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MOTORSPORTS ICON IS 74 TODAY

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Darrell Lee Waltrip

 

 

Darrell Lee Waltrip is a motorsports analyst, author, former
national television broadcaster, and stock car driver. He
raced from 1972 to 2000 in the former NASCAR Winston
Cup Series (now called the NASCAR Cup Series), most
notably driving the No. 17 Chevrolet for Hendrick
Motorsports (below).

 

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From left: Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Jeff Gordon in the Fox Sports booth.

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ACTOR CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER ~ DEAD AT 91

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Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer
(December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021)

Christopher Plummer, the legendary actor best known for
his roles in “Sound of Music” and “All the Money in the
World,” died
in his home in Weston, Connecticut after
suffering complications from a fall.

 

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Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer while filming The Sound
of Music (1965).

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ACTOR HAL HOLBROOK HAS DIED AT 95

 

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Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr.
(February 17, 1925 – January 23, 2021)

 

(Fox News) – Hal Holbrook, the Emmy and Tony award-
winning actor best known for his portrayal of Mark
Twain in his famous one-man-show, died on Jan. 23 at

his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. No cause of death has
been given.

 


Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain in his one-man show in 2005.

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ACTRESS CICELY TYSON IS DEAD AT 96

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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 (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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