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Post #3751 by Lani » Thu May 04, 2017 6:01 am

LONDON — Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will stop carrying out public engagements this autumn, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday, although the role of the queen will be unchanged.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/04/worl ... ng-uk.html


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Post #3752 by Chilidog » Thu May 04, 2017 9:25 am

Lani wrote:
LONDON — Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will stop carrying out public engagements this autumn, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday, although the role of the queen will be unchanged.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/04/worl ... ng-uk.html


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Post #3753 by Fortinbras » Wed May 10, 2017 7:26 pm

Michael Parks, star of TV series And then came Bronson, and supporting actor in numerous movies including From Dusk to Dawn 3, and The Return of Outlaw Josie Wales, has dies at age 77.



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Post #3754 by Fortinbras » Mon May 15, 2017 1:06 am

Powers Boothe, actor who started on cable TV about 30 years ago as Philip Marlowe, then played Jim Jones, and went on to several other roles, has died in his sleep at age 68. I seem to recall that he crossed a picket line during an actors' strike long ago.



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Post #3755 by Patagoniagirl » Mon May 15, 2017 6:40 am

Fortinbras wrote:Powers Boothe, actor who started on cable TV about 30 years ago as Philip Marlowe, then played Jim Jones, and went on to several other roles, has died in his sleep at age 68. I seem to recall that he crossed a picket line during an actors' strike long ago.


I believe he also played in the incredible three-season series "Deadwood.



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Post #3756 by Whip » Mon May 15, 2017 7:25 am

he was just recently (as in like a year or two ago) in Agents of Shield



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Post #3757 by Maybenaut » Mon May 15, 2017 10:01 pm

And he was in two or three seasons of Nashville. Plus, years ago he played the spy John Walker in a made-for-tv movie and was *fabulous*.



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Post #3758 by RVInit » Mon May 15, 2017 10:20 pm

He was good in Deadwood. He was also really good in the movie about Jim Jones. A very talented actor. I'm sorry for his family and friends' loss.


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Post #3759 by MRich » Thu May 18, 2017 9:08 am

Roger Ailes - dead at 77

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39963887

I've been taught not to speak ill of the dead.

Edited to add: I didn't see that this has its own thread:
viewtopic.php?f=45&t=9758



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Post #3760 by Estiveo » Thu May 18, 2017 12:07 pm

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave dead at 52.



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Post #3761 by Lunaluz » Thu May 18, 2017 6:43 pm

Estiveo wrote:Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave dead at 52.


This really ruined my day, I loved Soundgarden and Audioslave. Chris Cornell had an amazing range. Grunge is my favorite right next to The Eagles. At least we still have the music and videos, so sad he committed suicide. Hope you found peace, Chris.



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Post #3762 by Estiveo » Tue May 23, 2017 9:31 am

BBC
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Sir Roger Moore, the third James Bond, dead at 89



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Post #3763 by Addie » Tue May 23, 2017 10:50 am

New York Times

Dina Merrill, Actress and Philanthropist, Dies at 93

Dina Merrill, the actress and heiress to two fortunes who wintered at her family’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., as a child before becoming a leading lady in movies, most often in upper-class roles, died on Monday at her home in East Hampton, N.Y. She was 93.

Her death was confirmed by her son, Stanley H. Rumbough, who said she had Lewy Body dementia.

An elegant presence in most of her 30 or so mid-20th-century movies, Ms. Merrill played the betrayed wife who loses both her husband, Laurence Harvey, and her mink coat to Elizabeth Taylor in “Butterfield 8” (1960); the chic fashion consultant who loses Glenn Ford to Shirley Jones in “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father” (1963); and the steadfast socialite wife of an assistant district attorney played by Burt Lancaster in “The Young Savages” (1961). ...

With an inheritance from her parents estimated at more than $50 million, Ms. Merrill became a philanthropist. A liberal Republican, she was vice chairwoman of the Republican Pro-Choice Coalition, an advocate on women’s health issues and vice president of the New York Mission Society. After her son David, who had diabetes, died in a boating accident at age 23 in 1973, Ms. Merrill created a yearly award for scientific excellence in his name for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.


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Post #3764 by Fortinbras » Tue May 23, 2017 7:25 pm

Strictly speaking, Roger Moore was not the third James Bond, nor the first James Bond actor to die - if you go outside the EON production stable.

Barry Nelson played an American James Bond in Casino Royale, as a one hour drama on Climax! (against Peter Lorre) on CBS TV on Oct 21, 1954; died 2007

In the 1967 MGM movie version of Casino Royale - the one with Woody Allen and the Herb Alpert music - there were at least three James Bonds:
David Niven, as the Sir James Bond; died 1983
Peter Sellers, as a recruit renamed James Bond; died 1980
Terence Cooper, as another recruit; died 1997.



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Post #3765 by Estiveo » Tue May 23, 2017 8:15 pm

The only Bonds that matter are of the Broccoli/Saltzman vintage and their descendants.



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Post #3766 by June bug » Tue May 23, 2017 8:36 pm

I had the most major crush on Roger Moore. More than once I warned my hubs that he was out the door in a heartbeat if Roger ever showed up!

:lovestruck: RIP, Roger. :lovestruck:



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Post #3767 by RTH10260 » Wed May 24, 2017 5:49 am

Estiveo wrote:BBC
The Independent

Sir Roger Moore, the third James Bond, dead at 89

A little known fact of his life, his medivieal origins, aka first major role in a British tv series



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Post #3768 by MRich » Wed May 24, 2017 4:52 pm

Here is a pretty cool story about Roger Moore:
http://b3ta.com/blog/simply-a-great-sto ... feel-good/



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Post #3769 by Addie » Fri May 26, 2017 10:34 pm

New York Times: Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Dies at 89


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Post #3770 by gupwalla » Fri May 26, 2017 10:42 pm

Brzezinski was among the best of us. I, for one, will miss him. There has been little space between him and me on foreign policy in the last decade and a half.

89 is a good age. I hope to best that.


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Post #3771 by Tiredretiredlawyer » Fri May 26, 2017 11:11 pm

gupwalla wrote:Brzezinski was among the best of us. I, for one, will miss him. There has been little space between him and me on foreign policy in the last decade and a half.

89 is a good age. I hope to best that.

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Post #3772 by Lani » Sat May 27, 2017 2:21 am

Last tweet on his twitter account:
Zbigniew Brzezinski‏Verified account @zbig May 4

Sophisticated US leadership is the sine qua non of a stable world order. However, we lack the former while the latter is getting worse.
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Post #3773 by Chilidog » Sat May 27, 2017 3:54 pm

Gregg Allman.

Age 69




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Post #3775 by Slartibartfast » Sat May 27, 2017 4:10 pm

Chilidog wrote:Gregg Allman.

Age 69


Eat a Peach

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