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Monday, June 13, 2022

Philip Baker Hall, master of gruff and gruffly silly character roles, dies at 90 by Adam Bernstein

He won critical acclaim for his dramatic work — and generations of devoted fans as Lieutenant Bookman, the hardcore library cop on “Seinfeld.”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 03:03PM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

June Hansen, prize-winning actress, dies at 95 by Adam Bernstein

She won a Helen Hayes Award in 2000 for her supporting performance in Tom Stoppard’s “Indian Ink."

SOURCE: Washington Post at 02:12AM
Sunday, June 13, 2021

Ned Beatty, versatile and prolific actor of stage and screen, dies at 83 by Adam Bernstein

He made a harrowing movie debut in “Deliverance,” received an Oscar nomination for “Network” and was a renowned character actor.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 09:18PM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Norman Lloyd, character actor who dangled from Lady Liberty in ‘Saboteur,’ dies at 106 by Adam Bernstein

He gained a wide following as a crusty hospital administrator on the 1980s medical drama “St. Elsewhere.”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 07:33PM
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Olympia Dukakis, late-blooming Oscar winner for ‘Moonstruck,’ dies at 89 by Adam Bernstein

The actress toiled in obscurity for decades before her breakthrough at 56 as Cher’s sardonic mother in the 1987 romantic comedy.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 04:36PM
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Actor Hal Holbrook, indelible portrayer of Mark Twain, dies at 95 by Adam Bernstein

Mr. Holbrook played Twain for 63 years and also was Deep Throat in “All the President’s Men.”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 10:33AM
Friday, December 13, 2019

Danny Aiello, actor who excelled as blue-collar heavies and hotheads, dies at 86 by Adam Bernstein

Danny Aiello, a late-blooming actor who memorably portrayed blue-collar heavies and hotheads in films such as “The Godfather: Part II,” “The Purple Rose of Cairo” and “Do the Right…

SOURCE: at 03:22PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Madeleine Sherwood, actress in ‘The Crucible,’ ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,’ dies at 93 by Adam Bernstein

She also played the stern Mother Superior on the sitcom “The Flying Nun.”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 06:49PM
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Jeni LeGon dies at 96; dancer was one of the first black women to become a tap soloist by Adam Bernstein

A chorus girl at 13, she worked her way to center stage, and her saucy personality and showstopping acrobatics made her a star at 18 on the black theater circuit in the mid-1930s.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 05:34AM
Friday, May 11, 2012

Joyce Redman, Oscar-nominated actress for ‘Tom Jones,’ dies at 96 by Adam Bernstein

As Anne Boleyn in a 1949 Broadway production of “Anne of the Thousand Days,” Ms. Redman “scorches the pages” of the Maxwell Anderson drama “to the point where the play is not a goo…

SOURCE: Washington Post at 08:10AM

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