Category Archives: ’50s

Surviving Members of TV Shows — in Pictures

I've always been the morbid type. Even as a kid, I would watch old movies and TV shows and zero in on, "Which of these people is still alive?" Three's Company: Joyce DeWitt is the last of this bunch, though other cast members from other years remain. (Image via ABC) Now that we have lost…
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Burt Young, ‘Rocky’ Staple, Dies @ 83

Burt Young, the Lee Strasberg-trained actor known for his ability to deliver working-class tough guys with layers, died October 8 at 83, his daughter confirmed. His Paulie was an all-time screen favorite. (Image via UA) Young was instantly recognizable for his Paulie from the Rocky films, all of them from Rocky (1976) to Rocky Balboa…
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‘Lost in Space’ Actor Mark Goddard Dies @ 87

Mark Goddard, the boyishly handsome star of the '60s classic Lost in Space, died October 10 after a monthslong illness. Let's get Lost! (Image via CBS) His wife Evelyn confirmed his death in a statement: "I’m so sorry to tell you that my wonderful husband passed away on October 10th. Several days after celebrating his…
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Phyllis Coates, TV’s 1st Lois Lane, Dies @ 96

Phyllis Coates, the first to play Lois Lane in a feature and the first to play her on TV, died Wednesday, October 11, at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills, California, ExtraTV reports. One of the first, one of the best! (Image via ABC) She was 96. Her death…
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