DIED "I am not a number. I am a free man," said No. 6 on the 1960s CBS program The Prisoner. Patrick McGoohan, 80, played the former spy who had resigned his position only to be mysteriously imprisoned. McGoohan also wrote and directed some episodes.

• The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than 30 books of poetry and criticism, W.D. Snodgrass, 83, taught for nearly half his life. "If you can be happy doing something else, do it," he would tell his students about the love of poetry, "but if you've got to do [poetry], you're a life termer."

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