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Gone But Not Forgotten in 2024

We’ve said goodbye to many famous faces, voices & names from radio, movies, television, sports, history, arts and literature so far in 2024. These celebrities and others said their final farewell to us recently.

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Celebrity deaths in 2024:

anouk aimee, french actress, movies, la dolce vita, 8 and a half, a man and a woman, justine, bethune, ready to wear, the lovers of veronaAnouk Aimée (nee Nicole Françoise Florence Dreyfus)

French movie actress (La Dolce Vita; 8 1/2; A Man and a Woman; Justine; Bethune: The Making of a Hero; Ready to Wear / Prêt-à-Porter; Lola; Second Chance; Model Shop; The Lovers of Verona) (born April 27, 1932 – died June 18, 2024; age 92). Ex of Albert Finney. (Anouk Aimée 2007: Georges Biard)

lynn reid banks, english writer, british author, childrens literature, youth books, the indian in the cupboad, the l shaped room, an end to running, the backward shadow, Lynne Reid Banks

English youth & adult fiction author (The Indian in the Cupboard series; My Darling Villain; Harry the Poisonous Centipede series; The Fairy Rebel; Broken Bridge; The L-Shaped Room; An End to Running) (born July 31, 1929 – died Apr. 4, 2024; age 94). (Lynne Reid Banks Painting: A. Hamilton

meg bennett, died 1924, april 1924 death, american model, actress, screenwriter, daytime emmy awards, tv shows, tv soap operas, search for tomorrow, liza walton, santa barbara, the young and the restless, julia newman martin, the bold and the beautiful, screenwriter, sunset beach, general hospital screenwriter, generations writer, mrs robert guza jrMeg Bennett (nee Helen Bennett; married Robert Guza Jr.)

Emmy-winning American screenwriter, actress of Broadway & TV (Search for Tomorrow; The Young and the Restless; Santa Barbara; General Hospital; Sunset Beach; The Bold and the Beautiful; Generations) (born Oct. 4, 1950 – died Apr. 11, 2024; age 75). (Meg Bennett c. 1983 Painting: A. Hamilton

Eric Carmeneric carmen birthday, nee eric howard carmen, eric carmen 1975, american musician, guitar player, keyboards, pianist, singer, songwriter, 1970s hit singles, all by myself, never gonna fall in love again, she did it, overnight sensation hit record, lets pretend, i wanna be with you, change of heart, hey deanie, thats rock and roll,  1980s hit songs, i wanna hear it from your lips, hungry eyes, make me lose control, 1970s bands, the raspberries lead singer, go all the way, i wanna be with you, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 11th birthdays, born august 11 1949

American musician, singer-songwriter solo (All By Myself; Hungry Eyes; Never Gonna Fall in Love Again; Make Me Lose Control; She Did It), and with The Raspberries (Go All the Way; I Wanna Be With You) (born Aug. 11, 1949died Mar. 11, 2024; age 64). (Eric Carmen 1975 Album Photo: Lawren

roger corman, died 2024, april 2024 death, 1963, american producer, actor, screenwriter, director, movies, little shop of horrors, the pit and the pendulum, house of usher, i never promised you a rose garden, the st valentines day massacre, dementia 13Roger Corman (brother of Gene Corman; “King of Cult“)

Honorary Oscar-winning American producer, actor, writer, & director (Little Shop of Horrors; The Pit and the Pendulum; The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre; I Never Promised You a Rose Garden; Dementia 13), & WWII US Navy vet (born Apr. 5, 1926 – died May 9, 2024; age 98). (Roger Corman 1963: Box Office)

mark damon, died 2024, 2024 may death, american actor, tv shows, movies, the young racers, house of usher, the party crashers, film producer, monster, das boot, the neverending story, the choirboys, the jungle book, the lost boysMark Damon (nee Alan Harris; married Margaret Markov)

American producer (Monster; Das Boot; The NeverEnding Story; The Choirboys; The Jungle Book; The Lost Boys; A Dog of Flanders), TV & film actor (The Party Crashers; Life Begins at 17; House of Usher) (born Apr. 22, 1933 – died May 12, 2024; age 91). Ex of Barbara Frey. (Mark Damon 2015: ForesightUnlimited)

charles dierkop, american actor, character actor, tv shows, police woman, naked city, movies, the st valentines day massacre, under crystal lake, murder on the yellow brick road, the sting, gunnCharles Dierkop

American Korean War vet, actor of TV (Police Woman; Naked City; Bonanza; Lancer; Gunsmoke) & films (Under Crystal Lake; Murder on the Yellow Brick Road; The Sting; Gunn; The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre) (born Sept. 11, 1936 – died Feb. 25, 2024; age 87). (Charles Dierkop c. 1970s Painting: A. Hamilton)

shannen doherty, born april 12th, american actress, tv shows, beverly hills 90120, brenda walsh, charmed, prue halliwell, our house, little house on the prairie, movies, mallrats, heathers, almost dead, girls just want to have funShannen Doherty (ex of Ashley Hamilton, Rick Salomon)

American actress of TV (Brenda Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210 & BH90210; Prue Halliwell on Charmed; Kris on Our House; Jenny on Little House on the Prairie) & films (Heathers; Mallrats) (born Apr. 12, 1971 – died July 13, 2024; age 53). Ex daughter-in-law of George Hamilton. (Shannen Doherty 1991: Alan Light)

shelley duvall, american actress, movies, the shining, popeye, brewster mccloud, mccabe and mrs miller, nashville, annie hall, roxannd, the portrait of a lady, tv producer, faerie tale theatreShelley Duvall (ex-partner of Paul Simon)

American movie actress (The Shining; Popeye; Brewster McCloud; McCabe & Mrs. Miller; Nashville; Annie Hall; Roxanne; Thieves Like Us; Changing Habits; The Portrait of a Lady) & TV  producer (Tall Tales & Legends; Faerie Tale Theatre) (born July 7, 1949 – died July 11, 2024; age 75). (Shelley Duvall 1985: AP)

david gail, american actor, tv shows, port charles, savannah, robins hoods, beverly hills 90210, David Gail

American actor of movies & TV series (Dr. Joe Scanlon on Port Charles; Dean Collins on Savannah; Eddie on Robin’s Hoods; Beverly Hills, 90210; Matlock; Growing Pains; Doogie Howser, M. D.; Murder, She Wrote) (born Feb. 27, 1965 – died Jan. 16, 2024; age 58) (David Gail c. 1990s Painting: A. Hamilton)

louis gossett jr birthday, nee louis cameron gossett jr, louis gossett jr 1974, african american actor, emmy awards, 1960s movies, a raisin in the sun, the bushbaby, 1960s television series, cowboy in africa guest star, 1970s films, the landlord, skin game, the deep, the choirboys, travels with my a unt, the white dawn, the laughing policeman, 1970s tv shows, the young rebels isak poole, mod squad guest star, petrocellli da, good times guest star, police story guest star, roots miniseries, fiddler on roots, backstairs at the white house houseman levi mercer, the lazarus syndrome dr macarthur st clair, 1980s tv shows, the powers of matthew star walt shepherd, sadat anwar al sadat, gideon oliver, 1980s movies, jaws 3d, finders keepers, an officer and a gentleman, academy award, enemy mine, firewalker, iron eagle, iron eagle ii, a gathering of old men, it rained all night the day i left, the punisher, 1990s films, cover up, toy soldiers, diggstown, aces iron eagle iii, monolith, a good man in africa, curse of the starving class, flashfire, iron eagle iv, managua, legend of the mummy, y2k, 1990s television shows, return to lonesome dove isom pickett, 2000s movies, the highwayman, left behind iii world at war, all in, daddys little girls, cover, stories usa, delgo, the least among you, the perfect game, shannons rainbow, 2000s television series, stargate sg1 gerak, resurrection blvd ezekiel zeke grant, half and half ray willis, 2010s films, why did i get married too, the grace card, the lamp, smitty, the undershepherd, a fighting man, pride of lions, boiling pot, king of the dancehall, double play, undercover grandpa, 2010s tv shows, the book of negroes daddy moses, extant quinn, hap and leonard bacon, tv movies, the josephine baker story, return to lonesome dove, captive heart the james mink story, uncle of robert gossett, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 27th birthdays, born may 27 1936Louis Gossett Jr. 

Emmy & Oscar-winning American actor of movies (An Officer and a Gentleman; Iron Eagle films; The Deep; Skin Game) & TV (Roots; Gideon Oliver; An Officer and a Gentleman; The Powers of Matthew Star) (born May 27, 1936 – died Mar. 29, 2024; age 87). (Louis Gossett Jr. 1974 It’s Good to Be Alive)

gary graham, american actor, tv shows, alien nation, star trek enterprise, scruples, movies, the spy within, all the right moves, the hollywood knights, hardcoreGary Graham

American actor of TV (Matthew Sikes on Alien Nation; The Jace Hall Show; Star Trek: Enterprise; Scruples; M.A.N.T.I.S.; JAG) & movies (The Spy Within; Hardcore; All the Right Moves; The Hollywood Knights) (born June 6, 1950 – died Jan. 22, 2024; age 73).(Gary Graham Painting: A. Hamilton

bill hayes birthday, nee william fosster hayes iii, bill hayes 1965, bill hayes 1967, bill hayes 1960s, american singer, 1950s hit songs, davy crockett singer, actor, 1950s movies, stop youre killing me, 1960s films, the cardinal, 1970s soap operas, 1970s television series, daytime tv shows, tv soap operas, days of our lives doug williams, days of our lives jack devereaux, days of our lives dakota lee, 1990s movies, wrestling with god, 2000s films, china the panda adventure, 9 dead gay guys, childstar,  author, like sands through the hourglass, married susan seaforth 1974, doug and julie days of our lives supercouple, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, june 5th birthdays, born june 5 1925Bill Hayes (nee William Foster Hayes III; married Susan Seaforth Hayes)

American singer (The Ballad of Davy Crockett), actor of Broadway, daytime TV soap opera Days of Our Lives for 50+ years (Doug Williams 1970-2023), primetime TV (Your Show of Shows), & movies (The Cardinal; Stop, You’re Killing Me) (born June 5, 1925 – died Jan. 12, 2024; age 98). (Bill Hayes 1960s)

darryl hickman, child actor, tv shows, the many loves of dobie gillis, movies, the star maker, the grapes of wrath, men of boys town, a kiss for corliss, the human comedy, assignment in brittany, henry aldrich boy scout, salty orourke, rhapsody in blue, leave her to heaven, the strange love of martha ivers, black gold, alias nick beal, movies, tea and sympathy, the tingler,Darryl Hickman (brother of Dwayne Hickman; ex of Pamela Lincoln)

American actor of movies (Leave Her to Heaven; Rhapsody in Blue; Tea and Sympathy; The Tingler; Network; A Kiss for Corliss; Assignment in Brittany; The Grapes of Wrath) and TV (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis) (born July 28, 1931 – died May 22, 2024; age 92). (Darryl Hickman 1962: Friedman-Abeles)

norman jewison birthday, nee norman frederick jewison, norman jewison 2011, older, canadian filmmaker, producer, 1950s television director, the wayne and shuster show, the barris beat, the adventures of chich, 1960s tv shows producer, the judy garland show producer, 1960s movie director, 40 pounds of trouble, the thrill of it all, send me no flowers, james garner movies, doris day movies, the art of love, the cincinnati kid, the russians are coming the russians are coming, in the heat of the night, the thomas crown affair, 1970s film director, fiddler on the roof, the landlord producer, billy two hats producer, jesus christ superstar, rollerball, fist, and justice for all, 1980s movie director, best friends, a soldiers story, the dogs of war producer, iceman producer, the january man producer, agnes of god, moonstruck, in country, 1990s film director, other peoples money, only you, bogus, the hurricane, 2000s movies, the statement, academy awards, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, july 21st birthdays, born july 21 1926Norman Jewison 

Oscar-winning Canadian movie producer & director (Moonstruck; The Thrill of It All; A Soldier’s Story; In the Heat of the Night; The Thomas Crown Affair; Jesus Christ Superstar; Fiddler on the Roof; The Hurricane; The January Man) (born July 21, 1926 – died Jan. 20, 2024; age 97). (Norman Jewison 2011: CFC / TIFF)

glynis johns birthday, glynis johns 1954, south african english singer, welsh actress, dancer, pianist, 1930s movies, british films, south riding, murder in the family, prison without bars, the fugitive, 1940s movies, under your hat, the briggs family, 49th parallel, the adventures of tartu, the halfway house, vacation from marriage, this man is mine, frieda, an ideal husband, miranda, third time lucky, dear mr prohack, 1950s movies, the great manhunt, flesh and blood, no highway in the sky, island rescue, encore, the magic box, the promoted, the cards, the sword and the rose, personal affair, rob roy, the highland rogue, walt disney movies, young and willing, land of fury, the beachcomber, mad about men, josephine and men, the court jester, loser takes all, around the world in 80 days, all mine to give, another time another place, shake hands with the devil, 1960s movies, the spiders web, the sundowners, the cabinet of caligari, the chapman report, papas delicate condition, mary poppins, dear brigitte, dont just stand there, lock up your daughters, 1960s television series, glynis granville, batman lady penelope peasoup, 1970s movies, under milk wood, the vault of horror, three dangerous ladies, 1980s movies, zelly and me, nukie, 1980s tv shows, coming of age trudie pepper, 1990s movies, the ref, while you were sleeping, superstar, married anthony forwood 1942, divorced anthony forwood 1948, married dvid foster 1952, divorced david foster, mother of gareth forwood, daughter of mervyn johns, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 5th birthdays, born october 5 1923Glynis Johns (daughter of Mervyn Johns; married Elliott Arnold)

Tony-winning South African-Welsh actress of Broadway, movies (The Sword and the Rose; Mary Poppins; Papa’s Delicate Condition; The Sundowners; An Ideal Husband), & TV (Glynis; Batman) (born Oct. 5, 1923 – died Jan. 4, 2024; age 100). Ex of Anthony Fowood. (Glynis Johns 1954 The Beachcomber Trailer)

toby keith birthday, nee toby keith covel, toby keith 2010, american songwriter, record producer, country music singer, 1990s country music hit songs, shouldve been a cowboy, he aint worth missing, a little less talk and alot more action, wish i didn't know now, whos that man, upstairs downtown, you aint much fun, big ol truck, does that blue moon ever shine on you, a womans touch, mee too, we were in love, im so happy i cant stop cryng, sting duets, dream walkin, getcha some, how do you like me now, 2000s country music hit singles, country comes to town, you shouldnt kiss me like this, im just talkin about tonight, i wanna talk about me, my list, courtesy of the red white and blue the angry american, whos your daddy, rock you baby, beer for my horses, willie nelson duets, i love this bar, american soldier, whiskey girl, stays in mexico, honkytonk u, as good as i once was, big blue note, get drunk and be somebody, a little too late, crash here tonight, high  maintenance woman, love me if you can, get my drink on, shes a hottie, she never cried in front of me, god love her, lost you anyway, american ride, crying for me waymans song, 2010s hit country songs, every dog has its day, bullets in the gun, somewhere else, made in america, red solo cup, beers ago, i like girls that drink beer, actor, 2000s movies, broken bridges, beer for my horses, natalie maines feud, dixie chicks feud, oklahoma drillers semipro football player, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, july 8th birthdays, born july 8 1961Toby Keith (nee Toby Keith Covel)

American country music songwriter & singer (Should’ve Been a Cowboy; How Do You Like Me Now?!; Who’s That Man; You Ain’t Much Fun; We Were in Love; I Wanna Talk About Me; Whiskey Girl; Love Me If You Can), & actor (born July 8, 1961 – died Feb. 5, 2024; age 62). (Toby Keith 2010: Rob McIlvaine / US Army)

steve lawrence birthday, nee sidney liebowitz, steve lawrence 1950s, married eydie gorme 1957, american singer, 1950s hit singles, party doll, 1960s hit songs, go away little girl, tv producer, actor, 1950s musical variety tv shows, the steve lawrence eydie gorme show, tv show host, guest star, 1950s television, the steve allen plymouth show, the garry moore show, 1960s tv series, the steve lawrence show, 1950s whats my line mystery guest, 1960s whats my line panelist, 1970s television guest, the carol burnett show, tonight show starring johnny carson, the ed sullivan show, 1980s movies, the blues brothers, the lonely guy, emmy awards, songwriters hall of fame, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, july 8th birthdays, born july 8 1935Steve Lawrence (nee Sidney Liebowitz; married Eydie Gormé)

American singer (Go Away Little Girl; Party Doll), Emmy-winning producer, host & actor of Broadway, TV (Tonight Starring Steve Allen / Johnny Carson; The Carol Burnett Show) & movies (The Blues Brothers; The Lonely Guy) (born July 8, 1935 – died Mar. 7, 2024; age 88).(Steve Lawrence 1950s)

richard lewis, american comedian, actor, tv shows, anything but love, curb your enthusiasm, daddy dearest, movies, robin hood men in tights, writer, author, the other great depressionRichard Lewis 

American actor & comedian of stage, TV (Marty Gold on Anything But Love; Curb Your Enthusiasm; Daddy Dearest; 7th Heaven), & movies (Robin Hood: Men in Tights), and author (The Other Great Depression) (born June 29, 1947died Feb. 27, 2024; age 76) (Richard Lewis 2015: Allin Lewis)

tony lo bianco, italian american actor, broadway, tv shows, soap operas, love of life, police story, homicide life on the street, movies, the french connection, the seven ups, the juror, fist, separate ways, city heat, nixon, the honeymoon killersTony Lo Bianco

Italian-American actor of Broadway, films (The French Connection; The Seven-Ups; The Juror; F.I.S.T.; Separate Ways; City Heat; Nixon), & TV (Dr. Joe Corelli on Love of Life; Police Story; Jessie; Homicide: Life on the Street; N.Y.P.D.) (born Oct. 19, 1936 – died June 11, 2024; age 87).  (Tony Lo Bianco 1966 Hawk)

dave loggins,  american musician, nashville songwriters hall of fame, singer, hit songs, please come to boston, pieces of april, morning desire, nobody loves me like you do, augusta, someday, you make me want to make you mineDave Loggins (nee David Allen Loggins; cousin of Kenny Loggins)

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame American singer-songwriter (Please Come to Boston; Pieces of April; Morning Desire; Nobody Loves Me Like You Do; Just as Long as I Have You; Augusta; You Make Me Want to Make You Mine) (born Nov. 101947 – died July 10, 2024; age 76). (Dave Loggins Painting: A. Hamilton)

willie mays, american baseball player, baseball hall of fame, mlb center fielder, new york giants, world series champions, san francisco giants, new york mets, mlb all star, gold glove awardsWillie Mays (“The Say Hey Kid“; godfather of Barry Bonds)

Baseball Hall of Fame American MLB center fielder (New York Giants – 1954 World Series Champions; San Francisco Giants), 1951 NL Rookie of the Year, 24-time MLB All-Star & 12 Gold Glove Awards, 2X NL MVP (born May 6, 1931 – died June 18, 2024; age 93). (Willie Mays 1961: William C. Greene)

martin mull, american actor, tv shows, sabrina the teenage witch, mary hartman mary hartman, fernwood 2 night, roseanne, movies, mrs doubtfire, fm, mr mom, musical comedyMartin Mull 

American musical comedian, actor of TV (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch; America 2-Night; Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; Fernwood 2 Night; Roseanne; Arrested Development) &  movies (Mrs. Doubtfire; FM; Mr. Mom) (born Aug. 18, 1943 – died June 27, 2024; age 80). (Martin Mull 2018: Life, Love, and Pop-culture

Don Murraydon murray birthday, nee donald patrick murray, don murray 1975, american actor, 1950s movies, bus stop, the bachelor party, a hatful of rain, from hell to texas, these thousand hills, shake hands with the devil, 1950s television series, kraft theatre guest star, the philco goodyear television playhouse guest star, playhouse 90 guest star, 1960s films, one foot i hell, the hoodlum priest, advise and consent, tunnel 28, one mans way, baby the rain must fall, kid rodelo, the plainsman, sweet love bitter, the viking queen, childish things, 1960s tv shows, 1960s westerns, the outcasts earl corey, 1970s movies, happy birthday wanda june, call me by my rightful name, justin morgan had a horse, walt disney movies, conquest of the planet of the apes, cotter, deadly hero, 1970s television shows, police story guest star, how the west was won anderson, 1980s films, endless love, peggy sue got married, made in heaven, ghosts cant do it, 1980s television series, knots landing sid fairgate, a brand new life roger gibbons, barbara eden television series, sons and daughters bing hammersmith, 2010s television series, twin peaks bushnell mullins, screenwriter, producer, director, married hope lange 1956, divorced hope lange 1961, married elizabeth c johnson 1962, husband of betty murray, father of christopher murray, father of patricia murray, father of mick murray, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, july 31st birthdays, born july 31 1929 (nee Donald Patrick Murray; ex of Hope Lange)

American actor of TV (Sid Fairgate on Knots Landing; The Outcasts; Sons and Daughters) & movies (Bus Stop; The Bachelor Party; A Hatful of Rain; Advise & Consent; Justin Morgan Had A Horse; Baby the Rain Must Fall) (born July 31, 1929 – died Feb. 2, 2024; age 94). (Don Murray 1975 Deadly Hero)

alice munro, alice ann laidlaw, canadian, short story writer, nobel prize in literature, man booker international prize, short story collections, fiction author, dance of the happy shades, lives of girls and women, who do you think you are, the moons of jupiter, the progress of love, friend of my youth, the love of a good woman, hateship friendship courtship loveship, trillium book award, giller prize,Alice Munro (nee Alice Ann Laidlaw)

Canadian short story writer (Dance of the Happy Shades; Who Do You Think You Are?; The Bear Came Over the Mountain; Away from Her), 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature & 2009 Man Booker International Prize winner (born July 10, 1931 – died May 13, 2024; age 92). (Alice Munro 2013: Wolf Gang)

bob newhart, american comedian, actor, grammy awards, comedy recordings, emmy awards, tv shows, the bob newhart show, newhart, bob, movies, hell is for heroes, in and out, on a clear day you can see forever, catch 22, elf, in and outBob Newhart (nee George Robert Newhart; son-in-law of Bill Quinn)

Grammy & Emmy-winning American comedian (The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart), actor of TV (The Bob Newhart Show; Newhart; Bob) and movies (Hell is For Heroes; Catch-22; Elf; On a Clear Day You Can See Forever; In & Out) (born Sept. 5, 1929 – died July 18, 2024; age 94). (Bob Newhart 1987: Alan Light)

christian oliver, german actor, video games, call of duty, tv shows, saved by the bell the new class, cobra 11, movies, the baby sitters club, eat your heart outChristian Oliver (nee Christian Klepser)

German actor of video games (Call of Duty: WWII; Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond), TV (Brian Keller on Saved by the Bell: The New Class; Cobra 11; Hunters; Tribute) and movies (The Baby-Sitters Club) (born Mar. 3, 1972 – died Jan. 4, 2024; age 51). (Christian Oliver 2015: Manfred Werner – Tsui cc-by-sa3.0)

charles osgood birthday, nee charles osgood wood, charles osgood 2016, american newspaper columnist, author, nothing could be finer than a crisis that is minor in the morning, theres nothing that i wouldnt do if you would be my posslq, osgood on speaking how to think on your feet without falling on your face, the osgood files, see you on the radio, defending baltimore against enemy attack, composer, spoken word grammy award, gallant men single, radio announcer, abc flair reports, cbs the osgood file radio show, television reporter, tv news anchor, universe, the cbs morning news, cbs this morning, cbs news sunday morning, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1933Charles Osgood (nee Charles Osgood Wood III)

American author (The Osgood Files), news anchor of radio (Flair Reports) & TV (Universe; The CBS Morning News; CBS News Sunday Morning) (born Jan. 8, 1933 – died Jan. 23, 2024; age 91). (Charles Osgood 2016 An Evening With Charles Osgood: The New York Press Club)

janis paige, american pin up model, singer, actress, broadway, television series, santa barbara, its always jan, movies, romance on the high seas, silk stockings, cheyenne, follow the boysJanis Paige (nee Donna Mae Tjaden; married Ray Gilbert)

American WWII pin-up model, singer-actress of Broadway, TV (Minx Lockridge on Santa Barbara; It’s Always Jan; Trapper John, M.D.; Capitol; General Hospital) & movies (Cheyenne; Silk Stockings; Follow the Boys; Bachelor in Paradise) (born Sept. 16, 1922 – died June 2, 2024; age 101). (Janis Paige 1948: Engstead)

joyce randolph birthday, nee joyce sirola, joyce randolph 1950s, american actress, comedic actress, 1950s television series, 1950s tv sitcoms, cavalcade of stars, trixie norton, the jackie gleason show, the honeymooners, 1960s tv shows, 1960s tv soap operas, the doctors and the nurses alice loring, 2000s movies, everythings jake, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 21st birthday, born october 21 1924Joyce Randolph (nee Joyce Sirola)

American chorus girl & comedic actress of Broadway & TV (Trixie Norton on The Honeymooners, The Jackie Gleason Show, Cavalcade of Stars & The Ed Sullivan Show; Buck Rogers; The Doctors and the Nurses) (born Oct. 21, 1924 – died Jan. 13, 2024; age 99). (Joyce Randolph 1950s The Honeymooners: CBS)

chita rivera birthday, nee dolores conchita figueroa del rivero, chita rivera 1997, american dancer, singer, musical theatre actress, broadway plays, tony awards, guys and dolls, west side story, the rink, nine, 1960s movie musicals, sweet charity, 1970s television series, 1970s tv sitcoms, the new dick van dyke show connie richardson, 1970s musical films, sgt peppers lonely hearts club band, 1980s tv shows, 1980s tv soap operas, one life to live melody rambo, 2000s movies, chicago, kalamazoo, still waiting in the wings, married tony mordente 1957, divorced tony mordente 1966, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 23rd birthday, born january 23 1933Chita Rivera (nee Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero Anderson)

Tony-winning American singer (All That Jazz), dancer & actress of Broadway (Kiss of the Spider Woman; Guys and Dolls), TV (The New Dick Van Dyke Show; One Life to Live), & movies (West Side Story; Chicago) (born Jan. 23, 1933 – died Jan. 30, 2024; age 91). (Chita Rivera 1997: © copyright John Mathew Smith)

barbara rush birthday, barbara rush 1969, american actress, 1950s movies, the goldbergs, quebec, the first legion, when worlds collide, flaming feather, prince of pirates, it came from outer space, taza son of cochise, magnificent obsession, the black shield of falworth, captain lightfoot, kiss of fire, world in my corner, bigger than life, flight to hong kong, oh men oh women, no down payment, the young lions, harry black and the tiger, the young philadelphians, 1960s movies, the bramble bush, stranges when we meet, come blow your horn, robin and the 7 hoods, hombre, strategy of terror, 1960s television series, 1960s tv soap operas, peyton place marsha russell, 1970s movies, the man, superdad, 1970s television shows, 19709s tv sitcoms, the new dick van dyke show margot brighton, 1980s movies, cant stop the music, summer lovers, 1980s television shows, prime time soap operas, flamingo road eudora weldon, 1990s tv series, all my children nola orsini, 7th heaven ruth camden, married jeffrey hunter, divorced jeffrey hunter, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen, famous people birthdays, celebrity birthdays, older adult birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, january 4th birthday, born january 4 1927Barbara Rush (ex of Jeffrey Hunter, Warren Cowan)

American actress of movies (It Came From Outer Space; The Young Lions; The Young Philadelphians; Magnificent Obsession; Hombre; Robin and the 7 Hoods) & TV (Marsha on Peyton Place; All My Children) (born Jan. 4, 1927 – died Mar. 31, 2024; age 97). Aunt of Carolyn Hennesy. (Barbara Rush 1966)

vic seixas, american tennis player, international tennis hall of fame, tennis pro, 1950s tennis grand slam, wimbledon winners, us open tennis, mixed doubles tennis champVic Seixas (nee Elias Victor Seixas Jr.)

International Tennis Hall of Fame American pro tennis player, winner of 15 1950s Grand Slam championships: Singles (Wimbledon, US Open), Doubles (Australian, US & French Open), and Mixed Doubles; and WWII USAF pilot (born Aug. 30, 1923 – died July 5, 2024; age 100). (Vic Seixas 1950s)

james b sikking, american actor, tv shows, hill street blues, doogie howser md, brooklyn south, movies, final approach, narrow margin, the pelican brief, the electric hoseman, fever pitch, ordinary people, died 2024James B. Sikking (nee James Barrie Sikking; father of Andrew Sikking)

American actor of TV (Lt. Howard Hunter on Hill Street Blues; Dr. David Howser on Doogie Howser, M.D.; Brooklyn South; General Hospital) & films (Narrow Margin; Final Approach; The Pelican Brief; The Electric Horseman) (born Mar. 5, 1934 – died July 13, 2024; age 90). (James Sikking 2011: Anne Sikking)

richard simmons, american comedian, actor, tv shows, the richard simmons show, general hospital, fitness guru, weight loss advisor, video host, sweatin to the oldies, author, never say diet book, sweetie pieRichard Simmons (nee Milton Teagle Simmons)

American comedian, actor (Hercules), fitness and weight-loss video guru (Sweatin’ to the Oldies), author (Never-Say-Diet Book; Sweetie Pie), TV host (The Richard Simmons Show; General Hospital; Super Password) (born July 12, 1948 – died July 13, 2024; age 76). (Richard Simmons 1982: Bonnie Schiffman)

o j simpson, american football player, pro football hall of fame, nfl running back, buffalo bills, san francisco 49ers, heisman trophy, actor, tv shows, 1st and ten, movies, the cassandra crossing, naked gun films, the towering infernoO. J. Simpson (nee Orenthal James Simpson; “The Juice“)

Pro Football Hall of Fame American NFL running back (Buffalo Bills; San Francisco 49ers), 1968 Heisman Trophy winner, actor of TV (1st & Ten) & films (The Cassandra Crossing; Naked Gun movies; The Towering Inferno) (born July 9, 1947died Apr. 10, 2024; age 76). (O.J. Simpson Painting: A. Hamilton)

david soul, american actor, tv shows, starsky and hutch, the yellow rose, here come the brides, movies, magnum force, johnny got his gun, singer, David Soul (nee David Richard Solberg; ex of Julia Nickson, others)

American-British singer (Don’t Give Up on Us), actor of TV (Starsky and Hutch; Joshua Bolt on Here Come the Brides; Casablanca; The Yellow Rose) and movies (Magnum Force; The Hanoi Hilton) (born Aug. 28, 1943 – died Jan. 4, 2024; age 80). (David Soul 1974 The Disappearance of Flight 412)

Donald Sutherlanddonald sutherland birthday, nee donald mcnichol sutherland, donald sutherland 1964, canadian actor, 1960s movies, hamlet at elsinore, the dirty dozen, oedipus the king, joanna, 1970s movies, mash, start the revolution without me, kellys heroes, act of the heart, alex in wonderland, klute, steelyard blues, dont look now, spys, the day of the locust, fellinis casanova, the eagle has landed, the disappearance, bethune, animal house, invasion of the body snatchers, the great train robbery, murder by decree, 1980s movies, ordinary people, eye of the needle, max dugan returns, ordeal by innocence, a dry white season, 1990s feature films, backdraft, jfk, the railway station man, buffy the vampire slayer, shadow of the wolf, six degrees of separation, disclosure, outbreak, a time to kill, fallen, without limits, virus, instinct, 2000s movies, space cowboys, the italian job, cold mountain, fierce people, pride and prejudice, an american haunting, reign over me, fools gold, the mechanic, horrible bosses, the hunger ames movies, the hunger games catching fire, the hunger games mockingjay, the calling, 2000s television mini series, human trafficking, meehan, commander in chief, nathan templeton, dirty sexy money, patrick tripp darling iii, the pillars of the earth, bartholomew, moby dick, father mapple, crossing lines, michel dorn, father of kiefer sutherland, father of rossif sutherland, father of angus sutherland, grandfather of sarah sutherland, married shirley douglas 1966, divorced shirley douglas 1970, married francine racette 1972, emmy awards, octogenarian birthdays,  senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, july 17th birthdays, born july 17 1935 (father of Rossif, Angus, & Kiefer Sutherland)

Honorary Oscar & Emmy-winning Canadian actor of TV & films (The Hunger Games; Invasion of the Body Snatchers; Ordinary People; Klute; Don’t Look Now; Kelly’s Heroes; MASH) (born July 17, 1935 – died June 20, 2024; age 88). Married Francine Racette; ex of Shirley Douglas. (Donald Sutherland 1964)

robert towne, american director, film producer, screenwriter, movies, tv shows, mad men, movies, chinatown, the two jakes, shampoo, the bedroom window, tequila sunrise, personal bestRobert Towne (nee Robert Bertram Schwartz)

Academy Award-winning American TV & movie director, producer and screenwriter (Mad Men; The Bedroom Window; Chinatown; The Two Jakes; Shampoo; Tequila Sunrise; Personal Best; Mission: Impossible) (born Nov. 23, 1934 – died July 1, 2024; age 89). (Robert Towne 2012: Sarah Morris)

m emmett walsh, american actor, character actor, tv shows, the sandy duncan show, sneaky pete, movies, serpico, the jerk, slap shot, back to school, brubaker, blade runner, blood simple, fletch, wiltcats, crittersM. Emmet Walsh (nee Michael Emmet Walsh)

American character & voice over actor of TV (The Sandy Duncan Show; Sneaky Pete) & films (Serpico; The Jerk; Slap Shot; Back to School; Brubaker; Blade Runner; Blood Simple; Fletch; Ordinary People; Knives Out) (born Mar. 22, 1935 – died Mar. 19, 2024; age 88). (M. Emmett Walsh 2009: David Shankbone)

bill walton, american professional basketball player, 1970s college player of the year, ucla bruins, naismith memorial basketball hall of fame, nba player, san diego clippers, los angeles clippers, portland trail blazers, boston celtics, nba mvp, nba championsBill Walton (nee William Theodore Walton III)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame American NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers – MVP & NBA champ; San Diego / LA Clippers; Boston Celtics – NBA Champ), 3X College Player of the Year, & Emmy-winning sportscaster (born Nov. 5, 1952 – died May 27, 2024; age 71). (Bill Walton 1970s)

jerry west birthday, nee jerry alan west, jerry west 1974, nba player, naismith memorial basketball hall of fame, 1960s us olympic basketball team, 1960s olympic games gold medal winner, player los angeles lakers coach, nba coach, 1960s nba all star 1970s, 1972 nba championships, 1969 nba finals mvp, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 28th birthdays, born may 28 1938Jerry West (“Mr. Clutch“; “The Logo“; “Mr. Outside“)

College & Naismith Memorial Basketball Halls of Fame American NBA coach, exec, & player (Los Angeles Lakers – NBA Champions, NBA Finals MVP, 14-time NBA All-Star) & 1960 Olympic gold medalist (born May 28, 1938 – died June 12, 2024; age 86). (Jerry West 1974: Malcolm W. Emmons / Sporting News)

dr ruth westheimer birthday, nee karola ruth siegel, aka dr ruth, ruth westheimer 2008, german american psychologist, sex therapist, sex educator, radio show host, sexually speaking, dr ruth show, television series, tv host, ask dr ruth, whats up dr ruth, the all new dr ruth show, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 30th birthdays, born august 30 1928Ruth Westheimer (nee Karola Ruth Siegel; “Dr. Ruth“)

German-American-Israeli psychologist, sex therapist & educator, TV & Radio Hall of Fame host (Sexually Speaking / Dr. Ruth Show; Ask Dr. Ruth; Hollywood Squares; The All New Dr. Ruth Show; What’s Up, Dr. Ruth?) (born June 4, 1928 – died July 12, 2024; age 96). (Dr. Ruth Westheimer 2008: David Shankbone)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & writer Anita Hamilton's articles are inspired by real historical events, places, and people. Her travel experiences, a lifelong keen interest in history, art, vintage music, books, silent films, classic movies, "golden age" television shows, fashion, & entertainment in general - combined with years of research - make her a subject matter expert with acquired knowledge & expertise on these topics. This, and a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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