Tag Archives: Marilyn Monroe

Nehemiah Persoff, ‘Some Like It Hot’ & ‘Yentl’ Actor, Dies @ 102

The man whose character was the subject of Barbra Streisand's plaintive ballad "Papa Can You Hear Me" has died at 102. In "Judgment Night," a classic Twilight Zone episode (Image via video still) Nehemiah Persoff, a veteran character actor with well over 200 performances to his name, died Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The charter member…
Read more

Joan Copeland, Broadway & Soap Actress, Sister of Arthur Miller, Dies @ 99

Joan Copeland, a longtime fixture of the New York stage who was the younger sister of playwright Arthur Miller (1915-2005), died early Tuesday, January 4, at 99. Born June 1, 1922 — exactly four years before her future sister-in-law Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) — Copeland's theater credits included Detective Story (1949), Not for Children (1951), Handful of…
Read more

‘Golden Girls’ Reimagined, Fonda’s Latest Chapter & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Thank you for being a friend. Not a white friend, not a Black friend. A friend. (Image via Zoom) ZOOM: Tracee Ellis Ross, 47, Regina King, 49, Sanaa Lathan, 48, and Alfre Woodard, 67, are the main cast reading a script from The Golden Girls tonight, Tuesday, September…
Read more

Marilyn Forever, Tom Petty’s Family Warns Trump & More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Marilyn scratches an Itch (Image via 20th Century Fox) RICK'S REAL/REEL LIFE: Remembering The Seven Year Itch (1955), one of Marilyn's best. THR: The Tom Petty Estate, and his family, are pissed off that Trump used "I Won't Back Down" at his rally. https://twitter.com/tompetty/status/1274527971513004033?s=20 How could anyone who…
Read more