Category Archives: ’70s

Tony Lo Bianco, ‘French Connection’ Actor, Dies @ 87

June 12, 2024 Tony Lo Bianco, who played boxer Rocky Marciano, NYC Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, a maniacal "loney hearts" murderer, and a doomed mobster in the movie classic The French Connection, died Tuesday at 87. The late Paul Sorvino, Richard Gere & Lo Bianco during the filming of Bloodbrothers (Image via After Dark) Lo…
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Janis Paige, Broadway Baby and Movie & TV Star, Dies @ 101

June 3, 2024 Janis Paige, the leggy multi-talent known for her work in Broadway's The Pajama Game, films like Silk Stockings and as the sexy waitress who tempted Archie Bunker on All in the Family, died June 2, 2024. Janis Paige (1922-2024) (Image via MGM) She was 101. Paige's passing was confirmed on her official…
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Darryl Hickman, ‘Leave Her to Heaven’ Child Actor, Dies a @ 92

May 24, 2024 Darryl Hickman, a versatile child actor renowned for his dramatic and comedic abilities who appeared in the classics The Grapes of Wrath and Leave Her to Heaven 80 years ago, has died. Hickman's ill-fated Leave Her to Heaven character (Image via 20th Century Fox) Hickman died at 92 on May 22. Born…
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Dabney Coleman, King of Playing Delicious Villains, Dies @ 92

May 17, 2024 Sadly, venerated character actor Dabney Coleman died May 16, 2024. Dolly's Doralee sizing up Dabney's Mr. Hart in 9 to 5 (Image via 20th Century Fox) His death, at age 92, was confirmed by his grieving daughter Quincy Coleman: "My Father, Dabney Wharton Coleman, took his last earthly breath peacefully and exquisitely…
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Duane Eddy, Guitar God, Dies @ 86

May 1, 2024 Duane Eddy, the wildly influential rock guitarist who made a '50s TV theme song into an iconic hit recognizable to listeners nearly 70 years later, died April 30, 2024, at 86. One of the greats (Image via Jamie) Eddy, whose "Peter Gunn" was a twangy smash in 1960 and again, with Art…
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