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SHE WON PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

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Gail Fisher, the first African American to win an Emmy | Gail fisher, Black actresses, African ...

Gail Fisher (1935 - 2000) She played Peggy on the TV series Mannix | Gail fisher, African ...
Gail Fisher (August 18, 1935 – December 2, 2000)

Fisher was a actress who was one of the first black
women to play substantive roles in American television.

She was best known for playing the role of secretary
Peggy Fair on the television detective series Mannix
from 1968 through 1975, a role for which she won two
Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award; Fisher was
the first African-American woman to win those awards     
along with a
NAACP Image Award in 1969.   

Fisher died in Los Angeles in 2000, reportedly from 
kidney failure. She was 65. Twelve hours later, her
brother Clifton died from heart failure.

The six greatest 'Mannix' episodes, according to a superfan
Heroes and Icons | 9 hard-boiled facts about 'Mannix'

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MOVIE ICON WAS LOST ON THIS DAY IN 1993

Rare and Adorable Photos of a Young Audrey Hepburn Before She Was Famous ~ Vintage Everyday

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Breakfast at tiffany’s (1961)

People seem to only post pictures of a young Audrey Hepburn. - What We Seee
Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston)
4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993)



One of America’s most beloved actresses, Audrey Hepburn,
died in her sleep at home on January 20, 1993, in Lausanne,
Switzerland. The 63-year-old Hepburn had undergone surgery
for colon cancer the previous November.

Recognized as both a film and fashion icon, she was ranked
by the
American Film Institute
as the third-greatest female
screen legend
from the Classical Hollywood cinema and was
inducted into the
International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame.


Hepburn memorial at her burial site in Europe.
Hepburn’s grave in
Tolochenaz, Switzerland.

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INTERNATIONAL SEX SYMBOL HAS PASSED

Gina Lollobrigida at 90 on Loren, Castro, singing and sculpture: "I was the number one!"

Gina Lollobrigida – Visits the HFPA Offices in Los Angeles
Luigia "Gina" Lollobrigida (4 July 1927 – 16 January 20230)

ROME (AP) — Italian actor Gina Lollobrigida, who achieved
international film stardom during the 1950s and was dubbed
“the most beautiful woman in the world” after the title of one
her movies, died at a clinic in Rome on Monday. She was 95.

The agent, Paola Comin, didn’t provide details. But Lollobrigida
had surgery in September to repair a thigh bone broken in a fall.

She returned home and said she had quickly resumed walking.

Come September (1961) (With images) | Movie posters
1961

screenshot | Old film posters, Movie posters, Gina lollobrigida
1957

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Apollo 8 crew (from left) Frank Borman, William Anders, and James Lovell.

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ACTRESS LOST BATTLE WITH CANCER AT 71

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Kirstie Louise Alley (January 12, 1951 – December 5, 2022)



Kristie Alley died today following a short battle with cancer
that  had only been recently discovered.            
 

Her breakout role was as Rebecca Howe in the NBC sitcom
Cheers (1987–1993), for which she received an
Emmy Award
and a
Golden Globe in 1991. From 1997 to 2000, she starred
in the sitcom Veronica’s Closet, earning additional Emmy a
nd Golden Globe nominations.

         

           
 

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