ACTOR JOHN DYE FOUND DEAD AT 47 (AP)

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Actor John Dye, whose career included the role of Andrew, the angel of death, in the long-running television series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead at his San Francisco home, a medical examiner’s spokesman said Thursday.

Medical examiner’s investigator Charles Cecil said the 47-year-old Dye, a native of Amory, Miss., was found dead Monday.

The cause of death has not been determined, Cecil said, but relatives said Dye suffered apparent heart failure. 

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TV SHOW INSPIRED BY I LOVE LUCY

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My Little Margie premiered on CBS as a summer sitcom replacement   
for I love Lucy in 1952, sponsored by Philip Morris cigarettes.The show
alternated TV networks between CBS and NBC until the final episode 
aired in 1955.

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My Little Margie starred Gale Storm (left) as Margie Albright
and former silent film star Charles Farrell ( right) played her
father Vern Albright.

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CHAPLIN’S CAREER BEGAN ON THIS DATE IN 1913

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         Charlie Chaplin began his film career with Mack Sennett’s 
         Keystone Film Company making $150 a week. Chaplin first
         played his most famous role of the TRAMP in the 1914 silent
         film Kid Auto Races at Venice.

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                     Mack Sennett’s Keystone Film Company

             
chaplins first film, Making a living.

               Chaplin’s film debut in…Making a Living (1914)
  

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            Charles S. Chaplin (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977)

 

  

 

 

 

 

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