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Richard Kimble

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  1. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/elizabeth-baur-dead-ironside-actress-was-69-1047822 Elizabeth Baur, who helped Raymond Burr bring the bad guys to justice as Officer Fran Belding on the long-running NBC crime drama Ironside, has died. She was 69. Baur died Sept. 30 in Los Angeles following a lengthy illness, publicist Paul Gendreau announced. On Ironside, which starred Burr as a San Francisco police consultant who solves crimes from his wheelchair, Baur effectively stepped in for Barbara Anderson (as Eve Whitfield), who exited the show after the fourth season. Belding's cha
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daws_Butler Daws Butler (November 16, 1916 – May 18, 1988) was an American voice actor who specialized in voicing animated films and television series. He worked mostly for the Hanna-Barbera animation production company where he originated the voices of many familiar characters, including Wally Gator, Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, Spike the Bulldog, and Huckleberry Hound.
  3. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bob-schiller-dead-i-love-lucy-writer-was-98-1047459 Bob Schiller, the legendary sitcom writer known for his work on such shows as I Love Lucy and All in the Family, died Tuesday. He was 98. Schiller, who collaborated with his late writing partner, Bob Weiskopf, for nearly a half-century, died at his home in Pacific Palisades, his daughter, Sadie Novello, told The Hollywood Reporter. Best known for being the first (and only) additions to the original writing team for I Love Lucy, Schiller and Weiskopf came up with some of that series' most beloved episod
  4. They had faces then: Horace McCoy (1897-1955), author of They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and prolific screenwriter.
  5. Suspense "The Night Reveals" starring Fredric March and Jeanette Nolan May 26, 1949 A fire investigator suspects that his wife is a compulsive arsonist Classic episode adapted from a story by Cornell Woolrich
  6. I was never too crazy about LMAD, but Monty Hall himself had a refreshing sense of humor, as he showed in interviews. At the height of his fame in the early-to-mid '70s, when he was one of ABC's few stars, he hosted several TV specials as well starring in two funny Odd Couple episodes.
  7. I wanted to join -- but they accepted me as a member, so I had to quit
  8. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2017/09/29/jack-good-man-put-pop-music-television-obituary/ Jack Good, who has died aged 86, was the television producer who introduced grey 1950s Britain to the disturbing new phenomenon of rock and roll, launching the careers of, among others, Cliff Richard, Tommy Steele, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde and Billy Fury, and introducing Buddy Holly and Gene Vincent to British audiences.​ Until a few moments ago I had no idea he'd played Trevor Howard's flunky in Father Goose. I'd always pictured him as a cigar-chewing Sid James type.
  9. http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/anne-jeffreys-dead-dies-topper-general-hospital-1202575270/ Anne Jeffreys, the actress and singer known for her roles in the 1950s sitcom “Topper” and long-running daytime soap opera “General Hospital,” has died. She was 94. News of her death was first reported by George Pennacchio, an entertainment reporter with ABC7, who tweeted “The beautiful and elegant actress, Anne Jeffreys, has died at 94. She was a sweetheart.” Jeffreys’ career started in the early 1940s with a number of film roles including “Step Lively,” a musical starring Frank Sinatra. In
  10. Writers Bob Carroll Jr, Madelyn Pugh, and Jess Oppenheimer, the future brain trust behind I Love Lucy, go over a My Favorite Husband script with star Lucille Ball Ball and co-star Richard Denning rehearse a MFH script. A very rare photo of a bespectacled Lucy.
  11. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hugh-hefner-dead-playboy-founder-sexual-trailblazer-was-91-708796 Hugh Hefner, who parlayed $8,000 in borrowed money in 1953 to create Playboy, the hot-button media empire renowned for a magazine enriched with naked women and intelligent interviews just as revealing, has died. He was 91. "My father lived an exceptional and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer and a leading voice behind some of the most significant social and cultural movements of our time in advocating free speech, civil rights and sexual freedom," read a statement from H
  12. James Dean grocery shopping in Marfa TX during the filming of Giant
  13. Cary Grant & Phyllis Thaxter in "I Confess" Lux Radio Theatre September 21st 1953
  14. Jack Lemmon with Tony Curtis' mother on the set of Some Like It Hot
  15. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/shelley-berman-dead-comic-actor-719716?utm_source=twitter Shelley Berman, the wildly popular “sit-down” comic of the late 1950s and ’60s who, after his career came unhinged following an outburst caught on camera, concentrated on acting and played Larry David’s father on Curb Your Enthusiasm, has died. He was 92. A standout in a golden era of comedy that included other observational masters like Mort Sahl, Lenny Bruce and Bob Newhart, Berman died early Friday morning at his home in Bell Canyon, Calf., according to a post on his official Faceboo
  16. http://variety.com/2017/film/news/tobe-hooper-dead-dies-texas-chain-saw-massacre-poltergeist-director-dies-1202539868/ Tobe Hooper, the horror director best known for helming “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” and “Poltergeist,” died Saturday in Sherman Oaks, Calif., according to the Los Angeles County Coroner. He was 74. The circumstances of his death were not known. The 1974 “Texas Chain Saw Massacre” became one of the most influential horror films of all time for its realistic approach and deranged vision. Shot for less than $300,000, it tells the story of a group of unfortunate friends wh
  17. Laurence Olivier visiting the set of Father of the Bride
  18. http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-41003085 British science-fiction author Brian Aldiss has died at his home in Oxford, having only just turned 92. His death was announced by his literary agents Curtis Brown, who called him an "author of science fiction classics" as well as "an entertaining memoirist". Aldiss's short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long" was the basis for the 2001 film AI Artificial Intelligence. Developed by Stanley Kubrick, the tale of a boy-like robot was eventually directed by Steven Spielberg. --- Alongside JG Ballard, Aldiss pioneered a ne
  19. Neil Simon, Gene Saks, Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon and Howard Koch on the set of The Odd Couple, 1967
  20. http://variety.com/2017/film/news/joe-bologna-dead-82-my-favorite-year-renee-taylor-1202526371/ Joseph Bologna, an actor, writer and director known for his role in 1982’s “My Favorite Year” and for his long collaboration on stage and screen with wife Renee Taylor, has died after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 82. Bologna died Sunday morning at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif. Just last month, Bologna attended a 35th anniversary screening of “My Favorite Year” in Los Angeles. Taylor said Bologna had “a beautiful life and a beautiful death.” Bologna died two days af
  21. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/02/541146009/legendary-editor-judith-jones-dies-at-93 Judith Jones may not have been a household name, but without her, some of the world's most famous books may never have made it to many library and kitchen shelves. The editor died Wednesday at her home in Vermont, according to a statement from the publisher Knopf. She was 93. Her stepdaughter said the cause was complications from Alzheimer's disease. Jones worked at Knopf for more than five decades. She retired in 2011 as senior editor and vice president. It was 1950 when Jones at age
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