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VETERAN CHARACTER ACTOR HAS DIED

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James Wade Hampton (July 9, 1936 – April 7, 2021)

 

(Fox News) – Actor James Hampton, best known as bugler
Hannibal Dobbs on
F Troop,”  (ABC) Caretaker in the
original “
The Longest Yard” (1974) and the father in
“Teen Wolf,” (1984) has died at age 84.

The Hollywood Reporter, citing a family source, revealed
Hampton died at his home in Fort Worth, Texas due to
complications from Parkinson’s disease.

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Hampton in “F Troop”  (1965-1967)

 

James Hampton in the 1979 film "The China Syndrome"
James Hampton in the 1979 film “The China Syndrome”

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A GREAT ACTOR FINALLY GET’S HIS AWARD

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On April 7, 1970, the legendary actor John Wayne (above) won his first—and only—acting Academy Award, for his star turn in the
director Henry Hathaway’s Western True Grit.

Movie Posters:Western, True Grit (Paramount, 1969). Half Sheet (22

True Grit, Rooster Cogburn, jumping 4 rails, John Wayne, Well, come see a fat old man some time Fleece Blanket for Sale by Thomas Pollart
                                         (1907–1979)

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POPULAR SUPPORTING ACTOR, DEAD AT 87

George Segal, actor who forged a lucrative career as a genial comic star of 1970s Hollywood movies – obituary

George Segal Dies: 'The Goldbergs' Actor Dead at 87 | TVLine
George Segal (February 13, 1934 – March 23, 2021)

(FoxNews) – Celebrities far and wide took to Twitter on Tuesday
to honor late Hollywood icon
George Segal following news of
his death due to complications from bypass surgery.

Segal appeared regularly on ABC’s “The Goldbergs and was
nominated for an Oscar in 1967 for his supporting performance
in “
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

 

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CHARACTER ACTOR HAS DIED AT 87

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Henry Darrow (Enrique Tomás Delgado Jiménez)
(September 15, 1933 – March 14, 2021)


Darrow known for his role as Manolito “Mano” Montoya
on the 1960s NBC television series The High Chaparral

 

Series titles over a painting of a cowboy on a rearing horse
Original release: September 10, 1967 – March 12, 1971


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FINAL EPISODE OF M*A*S*H AIRED IN 1983

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On February 28, 1983, the celebrated sitcom M*A*S*H bows out
after 11 seasons, airing a special two-and-a-half hour episode
watched by 77 percent of the television viewing audience. It was
the largest percentage ever to watch a single TV show up to that
time.

Set near Seoul, Korea, behind the American front lines during
the Korean War, M*A*S*H was based on the 1968 novel by Richard
Hooker and the 1970 film produced by 20th Century Fox and
directed by Robert Altman. Its title came from the initials for the
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.
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