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REMEMBER THE COFFEE WOMAN?

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Virginia Christine (Virginia Christine Ricketts)
(March 5, 1920 – July 24, 1996)

Stage, radio, film, television, and voice actress
Christine had along career as a character actress
in film and television, she is
best remembered
as “Mrs. Olson” (or the “Folger’s Coffee Woman”)
in a string of television commercials for the coffee
company during the 1960’s and ‘70s.
  She died at
her Brentwood home of cardiovascular disease.




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TRACY STRATFORD IS A LIVING DOLL TODAY

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Tracy Stratford as seen in “Living Doll”, the 126th episode (season 5)

of the CBS television
anthology series The Twilight Zone. Original air
date was November 1, 1963.

 

Noblemania:
Tracy Allison Stratford was born January 19, 1955 in Los Angeles, Calif.


Tracy Stratford also appeared on TV’s Ben Casey (1961) and The
New Loretta Young
Show
(1962).

 


June Foray (born June Lucille Forer)
(September 18, 1917 – July 26, 2017)

In 1960, June Foray provided the voice for Mattel‘s original Chatty Cathy doll; capitalizing on this, Foray also voiced the malevolent
“Talky Tina” doll in the Twilight Zone episode Living Doll“.

 

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Telly Savalas with the Living Doll. 

 

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ACTRESS JESSICA WALTER HAS DIED AT 80

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Jessica Walter (January 31, 1941 – March 23, 2021)

 

Besides many film appearances, Walter is most recently known for her
role as Lucille Bluth on the Fox sitcom Arrested Development which
originally aired from November 2, 2003, to February 10, 2006.

Jessica Walter died in her sleep at her home in Manhattan on March
24. No cause of death has been given.

 

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ACTRESS CICELY TYSON IS DEAD AT 96

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Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking actress, dead at 96 | Fox News
Cicely Tyson (December 19, 1924 – January 28, 2021)

(Fox News) – Cicely Tyson, the groundbreaking Emmy and Tony
award-winning actress, has
died. The acting icon passed away
on Thursday afternoon. No cause or location was given.

Cicely Tyson on Roots, Grief and Strength - Video
Cicely Tyson holding a baby in a scene from the TV movie: Roots.

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ACTRESS CLORIS LEACHMAN HAS DIED

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Cloris Leachman - Wikipedia
Cloris Leachman (April 30, 1926 – January 26, 2021)

A representative for the Oscar and Emmy-winning actress
of stage
and screen confirmed to Fox News that she died
of natural causes on Wednesday in Encinitas, Calif. She
was 94.

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