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Director Lela Swift Dies at 96

Lela Swift, who rose from the secretarial pool at CBS to become a pioneering force for female TV directors, died today at her Santa Monica home of natural causes. She was 96. Swift directed nearly 600 episodes of Dark Shadows and won three Daytime Emmys helming the soap opera Ryan’s Hope. http://goo.gl/NtcIkg #EntertainmentBiz

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