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Gregory Sierra of ‘Sanford and Son,’ ‘Barney Miller’ Dies @ 83

Gregory Sierra, known to all classic TV fans for his groundbreaking roles on Sanford and Son and Barney Miller, died January 4 in Laguna Woods, California. Sierra, 83, had battled cancer. His death was reported by ExtraTV. Born on January 25, 1937, in New York City, he had a hardscrabble existence after being abandoned by…
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Tippi at 91, Scoop on ‘This Was Hollywood,’ Dolly Mounring & More!

Links to the past: A coupla birds (Image via Instagram) INSTAGRAM: Melanie Griffith proudly shared photos of her living-legend mom Tippi Hedren in honor of the Hitchcock heroine's 91st, writing: "Happy Birthday Mom!! You are as beautiful today , at 91 years old , as you were at 22 in this first photo. I love…
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Lucie Arnaz Defends Nicole Kidman’s Casting as Lucy

As you may have read, Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem are now set to play Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in the upcoming feature film Being the Ricardos. Lucie will have your balls if you don't calm down! (Image via CBS) Many fans are apoplectic at Kidman's casting, having a hard time envisioning her evoking…
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Raunchy Hollywood, Phil Spector Dies, Betty White Lives & More!

Links to the past: In like Flynn (Image via Last Movie Outpost) LAST MOVIE OUTPOST: A deep dive into the hedonism of the Garden of Allah, a Hollywood hot spot from the late 20s through the end of the 50s where such A-listers as Errol Flynn used to romp with abandon. Spector in 2019 (Image…
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Screech Cancer Scare, Lucy Biopic Has ‘Splaining to Do & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Diamond hasn't been close with his castmates in years. (GIF via GIPHY) TMZ: Saved by the Bell's "Screech," Dustin Diamond, who just turned 44, has been hospitalized with what doctors fear may be cancer. PAGE 6: Bruce Willis, 65, left a Rite Aid in COVID-19-drenched L.A. because he…
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Ralph Macchio on a ‘Karate Kid’ Frenemy Turned Friend

Ralph Macchio, 59, and William Zabka, 55, were mortal enemies in The Karate Kid (1985), but he's opening up about how their real-life friendship is closer than ever. Co-star Martin Kove, 74, posted this image in 2019, showing Zabka on the left and Macchio on the right. (Image via Twitter) Macchio told ExtraTV: “We better…
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Broadway Legend Ann Reinking Dies @ 71

Famed for her dancing — and her romantic and creative affiliation with legendary director and choregrapher Bob Fosse (1927-1987) — Broadway singer, dancer, choreographer and actress Ann Reinking died Saturday, December 12, at 71 in Washington. Reinking was a towering influencer in her field. (GIF via GIPHY) No cause of death has been released. Born November 10,…
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Ford Returns as Indiana Jones, RIP Barbara Windsor & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Hairy-son Ford ... (Image via Lucasfilm) BBC: Harrison Ford, 78, has signed up for a fifth — and final — gig as Indiana Jones. I recently rewatched all four and must say Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) — aside from "Anything Goes" — is complete…
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