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Nehemiah Persoff, ‘Some Like It Hot’ & ‘Yentl’ Actor, Dies @ 102

The man whose character was the subject of Barbra Streisand's plaintive ballad "Papa Can You Hear Me" has died at 102. In "Judgment Night," a classic Twilight Zone episode (Image via video still) Nehemiah Persoff, a veteran character actor with well over 200 performances to his name, died Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The charter member…
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Every Time an Actor Was Nominated for a Razzie & Oscar for the Same Perf

Jared Leto — Oscar winner for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) — looks like he's cruising toward becoming the fourth actor to receive Razzie and Oscar nominations for the same performance. Heavy on the proscuitto (Image via MGM) Leto's wildly hammy performance in the polarizing House of Gucci was not most people's idea of a Best Supporting…
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Oscar, Grammy, Emmy Winner Marilyn Bergman Dies @ 93

Marilyn Bergman, one half of the songwriting team (with husband Alan) behind a string of iconic movie, TV and radio songs, died Saturday, January 8, at her L.A. home. She was 93. Marilyn & Alan Bergman (Image via video still) The New York Times reports her cause of death as respiratory failure. Born November 10,…
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