Category Archives: ’90s

Yvette Mimieux Dies @ 80

About 10 days after turning 80, '60s actress Yvette Mimieux has died. Mimieux celebrated her 80th on January 8, and reportedly died in her sleep January 18, 2022. A family rep confirmed her death, due to natural causes, to Deadline. Mimieux got her start on television, first on the Jock Mahoney (1919-1989) action-adventure series Yancy…
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Stephen Sondheim, Broadway’s Biggest Legend, Dies @ 91

Stephen Sondheim, whose work resonated with generations of American theatergoers, died Friday unexpectedly at 91. What a dear man, and what a ferocious talent. (GIF via GIPHY) https://twitter.com/BarbraStreisand/status/1464364472399761413?s=20 He had celebrated Thanksgiving the day before with friends, and less than two weeks prior ventured from Connecticut to NYC to check out new productions of his…
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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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