2018 Losses, notable or notorious

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby lesliepaul » Oct 29th, 2018, 11:47 pm

American singer/songwriter/guitarist Tony Joe White died on October 24th, 2018.

………...his biggest hit was a great song...…….."Polk Salad Annie".

R.I.P.

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby Frisk » Nov 12th, 2018, 12:09 pm

Stan Lee has passed away at age 95.
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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby oneh2obabe » Nov 12th, 2018, 12:45 pm

The Stratford Festival says it is mourning the loss of a "rare artist" and one of its pioneers, Douglas Rain, who died at the age of 90 on Sunday morning.

Rain played a range of roles at the theatre including Malvolio in "Twelfth Night", the title role in "King John" and Prince Hal in "Henry IV, Part 1."

The festival said Rain "made an indelible mark on popular culture" as the voice of the computer, known as Hal 9000, in Stanley Kubrick’s film "2001: A Space Odyssey."

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 12th, 2018, 1:04 pm

Frisk wrote:Stan Lee has passed away at age 95.


:cry:

https://www.castanet.net/news/Entertainment/241743/Stan-Lee-signs-off-forever

I will miss his cameos in the Marvel films.
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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby the truth » Nov 12th, 2018, 1:46 pm

RIP.........MR LEE
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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby GordonH » Nov 12th, 2018, 2:15 pm

Thank-you Stan for many hours of comic book reading as a kid, my condolences to his family and friends. Rest in peace Stan
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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby Glacier » Nov 15th, 2018, 12:00 pm

Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, dies at 85

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby Glacier » Nov 16th, 2018, 12:58 pm

Bill Goldman, the man who wrote the "Princess Bride" and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" has died at 87.

https://variety.com/2018/film/news/will ... 203030474/

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby Queen K » Nov 16th, 2018, 1:00 pm

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/obit ... -dead.html

She had to play the cruel mother but in my opinion she had the best role. Especially when they made her play a bar girl in a city. Hilarious!

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby oneh2obabe » Nov 25th, 2018, 6:47 pm

Ricky Jay, a master magician who also acted in films and TV shows such as “Boogie Nights,” “House of Games” and “Deadwood,” died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 72.

Jay’s manager, Winston Simone, said he died of natural causes, adding, “He was one of a kind. We will never see the likes of him again.”

His attorney Stan Coleman confirmed his death. His partner in the Deceptive Practices company, Michael Weber, tweeted, “I am sorry to share that my remarkable friend, teacher, collaborator and co-conspirator is gone.”

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby oneh2obabe » Dec 2nd, 2018, 9:42 am

Ken Berry, the veteran comic actor who starred in such 1960s, '70s and '80s sitcoms as "F-Troop," "Mayberry, RFD" and the "Carol Burnett Show" spinoff "Mama's Family," died Saturday at the age of 85.

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby oneh2obabe » Dec 18th, 2018, 12:47 pm

Penny Marshall, film director and TV's 'Laverne,' dies at 75.

Even without "Laverne & Shirley," Penny Marshall –who died Monday at 75 of complications from diabetes, her spokeswoman told CBS and the Los Angeles Times – would count as Hollywood royalty. She was the sister of late TV mogul Garry Marshall and the ex-wife of Rob Reiner, which ties her to two great comedy traditions.

More importantly, on her own she became one of the most successful female film directors of all time, with hits such as "Big," "Awakenings" and "A League of Their Own" to her credit.

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby GordonH » Dec 19th, 2018, 1:46 pm

My condolences to your family and friends.
Thank-you Penny Marshall for the many laughs both in front of the camera as well behind.
Everything from Laverne & Shirley (in front of the camera) to Jumping Jack Flash, Big & A League of their Own (behind the camera).

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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby oneh2obabe » Dec 28th, 2018, 7:20 am

Frank Adonis, who starred in Goodfellas, has died. He was 83.

The actor, best known for his role as Anthony Stabile in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film, died Wednesday night in Las Vegas, according to TMZ.

https://people.com/movies/frank-adonis- ... ctor-dead/
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Re: 2018 Losses, notable or notorious

Postby just popping in » Dec 31st, 2018, 10:40 am

Mike Taylor, keyboardist/vocalist with Walk off the Earth, Burlington, Ont. band.

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