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Happy 88th to Pat Crowley!

Today, Pat Crowley — a too-often-overlooked TV mom — turns 88! Pat was Joan Nash on the confection Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965-1967), which definitely felt like it ushered The Brady Bunch into existence. Based on a best-selling book, it was a lovely sitcom about an English professor, his newspaper columnist wife, their four…
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More Than Lily Munster: Celebrating Yvonne De Carlo

Trodding the boards in Follies (Image via Playbill) In honor of the great Yvonne De Carlo's birth anniversary (she would be turning 99 — five months younger than Betty White is), check out these videos, which illuminate some of the breadth of her talent beyond her charming and iconic performance as Lily on The Munsters. First…
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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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Patricia Hitchcock, ‘Strangers on a Train’ Star, Dies @ 93

Patricia Hitchcock, whose performance as a bespectacled Barbara in the film classic Strangers on a Train included participation in an iconic scene, has died at 93. Ms. Hitchcock through the years (Images via headshots) THR reports she died at her Thousand Oaks, California, home on Monday. The daughter of Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)…
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Jane Withers, ’30s Child Star & Josephine the Plumber, Dies @ 95

Jane Withers, an actress known as a foil for Shirley Temple as a child actress, as a star of the movie classic Giant, and as larger-than-life Josephine the Plumber on a long-running series of TV spots, has died at 95. At the peak of her fame (Image via 20th Century Fox) Withers died Saturday evening,…
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Bubbly Comic Actress Arlene Golonka Dies @ 85

According to close friends, longtime stage, film, and TV actress Arlene Golonka, best remembered for her time on two series set in the idyllic, fictional town of Mayberry, died Monday. She was 85. With Clint Eastwood on the Hang 'em High set (Image via UA) Born January 23, 1936, in Chicago, the bubbly blonde with impeccable…
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