Archive for May 8th, 2014

VOICE ACTOR HAS DIED AT 64

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Lee Marshall (Marshall Aaron Mayer) (November 28, 1949 – April 26, 2014)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Lee Marshall, one of the actors who supplied the
voice of Tony the Tiger in commercials, died on Saturday, April 26 at a Santa 
Monica hospital of esophageal cancer.

Marshall began voicing the Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot in 1999, filling in for
the original actor, Thurl Ravenscroft. His career included radio newsman, rock ‘n’
roll disc jockey, sports broadcaster, and a pro wrestling ring interviewer.

  

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REMEMBERING THOSE CLASSIC TV MOMS

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June Cleaver, portrayed by Barbara Billingsley, was the mom on the CBS/
ABC sitcom ” Leave It to Beaver” from 1957 to 1963.

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1941

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Anita O’Day and Gene Krupa

Of the 34 songs Anita recorded with Krupa, it was "Let Me Off Uptown",
a novelty duet with Roy Eldridge, that became her first big hit.

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David Roy Eldridge (“Little Jazz”)

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Anita O’Day (Anita Belle Colton) (October 18, 1919 – November 23, 2006)

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TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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Sandy Kozel

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LEGENDARY INSULT COMEDIAN IS 88 TODAY

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Donald Jay "Don" Rickles is a stand-up comedian and actor who was  
a frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

Rickles remains very active on the stand-up comedy scene and has
no plans to retire, as he recently stated in an interview. "I’m in good
health. I’m working better than I ever have. The audiences are great.
Why should I retire?

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