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Denise Nickerson of ‘Willy Wonka’ Dies @ 62

Denise Nickerson, best-known as Violet Beauregarde in the classic 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, died Wednesday. She was 62. THR reports her family removed her from life support Tuesday after she suffered a seizure. She had suffered a “severe stroke” in 2018 and had battled various health issues for at least a…
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Past & Curious: Joan Collins Tells All, Marcia’s Measles & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: https://youtu.be/6RYzdWiQ2M0 CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Mo Rocca, 50, asks Joan Collins, 85, about becoming a sensation "at that age" when she hit Dynasty in 1981. She was younger than he is now! Measles! Measles! Measles! (Image via video still) DO YOU REMEMBER?: Anti-vaxxers are trying to use a '60s…
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Fake Jan Gets Real On TV Pay

Variety has published a list of TV stars' salaries, led by Oscar winner Javier Bardem receiving $1.2M for every episode of  an upcoming Amazon series about 16th-century explorer Cortés and such heavyweights as Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Norman Reedus all pocketing north of a million bucks-per-episode of their respective series as well. (more…)
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