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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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A GREAT ACTOR FINALLY GET’S HIS AWARD

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On April 7, 1970, the legendary actor John Wayne (above) won his first—and only—acting Academy Award, for his star turn in the
director Henry Hathaway’s Western True Grit.

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True Grit, Rooster Cogburn, jumping 4 rails, John Wayne, Well, come see a fat old man some time Fleece Blanket for Sale by Thomas Pollart
                                         (1907–1979)

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MONEY MAKING MAN DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1976

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Howard Robard Hughes Jr.
(December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976)

Howard Hughes was a business magnate and famed aviation
pioneer.
He was one of the richest men to emerge from the
American West during the 20th century.

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The largest wooden airplane ever constructed, and flown
only one time by Howard Hughes, the Spruce Goose.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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