Tag Archives: Gypsy

Betty White & Carol Channing’s 3 ‘Love Boat’ Showstoppers!

Of course, we'll never get tired of talking about Betty White, the enduring TV legend who died at 99 on New Year's Eve, less than three weeks shy of turning 100. In their nonsinging roles, Carol was doing a total Rose Nylund, even before Rose was "born"! (Image via ABC) Now, as part of my…
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Memories of … ‘Jennifer Slept Here’

In honor of the 52nd birthday of actor John P. Navin Jr. on July 24, a little flashback to the mostly forgotten Jennifer Slept Here (October 21, 1983-September 5, 1984). Navin had appeared in such projects as Taps (1981), Losin' It (1983), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) and had the honor of uttering the first line…
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‘Gypsy’ Star Faith Dane Dies @ 96

"You Gotta Get a Gimmick" from the 1959 Broadway hit Gypsy is one of the show-stoppers of all time — and now, 60 passionately lived years later, the show has stopped for that number's MVP, Faith Dane. The colorful performer, who was cast in the show based on her own years parodying burlesque in a nightclub…
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