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FAMED ISSUSTRATOR HAS PASSED AT 93

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Paul Coker Jr. (March 5, 1929 – July 23, 2022)

The animation industry has lost another prolific artist. Paul
Coker Jr., a cartoonist and designer whose career spanned
nearly five decades, passed away on Saturday, July 23 at his
home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  

 

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Coker’s first appearance in Mad was in 1961; and went on to illustrate
over 375 articles for the magazine.

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ACTRESS CICELY TYSON IS DEAD AT 96

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Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking actress, dead at 96 | Fox News
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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SOME TELEVISION FIRSTS ON THIS DAY ~

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Original Release: November 7, 1948 – September 29, 1958

Red Buttons - Wikipedia
Red Buttons (born Aaron Chwatt
(February 5, 1919 – July 13, 2006)


1956 – Red Buttons made his debut
as a television actor in "Studio One"
on CBS television.

    
    
    
Marcus Welby, M.D. - Wikipedia
Original Release on ABC: September 23, 1969 – July 29, 1976

1969 – The TV movie "Marcus Welby", starring Robert Young,
(above) was seen on ABC-TV. It was later turned into a series.


   

Cannon (TV series) - Wikipedia
Original Release on CBS: September 14, 1971 – March 3, 1976


1971 – "Cannon", starring William Conrad, premiered on
CBS-TV as a movie. It became a series later in the year.

Cannon | Tv shows, Television show
William Conrad
(September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994)


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