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Debbie Reynolds: A 90th Birthday Remembrance

Today, April 1, marks the 90th anniversary of the birth of Debbie Reynolds. I first encountered her at her Cafe Carlyle show in NYC in 2009. She was just great! And she guess my partner and I were gay, inviting me to "touch my one good leg" even though we clearly didn't "give a shit":…
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Sally Kellerman of ‘M*A*S*H’ Fame Dies @ 84

Sally Kellerman, Oscar-nominated as Hot Lips Houlihan in M*A*S*H (1970), died Thursday at 84. ExtraTV reported she had battled dementia and died in a care facility. Born on June 2, 1937, in Long Beach, California, Kellerman moved with her family as a girl and attended Hollywood High. Though enamored of acting while at school, she…
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Howard Hesseman, ‘WKRP,’ ‘Head of the Class’ Star, Dies at 81

Howard Hesseman, known to TV fans as Dr. Johnny Fever and teacher Charlie Moore, died Saturday, January 29, at 81. His wife, Caroline Ducrocq, confirmed his death, from complications arising after colon surgery in 2021, to THR. Born in Lebanon, Oregon, on February 27, 1940, in Lebanon, Oregon, Hesseman moved to San Francisco and, with…
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‘Last Picture Show’ Director Peter Bogdanovich Dies @ 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the director who scored three classics in a row with the '70s hits The Last Picture Show, What's Up, Doc? and Paper Moon, died shortly after midnight on Thursday, January 6, of natural causes. He was 82. His daughter Antonia confirmed his passing, saying he died at his L.A. home. Born July 30,…
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Thank You for Being a Friend, Betty White: Icon Dies @ 99

It's been a terrible year for so many reasons, and now we have another sad milestone — TV icon Betty White has died at 99, just weeks shy of her 100th birthday. TMZ reported the heartbreaking news that White died at her home in Brentwood. Variety reportsWhite is believed to have died Thursday evening. White's agent and friend…
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