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Cloris Leachman, Oscar & Emmy Legend, Dies @ 94

Cloris Leachman, the Oscar winner best known for her TV work on Mary Tyler Moore — and who racked up a record-setting nine Emmy wins — has died at 94, ExtraTV reports. Her career lasted over 70 years. (Image via Playbill) Leachman died of natural causes at home in Encinitas, California. Her daughter Dinah was with…
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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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What’s Up, Child Actor Dies, Roe v Roe & More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Just what the Doc ordered (GIF via GIPHY) NYT: A revisitation of the screwball pastiche What's Up, Doc? (1972). Are you a fan? (I never was! I'm sorry!) PEOPLE: Little Richard, who died this month at 87, was buried after a short service in Alabama. KENNETH IN THE…
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