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actor/screenwriter,Joseph Bologna has died of cancer age 82.

He and his actress wife,Rene Taylor wrote screenplay for movie'Lovers and Other Strangers''70 based on their Broadway play

He appeared in "My Favorite Year' 82 starring Peter O'Toole,

"Blame It on Rio' '84 starring Michael Caine

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Sam Shepard,actor/playwright died last Thurs from complications with ALS,he was 73.

A couple movies he appeared in :

"Days of Heaven'78

"The Right Stuff' 83,was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayl of Chuck Yeager

"Baby Boom" '87 co-starred with Diane Keaton

His plays include:

"Buried Child'78,he won the Pulitizer Prize

"True West'80

"Fool For Love' '83. He is survived by his sister,3 children with his ex-girlfriend,Jessica Lange

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John Heard who's best known movie role was playing McCauley Culkin's father"Peter" in Home Alone '90,Home Alone 2 '92 has died.He recently had back surgery,he was 72

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Glenne Headley who appeared in movies and TV died yesterday at the age of 63.

A couple of my favorite movies she appeared in are:

"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' '88 she played"Janet' with Michael Caine and Steve Martin

"Dick Tracy" '90,she played "Tess Trueheart' opposite Warren Beatty

"Mr Holland's Opus" 95,she played Richard Dreyfuss's wife,"Iris"

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Wendell Burton,who's best known movie role was playing Liza Minnell's boyfriend in "The Sterile Cuckoo' '69,has died of brain cancer age 69. The movie was directed by Alan J. Pakula. One of the songs on the movie soundtrack'Come Saturday Morning" was a hit record for group "The Sandpipers' in 1970.

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Roger Moore, the 2nd actor to played "James Bond" died this morning at his home in Switzerland of cancer at age 89.

He took over the role from Sean Connery,he appeared in 7 movies:

"Live&Let Die" '73,The Man With The Golden Gun,'74,The Spy Who Loved Me' '77,Moonraker' '80,"For Your Eyes Only'81 and "Octupussy' '83

He appeared as 'Simon Templar" in TV show 'The Saint' '62-'69

After he retired from acting,he became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador starting in'91

He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2003,received his Hollywood Walk of Fame star in 2008. Sue

 

 

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Dina Merrill,actress,heiress, who appeared in movies and TV guest starring roles,died yesterday at age 93 of dementia.

Her father was Wall St. broker,E.F. Hutton,mother Majorie Merriweather Post.The family's winter home was 115 room estate,Mar-a-Largo in Fla,bought by Pres. Trump in '85.

A couple movies Dina appeared in are:

"Operation,Petticoat' '59

"Butterfield 8' '60

"The Courtship of Eddie's Father' '62

"True Colors '91

 

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Sir John Hurt, was also i "Rob Roy" !

Tremendous Job !

 

Also those Marvelous Comedians who've moved onto the other side to be with our Maker; 2012-2017

Mary Tyler Moore, Charlie Murphy( Eddie Murphy's Brother)

Don Rickles !, Chuck Berry;"Johnny Be Good"; Bill Paxton: Titanic, & Twister

Erin Moran( Happy Days);  Debbie Reynolds & Her daughter, Carrie Fisher; Robin Williams;

Kathryn Grayson .

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Jonathan Demme,Academy Award winning director,died today at age 73.

He won Best Director for the very intense,wonderful movie'Silence of The Lambs' '92,which starred Jodie Foster as 'Clarice Starling',Sir Anthony Hopkins as "Hannibel Lecter". The movie swept the Oscars that yr winning,best picture/director/actress/actor and adapted screenplay.Other favorite movies he directed were:

"Married to The Mob" '88 starring Michelle Pfeiffer,Matthew Modine

"Philadelphia" '93,starringTom Hanks,Denzel Washington, Jason Robards. Hanks won Oscar as Best Actor,Bruce Springsteen won for  best song'Streets of Philadelphia"

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Darlene Cates who's best known film role playing Johnny Depp's  mom in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" '93,has died at age of 69. She had struggled with weight problems most of her life. Sue

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