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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for the virus, cancels Miami appearance, Fully vaccinated, feeling fine. https://variety.com/2021/music/news/jon-bon-jovi-covid-positive-miami-1235101262/ Edit: Jen Psaki tests positive too. Jen Psaki on Twitter: "Sharing full statement and grateful I am vaccinated and for the amazing Biden team https://t.co/QDokXo47dK" / Twitter
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    I logged in to inform you & all the dear people who liked your post, that Ed Sheeran is "at the other side" of his battle with Covid. He drank a lot of water, slept a lot & took all the vitamines his doctor told him to take. Ed Sheeran reveals he's 'at the other side' of his battle with Covid | Daily Mail Online
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    The D-A-CH-DeathList 2021

    Very surprised. I didn't think that Marshall would leave the hospital alive. Wishing him all the best, of course.
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    Nobody mentioned that Ed Sheeran tested positive for Covid & is self-isolating. BBC News (World) on Twitter: "Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 https://t.co/YxKk0sWO6p" / Twitter
  5. It will only get worse, since a higher proportion of the population is infected & new mutations are discovered every other month. And I bet that the vaccine will kill a lot of very old & weak persons as well.
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    Christopher Plummer

    Anthony Jeselnik on Twitter: "First time anyone wanted to replace Christopher Plummer with Kevin Spacey." / Twitter Leachman, Tyson, Holbrook & now Plummer. This year will be a rerun of 1982, when lots of famous actors - Romy Schneider, Grace Kelly, Ingrid Bergman etc. - died.
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    Shadow Lists

    What the heck motivated me to fill my shadow list with the names of painters, writers & opera singers? In the meantime show people are dying like flies. Larry King, Cloris Leachman, Cicely Tyson... At the end of the year, the members of this committee will probably pat themselves on the shoulder for having included Lansbury, White, Redgrave & Co.
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    Art For Death's Sake

    Austrian painter Arik Brauer (92) is dead. Very sad, but not unexpected. Obituary in German: https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000123574520/universalkuenstler-arik-brauer-92-jaehrig-gestorben
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    Noam Chomsky

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    Noam Chomsky

    RT on Twitter: "'America is a leading terrorist state' | Noam Chomsky to RT Watch full interview on @RT_America: https://t.co/qwGxfsEsHV https://t.co/K2M8CY9GDw" / Twitter He may look like a melting wax figure, but he has still a remarkably sharp mind.
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    The D-A-CH-DeathList 2021

    Hi, Book! Thank you for sending me the long list. You put a good deal of work into this! Here is my - very sketchy - list of other German - speaking celebrities over 80. I don't know how well-known some Austrian celebrities are outside of Austria, though: Lotte Ledl (1930) Austrian Actress Alice & Ellen Kessler (1936) Dancers Peter Kraus (1939) Austrian Rock'n Roll singer Hans Orsolics (1947) Austrian boxer Christian Wolff (1938) Actor who played Paula Wessely's gay son in Veit Harlan's notorious homophobic film "Anders als Du und Ich" (1957). Wessely's daughters, Christiane Hörbiger (1938) & Elisabeth Orth (1936) are also alive). Johanna Matz (1932) Austrian actress Michael Heltau (1933) Austrian actor Peter Fricke (1939) Actor in crime series. Karin Baal (1940) Actress Monika Peitsch (1936) Actress Marianne Koch (1931) Actress, Doctor Erika Pluhar (1939) Actress Nicole Heesters (1937) Actress, Tatort Karin Anselm (1940) Actress, Tatort Marie Versini (1940) French-born actress (Winnetou) Roberto Blanco (1937) Singer, born in Tunis Wolf Biermann (1936) Singer Gundula Janowitz (1937) Opera singer René Kollo (1937) Opera singer Wolfgang Petersen (1941) Film director Volker Schlöndorff (1939) Film director Dieter Wedel (1939 or 1942) Film director Peter Hajek (1941) Austrian film director Peter Lilienthal (1929) Film director Michael Verhoeven (1938) Film director Senta Berger (1941) Actress, Verhoeven's wife. Helmut Ashley ((1919) Tv-director (Derrick) Theodor Grädler (1921) Tv-director (Derrick) Paul Lendvai (1929) Political journalist, born in Budapest Hugo Portisch (1927) Political journalist, born in Bratislava Franz Vranitzky (1939) Former Austrian Chancellor Hannes Androsch (1938) Former Austrian Vice-Chancellor Hermann Nitsch (1938) Austrian painter (Animal sacrifices) Frank Duval (1940) Composer Joachim Gauck (1940) German politician Ira von Fürstenberg (1940) German aristocrat, born in Rome Some notable German-speaking celebrities, who will be 80 during the next years: Wim Wenders (1945) Film director Peter Handke (1942) Author Reinhard Mey (1942) Singer Christine Schuberth (Austrian actress, Josefine Mutzenbacher) Rosa von Praunheim (1942) Film director & gay activist, born in Riga Margarethe von Trotta (1942) Film director Alice Schwarzer (1942) Feminist Cornelia Froboess (1943) Singer & actress Wolf Roth (1944) Actor in crime series Uschi Glas (1944) actress Friedrich von Thun (1942) Actor Peter Rapp (1944) Austrian tv-star Wolfgang Joop (1944) German fashion designer Jil Sander (1943) German fashion designer Marika Kilius (1943) Figure skater Hans-Jürgen Bäumler (1942) Figure skater Edit: more celebrities over or nearing 80: Michael Haneke (1942) Austrian film director Karl Merkatz (1930) Austrian actor (Der Bockerer) Marthe Keller (1945) Swiss actress Doris Kunstmann (1944) Actress Thekla Carola Wied (1944) Actress Gaby Dohm (1943) Actress Dagmar Koller (1939) Austrian Operetta singer Ingeborg Hallstein (1936) Opera singer Bernd Weikl (1942) Opera singer Brigitte Fassbaender (1939) Opera singer Anja Silja (1940) Opera singer Christoph von Dohnanyi (1929) German conductor. Claus Peymann (1937) Austrian theatre director & manager Hans Neuenfels (1941) German theatre director & manager Esther Vilar (1935) Author & Anti-Feminist, born in Buenos Aires
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    Faye Dunaway

    Dunaway, Richard Chamberlain, O.J. Simpson, Robert Wagner, Susan Flannery, Dabney Coleman... Who would have thought, that these 1970ies disaster movies would serve some useful purpose at last?
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    Faye Dunaway

    Good thread. i condidered submitting "Bonnie & Clyde" to the "Deaths of the Silver Screen" deadpool: Gene Hackman & Estelle Parsons had supporting parts in this movie & I appreciate the chance of snatching Warren Beatty & Dunaway from life.
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Oh, this is sad. Didn't he play Catherine Deneuve's love interest in "Place Vendome"?
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    1. Prince Philip Duke Of Edinburgh

    I was curious, because I want the best vaccine for myself (of course) & but it's still unclear how well AstraZeneca works in people over 55. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-08/astra-vaccine-is-effective-but-leaves-questions-in-older-ages
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