Obituaries, Tributes and Awards


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Has one of your favorite actors or someone else in the business passed on? Did someone receive an award that got you excited? Please share!

I was saddened to read this today -

Are You Being Served? actor Frank Thornton dies aged 92

In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton

I love the series “Are You Being Served?” and I always try to catch it on PBS - it really makes me laugh! Captain Peacock was a great character and Frank Thornton will be missed. RIP, good sir.


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It’s sort of weird that I was just introduced to Are You Being Served and Grace and Favor. We had actually just looked him up on Wikipedia a few weeks ago to see how old he was and if he was still alive.


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Henry Bromell, ‘Homeland’ executive producer, dies at 66

Henry Brommell: career highlights (in pictures)

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/showtracker/la-henry-brommell-career-highlights-pictures,0,1651193.photogallery?index=lat-producer2013-la0007476021-20111030


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Kennedy Center Honors 2012 - Tribute to David Letterman


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Tribute to Greer Garson - TCM Star of the Month for March


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A great talent.

Mark Gosdin


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‘Undercover Angel’ Singer Alan O’Day Dead at 72

Alan O’Day Bio


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‘Unpredictable’ storm in Oklahoma turned on three chasers


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Dean Brooks, ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Doctor, Dies at 96


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Jean Stapleton, Who Played Archie Bunker’s Better Angel, Dies at 90


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Off-off Broadway actress Helen Hanft dies in New York City at 79

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/178600-Helen-Hanft-Brassy-Actress-of-Early-Off-Off-Broadway-Scene-Dies-at-79


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‘Days of Our Lives’ Casting Director Fran Bascom Dead


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Academy to Give More Oscars for Animated Feature

Academy Changes Rules, Will Let Everyone Vote in Foreign-Language Category

Oscars Overhaul Short-Documentary Rules, Plan to Expand Doc Branch

Oscars Move Into March for 2014