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  1. Thread: Sondra locke

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    RIP, Sondra. I thought she was great as...

    RIP, Sondra. I thought she was great as Antoinette Lily in "Bronco Billy".
  2. Thread: R Lee Ermey

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    Semper Fi - Do or die. RIP, Gunny.

    Semper Fi - Do or die.

    RIP, Gunny.
  3. Thread: Chuck McCann

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    Chuck McCann

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/chuck-mccann-dead-comic-actor-kids-tv-host-was-83-1024097

    He did a great Oliver Hardy impersonation.
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    I had the pleasure of meeting her a few years...

    I had the pleasure of meeting her a few years ago. She was, at least to me, a very kind, sweet person.
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    My favorite George Kennedy role was his portrayal...

    My favorite George Kennedy role was his portrayal of a police detective turned Catholic priest in the short-lived 1971 TV series "Sarge."
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    I remeber him as the L.A. County Fire Department...

    I remeber him as the L.A. County Fire Department mobile mechanic in several episodes of the TV series "EMERGENCY!".
  7. Thread: Craig Hill

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    Craig Hill

    Craig Hill, one of the stars of the 1950's TV series, "Whirlybirds", passed away in Spain on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the age of 88. I am still a big fan of the show and was fortunate enough to...
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    Be sure to catch him in True Confessions opposite...

    Be sure to catch him in True Confessions opposite Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall.
  9. Thread: Alan Hale Jr.

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    When I was a lad, my aunt and my mother took me...

    When I was a lad, my aunt and my mother took me to downtown L.A. to have lunch with my uncle, who was a Union Pacific engineer. We ate at the lunch counter in Union Station, then my uncle took us...
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    Loved him as Bill Burnett in Spin & Marty.

    Loved him as Bill Burnett in Spin & Marty.
  11. Thread: Lon Chaney Jr

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    Great pic of a great actor, Jaws!

    Great pic of a great actor, Jaws!
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    Bidmor: A big THANK YOU for posting her...

    Bidmor:

    A big THANK YOU for posting her appearance with Groucho. It's been at least 40+ years since I last saw that clip of her.
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    Had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Windom several...

    Had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Windom several years ago. He was an absolute gentleman and had a razor-sharp memory. You could ask him about any of his roles and he could rattle off dates, co-stars,...
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    I live one hill east of Forest lawn Cemetery in...

    I live one hill east of Forest lawn Cemetery in Glendale. She has an extremely impressibe grave site.
  15. Thread: Rodney King

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    Do you have first-hand knowledge of that?

    Do you have first-hand knowledge of that?
  16. Thread: Chuck Conners

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    Chuch Conners played baseball for the Brooklyn...

    Chuch Conners played baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Cubs. He played basketball for the Boston Celtics. I've seen his tombstone at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery and the logos of all...
  17. Thread: Frank Cady

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    I used to see Mr. Cady when I would vacation in...

    I used to see Mr. Cady when I would vacation in Cambria, CA. He lived there prior to his relocation to Oregon. Never got the opportunity to actually meet him, though...
  18. I want the Hawaii 5-0 theme song played at my...

    I want the Hawaii 5-0 theme song played at my funeral.


    "Book 'em, Danno!"
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    I understand that he was a hell of a sax player.

    I understand that he was a hell of a sax player.
  20. Thread: Bill Hinzman

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    What a great story. I always wondered who that...

    What a great story. I always wondered who that actor was.
  21. Thread: Sorrell Booke

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    I'll never forget 2/11/1994. I pronounced death...

    I'll never forget 2/11/1994. I pronounced death to two actors that day - Sorrell Booke and William Conrad.
  22. Thread: Robert Easton

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    You are correct that Mr. Easton did an episode of...

    You are correct that Mr. Easton did an episode of the Adventures of Superman from the first season, "The Runaway Robot." I believe you are thinking of Chuck Conners, who played backwoods strongman,...
  23. Thread: Fred Sadoff

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    I remember him, outside of the Poseiden...

    I remember him, outside of the Poseiden Adventure, as the SFPD psychologist on the Streets of San Francisco. A solid actor.
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    Very touching tribute.

    Very touching tribute.
  25. Thread: Woody Strode

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    Back in 1974, I stopped at a Mexican fast-food...

    Back in 1974, I stopped at a Mexican fast-food joint in east L.A. Woody Strode was there, eating with his wife, Luanna, who he called "Mama". He must have been 60 years old or so, and still looked...
  26. Thread: Sid Melton

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    When I was working in the San Fernando Valley, I...

    When I was working in the San Fernando Valley, I used to see Mr. Melton quite often - post office, market, restaurants. He was readily recognized by darn near everyone and was a pleasant person to...
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    Met him at an autograph show a year ago. Very...

    Met him at an autograph show a year ago. Very nice man.
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    Never had the opportunity, but it would have been...

    Never had the opportunity, but it would have been a pleasure to sit down with GCS and pick that man's brain about acting. He and I, cigars and a bottle of Wild Turkey. What an afternoon that could...
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    I first remember him in the 1960's version of...

    I first remember him in the 1960's version of "Dragnet" with Jack Webb.
  30. Thread: Lee Marvin

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    Sorry, Mary, but it was Kirby who was the BAR...

    Sorry, Mary, but it was Kirby who was the BAR man. Littlejohn toted an M1 garand rifle.
  31. Thread: John Larch

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    A very solid actor.

    A very solid actor.
  32. Thread: Soupy Sales

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    Soupy never failed to make me laugh, whether it...

    Soupy never failed to make me laugh, whether it was on his childrens show or as a panelist on "What's My Line." I met him right after he had his book published at an autograph show in North...
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    One of the nicest people, in or out of baseball,...

    One of the nicest people, in or out of baseball, that you'd ever want to meet. No ego or attitude, a real gentleman. And one helluva baseball player!
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    I must have seen Elmer at the Nu-Pike, but I...

    I must have seen Elmer at the Nu-Pike, but I don't recall it specifically. I remember when this story broke in 1976. Glad to see that he is still getting press 100 years after his demise.
  35. Thread: Lee Marvin

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    At the Y2K COMBAT! reunion in Los Angeles, Steve...

    At the Y2K COMBAT! reunion in Los Angeles, Steve Rubin was one of the guest speakers. He was pitching his COMBAT! movie and told the audience that he had Bruce Willis in line to star as Sgt....
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    About ten years ago, I stopped at a 50's style...

    About ten years ago, I stopped at a 50's style diner in Sherman Oaks. Sat at the counter and placed my order. I looked down the counter and saw an older gentleman in rumpled clothes enjoyoing his...
  37. Thread: Aline Towne

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    Are you referring to automotive grilles?

    Are you referring to automotive grilles?
  38. Thread: Lee Marvin

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    Rick Jason had a fairly good career oversees,...

    Rick Jason had a fairly good career oversees, particularly in Japan. He spoke fluent Japanese. COMBAT! was a huge hit over there and Rick did commercials for various Japanese companies, including...
  39. Thread: Sada Thompson

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    Outstanding actress!

    Outstanding actress!
  40. Thread: Joseph Kearns

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    If you are in the L.A. area the middle of July,...

    If you are in the L.A. area the middle of July, there is a autograph show at the Marriot located adjacent to Burbank Airport. Jay North, Jeannie Rusell and Gloria Henry from DTM will be in attendance.
  41. Thread: Lee Marvin

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    Mary, there have been three COMBAT! reunions, the...

    Mary, there have been three COMBAT! reunions, the last one was in Las Vegas in 2000, just a week before Rick Jason passed away. The reunion prior, in 1998, was held in L.A., a year before Dick...
  42. Thread: Lee Marvin

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    You're thinking of "Emperor of the North Pole"...

    You're thinking of "Emperor of the North Pole" from 1973. Great movie, especially for a railroad buff like me. Spoke to Pierre Jalbert from the TV series, "COMBAT!", about Lee Marvin's appearance in...
  43. Thread: Larry Blyden

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    Larry died in an auto accident in Morocco.

    Larry died in an auto accident in Morocco.
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    Without going into the boring details, my...

    Without going into the boring details, my employment involved working with the residents in Studio City. By chance, I happened upon Ms. Ghostley and her husband, Felice Orlandi, at their home in...
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    Poll: I noticed that it is the 31st anniversary of the...

    I noticed that it is the 31st anniversary of the passing of Alfred Hitchcock. I was a young LAFD fireman/paramedic in late 1979 when our company received an "assistance" call in Bel-Air. When we...
  46. Thread: George Reeves

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    By the way, the original police report and...

    By the way, the original police report and original autopsy report, along with color photographs of the actual autopsy, still exist. I've seen both. The Apostolic Benediction, signed by Pope Pius...
  47. Thread: Garry Moore

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    As much as I admired Garry Moore on I've Got A...

    As much as I admired Garry Moore on I've Got A Secret, his real talent was hosting To Tell The Truth.
  48. Thread: Kenneth Mars

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    Totally underrated, IMHO.

    Totally underrated, IMHO.
  49. I remember Mr. Tolan as Jordan Boyle in the short...

    I remember Mr. Tolan as Jordan Boyle in the short lived TV series, The Senator. Great show and equally great cast.
  50. Thread: Anton LaVey

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    I went to college with LaVey's eldest daughter,...

    I went to college with LaVey's eldest daughter, Karla. She was a very attractive woman and a nice person. Never met her dad, although I had the opportunity to do so, on more than one occassion.
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