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Vintage Packages, Eddie Van Halen Tribute, RIP Jim Steinman & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Michael would've been nice to Landon. (Image via video still) POSEIDON'S UNDERWORLD: A massive list of massively endowed TV and movie actors. Hey, a guy gets bored! https://youtu.be/pjauGJZJ8ho DO YOU REMEMBER?: Nancy Wilson has a great Eddie Van Halen tribute song. Queen of Pop selfies are rare. (Image…
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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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‘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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Robert Rodan of ‘Dark Shadows’ Dies @ 83

Robert Rodan, whose brooding performance as the monster Adam on Dark Shadows (1968) teased and pleased fans of the trippy alterna-soap, reportedly died March 25, 2021, of heart failure. Anything but a monster! (Image via ABC) He was 83. Born Robert Trimas in Newark, New Jersey, on January 30, 1938, the 6'4" actor actually had…
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Kim Tyler of ‘Please Don’t Eat the Daisies’ Dies

Kim Tyler, the former child actor best remembered for his performance on the TV version of Please Don't Eat the Daisies, died February 10 of cancer. Tyler on The Addams Family (Image via NBC) He was 66. Tyler's death went virtually unnoticed until a paid announcement by his family placed in the print edition of…
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