Adam West

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I was sorry to hear about Adam West’s passing.  I loved the Batman show from the 60s when I was a kid.  Batman was campy by today’s standards, but the show was kid friendly and better than some of the more recent shows.  RIP.

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I’ve put a link to an article below.

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Erin Moran

Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the 1970s sitcom “Happy Days,” has died. She was 56. According to TMZ, Moran’s body was found unresponsive Saturday afternoon by authorities in Indiana. The cause of death is unknown. The California-born actress, who also starred in the “Happy Days” spinoff “Joanie Loves Chachi,” had fallen on […]

via ‘Happy Days’ Star Erin Moran Dies at 56 — Variety

 

 

Gene Wilder

I was saddened to hear about Gene Wilder’s passing. I liked his movies, but my favorites were Young Frankenstein and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

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I liked the movies Gene and Gilder Radner did together too, they were funny.  I especially liked Hanky Panky.

 

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Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

I was saddened to hear about Leonard Nimoy. He will be missed.

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Leonard Nimoy, known best for his portrayal of Spock in the original Star Trek series, died this morning at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. He was 83. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, announced that his death came at the grip of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

For a full and proper obituary, visit New York Times site.

I think it’s high time for a Star Trek rewatch. His memory amongst friends, family, and fans will undoubtedly live long and prosper.

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Robin Williams

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I was very sad to hear about Robin Williams’ passing.  He was such a talented and funny person.

I loved Mork & Mindy when I was a kid.

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I also loved:

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Good Morning Vietnam

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Hook

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Mrs. Doubtfire

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The voice of Genie in Aladdin.

He had some other great roles too, but these are my favorites.  He did an excellent job in his more serious roles also i.e. Good Will Hunting and the Law and Order: SVU episode  “Authority”.  He will be missed.