Category Archives: ’90s

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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Michael Gambon, Stage Star & ‘Harry Potter’s’ Dumbledore, Dies @ 82

September 28, 2023 Gambon in his most famous role (Image via Warner Bros.) Sir Michael Gambon, who played Dumbledore in six of eight Harry Potter films (2004-2011), died Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 82, his family said. An official statement read, “Michael died peacefully in hospital with his wife, Anne, and son Fergus at his…
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Tony Bennett, Masterful Pop Interpreter, Dies @ 96

July 21, 2023 One of the all-time greats. (Image via vintage still) Tony Bennett, the vintage crooner who re-established himself in old age as an eternally hip American original, died Friday at 96 after battling Alzheimer's disease. Bennett had been dealing with the illness since 2016, yet carried on performing and recording until 2021, when…
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