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Movie & TV Muscleman William Smith Dies @ 88

William Smith had a longer career in movies than George Burns or Olivia de Havilland, but while he was never a household name like they were, he was certainly a household face — and figure. Mr. Smith as he appeared in 2011 (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) Bill in his beefcake days, around 1961 On Kolchak:…
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Spacey Comeback WON’T Feature Redgrave, Buy Indy’s Hat & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Vanessa & Franco over 50 years ago, in Camelot (Image via Warner Bros.) VARIETY: If Franco Nero, 79, couldn't get his own wife — legend Vanessa Redgrave, 83 — to commit to appearing in his pre-ill-fated film, but could get Kevin Spacey ... that is not shaping up to…
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‘People’s’ Sexiest Men Alive — All 35 Of ‘Em!

Gr8erDays is mostly focused on actors with careers in the '80s and before, but since People Magazine's tradition of honoring one famous guy per year as its Sexiest Man Alive dates to 1985, I thought maybe we were due for a refresher course on who's hot right ... then. Lots of interesting raw data here…
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So Many Men, Bowie Kicks, Mercurochrome Nostalgia & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: A gigolo, but not just ... (Image via Paramount) MY NEW PLAID PANTS: The many men of ... Paul Shrader?! Go with it. NYT: Read about John Roney, who has been a waiter at the same NYC restaurant since ... 1986! EXTRATV: Mick Rock, legendary photographer, is out…
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He-Man Actor John Saxon Dies @ 83

Tough-guy actor John Saxon, whose career stretched from bit parts in the 1954 classics It Could Happen to You and A Star Is Born to 2015's The Extra, died Saturday of pneumonia at 83. ExtraTV confirmed his death. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDFnMkxhwW4/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Saxon was born August 5, 1936 (some sources cite 1935), in Brooklyn. He was discovered at…
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Biehn Too Long, Classic Commercials & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Biehn was suh-mokin'! (GIF via GIPHY) THR: Don't miss this long, long Q&A with Michael Biehn, 63, who speaks about how his role in The Terminator (1984) came about, saying his first reaction to the script and to the news that an Austrian bodybuilder was attached was decidedly…
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Valerie’s Emmys, Gladiator Wardrobe Malfunctions & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Something to see here! (Images via Peplum TV) PEPLUM TV: The "Wardrobe Malfunction" page of Peplum TV is what the Internet was made for. Nothing but images of stars revealing a little too much in ways that censors mostly didn't notice or care about. Do you like gladiator…
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