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Notable deaths of 2019

Click through to see which notable entertainers, athletes, politicians and celebrities we've lost this year.

Eddie Murphy left enduring mark on 'SNL'

In June of 1982, NBC held a lunch in Los Angeles to publicize its then 7-year-old series, "Saturday Night Live," which had all but died two years earlier, when the producer chosen to succeed creator Lorne Michaels, Jean Doumanian, had presided over a disastrous season.