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James Lipton, host of 'Inside the Actors Studio,' has died

The creator and longtime host of the Ovation TV show was 93.
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James Lipton is shown in a 2017 file photo.

James Lipton, the creator and longtime host of "Inside the Actors Studio," has died, according to a statement from Ovation TV.

He was 93.

"We'll miss him dearly, but we wish him peace as he arrives at those pearly gates," a tweet from the network read, a reference to Lipton's frequent question to guests at the end of his interviews on "Inside The Actors Studio."

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