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Sean Finnegan, Agency Veteran Turned Marketing Entrepreneur, Dies at 50

A new media pioneer, he became the ultimate connector of people and brands.

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Gilbert Gottfried, Comedy Icon and Advertising’s Delightfully Intense Endorser, Dies at 67

Long before becoming the voice of Aflac, Gottfried was the go-to ad star of the '80s and '90s.

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From ‘Because I’m Worth It’ to ‘Coke Is It,’ Ira Madris Helped Shape Modern Advertising

Few creatives get to see their campaign creations endure for a decade, much less two. But for a line to live on in advertising 50 years after it was brainstormed—under [...]

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5 Groundbreaking Ads From Director Ringan Ledwidge, Who Has Died at 50

Work such as Audi's 'Duel' and Guardian's 'Three Little Pigs' set the bar for innovative storytelling.

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How Wieden+Kennedy Staffers Will Remember David Kennedy

Colleagues share the lessons and memories that endure after the agency co-founder's passing.

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David Kennedy, Co-founder of Wieden+Kennedy, Dies at 82

Kennedy retired in 1995 to spend more time working on his art.

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Cliff Freeman, Advertising’s Master of Comedic Insight, Dies at 80

He created Wendy's 'Where's the Beef?', started his own influential agency and influenced generations of talent.

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In Hollywood and Advertising, Michael K. Williams Set the Bar for Depth and Authenticity

The actor, who brought unwavering intensity to everything he did, has died at 54.