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296 Legends Age 80+ Who Are Still With Us!

With so many losses of beloved icons in 2021 — it started with Cicely Tyson and ended with Betty White — we can sometimes forget just how many other legends we do have left. Please, 2022, show some mercy! (Image via CBS) Betty was revered, and was arguably the most well-liked, intergenerational, awarded, admired and…
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Peter Scolari of ‘Bosom Buddies,’ ‘Girls’ Dies @ 66

So sad to report the death of Peter Scolari after a two-year cancer battle. He was 66. My pic of Peter from 2019, plus his inscription to me. (Images by Matthew Rettenmund & ABC) Scolari was born on September 12, 1955, in New Rochelle, New York. As a young actor, he made his film debut…
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Celebrate Elizabeth Taylor’s Birthday Watching Her AFI Tribute

At long last, the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award Special devoted to Elizabeth Taylor from 1993 has been uploaded to YouTube in high quality. Just in time for the 89th anniversary of the legend's birth (Taylor was born February 27, 1932), the upload includes countless clips from her career, as well as touching tributes…
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Screech Cancer Scare, Lucy Biopic Has ‘Splaining to Do & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Diamond hasn't been close with his castmates in years. (GIF via GIPHY) TMZ: Saved by the Bell's "Screech," Dustin Diamond, who just turned 44, has been hospitalized with what doctors fear may be cancer. PAGE 6: Bruce Willis, 65, left a Rite Aid in COVID-19-drenched L.A. because he…
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Debbie’s Last Wish …

Links to the past, with relevance today: Debbie at one of the very first AIDS benefits in 1983 (Image via After Dark) PEOPLE: Four years after the great Debbie Reynolds died at 84, the day after her equally great daughter Carrie Fisher had succumbed at 60, Debbie's pal Sue Cameron — author of Hollywood Secrets and…
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Al Green: ‘Who Did This?’ Plus: Lost ‘Parting Glances’ Q&A & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: TWITTER: The legendary Al Green, 74, lit up Twitter with this found image. https://youtu.be/VFaiShW6ki4 KENNETH IN THE (212): Director Bill Sherwood (1952-1990) of Parting Glances (1986) is interviewed at length about his groundbreaking gay film in 1986. Sadly, he would only live another several years, due to AIDS. (They reference this…
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Carol Burnett Predicted Tissue Issues!

In these crazy times — when reminiscing about the past feels more urgent than ever — don't forget that TV icon Carol Burnett warned us about the importance of toilet paper. No wonder people are freaking out about it: https://youtu.be/XMTSbSrvcRg
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Past & Curious: Lyle Be Seeing You & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Jim Nabors passed this eye exam! (Image via CBS) KENNETH IN THE (212): A lavish tribute to the late Lyle Waggoner's physical perfection. DO YOU REMEMBER?: Now you can get 50 Sesame Street stamps in honor of the show's 50th anniversary! EXTRATV: RIP Maggie Griffin. Comic Kathy Grifin's…
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