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LOCAL MOVIE STAR HAS DIED AT AGE 92

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Jane Powell  (Suzanne Lorraine Burce)  
(April 1, 1929 – September 16, 2021)

(Fox News) – Jane Powell, an actress known for appearing in a
number of
movie musicals
, has died.

Powell died of natural causes on Thursday in her Wilton, Conn.,
home, according to longtime friend Susan Grander.

Powell was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where she
achieved local fame as a child singer.

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HER SKIRT WAS BLOWN UP ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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The famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, laughing as her skirt is
blown up by the blast from a subway vent, was shot during the
filming of The Seven Year Itch. The scene infuriated her husband,
Joe DiMaggio, who felt it was exhibitionist, and the couple
divorced shortly afterward.

According to Marilyn Monroe: The Private life of a Public
Icon
, the Hollywood bombshell loved filming the scene.

 

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Tom Ewell and Marilyn Monroe in a scene from the movie
The Seven Year Itch.

 

Marilyn and Joe at the premiere for The Seven Year Itch, 1954. # marilynmonroe #vintage #oldhollywood #oldhollywoodstars … | Actrice, Marilyn monroe, Marylin monroe
Marilyn and Joe at the premiere for The Seven Year Itch.

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COMIC ACTOR HAS DIED AT 84

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Arthur Metrano (September 22, 1936 – September 8, 2021)

(New York Post) – Art Metrano, a stand-up comedian best known
for playing callous police captain Ernie Mauser in the second
and third "Police Academy" films (below),has passed away.

According to his son,the Brooklyn-born funny man died of
natural causes at his Aventura, Florida home on Wednesday.

In addition to his roles in the 1985 and 1986 installments of the
comedic cop series, Metrano also appeared in the 1982 "
Happy
Days
" spinoff "Joanie Loves Chachi" and guest-starred on
"All in the Family," "
Bewitched," "Starsky and Hutch" and
"Mod Squad," among other TV shows.

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ICONIC PONCHO IS STILL OWNED BY ACTOR

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‘It’s never been washed!’ Clint Eastwood revealed he still owns his
iconic old poncho from director Sergio Leone’s 1966 Spaghetti
Western masterpiece The Good, The Bad And The Ugly.

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Clint Eastwood turns 90: His life and career in photos
Clint Eastwood turned 91 the 31st of May.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. is 78 today.

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