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STUNT MAN/TV ACTOR HAS DIED AT AGE 84

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Felix Anthony Silla (January 11, 1937 – April 16, 2021)

 

(Foe News) – Felix Silla, a versatile actor best known for his
role as hairy Cousin Itt on ABCTV’s
“The Addams Family,”
died Friday after battling pancreatic cancer. He also played
the robot Twiki on the NBC sci-fi series Buck Rogers in the
25th Century.

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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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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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VIDEO GAME HAS SOLD FOR SUPER PRICE

DALLAS (AP) — An unopened copy of Nintendo’s Super Mario
Bros. that was bought in 1986 and then forgotten about in a
desk drawer has
sold at auction for $660,000 Friday.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas said the video game was bought as
a Christmas gift but ended up being placed in a desk drawer,
where it remained sealed in plastic with its hang tab intact
until it was found earlier this year.

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