Discussion in 'The Moving Picture' started by Lady Day, Jun 2, 2008.
Clare Hollingworth, the Daily Telegraph correspondent who broke the news of World War Two, has died in Hong Kong aged 105.
The British journalist was hailed for her "scoop of the century" after she spotted German tanks on the Polish border in August 1939.
She was already 27 years old when she delivered that scoop. Holy Cats she lived a long life.
Sad in so many ways, comedian and actor Tony Rosato, one of only three people to have been a regular in both Saturday Night Live and SCTV, has died, aged only 62.
In the last decade he spent nearly four years in jail and a mental hospital for several issues.
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Another part of my musical youth has died.
Larry Steinbachek of group Bronski Beat has died from cancer, aged 56 (middle of pic).
Tommy Allsup, One of Buddy Holly's Crickets. Legend has it, he lost the coin toss to Ritchie Valens Febuary 3, 1959 in Clear Water, Iowa. Though Dion DiMucci, of Dion And The Belmonts claims he won the coin toss, but balked at the exorbitant charge of $36.00 for the flight! Either way, history was made that night.
Exorcist author William Blatty has died, aged 89.
No word on whether or not his head spun around vomiting...
I think he "won" either way!
Dick Gautier, arguably best known for portraying Hymie the Robot in the television series Get Smart, died at an assisted living facility on Friday night after a long illness according to his daughter. He was 85 years old.
Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has died at age 82:
Did I miss it or did TCM not do their usual Hollywood Farewell short this year? You know the one where they detail all those we lost in 2016? I was looking for it.
Anthony Armstrong-Jones, better known as Lord Snowdon, former husband of Princess Margaret, died last week aged 86:
Actor Miguel Ferrer died Thursday following a battle with throat cancer; he was 61 years old.
61 is way too early to go. Word has it he was on the set of the "Twin Peaks" sequel reprising his role as Albert when he was taken to the hospital.
This was really sad to hear. Cancer claims yet another at a far too young age.
Loved him in the hilarious "Hot Shots" films.
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