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‘Isis’ Star JoAnna Cameron Dies @ 70

JoAnna Cameron, the star of the CBS Saturday morning show Isis — later dubbed The Secrets of Isis — of the '70s, has died following a stroke. She was just 70. Cameron's Isis seemed to inform Carter's Wonder Woman (GIF via GIPHY) Cameron's Isis co-star Joanna Pang Atkins, announced the death on Twitter, writing: "Sad to…
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Peter Scolari of ‘Bosom Buddies,’ ‘Girls’ Dies @ 66

So sad to report the death of Peter Scolari after a two-year cancer battle. He was 66. My pic of Peter from 2019, plus his inscription to me. (Images by Matthew Rettenmund & ABC) Scolari was born on September 12, 1955, in New Rochelle, New York. As a young actor, he made his film debut…
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Betty Lynn, ‘Andy Griffith Show’ Veteran, Dies @ 95

Betty Lynn, who played Barney Fife's wholesome — and patient! — girlfriend Thelma Lou on The Andy Griffith Show, died on Saturday at 95. A Facebook post from the Andy Griffith Museum confirmed her death, and reported it followed a brief illness. Lynn in the '40s (Image via head shot) Born August 29, 1926, in…
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Judge Judy Drops Byrd, Tori Spelling’s Luke Perry Regrets & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Hawkins-Byrd & Sheindlin in 2018 (Image via Twitter) DO YOU REMEMBER?: Petri Hawkins-Byrd, 64, the ever-stoic bailiff on Judge Judy for 25 years, is venting — turns out he was not asked to join Judge Judy Sheindlin, 78, on her new venture, Judy Justice: “She informed me I…
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‘Old Yeller’ Star Tommy Kirk Dies @ 79

So sad to read that Tommy Kirk, the winsome star of Disney's phenomenally popular — and deeply sad — family film Old Yeller (1957), has died. Tommy was the ultimate boy-next-door for Disney (Image via Walt Disney) He was 79. ExtraTV reports the retired actor was found dead at home in Las Vegas yesterday, September 28, by…
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20 Emmys In Memoriam Snubs

The Emmys' in memoriam segment included a lot of people I was worried they'd forget — but it inexplicably forgot quite a few others. No sale?! (Image via CBS) Maybe if the Queen's Gambit director had shut his trap sooner? Just as bad, the director decided to shoot a lot of footage of the performers…
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