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13 minutes ago, Spade_Cooley said:

 

Any sign of John Petlock in recent issues?


His death was covered in their Spring issue on page 85 here.

Date of death given as 16th November 2020, which matches the date given on IMDb.

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3 hours ago, arghton said:

Looked great in 2016, aged 85:

Can't find anything from the last two years, but according to people on twitter he still attends Classic Film Festivals.

 

He's 85 there?  Good grief.

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FB post reporting the death of bit part actress Marian Collier (IMDb), aged 90.

Had roles in Some Like it Hot, as well as Lethal Weapon 2 and 4, amongst 100s of others.

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EDIT: Obit here.

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On 31/07/2020 at 23:28, John Robinson said:

New Hollywood big names now that all of these names listed above are now dead.


Norman Lloyd (1914 - )

Betty White (1922 - )

Norman Lear (1922 - )

Larry Storch (1923 - )

Rhonda Fleming (1923 - 2020) :rip:

Bob Barker (1923 - )

Eva Marie Saint (1924 - )

Hal Holbrook (1925 - )

Angela Lansbury (1925 - )

Dick Van Dyke (1925 - )

Roger Corman (1926 - )

Cloris Leachman (1926 - )

Mel Brooks (1926 - )

Sidney Poitier (1927 - )

Marion Ross (1928 - )

Jane Powell (1929 - )

Bob Newhart (1929 - )

Ed Asner (1929 - )

Christopher Plummer (1929 - )

 

Seven (Lloyd, Fleming, Holbrook, Leachman, Powell, Asner and Plummer) of the 19 names dead within the first fourteen months, including three out of the four born in 1929.

Doesn't seem like some of them will live for another decade like the 2009 list ones...

My prediction is that by the point it has been five years since that list was sent, there will be one or two living. Dick Van Dyke, Corman and Ross seem like (at this point) the ones that could still be alive in mid-2025. Hopefully I am wrong and more of these golden age treasures will still be with us.

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Twitter reporting the death of actor Jimmy Garrett, who played Lucille Ball's son Jerry on 'the Lucy Show' and who later became an accountant in the entertainment industry, working for shows including Shark Tank. He was 66.

 

 

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Tim Donnelly, long time actor who was best known for playing recurring character Fireman Chet Kelly in the 1970s US action-drama series Emergency! being reported dead, shortly after his 77th birthday: https://www.jems.com/news/tim-donnelly-chet-kelly-emergency/

 

Seems to have commenced his acting career as an uncredited child in the Mickey Rooney vehicle Baby Face Nelson, way back in 1957.

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Melvin Van Peebles (wiki), American actor and filmmaker, dead at 89.

Best known ofc for directing/writing/starring in/producing/editing/composing the score for the 1971 blaxploitation Sweet Sweetback's Baasasssss Song.

Also the father of actor-director Mario Van Peebles (b. 1957).

Unpicked in the DDP and never mentioned on DL before(!), though his son has been.

EDIT: Hollywood Report obit

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Sweet Sweetback's Goodbyeeeee Song

 

(Paused before posting as ninja'd as usual!)

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Bobby Zarem (wiki), publicist to countless Hollywood stars, dead at 84.

Hollywood Reporter obit.

Clients included Dustin Hoffman, Cher, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Michael Douglas, Michael Caine, Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret and Alan Alda.

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On 29/09/2021 at 22:28, ajlposh said:

Disney actor Tommy Kirk has died at 79

Also a Disney Legend. I thought of making a list of living Disney Legends a while ago, but I'll do it now for the ones who recieved the award before 2010:

 

1987: 1/1 dead, Fred McMurray 1908-1991.

1988: Not awarded

1989: 10/10 dead, last one was Ollie Johnston (1912-2008).

1990: 6/7 dead.

Richard Sherman (1928-) Awarded for Music.

1991: 8/9 dead.

Julie Andrews (1935-) Awarded for Film.

1992: 8/8 dead, last one was Annette Funicello (1942-2013).

1993: 10/10 dead, last one was Blaine Gibson (1918-2015).

1994: 9/9 dead, last one was Jack Lindquist (1927-2016).

1995: 8/9 dead.

Angela Lansbury (1925-) Awarded for Film.

1996: 10/10 dead, last one was Bob Matheison (1934-2020).

1997: 16 or 17/18 dead. Three names have no mentioned death dates on Disney's site for these but one, Gunnar Mansson (d. 2007), is dead judging on the fact that a site talking about what would seem to be his former home calls him "late Gunnar Mansson". 

Gaudenzio Capelli (1929-) Awarded for Publishing

Antonio Bertini (1927-alive?) Awarded for Character Merchandise. No wikipedia page.

1998: 16/22 dead.

Kathryn Beaumont (1938-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Glynis Johns (1923-) Awarded for Film.

Hayley Mills (1946-) Awarded for Film.

Kurt Russell (1951-) Awarded for Film.

Dick Van Dyke (1925-) Awarded for Film.

Matsuo Yokoyama (1927-) Awarded for Character Merchandise.

1999: 6/9 dead.

Tim Allen (1953-) Awarded for Television, Film & Animation - Voice.

Mary Costa (1930-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Dick Nunis (1932-) Awarded for Attractions. No wikipedia page but still active, apparently also on social media.

2000: 10/10 dead.

Ruthie Thompson (1910-2021) Has outlived all the seven living people given this award that year, all younger than her and one of the posthumous awards was for someone born six years after her. Awarded for Animation.

2001: 9/10 dead.

Alan Menken (1949-) Awarded for Music.

2002: 8/10 dead.

Phil Collins (1951-) Awarded for Music.

Sir Tim Rice (1944-) Awarded for Music.

2003: 10/11 dead.

Orlando Ferrante (1932-) Before working at Disney he played american football. Awarded for Imagineering.

2004: 7/11 dead.

Roland "Rolly" Crump (1930-) Awarded for Imagineering.

Alice Davis (1929-) Also the widow of Marc Davis. Awarded for Imagineering. 

Karen Dotrice (1955-) Awarded for Film & Television.

Bob Gurr (1931-) Awarded for Imagineering.

2005: 14/18 dead.

Mary Anne Mang (1933-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Steve Martin (1945-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Tom Nabbe (1943-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

William Sullivan (ca. 1936-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts

2006: 9/12 dead. Tommy Kirk got the award this year. 

Tim Considine (1940-) Awarded for Television & Film.

Sir Elton John (1947-) Awarded for Music.

David Stollery (1941-) Awarded for Television & Film.

2007: 7 or 8/12 dead.

Carl Bongirno (1937-) Awarded for Imagineering

Ron Logan (1938-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Tom Murphy (1925-) Awarded for Administration.

Randy Newman (1943-) Awarded for Music.

Floyd Norman (1935-) Awarded for Animation.

2008: 9/12 dead.

Burny Mattinson (1935-) Awarded for Animation.

Toshio Kagami (1936-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Barbara Walters (1929-) Awarded for Television.

2009: 6/10 dead.

Tony Anselmo (1960-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Bill Farmer (1952-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Don Iwerks (1929-) Awarded for Film.

Betty White (1922-) Awarded for Film & Television.

 

Lots of old, frail ones there. 

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On 29/09/2021 at 22:13, arghton said:

Also a Disney Legend. I thought of making a list of living Disney Legends a while ago, but I'll do it now for the ones who recieved the award before 2010:

 

1987: 1/1 dead, Fred McMurray died in 1991.

1988: Not awarded

1989: 10/10 dead.

1990: 6/7 dead.

Richard Sherman (1928-) Awarded for Music.

1991: 8/9 dead.

Julie Andrews (1935-) Awarded for Film.

1992: 8/8 dead.

1993: 10/10 dead.

1994: 9/9 dead.

1995: 8/9 dead.

Angela Lansbury (1925-) Awarded for Film.

1996: 10/10 dead.

1997: 17 or 18/18 dead. Two names have no mentioned death dates on Disney's site for these but the other, Gunnar Mansson, is dead judging on the fact that a site talking about what would seem to be his former home calls him "late Gunnar Mansson". 

Antonio Bertini (1927-alive?) Awarded for Character Merchandise. No wikipedia page.

1998: 16/22 dead.

Kathryn Beaumont (1938-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Glynis Johns (1923-) Awarded for Film.

Hayley Mills (1946-) Awarded for Film.

Kurt Russell (1951-) Awarded for Film.

Dick Van Dyke (1925-) Awarded for Film.

Matsuo Yokoyama (1927-) Awarded for Character Merchandise.

1999: 6/9 dead.

Tim Allen (1953-) Awarded for Television, Film & Animation - Voice.

Mary Costa (1930-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Dick Nunis (1932-) Awarded for Attractions. No wikipedia page but still active, apparently also on social media.

2000: 9/10 dead.

Ruthie Thompson (1910-) Has outlived all the seven living people given this award that year, all younger than her and one of the posthumous awards was for someone born six years after her. Awarded for Animation.

2001: 9/10 dead.

Alan Menken (1949-) Awarded for Music.

2002: 8/10 dead.

Phil Collins (1951-) Awarded for Music.

Sir Tim Rice (1944-) Awarded for Music.

2003: 10/11 dead.

Orlando Ferrante (1932-) Before working at Disney he played american football. Awarded for Imagineering.

2004: 7/11 dead.

Roland "Rolly" Crump (1930-) Awarded for Imagineering.

Alice Davis (1929-) Also the widow of Marc Davis. Awarded for Imagineering. 

Karen Dotrice (1955-) Awarded for Film & Television.

Bob Gurr (1931-) Awarded for Imagineering.

2005: Unknown, atleast 14/18 dead, tricky year as most of the people awarded do not have a wikipedia page.

Mary Anne Mang (?-alive?) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Steve Martin (1945-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Tom Nabbe (?-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

William Sullivan (?-alive?) Awarded for Parks & Resorts

2006: 9/12 dead. Tommy Kirk got the award this year. 

Tim Considine (1940-) Awarded for Television & Film.

Sir Elton John (1947-) Awarded for Music.

David Stollery (1941-) Awarded for Television & Film.

2007: 7 or 8/12 dead.

Carl Bongirno (1937?-alive?) Awarded for Imagineering

Rom Logan (1938-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Tom Murphy (1925-) Awarded for Administration.

Randy Newman (1943-) Awarded for Music.

Floyd Norman (1935-) Awarded for Animation.

2008: 9/12 dead.

Burny Mattinson (1935-) Awarded for Animation.

Toshio Kagami (1936-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Barbara Walters (1929-) Awarded for Television.

2009: 6/10 dead.

Tony Anselmo (1960-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Bill Farmer (1952-) Awarded for Animation - Voice.

Don Iwerks (1929-) Awarded for Film.

Betty White (1922-) Awarded for Film & Television.

 

Lots of old, frail ones there. 

Angela Lansbury, Betty White, Ruthie Thompson, Barbara Walters, dick van Dyke, Glynis Johns, Phil Collins...it looks like a better list than the official

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Cynthia Harris, stage and screen actress best known this side of the pond for her portrayal of Wallis Simpson in the 1978 TV series Edward And Mrs Simpson for which she deservedly received a BAFTA nod, being reported dead by actress Finnerty Steeves:  

Probably better known in the US for her portrayal of Sylvia Buchman in Mad About You.

 

IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0364576/

IBDB: https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/cynthia-harris-94681

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On 05/10/2021 at 01:30, YoungWillz said:

Cynthia Harris, stage and screen actress best known this side of the pond for her portrayal of Wallis Simpson in the 1978 TV series Edward And Mrs Simpson for which she deservedly received a BAFTA nod, being reported dead by actress Finnerty Steeves:  

Probably better known in the US for her portrayal of Sylvia Buchman in Mad About You.

 

IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0364576/

IBDB: https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/cynthia-harris-94681

Cynthia Harris Death Notice: https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/nytimes/name/cynthia-harris-obituary?pid=200320889

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Legacy obit for Juli Reding (IMDb), aged 85. American television and film actress of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Best known for her appearance in the 1960 horror film "Tormented" (wiki). 

Bert I. Gordon (wiki), the director of that movie, is still alive at 99, as are two of its stars: Lugene Sanders (wiki), 86/87, and Joe Turkel (wiki), 94.

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On 29/09/2021 at 22:13, arghton said:

Also a Disney Legend. I thought of making a list of living Disney Legends a while ago, but I'll do it now for the ones who recieved the award before 2010:


*snip*
 

1997: 17 or 18/18 dead. Two names have no mentioned death dates on Disney's site for these but the other, Gunnar Mansson, is dead judging on the fact that a site talking about what would seem to be his former home calls him "late Gunnar Mansson". 

Antonio Bertini (1927-alive?) Awarded for Character Merchandise. No wikipedia page.

*snip*

 

2005: Unknown, atleast 14/18 dead, tricky year as most of the people awarded do not have a wikipedia page.

Mary Anne Mang (?-alive?) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Steve Martin (1945-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Tom Nabbe (?-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

William Sullivan (ca. 1936-alive?) Awarded for Parks & Resorts

*snip*

 

2007: 7 or 8/12 dead.

Carl Bongirno (1937?-alive?) Awarded for Imagineering

Rom Logan (1938-) Awarded for Parks & Resorts.

Tom Murphy (1925-) Awarded for Administration.

Randy Newman (1943-) Awarded for Music.

Floyd Norman (1935-) Awarded for Animation.

*snip*


1997:
Gaudenzio Capelli (b. 1929) is alive. I presume you looked at his Disney page and confused the retirement date for a death date.
Antonio Bertini (b. 1927) – Could still be living but I can't find anything either way, likely because that's not his full/real name or he Anglicised it in the records OR he moved back to Italy and died there.
Gunnar Mansson (full name: Gunnar Ove Månsson to be precise) died on 27 November 2006 in his native Sweden, as per official records.

2005:
Mary Anne Mang (née Kranovich) was born June 3, 1933 and is alive. Her husband Norbert died earlier this year though.
Tom Nabbe was born 1943 and is alive as per this year's records.
William Sullivan I couldn't find a year of birth for but he is often discussed. I would say most certainly alive.

2007:
Carl Bongirno was born in 1937 and is alive as per this year's records.
It's Ron, not Rom Logan.

I think it's safe to say Bertini is the only name whose living/dead status is questionable.

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Actress Dorothy Steel passed away on Friday at her home in Detroit at 95.
Steel didn't land an acting role until she was 88. She was a merchant tribal elder in "Black Panther".
Steel was in the middle of filming "Black Panther 2" when she died:
https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/3865400/dorothy-steel-black-panther-actress-dies/amp/

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Formal announcement from the Andy Griffith Museum of the death of actress Betty Lynn, aged 95.

 

Picked in various pools on here.

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