Monthly Archives: May 2021

Norman Lloyd, Whose Career Spanned 9 Decades, Dies @ 106

Norman Lloyd, considered one of the world's oldest living actors, died Tuesday at his L.A. home at the incredible age of 106. Lloyd in Saboteur (Image via Universal) His death, reported by THR, was confirmed by his son, Michael. Born on November 8, 1914, in Jersey City, New Jersey, Lloyd grew up in Brooklyn, although he…
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Sharon Gless Teases Memoir, RIP Nick Kamen & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: She writes, but will she make house calls? (Image via S&S) FACEBOOK: Sharon Gless's memoir Apparently, There Were Complaints (Simon & Schuster) is out December 7. In a video sent to superfan Michael Stern, she admits it took seven years to write and isn't sure she could ever…
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Billie Hayes, Witchiepoo on ‘H.R. Pufnstuf,’ Dies @ 96

Billie Hayes — whose Witchiepoo character was one of pop culture's most fabulous and famous witches, so much so that Margaret Hamilton of The Wizard of Oz fame told her she was her favorite — has died at 96. Hayes in 2012 with the author, and with Jack Wild. (Images by Matthew Rettenmund/via NBC) Hayes…
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Olympia Dukakis, ‘Moonstruck,’ ‘Steel Magnolias’ Actress, Dies @ 89

Olympia Dukakis, Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner for Moonstruck, died Saturday in New York City at 89, ExtraTV reports. With Shirley MacLaine in Steel Magnolias (Image via TriStar) The revered actress's death was confirmed by Apollo Dukakis, her brother who wrote on Facebook, "After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with…
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