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Betty Lynn, ‘Andy Griffith Show’ Veteran, Dies @ 95

Betty Lynn, who played Barney Fife's wholesome — and patient! — girlfriend Thelma Lou on The Andy Griffith Show, died on Saturday at 95. A Facebook post from the Andy Griffith Museum confirmed her death, and reported it followed a brief illness. Lynn in the '40s (Image via head shot) Born August 29, 1926, in…
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Kim Tyler of ‘Please Don’t Eat the Daisies’ Dies

Kim Tyler, the former child actor best remembered for his performance on the TV version of Please Don't Eat the Daisies, died February 10 of cancer. Tyler on The Addams Family (Image via NBC) He was 66. Tyler's death went virtually unnoticed until a paid announcement by his family placed in the print edition of…
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5 Famous People with 100-Year-Old Parents

Only a few truly famous people, people noteworthy for more than simply longevity, have lived past 100. But there are a number of famous folks past the age of 70 who you may be surprised still have a living parent, all of them 100 or more! (more…)
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