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Dabney Coleman, King of Playing Delicious Villains, Dies @ 92

May 17, 2024 Sadly, venerated character actor Dabney Coleman died May 16, 2024. Dolly's Doralee sizing up Dabney's Mr. Hart in 9 to 5 (Image via 20th Century Fox) His death, at age 92, was confirmed by his grieving daughter Quincy Coleman: "My Father, Dabney Wharton Coleman, took his last earthly breath peacefully and exquisitely…
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‘Atta Girl’: ‘9 to 5’ Actress Peggy Pope Dies @ 91

Peggy Pope, the comedic actress whose line "atta girl!" in 1980's 9 to 5 became a classic movie quote, died May 27 in Fort Collins, Colorado. She had just turned 91. Variety reports that Pope's family made the announcement of her death, and promises a June 27 celebration of life. Born Florence Margaret Pope in…
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What’s Up, Child Actor Dies, Roe v Roe & More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Just what the Doc ordered (GIF via GIPHY) NYT: A revisitation of the screwball pastiche What's Up, Doc? (1972). Are you a fan? (I never was! I'm sorry!) PEOPLE: Little Richard, who died this month at 87, was buried after a short service in Alabama. KENNETH IN THE…
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Franco Zeffirelli, Italian Auteur Director, Dies @ 96

Franco Zeffirelli, the Italian director known for his interpretations of the work of the Bard on film and onstage, died Friday in Rome following a long illness. The filmmaker, one of the only living people shown to have been directly descended from Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), was 96. The film that is his most lasting…
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Past & Curious: ‘9 to 5’ Reunion, Mr. Rogers Returns & More!

Links to the past with relevance today ... This would be her 2nd time at the rodeo. (GIF via GIPHY) EXTRATV: Time's running out for a proper 9 to 5 (1980) sequel (What would the characters be doing in their seventies and eighties? Fighting mandatory retirement?), but the cast of that gem just might be…
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Over 50 Stars Turning 80 in 2019!

The year 2019 will bring many changes, but one very big change for these celebs is that all will turn the big 8-0 in the new year! Some of these may surprise you ... (more…)
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