Tag Archives: Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews on Christopher Plummer, RIP Leon Spinks & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: The eternal dance (GIF via GIPHY) TODAY: Julie Andrews is remembering her The Sound of Music co-star Christopher Plummer, who died this week at 91. She said, in a statement: "The world has lost a consummate actor today and I have lost a cherished friend. I treasure the…
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‘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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Von Trapps Mask Up!

The hills are alive ... and they intend to stay that way! The Von Trapps didn't survive the Nazis to let more Nazis tell them not to wear masks! (Images via Twitter) The five surviving actors who played the Von Trapp kids in The Sound of Music (1965) — Nicholas Hammond/Friedrich (b. 1950), Duane Chase/Kurt…
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Past & Curious: Oh, Mary!, Silent Tragedy, 101-Year-Old Whiz & More!

Links to the past with relevance today ... It's practically perfect in every way! (Image via Disney) HARPER'S BAZAAR: Julie Andrews, 83, adores the new film Mary Poppins Returns! The sequel's director says she sent him a message in all caps: "I LOVED IT." Andrews is described as "over the moon" about the entire cast…
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Dead or Alive: Famously Dead, Surprisingly Alive

This post combines two elements of pop culture nostalgia that regularly come up in terms of celebs of the past — "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she died!" and, "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she is still alive!" ... (more…)
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The Birds: Hitchcock’s Living Leading Ladies

When Joan Fontaine died at the ripe old age of 96, I was thinking she must surely have been the earliest of Alfred Hitchcock's leading ladies still living. Nope! She had been the oldest, but there was — at the time — one leading lady working with Hitchcock a decade before Joan, and she was…
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