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Sacheen Littlefeather, Activist and Brando’s Oscar Emissary, Dies @ 75

Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather, who was famously enlisted by Marlon Brando to turn down his Oscar for The Godfather (1972) on live television, died Sunday, October 2, 2022, at her Marin County, California home. On her way to deliver some truth (GIF via GIPHY) She was 75. Littlefeather had previously announced she had terminal…
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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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Maureen McGovern’s Sad Alzheimer’s Announcement

Yesterday, Maureen McGovern fans were told to expect a major announcement today, Friday, August 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Many hoped it would be info about a long-awaited return to the road. That indelible hit (Image via PYE) Sadly, the news is that McGovern has been diagnosed with "posterior cortical atrophy, with symptoms of Alzheimer's…
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Oscars In Memoriam Snubs & Flubs 2022

It was not the most controversial thing that happened at the 94th Oscars, but as usual, the In Memoriam segment had its fair share of detractors. Anne Rice was a writer, but some of her works were made into very famous films. (Image via selfie) First, there seems to be a cultural divide over whether…
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William Hurt, Oscar Winner, Dies @ 71

William Hurt, an Oscar winner who was one of the most successful leading men of the '80s, has died at 71. Kiss, before dying (Image via Island Alive) His death, reportedly from natural causes, comes about three years after he confirmed he had terminal prostate cancer that had spread. Will, the actor's son, said in a…
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