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Robert Mandan of ‘Soap’ Dies @ 86

Robert Mandan, the silver-haired lothario Chester Tate on Soap (1977-1981), has died at 86, ExtraTV reports. According to THR, a friend reported his death occurred on April 29 following a long illness.  (more…)
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Broadway Vet Allyn Ann McLerie Dies @ 91

Allyn Ann McLerie, the versatile actress who appeared on Broadway from the 1940s, made memorable film appearances, and capped off her career in TV, has died at 91. THR confirmed her death on May 21 in North Bend, Washington. (more…)
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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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Carol Burnett Reveals Why Sitcom Pilot Crashed

Fans of legendary funnylady Carol Burnett (b. 1933) were elated last year when it appeared that she would return to scripted comedy in the form of a sitcom pilot for ABC — but had our hopes dashed when it turned out the pilot was never picked up. (more…)
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