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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #135 on: May 02, 2021, 01:09:12 PM »
Former NASCAR Busch/Nationwide/Xfinity driver Eric McClure has just passed away, according to a recent post on the NASCAR First Alert Facebook page. No cause given
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« Reply #136 on: May 03, 2021, 11:54:16 AM »
And another sad loss for the racing world--Bobby Unser, three-time Indy 500 winner and later a color commentator for open-wheel racing, has died at age 87.

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« Reply #137 on: May 04, 2021, 02:39:58 AM »
Billie Hayes, Broadway actress (Li'l Abner) and kids show performer (Witchiepoo on H.R. Pufnstuf), age 96 from natural causes.
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« Reply #138 on: May 04, 2021, 03:27:04 AM »
Clayton Schenkelberg, thought to be the longest living survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack, age 103. He died April 14 at a senior care facility in San Diego.
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« Reply #139 on: May 08, 2021, 01:57:56 PM »
Actress Tawny Kitaen, known for her appearances in Whitesnake videos during the 1980s, passed away in her home Friday at age 59. No cause of death was given.
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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #140 on: May 08, 2021, 05:54:19 PM »
Actress Tawny Kitaen, known for her appearances in Whitesnake videos during the 1980s, passed away in her home Friday at age 59. No cause of death was given.

She was also the 2nd female cohost (during seasons 3 and 4) of America's Funniest People who came on after original cohost Arleen Sorkin was fired by Vin Di Bona (which would be a topic for another thread)

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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #141 on: May 09, 2021, 02:07:00 PM »
Wasn't Tawny the girl who sat on car hoods while wearing a long white flowing dress in "Here I Go Again"?

I never knew she appeared in other Whitesnake videos.
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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #142 on: May 09, 2021, 02:25:46 PM »
Wasn't Tawny the girl who sat on car hoods while wearing a long white flowing dress in "Here I Go Again"?
I never knew she appeared in other Whitesnake videos.

Yes.

She was also in "Still of the Night" and "Is This Love?"
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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #143 on: May 11, 2021, 05:34:00 PM »
Actor, producer, and director Norman Lloyd, whose acting career ranged from roles in Alfred Hitchcock’s Saboteur, St. Elsewhere, The Practice, among other roles in a career that dated back to Orson Welles’ Mercury Theater. Passed away May 10 at his home in Los Angeles he was 106.

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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #144 on: May 15, 2021, 12:20:03 AM »
Jerome Young, also known as controversial professional wrestler "New Jack," has passed away of a heart attack at age 58.

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« Reply #145 on: May 18, 2021, 01:57:56 PM »
Actor Charles Grodin, whose known for films such as The Heartbreak Kid, The Great Muppet Caper, Beethoven, along with numerous television appearances. Grodin was 86 when he passed, and the cause of death was bone marrow cancer.

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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #146 on: May 19, 2021, 12:56:00 PM »
Comedian/actor Paul Mooney, who was a writer for Richard Pryor, died on May 19, 2021 from a heart attack.  He was 79.  https://variety.com/2021/film/news/paul-mooney-dead-dies-comedian-1234976595/

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« Reply #147 on: May 25, 2021, 09:11:11 PM »
Samuel E. Wright, the actor who portrayed the voice of Sebastian the Crab in Disney's "Little Mermaid" franchise, has passed away at the age of 74, per this article from The DisInsider.

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« Reply #148 on: May 25, 2021, 09:31:10 PM »
Actor Mark York, best known for playing Billy Merchant on "The Office," died on May 19 at the age of 55. https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/mark-york-dead-the-office-billy-merchant-1234980718/

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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #149 on: May 26, 2021, 07:11:17 PM »
Children's picture book (The Grouchy Ladybug, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, among numerous others) author Eric Carle, passed away Sunday at the age of 91, cause of death not disclosed.