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Friday, April 16, 2021

Helen McCrory, gangster matriarch in TV’s ‘Peaky Blinders,’ dies at 52 by Harrison Smith

The British actress also starred onstage as Medea and was married to actor Damian Lewis.

Linked From Washington Post at 07:42PM
Friday, March 5, 2021

Nicola Pagett, British stage and screen actress in ‘Upstairs, Downstairs,’ dies at 75 by Harrison Smith

She played a headstrong daughter in the 1970s TV series and later published a frank memoir about her battle with bipolar disorder.

Linked From Washington Post at 09:06PM

Bill C. Davis, whose play ‘Mass Appeal’ lived up to its title, dies at 69 by Harrison Smith

Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.

Linked From Washington Post at 12:24AM
Friday, January 15, 2021

Adolfo ‘Shabba-Doo’ Quiñones, street-dance star of ‘Breakin’’ movies, dies at 65 by Harrison Smith

He was “a Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly of street,” dancer and singer Toni Basil said.

Linked From Washington Post at 11:03PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mark Medoff, Tony-winning playwright of ‘Children of a Lesser God,’ dies at 79 by Harrison Smith

His breakthrough, "When You Comin Back, Red Ryder?," opened Off-Broadway in 1973 and centered on a Vietnam War veteran who holds a New Mexico diner hostage.

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