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DEATH OF ACTOR TONY DOW CONFIRMED

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Tony Lee Dow (April 13, 1945 – July 27, 2022)

Actor Tony Dow, best known for his role as Wally Cleaver on the
classic sitcom Leave It to Beaver, died on Wednesday at the age
of 77.

Dow was still in hospice care Tuesday when his death from
cancer was
prematurely announced
.

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ACTOR DAVID WARNER HAS DIED AT AGE 80

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David Warner as Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol (1984).

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David Hattersley Warner (29 July 1941 – 24 July 2022)

Warner was an English actor, who worked in film, television, and
theatre. He portrayed both romantic leads and villainous characters.

David Warner died of a cancer-related illness at Denville Hall in Northwood, London, at age 80. He was diagnosed with the illness
eighteen months prior to his death.

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David Warner and Gregory Peck in The Omen (1976).

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Warner played various characters in the Star Trek franchise.

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POPULAR SUPPORTING ACTOR HAS DIED

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Paul Anthony Sorvino (April 13, 1939 – July 25, 2022)

Actor, opera singer, businessman, writer, and sculptor Paul
Sorvinor often portrayed authority figures on both sides of
the law and was
known for his roles as Paulie Cicero, based         
on
Paul Vario,  in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas, and             
NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order.                  

Sorvino died from natural causes at the
Mayo
Clinic in
Jacksonville, Florida. He was 83.
 

PHOTO: Paul Sorvino is pictured in 'Goodfellas.'
Paul Sorvino in Goodfellas.

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EMMY-NOMINATED TV ACTOR IS DEAD AT 82

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Taurean Blacque
(born Herbert Middleton Jr.; May 10, 1940 – July 21, 2022) 


Taurean Blacque, who portrayed the streetwise Det. Neal
Washington on all seven seasons of the acclaimed NBC
cop show Hill Street Blues. His family announced he died
Thursday in Atlanta following a brief illness.

From 1989-90, Blacque played Henry Marshall opposite
Vivica A. Fox and others as an original castmember on
the NBC daytime soap opera Generations.

Blacque was a Christian and his faith influenced his desire
to be involved with adoption. In 1989, he was asked by
President George H. W. Bush to serve as a national
spokesman for adoption.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

today in history

    
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Camille Bohannon
     
   

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Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014)

Williams is regarded as one of the greatest comedians of
all time.

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