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2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby dirtybiker » Jun 25th, 2017, 3:14 pm

Lady tehMa wrote:
Yup - apparently a hoax. Husband scolded me about it. :sosorry:


Holy crap, made my ticker skip.

Not even sure why, I don't know him on a personal basis, just through film.

One of my all time faves.
"Don't 'p' down my neck then tell me it's raining!"

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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby GordonH » Jun 29th, 2017, 2:27 pm

A link to my post in the Sport Thread:
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=34661&p=2204471#p2204471

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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby Queen K » Jul 21st, 2017, 4:32 pm

And two rock n' rollers have passed away lately.

Kenny Shields of Streetheart for one.

https://www.castanet.net/news/Entertain ... dead-at-69
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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby Queen K » Jul 21st, 2017, 4:41 pm

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/ ... r-confirms

And Chester Bennington of Linkin Park.

Now I am going to say this, it's odd that so many entertainers seem to choose death by hanging. Is there a commonality to this?

(Thanks for the catch Lady teMah, not auto correct so much as auto correct in my head. :D )
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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby Queen K » Jul 22nd, 2017, 9:06 am

And now John Heard, famous actor from Home Alone and many other films.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/jo ... -1.4217535
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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby Queen K » Aug 6th, 2017, 7:50 pm

https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#203617

Founder of the Giller Prize which promotes and encourages Canadian authors. :cry:
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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby lesliepaul » Aug 7th, 2017, 12:49 pm

Sam Sheppard last week.................playright and actor.

The Right Stuff and Thunderheart were two of his movies I enjoyed. Many, many more movies to his credit.

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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby Piecemaker » Aug 8th, 2017, 2:41 pm

It's possible to do all the right things and still get a bad result.

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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby GordonH » Aug 8th, 2017, 4:27 pm

Was never big fan of his music, his acting was not academy award worthy. He was in one of my favorite movies the original True Grit.

My condolences to his Family & Friends, rest in peace Glen
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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby Nooby » Aug 8th, 2017, 5:00 pm

Not a big fan of his songs either but I was always very appreciative of his guitar playing talents. I did always like this collaboration:



Pretty amazing also how he was able to perform up until a couple of years ago despite his awful illness.

RIP

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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby lesliepaul » Aug 8th, 2017, 10:59 pm

RIP Glen Campbell................great voice (Galveston) and an amazing guitar player. I'm a Rock and Roll and Blues fan from way back and you were one of the first country players I took notice of.
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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby GordonH » Aug 20th, 2017, 3:30 pm

Martin & Lewis
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1TWhFmCRdoU

Thank-you Jerry for your many years involvement with MDA & hosting theTelethon. As well the many years of hilarious entertainment you made.

My condolences to the Family and Friends, rest in peace Jerry.

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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby Glacier » Aug 21st, 2017, 4:19 pm

I just checked GordonH's Death List. so far 10 of 50 have died. This is turning out to be a good year in the prediction department.

6th time is lucky for Jerry Lewis.
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Re: 2017 Losses of the Famous and Infamous

Postby jimmy4321 » Aug 24th, 2017, 6:54 pm

Jay Thomas died, always taught he was funny, kinda oddball.
Seems to have done a little of everything.
On "Cheers" he died by Zamboni

http://globalnews.ca/news/3695075/jay-t ... eers-dead/
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