Tag Archives: Celebrities

Rest in Peace, Jill Clayburgh

6 Nov

Jill Clayburgh, an Oscar-nominated actress known for portraying strong, independent women, died on Friday at her home in Lakeville, Conn. She was 66.

Read more:  New York Times

Jill Clayburgh
April 30, 1944 – November 5, 2010


Rest in Peace, Julia Sugarbaker

11 Apr

Dixie Virginia Carter
May 25, 1939 – April 10, 2010

‘Designing Women’ star Dixie Carter dies of cancer
The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Designing Women” star Dixie Carter, whose Southern charm and natural beauty won her a host of television roles, has died at age 70.

Rest in Peace, Meinhardt Raabe

10 Apr

Meinhardt Raabe
September 2, 1915 – April 9, 2010

Meinhardt Raabe, Famous Munchkin, Is Dead at 94
The New York Times

Meinhardt Raabe, otherwise known as the Munchkin Cororner based on his 13 second uncredited appearance in “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” passed away yesterday at the age of 94.

Rest in Peace, John Forsythe

3 Apr

‘Dynasty’ actor John Forsythe dies at 92
The Washington Post

John Forsythe
January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010

Born on this Day, April 2, 1908

2 Apr

Buddy Ebsen
April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003

Best known to television audiences as the Hillbilly Jed Clampett, Buddy Ebsen began his career as a dancer with MGM Studios. He was originally cast as the Tin Man in the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. When Ebsen nearly died because of aluminum dust used in his makeup, he was replaced with Jack Haley.

Ebsen returned to television in 1973 as Detective Barnaby Jones.

Born on this Day, April 1, 1932

1 Apr

Debbie Reynolds
born Mary Frances Reynolds; April 1, 1932

Born on this Day, March 31, 1934

31 Mar

Actress Shirley Jones, born March 31, 1934

Born on this Day, March 25, 1947

25 Mar

Sir Elton John

Rest in Peace, Robert Culp

24 Mar

Robert Martin Culp
August 16, 1930 – March 24, 2010

Robert Culp, who starred in `I Spy,’ dead at 79
Associated Press via Breitbart

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Robert Culp, the versatile actor who teamed with Bill Cosby in the groundbreaking comedy-adventure TV series “I Spy,” has died. He was 79.

Born on this Day, Grima Wormtongue

18 Mar

Late is the hour in which this conjurer chooses to appear. ~ Grima Wormtongue on the arrival of Gandalf.

Actor Brad Dourif
Born March 18, 1950