Tag Archives: Marlon Brando

Sacheen Littlefeather, Activist and Brando’s Oscar Emissary, Dies @ 75

Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather, who was famously enlisted by Marlon Brando to turn down his Oscar for The Godfather (1972) on live television, died Sunday, October 2, 2022, at her Marin County, California home. On her way to deliver some truth (GIF via GIPHY) She was 75. Littlefeather had previously announced she had terminal…
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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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Past & Curious: Brando, ‘Pet Sematary,’ Trebek & More!

Links from the past with relevance today: Great actor, and could've coasted on his looks! (Image via movie still) GR8ERDAYS (PLEASE FOLLOW): Brando was born 95 years ago this week. He's already been gone 15 years! Pet out (GIF via Paramount) L.A. TIMES: Director Mary Lambert, 67, reminsces about her struggle to get female-centered movies…
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Noir & TV Vet Richard Erdman Dies @ 93

Richard Erdman, whose film career stretched back 75 years, and who had more recently become a familiar face on TV's Community, died Saturday, March 16, THR reported. He was 93. His death was confirmed by film historian Alan K. Rode with no other details provided. Born June 1, 1925, in Enid, Oklahoma, the actor earned…
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