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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #240 on: November 10, 2019, 09:22:48 PM »
Very sad to report that Broadway actress Laurel Griggs died on November 5th from a massive asthma attack at the age of 13. She had also made three appearances on Saturday Night Live, including the Where in the World is Kellyanne Conway? and Bank Breakers game show parodies.
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« Reply #241 on: November 11, 2019, 07:56:13 AM »
Robert Freeman, photographer who set up some of the Beatles' most iconic album covers. age 82, no cause given.
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« Reply #242 on: November 22, 2019, 04:46:10 PM »
Oscar nominated actor Michael J. Pollard (Bonnie & Clyde, Scrooged, Roxanne, age 80. No cause given.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #243 on: November 22, 2019, 11:28:34 PM »
Arthur Marks, producer and director on Perry Mason and Blaxploitation Films has passed on at age 92 on November 13, reported today. No cause given yet.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/arthur-marks-dead-producer-director-perry-mason-blaxploitation-films-was-92-1257411

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #244 on: December 01, 2019, 05:33:29 PM »
Pat Sullivan, former coach and Heisman winning Auburn quarterback, age 69 of throat cancer.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #245 on: December 02, 2019, 02:17:27 PM »
Internet-famous cat Lil' Bub passed away yesterday at the age of 8: https://pitchfork.com/news/lil-bub-famous-internet-cat-dead-at-8/

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« Reply #246 on: December 02, 2019, 03:59:40 PM »
Oh no, first Grumpy Cat a few months ago and now Lil Bub :-(

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« Reply #247 on: December 02, 2019, 06:35:07 PM »
Irving Burgie, the composer behind the calypso hit "Day-O" (popularized again in Beetlejuice), age 95, no cause given.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #248 on: December 03, 2019, 02:47:27 PM »
Dorothy "D.C." Fontana, a veteran television writer perhaps best known for her work on the "Star Trek" franchise, has passed away at age 80 following a brief illness that is unknown as of posting.

https://www.startrek.com/news/dc-fontana-1939-2019

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« Reply #249 on: December 04, 2019, 02:58:35 AM »
The cause was cancer.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #250 on: December 04, 2019, 03:05:00 AM »
Thanks for letting me know, Ccook, about D.C. Fontana's cause of death.

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #251 on: December 05, 2019, 07:36:01 PM »
Leonard Goldberg, a veteran producer who worked on projects like the original "Charlie's Angels," the original "Brian's Song" and the currently-running CBS series "Blue Bloods," has passed away at age 85 from injuries suffered in a fall.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/leonard-goldberg-producer-blue-bloods-charlies-angels-dies-fall-721413

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #252 on: December 06, 2019, 02:42:08 AM »
Leonard Goldberg, a veteran producer who worked on projects like the original "Charlie's Angels," the original "Brian's Song" and the currently-running CBS series "Blue Bloods," has passed away at age 85 from injuries suffered in a fall.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/leonard-goldberg-producer-blue-bloods-charlies-angels-dies-fall-721413

RIP Leonard Goldberg.  :cry:

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #253 on: December 06, 2019, 08:59:34 PM »
Just days after the death of writer D.C. Fontana, another "Star Trek" legend has been lost.

Robert Walker, Jr., an actor perhaps best known for his role as the title character in the original "Star Trek" episode "Charlie X" (which, BTW, was written by D.C. Fontana) has passed away at the age of 79.


https://www.startrek.com/news/robert-walker-jr-1940-2019
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #254 on: December 06, 2019, 09:51:39 PM »
Ron Leibman, perhaps best known as Rachel's father on Friends, passes on 82; he had a long and various career for decades, in such disparate-seeming works as Norma Rae and Zorro:  The Gay Blade 


https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/celebrity/ron-leibman-who-played-rachels-dad-on-friends-dies-at-82/ar-BBXSEQ4?ocid=spartandhp