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  1. Adam Lenhardt

    RIP Wilford Brimley

    The iconic actor of the silver screen and those iconic Quaker Oats and Liberty Medical diabetes commercials has passed away at the age of 85. The cause was kidney disease. Film roles included Cocoon, The Thing, The Natural, The China Syndrome, The Firm, My Fellow Americans, Tender Mercies, 10...
  2. Wayne_j

    RIP - Kenny Rogers

    https://deadline.com/2020/03/kenny-rogers-dead-country-music-icon-was-81-1202889317/ Country music star Kenny Rogers died Friday night in Sandy Springs, Georgia. He was 81. According to a statement posted by his family on Twitter, the singer, songwriter, actor and producer passed away at...
  3. Adam Lenhardt

    Kellye Nakahara, Nurse Kellye on "M*A*S*H", has passed away at 72

    The cause was cancer. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/kellye-nakahara-wallett-dead-actress-mash-dies-at-72-1279682
  4. Neil Brock

    CBS Home Video/MOD RIP

    Say bye bye. The department has been dissolved. It remains to be seen as to what will happen as far as any future releases go, but I wouldn't hold my breath for any. Gunsmoke will likely still be finished but as far as anything else goes (Bonanza, Our Miss Brooks, Ben Casey, etc.), I hate to say...
  5. JohnHopper

    Robert Walker, Jr. has passed at 79

    https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/star-trek-actor-robert-walker-jr-dies-79-1203427571/ Son of Golden Age actor Robert Walker, Robert Jr. has a similar career as Peter Fonda. I remembered him in Star Trek ("Charlie X") and The Invaders ("Panic") but also in The Big Valley ("My Son, My Son"), The...
  6. bmasters9

    RIP Leonard Goldberg...

    You probably don't know it by now, but legendary television producer Leonard Goldberg (who made shows like Charlie's Angels, Hart to Hart, and T.J. Hooker alongside equally legendary Aaron Spelling) passed on recently at 85 from complications of a fall (obituary from the L.A. Times)...
  7. RobertR

    RIP Robert Walker Jr.

    Best known for playing Charlie in the Star Trek episode Charlie X, coincidentally written by DC Fontana.
  8. RobertR

    RIP DC Fontana

    She contributed greatly to the original Star Trek. https://www.startrek.com/news/dc-fontana-1939-2019
  9. Walter Kittel

    RIP - Ginger Baker

    Just read on CNN that Ginger Baker passed at the age of 80. For my money, one of the great Rock and Roll drummers; maybe my favorite. Always loved his work on Disraeli Gears, particularly on Tales of Brave Ulysses. - Walter.
  10. Garysb

    RIP Diahann Carroll

    She also landed an historic Tony Award, plus an Oscar nomination for her performance in 'Claudine.' Diahann Carroll, the captivating singer and actress who came from the Bronx to win a Tony Award, receive an Oscar nomination and make television history with her turns on Julia and Dynasty, died...
  11. Robert Crawford

    RIP Ric Ocasek of The Cars

    May he R.I.P. https://pagesix.com/2019/09/15/the-cars-frontman-ric-ocasek-found-dead-in-manhattan-townhouse/?_ga=2.108998274.1220318598.1568452154-1134204799.1550368035
  12. ChristopherG

    RIP - Eddie Money

    https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/eddie-money-two-tickets-to-paradise-singer-dead-at-70
  13. Ronald Epstein

    RIP Arte Johnson

    https://deadline.com/2019/07/arte-johnson-dead-laugh-in-emmy-winner-lover-at-first-bite-1202641747/
  14. Sam Favate

    RIP Peter Allan Fields

    Veteran TV writer (and former lawyer) Peter Allan Fields passed away earlier this week. He had a long career writing for TV, starting with The Man From UNCLE, and going through Star Trek: The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine. He wrote, among many others, TNG's much-loved The Inner Light...
  15. T

    RIP Filmaf.com (catalogue transfer options?)

    With FILMAF ceasing activities on June 10. Can anyone recommend another good DVD and Blu-ray collection database.
  16. Adam Lenhardt

    RIP Peggy Lipton

    Model-turned-actress Peggy Lipton has passed away at 72, after her colon cancer came back. Lipton started modeling at age 15 and moved to Los Angeles in 1964. She rose to fame with "The Mod Squad", Aaron Spelling's hit counterculture police drama that ran on ABC from 1968 to 1973. Her character...
  17. Darby67

    Larry Cohen RIP

    Sad news for fans of The Invaders, The Defenders, The Fugitive, Branded, etc.: https://variety.com/2019/film/obituaries-people-news/larry-cohen-dead-dies-cult-horror-writer-director-its-alive-1203170986/
  18. Ken Koc

    RIP Andre Previn

    When Andre Previn composed film scores, they were extraordinary and memorable. "Bad Day at Black Rock", "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" , "One Two Three", "Two for the Seesaw", "Pepe", "Elmer Gantry", "Dead Ringer", "The Fortune Cookie", "Kiss Me Stupid" and my personal favorite " Inside...
  19. RICK BOND

    Peter Tork RIP

    Peter Tork of the Monkees has died at 77
  20. Adam Lenhardt

    RIP Scott Wilson

    The veteran actor has passed away at the age of 76 from complications of leukemia. He made his acting debut in 1967 with In the Heat of the Night, the Best Picture for 1967. He received a Golden Globe nomination for his supporting role in 1980's The Ninth Configuration. He acted in over 50...
  21. T

    Audrey Wells RIP

    Died at age 58. One of my all time favorite films was UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN.
  22. Adam Lenhardt

    RIP Bill Daily (1927-2018)

    The actor and comedian, best known as the astronaut Roger Healey on "I Dream of Jeannie" and next-door neighbor Howard Borden on "The Bob Newhart Show", has passed away at 91. "Jeannie" star Barbara Eden tweeted the following in tribute: "Our favorite zany astronaut, Bill Daily has passed...
  23. Wayne_j

    RIP Aretha Franklin

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/16/entertainment/aretha-franklin-dead/index.html Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, died of cancer at the age of 76.
  24. Sam Favate

    RIP Harlan Ellison 1934-2018

    Science fiction writer and frequent TV contributor Harlan Ellison has died. He was 84. Www.cbr.com/Harlan-ellison-Dies-84/
  25. Robin9

    Eunice Gayson: RIP

    Eunice Gayson, the first girl to dally with James Bond on screen, has died at the age of 90. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/eunice-gayson-the-first-bond-girl-dies-aged-90/ar-AAyqD6g?ocid=spartandhp May she rest in peace.
  26. T

    Anthony Bourdain RIP

    Died of apparent suicide in France.
  27. Garysb

    RIP Patricia Morison Passes At 103

    Here is clip of "Kiss Me Kate" from 1958, ten years after the Broadway production opened Per Deadine. Known more for theater than film, she was the original "Kate" on Broadway in "Kiss Me, Kate" Actress Patricia Morison, who brought a touch of grace and style to even her anti-heroine film...
  28. Garysb

    RIP Margot Kidder

    Per the NY Daily News. Margot Kidder, who starred as the Lois Lane to Christopher Reeve's Clark Kent in four "Superman" films in the late '70s and '80s, died Sunday at her home in Montana. She was 69. The actress's cause of death is unknown, and TMZ reports she is survived by one daughter...
  29. MatthewA

    RIP Paul Junger Witt (producer of SOAP, BENSON, GOLDEN GIRLS, and EMPTY NEST)

    Variety has the sad news here.
  30. Adam Lenhardt

    RIP Harry Anderson

    This one is pretty shocking to me. He was only 65. Most famous for Judge Harry T. Stone on "Night Court", he'll always be the (fictionalized) Dave Barry on "Dave's World" to me.