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  1. Thread: Charles Boyer

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    I've just watched Barefoot In The Park, Charles...

    I've just watched Barefoot In The Park, Charles Boyer stars with Jane Fonda and Robert Redford. The story of his real life persona and eventual death is fascinating. He was obviously incredibly in...
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    My Dad loved the Two Ronnies so we watched them a...

    My Dad loved the Two Ronnies so we watched them a lot when I was growing up. I think Dad had an affinity with Ronnie Corbett because he was a similar height and he loved to tell a joke or two.
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    RIP George. Although I'm sure it wasn't your...

    RIP George. Although I'm sure it wasn't your finest work, I've no doubt the lectern scene from PA was one of your most memorable.

    Thanks for the many laughs you gave the world over the years!
  4. Thread: Phil Walsh

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    Incredibly sad news, RIP Phil Walsh. Here's a...

    Incredibly sad news, RIP Phil Walsh. Here's a good article published this afternoon that gives a little bit of insight but there'll be more to come:
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    According to Findagrave he was cremated. The...

    According to Findagrave he was cremated.

    The Swissotel hotel is smack bang in the middle of the Sydney CBD. I often walk past and look up to try and work out where it might have occurred. It just...
  6. I watch ELR every day and have done so for years....

    I watch ELR every day and have done so for years. Personally, I think it's the best sitcom ever made but I'm no expert.

    I feel for his family, I feel for his twin, I feel for his friends but most...
  7. Thread: Sydney Siege

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    Does it make you sad to write that? No offence...

    Does it make you sad to write that? No offence but you're so desensitised you probably don't even think about it. The US and Australia are poles apart when it comes to guns, hence our "overreaction"....
  8. Thread: Sydney Siege

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    Very sad. The gunman died but killed two...

    Very sad. The gunman died but killed two hostages, a woman 38yo and a man 34 yo. There were 17 hostages all up and their families were waiting nearby all night until the siege ended at 2am in the...
  9. Thread: Sydney Siege

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    Sydney Siege

    Started this morning (Monday morning) at 9:45am right in the centre of the Sydney business district. It's almost 10pm and and it's still going with 15 people held hostage.
  10. Thread: Mickey Rooney

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    Hey Scott, thanks for posting the pic. Out of...

    Hey Scott, thanks for posting the pic. Out of curiosity though, the pic above the casket photo of Mickey when he was alive shows he had big drooping ear lobes whereas the pic of him in the casket...
  11. Thread: Eli Wallach

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    I'm very sad about this, I had a real soft spot...

    I'm very sad about this, I had a real soft spot for Mr Wallach. In fact, I bought a crappy print of the Misfits movie poster about four years ago with every intention of sending it off to him with a...
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    Carl Steven 1974-2011

    Carlo Steven Krakoff (November 4, 1974 – July 31, 2011), professionally known as Carl Steven, was a American child actor. He was a native of Glendale, California.
    As a boy, he appeared in a number...
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    Hi Cindyt, when I posted the thread a couple of...

    Hi Cindyt, when I posted the thread a couple of days ago she was listed on IMDB as still being alive and as such her true date of death (if she is in fact dead) is as yet unconfirmed. Hence why I...
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    This link says she died in 1985: ...

    This link says she died in 1985:

    http://www.ovguide.com/gladys-egan-9202a8c04000641f8000000008d27291
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    Wow, great work Maxster, it sounds like you've...

    Wow, great work Maxster, it sounds like you've solved the mystery! Now, how did she die so young??
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    Not so fast!!! Taken from a Nitraville forum...

    Not so fast!!!

    Taken from a Nitraville forum of a person also intrigued:

    Well, this morning I had contact with Sally Zavitz, but I'm afraid the news is quite disturbing....
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    Gladys Egan - silent film star

    Here's one for the super sleuths among you. Gladys Egan was a silent film star, active between 1908 and 1914. She was born in 1905 and is listed as still being alive on IMDB meaning she would be 108...
  18. Thread: John Pinette

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    I knew nothing about him aside from his Seinfeld...

    I knew nothing about him aside from his Seinfeld fame. I wish I knew more about him when he was alive, he seems like a really nice, wholesome yet very funny guy. This is sad, it was posted in...
  19. Thread: Mickey Rooney

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    This is a news report from Australia: Actor...

    This is a news report from Australia:

    Actor Mickey Rooney ‘dead at 93’

    To get going, simply connect with your favourite social network:Facebook
  20. A report out today said she hung herself.

    A report out today said she hung herself.
  21. The cyber bullies finally got to her. Very, very...

    The cyber bullies finally got to her. Very, very sad.
  22. Charlotte Dawson - Australian Media Personality

    Charlotte Dawson found deadDateFebruary 22, 2014 - 1:27PM

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    http://images.smh.com.au/2013/10/23/4853373/nick-ralston127.jpg
    Nick RalstonCrime...
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    News Articles About Relatives Of Famous Or Infamous People

    I was reading this recently posted article about Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall's son, Stephen.

    Stephen Bogart:

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  24. Wow, I'm surprised there are people still alive...

    Wow, I'm surprised there are people still alive who starred in it, it was made so long ago. RIP Margaret.

    Btw, that trailer for the IMAX 3D version at the end of the article looks brilliant.
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    I found this article quite interesting, a great...

    I found this article quite interesting, a great profiel of a boy who had a wonderful life ahead of him:
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  26. Thread: A Big Thanks

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    A Big Thanks

    Last week I visited the US for only four days but I knew that my number one priority whilst there was to do a Dearly Departed tour.

    So I landed at LAX at 10am, jumped on the DD bus at 1pm (totally...
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    She's been identified, her name is Junie Hoang: ...

    She's been identified, her name is Junie Hoang:

    http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/movies/jane-doe-actress-suing-imdb-for-revealing-age-identifies-herself/story-e6frfmvr-1226239118213
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    Phew. I hope Nedra is resting in peace, and I'm...

    Phew. I hope Nedra is resting in peace, and I'm sure she is. Coming to the end of that story I was expecting that she took her own life because she died so young...her first husband was responsible...
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    It's interesting how there's scarce information...

    It's interesting how there's scarce information about how/why this happened 40 years ago because if it happened today, we'd be getting minute by minute reports on sites like TMZ.

    Very, very sad...
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    I'm really looking forward to it. I'm only over...

    I'm really looking forward to it. I'm only over there for a couple of days so I had prioritize my time carefully. Will book in January just to be sure. ;)

    See you in Feb.
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    No Neil, but I have noticed that username over...

    No Neil, but I have noticed that username over the years because I am actually a real life McConk! Was he Australian?
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    I might as well tag in on this thread, I'm...

    I might as well tag in on this thread, I'm heading to the US for three days in Feb 2012, Scott, and have arranged to spend 24 hours in LA so that I can do your tour. How long in advance can I book to...
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    The first few episodes were the absolute worst, I...

    The first few episodes were the absolute worst, I cringe when I watch them. It is, however, the best sitcom ever.

    Sad to see that Kellie Waymire died. As weird as this sounds, she just doesn't...
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    Indeed, the sudden death of his son recently was...

    Indeed, the sudden death of his son recently was an absolute tragedy:

    First father, now son: tragedy rocks O'Brien family again

    Georgina Robinson

    May 3, 2011
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    Great find, Veuve! This post on the Scotty...

    Great find, Veuve! This post on the Scotty Beckett message board supports that you may be correct:


    Re: Whatever happened to his son?http://i.imdb.com/boards/msgup.gif...
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    I'd be very keen to know what happened to his son...

    I'd be very keen to know what happened to his son as his second wife Sunny Vickers (Scotty Beckett Jnr's mother) died in the same year as Scotty Beckett - 1968. A tough thing for a 17 year old to...
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    In September of 1963, he was arrested...

    In September of 1963, he was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. Beckett, confined to a wheelchair from the near-fatal drunk driving accident, attempted to stab his neighbor after a dispute....
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    In February of that year, the Cavalier Hotel in...

    In February of that year, the Cavalier Hotel in Hollywood was robbed of a little more than $130 in cash. The bandit pistol-whipped the desk clerk, and disappeared with the loot, or so police thought....
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    In 1943 Scotty attended Los Angeles High School,...

    In 1943 Scotty attended Los Angeles High School, and was named treasurer of his freshman class. He also appeared on Broadway that same year in the play "Slightly Married" and received the only...
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    Just watched Scotty in the Al Jolson Story. His...

    Just watched Scotty in the Al Jolson Story. His life story is fascinating but incredibly sad. He was obviously a very talented kid:

    Scotty Beckett was one of the cutest, most successful child...
  41. Thread: Kim Winona

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    I don't mean to pry, but did you know her...

    I don't mean to pry, but did you know her personally AndrOm3dra?
  42. Thread: Jon Blake

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    http://images.brisbanetimes.com.au/2011/05/30/2395...

    http://images.brisbanetimes.com.au/2011/05/30/2395706/art_jonblake-420x0.jpg
  43. Thread: Jon Blake

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    Jon Blake was driving home late on December 1,...

    Jon Blake was driving home late on December 1, 1986, after the final day's filming of The Lighthorsemen (1987) when his car, swerving to miss a car parked on the wrong side of the road with its...
  44. Thread: Jon Blake

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    Jon Blake

    Australian actor Jon Blake dies
    From: AAP May 30, 2011 7:15PM

    http://resources1.news.com.au/images/2011/05/30/1226065/868441-jon-blake.jpg

    Battle over ... actor Jon Blake in a scene from "The...
  45. Thread: Ted Knight

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    Bump. We've only had The MTM Show on since...

    Bump.

    We've only had The MTM Show on since the start of this year and I can't recall if it had been on Australian TV in the last 25 years, if at all.

    I love Ted Baxter's character and I...
  46. Thread: Bill Hunter

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    He was great in every movie he appeared in, and,...

    He was great in every movie he appeared in, and, to be honest, there aren't many major Australian movies that he wasn't in. He was an absolute legend. RIP Bill.
  47. Thread: Bill Hunter

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    Bill Hunter

    Muriel's Wedding star Bill Hunter dies
    Staff writers From: Herald Sun May 21, 2011 11:32PM


    VETERAN Australian actor Bill Hunter has died in Melbourne, his manager Mark Morrissey says.

    Hunter...
  48. Thread: Ronnie Barker

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    A very interesting article about his son who's...

    A very interesting article about his son who's been on the run since he was accused of possessing child pornography images on his computer:


    RONNIE BARKER'S LOST SON


    Saturday January 22,2011...
  49. Thread: Ramon Novarro

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    A truly classic (based on the story/demise) FAD...

    A truly classic (based on the story/demise) FAD profile has been uploaded for Mr Novarro.

    Sheesh, a life can end in the most unfortunate of circumstances for those once celebrated by many.
  50. Thread: Amanda Bynes

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    I think this is in the wrong section...

    I think this is in the wrong section...
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