Tag Archives: Saturday Night Live

‘Cocoon’ Actor Wilford Brimley Dies @ 85

Wilford Brimley, the curmudgeonly character actor most famous for Cocoon (1985) and as the no-nonsense face of Quaker Oats and Liberty medical, died Saturday in St. George, Utah. In Absence of Malice and (inset) The Natural (Images via Columbia & TriStar) He was 85. TMZ confirmed that Brimley, who had lived with diabetes (in TV…
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Past & Curious: Gless Is More, Tab Hunter Pillow Talk & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: The Peyton Place stud's final role was 40 years ago. (Image via movie still) THR: RIP Barry Coe — the Peyton Place (1957) actor died last month at 84. Is this Cagney & Lacey or Police Woman?! (GIF via GIPHY) BOY CULTURE: An original Q&A with Sharon Gless,…
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‘SNL’s’ Gay History: All 4 LGBTQ Cast Members

Michael Michaud, author of books on gay actors Sal Mineo and Alan Sues, has kindly written these tributes to the four — count 'em, four! — confirmed LGBTQ cast members who have been featured on Saturday Night Live in its 40-plus years of existence. Amazing how few there have been, but how inspiring that the…
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‘SNL’ Expertly Parodies Bardot & Deneuve

Brigitte Bardot, 83, and Catherine Deneuve, 74, were savagely parodied on Saturday Night Live this week by Kate McKinnon, 34, and Cecily Strong, 33, which made light of their controversial views on the #MeToo and #TIMESUP movements. (more…)
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