Tag Archives: Broadway

‘Sound of Music’ & Stage Legend Christopher Plummer Dies @ 91

Via ExtraTV: Christopher Plummer, the stage legend best known for his performance in the all-time movie classic The Sound of Music, died Friday at the age of 91. A timeless image (GIF via GIPHY) Deadline reports the beloved actor died at his Weston, Connecticut, home. He was with his wife of 53 years, Elaine Taylor, who later confirmed he…
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Icon Cicely Tyson Dies @ 96

The legendary Cicely Tyson has died at 96. Goodbye, dear woman. (Image via CBS) Tyson died Thursday, as reported by ExtraTV and confirmed by her longtime manager Larry Thompson in a statement from her family that read: "With a heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please…
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Cloris Leachman, Oscar & Emmy Legend, Dies @ 94

Cloris Leachman, the Oscar winner best known for her TV work on Mary Tyler Moore — and who racked up a record-setting nine Emmy wins — has died at 94, ExtraTV reports. Her career lasted over 70 years. (Image via Playbill) Leachman died of natural causes at home in Encinitas, California. Her daughter Dinah was with…
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‘Police Academy’s’ Marion Ramsey Dies @ 73

Actress and singer Marion Ramsey of the Police Academy movies died Thursday at her home in L.A. She was 73. Our Miss Hooks (Image via Warner Bros.) Deadline reports she had recently been ill, but that no cause of death has been determined. Born May 10, 1947, in Philadelphia, Ramsey got her start on Broadway,…
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Broadway’s Best Remembered, RIP Phyllis McGuire & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: The theater community was ravaged this year. (Image via video still) YOUTUBE: Raul Esparza directs a solemn reminiscence of the Broadway luminaries we lost in 2020, including Diahann Carroll (who is pictured above in a shot by Carl Van Vechten). Truly an improvement on most of these things.…
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Broadway Legend Ann Reinking Dies @ 71

Famed for her dancing — and her romantic and creative affiliation with legendary director and choregrapher Bob Fosse (1927-1987) — Broadway singer, dancer, choreographer and actress Ann Reinking died Saturday, December 12, at 71 in Washington. Reinking was a towering influencer in her field. (GIF via GIPHY) No cause of death has been released. Born November 10,…
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Show-Biz Veteran, ‘Cannonball Run’ Star Warren Berlinger Dies @ 83

Warren Berlinger, long a familiar, cherubic face on TV, the stage and in the movies — and an actor beloved by his peers — died Wednesday at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, California. He was 83. A dashing early headshot of the longtime actor (Image via headshot) His daughter confirmed his death, but did…
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Ricky Schroder Goes Full White Supremacy, Meryl Streep Raps & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: White powerless (Image via Twitter) THE WRAP: Former child star Ricky Schroder, 50, contributed "significantly" to a fund to raise $2M to bond accused Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, out of prison. Rittenhouse crossed state lines with an assault weapon to try to restore order to a city…
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