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Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on ‘The Addams Family,’ Dies @ 84

Felix Silla, the Italian-born little person whose stunt and acting career led to a surprising number of key character roles, died Friday, April 16, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Silla as Twiki (GIF via GIPHY) He was 84. Silla's death was made public by his Buck Rodgers in the 25th Century (1979-1981) co-star Gil…
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Mac Daddy: Culkin’s 1st Child Born, Ann-Margret on Elvis & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: He'll soon be 40, and is now a daddy! (Image via 20th Century Fox) ESQUIRE: Former child star Macaulay Culkin, 39, has announced the birth of his first child, a son with actress Brenda Song, 33. Dakota Song Culkin — named for his late sister — arrived on April…
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‘Dennis the Menace’ Mom Gloria Henry Dies @ 98

B-movie actress Gloria Henry — best known as mom Alice Mitchell on TV's Dennis the Menace — died Saturday, one day after her 98th birthday. The mother of all mothers (Image via CBS) "It is with great sadness to let [all of] my dear and amazing mother's fans know that she passed peacefully... in her…
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How Margaret O’Brien Got Her Oscar Back

Forties child star Margaret O'Brien, now 84, was one of the little queens of MGM, a big draw who appeared in such hits as Journey for Margaret (1942), Thousands Cheer (1943) and Jane Eyre (1943). Bob Hope (1903-2003) handed her the coveted award. (Images via Margaret O'Brien) Her most famous role wound up being as…
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