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  1. Jean Fergusson ("Marina" from Last of the Summer Wine)

    Recently actress Juliette Kaplan died; her Last of the Summer Wine character Pearl was married to Howard, who was always flirting with Marina.
    Anyway, the actress who played Marina just passed away...
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    Jerry Fogel ("Mothers in Law")

    The actor who played the young husband on the sitcom The Mothers in Law has died. Kaye Ballard (who was only ten years older than Jerry) played his mother; she died in January. Years ago I read an...
  3. Thread: Judy Garland

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    Went to the Allentown Art Museum and saw a...

    Went to the Allentown Art Museum and saw a collection of Hollywood costumes owned by Gene London (he was a Phila.-area TV host). Saw one of Judy's costumes from Babes on Broadway (can't find any...
  4. Juliette Kaplan (Pearl from "Last of the Summer Wine")

    Best known for her role as battle-axe Pearl on LOTSW. Her pipsqueak husband Howard was always trying to sneak away for a quick cuddle with his girlfriend Marina. His various escape attempts were...
  5. Thread: Sid Haig RIP 80

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    Damn, I was hoping that Gilbert Gottfried (a real...

    Damn, I was hoping that Gilbert Gottfried (a real Lon Chaney Jr. fan) would've gotten around to interviewing Sid on his podcast. I only know of Sid from Spider Baby but what a film! Low-budget but...
  6. Thread: Pola Negri

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    Check out this, Woman of the World. She's a...

    Check out this, Woman of the World. She's a sophisticated, exotic European who (to get away from the boyfriend who cheated on her) moves to the U.S. Midwest - she conveniently has a married male...
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    Valentina Cortese

    I first saw her in the epic Jesus of Nazareth as Queen Herodias. Sadly, few obituaries about her are available as of today and none of them seem to mention this role, focusing instead on the few...
  8. Thread: Peter Sallis

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    Peter is in the Bergman-Brynner Anastasia, I...

    Peter is in the Bergman-Brynner Anastasia, I believe he's unbilled but he has a brief speaking part: @ approx. 36 minutes he comments to a fellow Russian émigré that "if she [Anastasia] were real,...
  9. Thread: Pola Negri

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    Just saw The MoonSpinners on TCM and Pola was...

    Just saw The MoonSpinners on TCM and Pola was great as Madame Habib. Smart move by Disney to persuade her to come out of retirement for one more great role. Looking online for the documentary Life...
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    Happy 100th Birthday to Virginia !!!

    Happy 100th Birthday to Virginia !!!
  11. Thread: Joi Lansing

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    On a lighter note: casting a woman with a 38...

    On a lighter note: casting a woman with a 38 inch bust as Mrs. Flatt on the Hillbillies.

    LOL, I also remember Earl Scruggs warning Lester that if Gladys' movie career took off (her screen name...
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    This was just on our local news about the...

    This was just on our local news about the school's locale. Starting around 00:30 you get a close-up of the complex, then a skyview. The original buildings are being preserved, the entire...
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    According to IMDB Camilla Sparv (who played the...

    According to IMDB Camilla Sparv (who played the "flawless beauty" nun) is actually three years younger than June ! June was indeed very good at playing a character much younger than her actual age....
  14. Thread: Jinx Falkenburg

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    Just saw an episode of Hoarders on A & E (season...

    Just saw an episode of Hoarders on A & E (season 4 episode 12 "Kevin, Mary"): Jinx's son Kevin lived in a Upper East side apartment that could only be entered by the fire escape. He actually slept...
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    90210 and Soap Opera actor Jed Allan

    Soap Opera star who also appeared on 90210 .....

    https://people.com/tv/jed-allan-dies-84/
  16. Nathaniel Taylor (Rollo from "Sanford and Son")

    Dead from a heart attack. Survivors include his wife and six children.

    https://deadline.com/2019/03/nathaniel-taylor-dead-sanford-and-son-rollo-80-1202567953/
  17. Somewhere on Youtube is a video of Pat and Butch...

    Somewhere on Youtube is a video of Pat and Butch at some comic con-type convention. They were at a Q & A (terrible audio) but I do recall someone asking Pat what her favorite episode was. She...
  18. Beverley Owen passed away (the first Marilyn Munster)

    https://ew.com/tv/2019/02/25/beverley-owen-munsters-actress-dies/

    As far as I know, she and Pat Priest (the 2nd Marilyn Munster) never met. Beverly left the show, returned to NY to marry her...
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    Some trivia site I recently saw mentioned she was...

    Some trivia site I recently saw mentioned she was the oldest surviving cast member of the Andy Griffith show. I guess the actress who played Thelma Lou is now the oldest surviving cast member. ...
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    I'm more interested in what Onslow will be...

    I'm more interested in what Onslow will be wearing.

    Onslow will wear a button-down shirt and tie like he did at his granddaughter's Christening. Mind you, he'll be fiddling with his tie the...
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    Dick Miller (actor, "Bucket of Blood")

    This man was in so many movies, but I remember him from the A.I. cult flick "Bucket of Blood". He played a none-too-bright busboy in a beatnik joint who killed people then covered them with clay and...
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    Clive Swift - Keeping Up Appearances actor

    Looks like Hyacinth finally nagged him to death


    https://celebrity.nine.com.au/2019/02/02/11/41/keeping-up-appearances-star-clive-swift-dies-at-age-82
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    Definitely no new Ab Fabs, now that she's gone....

    Definitely no new Ab Fabs, now that she's gone. Thank God they made the movie a few years ago.
  24. Thread: Ken Berry

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    Not sure of the date this took place, but Ken was...

    Not sure of the date this took place, but Ken was interviewed on Gilbert Gottfried's podcast:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55AC6fluUDk
  25. Thread: Aretha Franklin

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    She will be in a different outfit tomorrow, and...

    She will be in a different outfit tomorrow, and another for the funeral. The jewelry she is wearing is custom made for the viewing.

    This is not, I repeat, NOT fake news ! Various websites are...
  26. Thread: Lupe Velez

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    I see that Turner Classic Movies just had a day...

    I see that Turner Classic Movies just had a day dedicated to her films.(very nice)

    The next time Turner shows "Where East is East" I highly recommend all of you to record it. She plays Lon...
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    I loved her in Plaza Suite. I believe that...

    I loved her in Plaza Suite. I believe that Barbara's death leaves Lee Grant as the last surviving cast member from that film. USA Today's obituary had a large photo of Barbara BUSH!! No kidding. ...
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    Tonight marks the 100th Deathiversary of their...

    Tonight marks the 100th Deathiversary of their murder in Ekaterinburg.
  29. Thread: David Cassidy

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    It’d be interesting to find out if stepmom...

    It’d be interesting to find out if stepmom Shirley Jones and his half-bros were invited to be a part of this documentary. IMO Jack comes off looking like a total shit for his treatment of David (in...
  30. Thread: Louise Brooks

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    I would really like to know who's doing the...

    I would really like to know who's doing the shimmy, shaking her T & A, @ 6:05. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a46tD6sjD58
  31. Thread: Louise Brooks

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    Color footage of Louise has been found, FF to...

    Color footage of Louise has been found, FF to 1:00 and you'll see her https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a46tD6sjD58
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    I call no "crappy IKEA coffin" jokes. "Crappy...

    I call no "crappy IKEA coffin" jokes.

    "Crappy " and "Ikea" in the same sentence is redundant.
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    Hubert De Givenchy

    I grew up with his man's name linked with Audrey Hepburn and the gorgeous wardrobe he created for her all those years.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/12/obituaries/hubert-de-givenchy-dies.html
  34. Thread: Dead Porn Stars

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    Billy Herrington died in a car crash. ...

    Billy Herrington died in a car crash.

    http://southfloridagaynews.com/Celebrity/former-gay-porn-actor-billy-herrington-dead-at-48.html
  35. Thread: Dead Porn Stars

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    Olivia Nua aka Olivia Voltaire - 23. ...

    Olivia Nua aka Olivia Voltaire - 23.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/porn-star-found-dead-three-month-time-span-article-1.3768085
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    I was always mesmerized by her dreamy eyes and...

    I was always mesmerized by her dreamy eyes and that beautiful face of hers, she had that very distinctive "movie-star" beauty that I rarely see anymore. RIP, dear Lady.
  37. Thread: Rose Marie RIP

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    Rose Marie made at least two appearances on The...

    Rose Marie made at least two appearances on The Monkees (below); the second link has Rose Marie with Lon Chaney Jr and the guy who played "Uncle Leo" from Seinfeld !...
  38. Thread: Dead Porn Stars

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    [QUOTE=cash;1541270]she hanged herself in a...

    [QUOTE=cash;1541270]she hanged herself in a public park - unprotected gay sex is still dangerous

    https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-mysterious-death-of-a-cyberbullied-porn-star


    Johnny Rahm...
  39. Thread: Jim Nabors

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    Fortunately I haven't read any obit that mentions...

    Fortunately I haven't read any obit that mentions the Jim Nabors/Rock Hudson "marriage" rumor, the obits seem to be treating him with dignity.
  40. Thread: Marion Davies

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    Vanity Fair April 1995 had an excellent article -...

    Vanity Fair April 1995 had an excellent article - "San Simeon's child" - by Martha Sherrill which was reprinted in the book Vanity Fair's Hollywood. Can't find the article online, so try your local...
  41. Thread: Laurel & Hardy

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    I recommend you read Randy Skretvedt's bio of...

    I recommend you read Randy Skretvedt's bio of Laurel & Hardy, also read Simon Louvish's bio

    Randy's interviewed about his updated book on L & H: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0X2ofVuZ_E
  42. Thread: Marion Davies

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    No idea how I stumbled onto this on Youtube. ...

    No idea how I stumbled onto this on Youtube. According to IMDB this aired on 1/10/60 so is most likely Marion's last appearance before a motion-picture camera. FF to about 25 minutes and you'll see...
  43. Thread: Jayne Mansfield

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    TCM recently aired Sophia Loren being interviewed...

    TCM recently aired Sophia Loren being interviewed by her son. They briefly mentioned "that" photo and Sophia said that she was "Technically interested" in how those little straps were holding Jayne ...
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    I wonder why the writers (and Roseanne) didn't...

    I wonder why the writers (and Roseanne) didn't use her again, and instead focused on Ned Beatty's character (Dan's dad) ? I remember my reaction when she appeared in that episode, it was like "wow,...
  45. Thread: John Barrymore

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    Or maybe John Drew was drunk? Mmmmmm...........

    Or maybe John Drew was drunk?

    Mmmmmm........ could be !!!!!
    Ethel strikes me as the "I shit vanilla ice cream" type: oh-so-perfect in her own eyes and condescending towards most others. ...
  46. Thread: Vivien Leigh

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    Tomorrow is another day, and also another...

    Tomorrow is another day, and also another auction. Now we can bid on all types of Hollywood jewelry, including the necklace Scarlett wore to the Twelve Oaks barbecue, the necklace worn on her New...
  47. Thread: John Barrymore

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    I probably mentioned this in Ethel's post but she...

    I probably mentioned this in Ethel's post but she pissed me off totally by publicly commenting (in a published interview) that John Drew "let the family down" by bowing-out of a play while it was in...
  48. Thread: Laurel & Hardy

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    Just read that Stan's daughter passed away a few...

    Just read that Stan's daughter passed away a few months ago. Lois was Stan's only child (her younger brother died a few days after birth). Her mom was Stan's 2nd spouse / 1st legal spouse Lois. ...
  49. Thread: John Barrymore

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    Visited Laurel Hill Cemetery today, it's...

    Visited Laurel Hill Cemetery today, it's extremely close to Mount Vernon Cemetery where John's cremains have been interred. Wanted so much to try and find John's marker but the cemetery is not only...
  50. Thread: Peter Sallis

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    Just noticed on Findagrave that Peter is buried...

    Just noticed on Findagrave that Peter is buried right next to his LOTSW co-star, Bill "Compo" Owen.

    https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=180052475
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