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Olivia de Havilland, Golden Age Icon, Dies at 104

Less than a month after her 104th birthday, Old Hollywood icon Olivia de Havilland has died in Paris of natural causes. De Havilland won two Oscars in her long career. (GIF via GIPHY) Her publicist Lisa Goldberg confirmed de Havilland's death to The Hollywood Reporter. At the time of her death, she had been the oldest…
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Julie Newmar Unveils 86th B’Day Snap

Lovely Julie Newmar (b. 1933) has many accomplishments under her dancing belt, chief among them her electrifying turn as Stupefyin' Jones in Li'l Abner (1956 Broadway, 1959 film), a 1958 Tony for her performance in The Marriage-Go-Round, early-TV fame as Rhoda the Robot on My Living Doll (1964-1965) and notoriety as Catwoman on Batman (1966-1967).…
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Married John Schneider Marries + Disney Legend Dies & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Did he have a best man, or a good ol' boy? (GIF via GIPHY) PEOPLE: John Schneider, 59, just got married — except he's still married to his most recent wife. Which is "General Lee" not acceptable. He has The Fog-giest. (Image via AVCO-Embassy) VARIETY: John Carpenter, 71,…
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Olivia de Havilland Loses ‘Feud’ Case

Olivia de Havilland, 102, may have helped bring about the demise of the Old Hollywood studio system by using the courts, but her effort to punish Ryan Murphy (b. 1965) for what she felt was an unfair depiction of her has failed. (more…)
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Century Marks: On All Things 100

I turn 50 this year, my parents are 75 and my last grandparent turned 100, so that may be the secret behind my string of age-related posts. In this one, I focus on the magic of 100 ... (more…)
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Dead or Alive: Famously Dead, Surprisingly Alive

This post combines two elements of pop culture nostalgia that regularly come up in terms of celebs of the past — "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she died!" and, "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she is still alive!" ... (more…)
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