Archive for October 16th, 2013

CHARACTER ACTOR DIES AT 74

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  Edward Matthew "Ed" Lauter II (October 30, 1938 – October 16, 2013)

(The Hollywood Reporter) – Ed Lauter, the always working character actor
who played the butler/chauffeur of Berenice Bejo’s character Peppy in the
best-picture Oscar winner The Artist, died Wednesday.

According to his publicist, Edward Lozzi, Lauter discovered in May that he
had contracted mesothelioma, a terminal form of cancer most commonly
caused by exposure to asbestos.

Lauter recently played a baseball scout opposite Clint Eastwood in Trouble
With the Curve
(2012).

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ANGELA LANSBURY IS 88 TODAY

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Angela Brigid Lansbury is a Golden Globe-winning actress who played
Jessica Fletcher on the CBS series Murder, She Wrote (1984-1996). She
was nominated for an Oscar for her role in the 1945 film, The Picture of 
Dorian Gray, and provided the voice of the teapot Mrs. Potts in the 1991 
animated film, Beauty and the Beast. 

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COUNTRY MUSIC WITH BUDDY SIMMONS

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Besides promoting shows and co-starring with celebrities, Buddy Simmons 
worked as a disc jockey for KVAN in Vancouver, WA and KRDR in Gresham, 
OR where he was the program director as well. It is widely believed that 
he was the first person to play country music on the radio in the Pacific 
Northwest. He also had TV shows on three different stations, “Northwest
Jamboree” on KPTV 12, “Hoedown” on KATU channel 2, and “The Buddy 
Simmons Show” seen on KGW channel 8. 

 

 

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Buddy behind the KRDR microphone in Gresham, Or

        

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On the ‘’Hoedown” set, KATU

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Willie ‘Buddy’ Simmons (February 3rd, 1926 – August 21st, 2012)

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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       Tim Maguire

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Jessica McClure Morales became 27 years old March 26

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SUZANNE SOMERS IS ONLY 67 TODAY

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Suzanne Somers (Suzanne Marie Mahoney)

Actress, author, singer and businesswoman Suzanne Somers is known for 
her TV roles as Chrissy Snow on ABC televisions Three’s Company from 
1977-1984, and as Carol Lambert on Step by Step (ABC/CBS) from 1991
to 1998.

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Suzanne Somers as the "Blonde in the T-Bird" in American Graffiti, 1973

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