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2022 Obituaries Thread
« on: January 01, 2022, 10:38:29 AM »
Bitterly, another year begins with the death of a Denver Broncos legend. Former Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Reeves has passed away at age 77.

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/32972670/dan-reeves-former-nfl-coach-player-dies-77?platform=amp
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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2022, 05:24:36 PM »
Stephen J. Lawrence, composer for songs on Sesame Street for which he won three Emmys, age 82. No cause given.
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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2022, 10:58:00 PM »
Max Julien, star of the cult classic film "The Mack" died at the age of 88: https://deadline.com/2022/01/max-julien-dead-the-mack-star-was-88-obituary-1234903580/

Also, Robert Bruce, one of the cast members of AMC's "Comic Book Men," was found dead on Friday at the age of 62: https://deadline.com/2022/01/comic-book-men-star-robert-bruce-found-dead-nj-storage-unit-1234903630/

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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2022, 10:37:09 AM »
Roger Dobkowitz reports that Jay Wolpert has passed away.

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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2022, 01:58:05 PM »
Confirmation here from the Hollywood Reporter.
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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2022, 12:51:59 PM »
Peter Bogdanovich, who directed such movies as "Paper Moon" and "The Last Picture Show", passed away today from natural causes at age 82: https://variety.com/2022/film/obituaries-people-news/peter-bogdanovich-dead-dies-director-1235148166/(the article does not say that he died from natural causes)

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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2022, 01:25:05 PM »
He also directed "What's Up Doc?"

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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2022, 10:34:58 AM »
Actor Sir Sidney Poitier (A Raisin In the Sun, In the Heat of the Night), age 94.
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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2022, 03:58:52 PM »
Dwayne Hickman, star of the 50s CBS comedy The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, age 87 of Parkinson's Disease. It's been said he was the basis for Fred on Scooby-Doo.
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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2022, 04:47:50 PM »
The organizer and co-creator of the Woodstock music festival Michael Lang died at age 77: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/michael-lang-woodstock-organizer-dies-060027484.html

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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2022, 07:44:23 PM »
TMZ is reporting that Bob Saget, from Full House, America's Funniest Home Videos, and 1 vs. 100, has passed at the age of 65.

https://www.tmz.com/2022/01/09/bob-saget-dead-dies-hotel-comedian-full-house/
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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2022, 07:45:12 PM »
Bob Saget known for Danny tanner on full house, has passed away at age 65

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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2022, 07:53:05 PM »
Whoa.  While his personality went from that friendly lovable one to a harsher one (and not a big deal), he was still the man.  Enjoyed him on Full House & FHV; part of my TV viewing back in the day.  RIP.
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Re: 2022 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2022, 08:15:27 PM »
You have got to be kidding me.

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