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  1. Thread: Vivien Leigh

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    Unfortunately, another thing the two have in...

    Unfortunately, another thing the two have in common is mental illness. Vivien's issues are well know but Nicola sadly had problems as well, something she went into detail about in her autobiography....
  2. Thread: Vivien Leigh

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    Found this interesting photo of Vivien with...

    Found this interesting photo of Vivien with Nicola Pagett: the Anna Karenina of 1977 meets the Anna Karenina of 1948.
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    I was looking for a series of historical books...

    I was looking for a series of historical books that I read decades ago. The only book in the series I remembered was Black Swan. So, that movie you guys are talking about popped up. I didn't like the...
  4. Christopher Pennock (General Hospital and Dark Shadows)

    He appeared in various daytime and prime-time soap operas as well as Dark Shadows. Died from skin cancer, not COVID. DS costars David Selby and Kathryn Leigh Scott have posted condolences on...
  5. Thread: Susan Vickery

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    Totally off-topic to Susan, but I remember Hello,...

    Totally off-topic to Susan, but I remember Hello, Larry for John Femia who was also in the cult classic Square Pegs. Was in a nostalgic mood recently and watched Pegs and was amazed at how much IMO...
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    The only time I bothered to watch Dancing with...

    The only time I bothered to watch Dancing with the Stars was when she was on. How the F*CK did someone as talented as she was get eliminated first? Did Trump toady Sean Spicer dance that much...
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    He's probably trying right now to look God...

    He's probably trying right now to look God straight in the eye and lie to him. For anyone feeling sorry for Rush, let's include in this thread some of his most offensive quotes:

    Women should not...
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    What a hunk!! The first hairy Tarzan and almost...

    What a hunk!! The first hairy Tarzan and almost certainly the second Tarzan (after Buster Crabbe) to be allowed to show his navel. Hairy actors were coerced into shaving their chest hair for the...
  9. Thread: Lana Turner

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    Just remembering Lana on her 100th BDay. Funny...

    Just remembering Lana on her 100th BDay. Funny how the FindaGrave page for Lana lists only her first four husbands, leaving out numbers 5, 6 & 7. I'm guessing you can list those spouses on that...
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    Claude Heater (Jesus in Ben Hur)

    He died in 2020 due to natural causes (he was 92, COVID wasn't the cause of his death). In Ben Hur he was Jesus; we never saw his face because of a British law that forbade the showing of Christ's...
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    Although there was definitely a financial...

    Although there was definitely a financial incentive to write his SBTB book, maybe some Inner Voice / Gut Instinct told him to write it. "You can't write it when you're dead, so get your opinion out...
  12. Thread: Gregory Sierra

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    Gregory Sierra

    The actor who appeared as a regular on Sanford and Son and on Barney Miller has died of cancer.
    How many of you recognized him as one of the mutant humans living in the ruins of NYC in Beneath the...
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    It annoys me when I see "should of" instead...

    It annoys me when I see "should of" instead "should've" or "should have": I should of used spell-check instead of I should've used spell-check.

    I had a coworker in a branch office who sent an...
  14. 1. For one semester in grade 6 or 7: Once a...

    1. For one semester in grade 6 or 7: Once a week everyone in each teacher's class was assigned to "help" somewhere in the school. Someone would go to "help" the nurse, the Ind. Arts teacher, etc. ...
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    First of all, the Bidens should have every...

    First of all, the Bidens should have every f*cking inch of the White House checked for listening devices! I wouldn't put it past Donnie to bug the place.
    I wonder if DiaperDon took a...
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    It's starting ! Bed, Bath and Beyond also...

    It's starting ! Bed, Bath and Beyond also Wayfair also Kohls are dropping MyPillow.
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    I remember at the height of her fame waiting in...

    I remember at the height of her fame waiting in line at Walmart, wishing I could take out my phone and photograph some of the other shoppers (to contribute to the People of Walmart site). I saw...
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    Has anyone mentioned Lupe Velez yet? I'm not...

    Has anyone mentioned Lupe Velez yet? I'm not talking about the genuine photos of her in her casket, with her mom and sisters grieving over her. I'm talking about "in the house" photos. IMO the...
  19. Thread: Phil Spector 81

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    Anyone else ever see the I Dream of Jeannie...

    Anyone else ever see the I Dream of Jeannie episode featuring killer Phil ?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJTUx7QDCuY

    In the clip she actually says "are you Mister Phil Spector?" but in the...
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    His legacy as it should be ! ...

    His legacy as it should be ! https://djtrumplibrary.com/

    That museum needs more candid (i.e., undignified) photos of him: Trumpy making fun of the disabled journalist Serge Kovaleski, sitting...
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    "My Pillow" products boycott

    Spread the word and maybe it'll catch on. Mike Lindell is still pushing the lie that the election was rigged/stolen; he wants martial law to be declared.
    He got into the White House but was...
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    I had read at one time that she was the only one...

    I had read at one time that she was the only one who actually made something out of the series, but I am not so sure.

    I don't believe any of the cast made a lot of $ during the series, or even as...
  23. You can see him being interviewed on Inside...

    You can see him being interviewed on Inside Edition when he suddenly gets the "call". Again, something is really off. I hate to say it, but it's almost the kind of stunt Jayne Mansfield would have...
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    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/gilligans-island...

    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/gilligans-island-star-shares-a-cautionary-financial-tale-2018-09-06

    From what I’ve read about her financial situation during her final years, she did plan for...
  25. Thread: Phyllis McGuire

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    Phyllis McGuire

    The last surviving member of the McGuire Sisters has passed away at the age of 89. Nothing against the McGuires, but I was more of a fan of the Del Rubio triplets myself....
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    Right now I'm doing the Florida Evans "damn,...

    Right now I'm doing the Florida Evans "damn, damn, DAMN!" speech. So sad that her final years were plagued with financial problems. Her friends organized a GoFundMe and had a yard sale of her items...
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    Marcus D'Amico, 55

    The actor who may be best-known for his portrayal of Michael "Mouse" Tolliver in the 1993 miniseries Tales of the City has died. He also played a stereotypical Hollywood agent in the British series...
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    Dame Barbara Windsor, 83

    I remember her from the Carry On Films, she was also on Eastenders. Poor soul had Alzheimer's. TCM showed the Carry On films a few years ago. Originally I watched out them of mild curiosity,...
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    He was featured in a Simpsons episode, muttering...

    He was featured in a Simpsons episode, muttering his famous line "Hello, Laverne" in his sleep...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZfsnWaQVUo
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    Actress Abby Dalton, 88

    I remember her from Falcon Crest, also she played the wife on The Joey Bishop Show. I'd watch TJBS mainly to see ex-Stooge Joe Besser, who had a secondary role, but Abby was very talented, very...
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    Janet Ann Gallow

    Janet had a brief career, one credited part and five uncredited parts. Her one credited part was as the little girl Cloestine in The Ghost of Frankenstein, which has earned her a place in the...
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    Dena Dietrich "Mother Nature"

    For those of us who are of a certain age, she's remembered as "Mother Nature" in the Chiffon margarine commercials. Honestly thought she had passed away a long time ago.

    Back in the 90's she...
  33. Thread: Gene Tierney

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    Happy 100th BDay to Gene ! Wonder if IMDB is...

    Happy 100th BDay to Gene !
    Wonder if IMDB is accurate - it lists Daria (the mentally disabled daughter of Gene and Oleg Cassini) as an actress in two movies: Bagnomaria (1999) and Don Matteo...
  34. Thread: Geoffrey Palmer

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    Geoffrey Palmer

    Very talented British actor known primarily for his roles in the TV shows Butterflies and As Time Goes By has died. Also, he had a "one-off" role in Fawlty Towers. It was definitely a one-off role...
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    Marge Champion, 101

    One of the last remaining performers associated with the "Golden Age" of MGM musicals has died.


    https://nypost.com/2020/10/22/marge-champion-legendary-dancer-and-snow-white-dead-at-101/
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    Today's the 100th Deathiversary of Olive,...

    Today's the 100th Deathiversary of Olive, yesterday being the 99th Deathiversary of Virginia Rappe. Olive was good fodder for the tabloid press for one year until Virginia died, which resulted in...
  37. Thread: Lori Nelson, 87

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    You gotta love Mamie, Girls Town is a fave of...

    You gotta love Mamie, Girls Town is a fave of mine.

    I don't want to turn this into a Mamie thread (especially since she's still alive as of this writing) but her movies are interesting ...
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  38. Thread: Lori Nelson, 87

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    Lori Nelson, 87

    Best known for her role in Revenge of the Creature, she also appeared in other films with Jane Russell, Audie Murphy, Rock Hudson, Martin and Lewis, Barbara Stanwyck and someone who's quickly...
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    Mary Hartline, 92

    She was a TV star during the early 50's. I know about her through the book (and website) TVParty.com
    http://www.tvparty.com/lostsuper.html
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  40. Raymond Allen / Good Times and Sanford & Son star

    He played Ned "the Wino" on Good Times and Aunt Esther's husband Woody on Sanford & Son....
  41. Perhaps a "Not dead yet sweetie, hang on" forum...

    Perhaps a "Not dead yet sweetie, hang on" forum can be added to the "Life Goes On" section for these scenarios, lol. Title comes from the Ab Fab episode Death. Eddy's dad has died, which prompts...
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    Eastman House has preserved some of the...

    Eastman House has preserved some of the Technicolor tests for Gone With the Wind. FF to 16:58 to see Leatrice (as Carreen O'Hara) with Vivien Leigh and Evelyn Keyes, whose hair/wig resembles the...
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    Several years ago Gilbert Gottfried & Frank...

    Several years ago Gilbert Gottfried & Frank Santopadre interviewed Bruce Dern on their podcast. FF to 11:00 to hear Bruce's account of what really happened on the set of Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte...
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    Ironic that the actress whose character died at...

    Ironic that the actress whose character died at the end of GWTW outlived everyone else in that film (except for Mickey Kuhn, who played her son). She outlived her son; her daughter Gisele has...
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    But the stuff about Regis being an a-hole towards...

    But the stuff about Regis being an a-hole towards his first two kids are true. Once he hooked up with Joy, she made sure they were quickly forgotten about and ignored while her and Regis went on to...
  46. Thread: John Saxon, 83

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    He managed to maintain his hunky looks into his...

    He managed to maintain his hunky looks into his later years, even with the loss of his hair lol. Apparently he was into physical fitness/weightlifting for as long as possible:
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    Never cared much for him. Apparently not the...

    Never cared much for him. Apparently not the greatest dad to the kids from his first marriage:
    https://www.nationalenquirer.com/celebrity/sons-wife-begs-regis-help/...
  48. Thread: Mae West

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    PBS American Masters has a new episode called Mae...

    PBS American Masters has a new episode called Mae West: Dirty Blonde that's worth watching.
    https://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/mae-west-dirty-blonde-about/12370/

    The link below is her...
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    Finally got the chance to follow-up on my...

    Finally got the chance to follow-up on my research using FindaGrave. He and his wife are buried approx. ten miles from my house. Born in Minnesota, died in California and buried in S.E....
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    Linda Cristal, 89 "High Chapparal" star

    I remember her for her part in The Alamo. I remember that movie primarily because it was the subject of an overblown campaign to win various Oscars (a common practice to increase ticket sales - "It...
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