Category Archives: ’90s

Art Metrano, Comic & ‘Police Academy’ Star, Dies @ 84

Art Metrano, a comic actor who made his mark in two Police Academy movies, died Wednesday at his home in Aventura, Florida, at 84. Metrano in his Police Academy drag (Image via Warner Bros.) His son Harry Metrano's Instagram post made the sad announcement: "Yesterday I lost my best friend, my mentor, my dad. He was…
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TV Icon Ed Asner Dies @ 91

Ed Asner, a TV icon for his performances on Mary Tyler Moore and Lou Grant, died Sunday at his home Sunday. He was 91. Didn't we all? (GIF via GIPHY) His family announced his death on Twitter, writing, "We are sorry to say that our beloved patriarch passed away this morning peacefully. Words cannot express the…
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Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones Dies at 80

Rolling Stones star Charlie Watts (above left, with Ronnie Wood), the sartorially resplendent, reserved drummer for one of rock's most iconic bands, died Tuesday at 80, less than a month after bowing out of the band's No Filter Tour due to an unspecified medical procedure. In a statement, a publicist for the family reported, "It…
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Darlene Love Fest: Singer Turns 80 with Song

The concept of a musical performance being magical is a cliché, but there is something otherworldly about a Darlene Love concert. All that glitters really is gold. (Images by Matthew Rettenmund) Her pipes are transcendent, she channels gospel as if calling the angels and she looks like no 80-year-old woman you've ever seen, challenging doubts…
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Cher Turns 75, Announces Biopic!

Cher — 75 years old today, May 20 — is the gift that keeps on giving. You better believe it!(GIF via GIPHY) Already a tireless singer, live performer and actor who's been a household name for 56 years, she is now allowing her storied life and career to be turned into a big-screen biopic. She…
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Vintage Packages, Eddie Van Halen Tribute, RIP Jim Steinman & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Michael would've been nice to Landon. (Image via video still) POSEIDON'S UNDERWORLD: A massive list of massively endowed TV and movie actors. Hey, a guy gets bored! https://youtu.be/pjauGJZJ8ho DO YOU REMEMBER?: Nancy Wilson has a great Eddie Van Halen tribute song. Queen of Pop selfies are rare. (Image…
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