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Louise Fletcher, Oscar Winner as Nurse Ratched, Dies @ 88

Oscar winner Louise Fletcher, known for her iconic portrayal of evil Nurse Ratched in the 1975 hit One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, died Friday of natural causes at 88. Andrew Bick, her son, confirmed to THR that Fletcher died at her Montdurausse, France, home. Few performances have touched the soulless perfection of Fletcher's take on Ratched.…
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Brilliant Baddie Henry Silva Dies Just Shy of 96

Henry Silva was always so good at playing so bad, earning a spot in our memories for the intensity of his performances and that unusually cruel, menacingly handsome mug The peripheral Rat Packer (Dean Martin's daughter remembered him on Twitter upon his death), who was so popular in Hollywood, died Wednesday in Woodland Hills, California,…
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Mark Miller of ‘Please Don’t Eat the Daisies’ Dies @ 97

Mark Miller, who played wholesome suburban dad Jim Nash on TV's Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965-1967), died September 9 at his Santa Monica home of natural causes. Oh, father ... (Image via NBC) He was 97. Miller's daughter, actress Penelope Ann Miller, announced his passing. Born in Houston on November 20, 1924, he studied…
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Betty White Auction: Outfits, Autographs, SAG Award & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: This is me in September. (Image via NBC) JULIEN'S AUCTIONS: The first big Betty White sale is coming September 23, and it includes over 1,000 items from the personal collection of the First Lady of Television. Mixed in with animal-themed doo-dads and jewelry, you'll find original scripts from…
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Olivia Newton-John, ‘Grease’ Star and Pop Phenom, Dies @ 73

Olivia Newton-John, remembered by generations of moviegoers for her performance as Sandy in the movie musical Grease, and one of the last century's most successful singers, died Monday, August 8, 2022, of cancer — 30 years after she began her battle. A real-life goddess (GIF via GIPHY) She was 73. Newton-John had been diagnosed with…
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Olivia Newton-John: 15 Quintessential Songs

The passing of Olivia Newton-John today, August 8, 2022, at 73 leaves a gaping hole in so many of our childhoods — she is just the latest '80s great (and '70s, too!) to die far too young. Oh, Sandy ... (Image via Universal) Her discography is immaculate, and runs the gamut from country-and-western to bubblegum-pop,…
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‘Magnum, P.I.’ Star Roger E. Mosley Dies @ 83 After Car Crash

Roger E. Mosley, who appeared on more than 150 episodes of the '80s classic Magnum, P.I. with Tom Selleck, has died at 83 following a car crash. Following the accident, which happened Thursday in Lynwood, California, Mosley was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A., where he died early Sunday, August 7, 2022. Mosley with…
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