "So sad to share that great friend and client Joe Turkel has passed away," Chris Carbaugh, a representative for Turkel said.  "Joe was a lightning bolt and he was very passionate to talk about films, baseball and life. Every time we spoke he was quick to crack a bad joke and make me laugh." "Blade Runner" and "The Shining" actor Joe Turkel has died at 94. (Photo by Albert L.
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