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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #210 on: September 26, 2019, 02:47:38 AM »
Ventriloquist Jimmy Nelson, age 90, of complications from a stroke.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #211 on: September 27, 2019, 07:57:27 PM »
Former ambassador Joseph Wilson, who butted heads with the George W. Bush administration over whether Saddam Hussein's government had purchased uranium from Niger and whether his then wife had been outted as a CIA operative from this, passes on at 69: 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/joseph-wilson-who-challenged-iraq-war-narrative-dies-at-69/ar-AAHWK4y?ocid=mailsignout 

Also, Rob Garrison, best known as Cobra Kai alumnus Tommy in the Karate Kid ("Get him a body bag!") passes on at 59 after a long illness: 

 https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/rob-garrison-karate-kid-actor-dies-at-59/ar-AAHWFTG?ocid=mailsignout

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #212 on: September 27, 2019, 09:36:16 PM »
Actress Linda Porter, who played elderly Cloud 9 employee Myrtle on the NBC sitcom Superstore among roles in Twin Peaks: The Return, 2 Broke Girls, American Horror Story: Murder House, and Gilmore Girls has died from cancer at age 86.

https://deadline.com/2019/09/linda-porter-dead-superstore-twin-peaks-actress-1202747068/

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #213 on: October 02, 2019, 04:13:07 PM »
Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill passes on at age 88 and after 47 years in sole control of the club; his family has owned the team since the 30s and will continue in this through his son Michael for the foreseeable future: 


https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/cardinals-owner-bill-bidwill-dies-at-the-age-of-88/ar-AAIaZyw?ocid=spartandhp

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #214 on: October 04, 2019, 01:08:24 PM »
Diahann  Carroll, who starred in the 1969 dramedy Julia and later on Dynasty, age 84 of cancer.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #215 on: October 05, 2019, 01:39:46 AM »
Diahann  Carroll, who starred in the 1969 dramedy Julia and later on Dynasty, age 84 of cancer.

RIP Diahann Carroll.  :cry:

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #216 on: October 05, 2019, 11:05:16 AM »
Animation director Alan Zaslove, a major contributor to the shows that formed the core of the Disney Afternoon, passes on at 92; his career also included stints at UPA and Hanna-Barbera among other studios, as well as work on A Charlie Brown Christmas: 


https://www.animationmagazine.net/people/passings/veteran-animator-alan-zaslove-dies-at-age-92/?fbclid=IwAR1wjnFWY7oMVhqotZKdkxcIL-OIHxotD4klPlbpT0XmuLgn9ukOYyOBB1Q

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #217 on: October 06, 2019, 09:48:03 AM »
Ginger Baker, drummer for Cream and Blind Faith, age 80. Cause not disclosed.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #218 on: October 06, 2019, 07:01:11 PM »
Stand-up comedian, celebrity panelist on numerous game shows, and the host of the short-lived $1.98 Beauty Show Rip Taylor has died at age 84.
https://deadline.com/2019/10/rip-tayler-dead-hollywood-comedy-icon-obituary-1202753636/

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #219 on: October 07, 2019, 03:50:10 AM »
Stand-up comedian, celebrity panelist on numerous game shows, and the host of the short-lived $1.98 Beauty Show Rip Taylor has died at age 84.
https://deadline.com/2019/10/rip-tayler-dead-hollywood-comedy-icon-obituary-1202753636/

RIP Rip Taylor.  :cry:

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #220 on: October 11, 2019, 11:10:46 PM »
Robert Forster, Oscar-nominated for his performance as a nefarious bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, who had roles in Breaking Bad, The Grid, Mulholland Drive, etc. has died from brain cancer today at age 78.
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/robert-forster-dead-resurgent-oscar-nominee-jackie-brown-was-78-1218184

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #221 on: October 12, 2019, 07:54:29 PM »
I just now found out that on July 23, 2019, David Hedison passed away at the age of 92. Probably a moot point at this juncture, but considering Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is one of my favorite series, I just had to mention it. RIP David Hedison.  :cry:
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #222 on: Yesterday at 07:44:43 PM »
Stephen Moore, known for his role as Marvin the Paranoid Android in the radio and television adaptations of "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy" has died at the age of 81, cause of and date of death not disclosed.
https://variety.com/2019/legit/news/stephen-moore-dead-dies-doctor-who-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy-1203369141/