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Hugh Downs, Veteran Broadcaster From 20/20 and also Today, Dead at 99 888011000 110888 Hugh Downs, a professional broadcaster that is probably best understood for co-anchoring 20/20 with Barbara Walters throughout the ABC news magazine’s heyday, died on July 1 at his Scottsdale, Ariz. home. He was 99. According to the Washington Post, Downs’ great-niece Molly Shaheen said that the reason of fatality was a heart disorder, and that Downs did not have COVID-19. After starting his transmitting job on radio, Downs’ initial television jobs consisted of acting as the announcer for Hawkins Falls, among the tool’s initial daytime soap, in addition to the children’s program Kukla, Fran and Ollie. Downs went on to be the commentator for Jack Parr’s The Tonight Show in 1957, and stuck with the talker till 1962, when Ed Herlihy took control of. In 1958, Downs started a decade-long run holding TELEVISION’s original incarnation of the game show Concentration. He then organized NBC’s Today from 1962 to 1971, where he initially satisfied Barbara Walters and aided bring in along her about-to-explode job. From 1978, beginning with 20/20‘s 2nd episode, he co-anchored that information program up until his retired life in 1999. Throughout his occupation, Downs was a seven-time Emmy candidate, ordering gold two times. In 1985, Downs was licensed by the Guinness Book of World Records as holding the document for the best number of hours on network industrial television (15,188 hours), until he yielded the title to Regis Philbin in 2004.

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Comments Off on Hugh Downs, Veteran Broadcaster From 20/20 and also Today, Dead at 99 888011000 110888 Hugh Downs, a professional broadcaster that is probably best understood for co-anchoring 20/20 with Barbara Walters throughout the ABC news magazine’s heyday, died on July 1 at his Scottsdale, Ariz. home. He was 99. According to the Washington Post, Downs’ great-niece Molly Shaheen said that the reason of fatality was a heart disorder, and that Downs did not have COVID-19. After starting his transmitting job on radio, Downs’ initial television jobs consisted of acting as the announcer for Hawkins Falls, among the tool’s initial daytime soap, in addition to the children’s program Kukla, Fran and Ollie. Downs went on to be the commentator for Jack Parr’s The Tonight Show in 1957, and stuck with the talker till 1962, when Ed Herlihy took control of. In 1958, Downs started a decade-long run holding TELEVISION’s original incarnation of the game show Concentration. He then organized NBC’s Today from 1962 to 1971, where he initially satisfied Barbara Walters and aided bring in along her about-to-explode job. From 1978, beginning with 20/20‘s 2nd episode, he co-anchored that information program up until his retired life in 1999. Throughout his occupation, Downs was a seven-time Emmy candidate, ordering gold two times. In 1985, Downs was licensed by the Guinness Book of World Records as holding the document for the best number of hours on network industrial television (15,188 hours), until he yielded the title to Regis Philbin in 2004.
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Carl Reiner, Comedy Icon, Dead at 98 888011000 110888 Comedy tale Carl Reiner, whose multi-decade showbiz career consisted of 9 Primetime Emmy wins, passed away Monday at age 98, TMZ reports. A reason of death has actually not yet been disclosed. A respected star, supervisor and also producer, Reiner was best recognized for producing The Dick Van Dyke Show, which ran on CBS from 1961 to 1966 (and scored Reiner numerous Emmy wins for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy). He additionally co-starred on the comedy as the self-concerned Alan Brady. Before that, he co-wrote and acted on Caesar’s Hour and Your Show of Shows, contrary comic Sid Caesar. Recently, Reiner maintained busy with a set of reoccuring roles on Hot in Cleveland (as Elka’s on-again/off-again boyfriend Max) as well as Two and a Half Men (as Evelyn’s nonagenarian beau Marty Pepper). Most recently, he voiced the personality of Toy Story 4‘s Carl Reineroceros, who appeared again in an episode of the Disney+ followup Forky Asks a Question. Extra TELEVISION credits included episodes of Ally McBeal, The Bernie Mac Show, Boston Legal, The Carol Burnett Show, Good Heavens, House, The Larry Sanders Show, Life With Bonnie, Mad About You, Parks and Recreation as well as Rowan & & Martin’s Laugh-In. He also offered his voice to episodes of American Dad, Bob’s Burgers and King of capital, among several various other collection. Reiner’s robust career additionally consisted of a number of Broadway musicals, movie job (most especially as Saul Bloom in the Ocean’s Eleven franchise business) as well as numerous TV and stage looks with funny companion Mel Brooks. He additionally won a Grammy in 1999 for Best Spoken Comedy Album (which he showed Brooks), and also he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2000. In a tweet on June 27, 2 days before his passing, Reiner said he had “lived the very best life feasible” along with his late better half, Estelle Lebost, as well as their 3 youngsters, Rob, Annie as well as Lucas.

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Comedy legend Carl Reiner, whose multi-decade showbiz job consisted of 9 Primetime Emmy wins, passed away Monday at age 98, TMZ reports. A reason of fatality ..

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Comments Off on Carl Reiner, Comedy Icon, Dead at 98 888011000 110888 Comedy tale Carl Reiner, whose multi-decade showbiz career consisted of 9 Primetime Emmy wins, passed away Monday at age 98, TMZ reports. A reason of death has actually not yet been disclosed. A respected star, supervisor and also producer, Reiner was best recognized for producing The Dick Van Dyke Show, which ran on CBS from 1961 to 1966 (and scored Reiner numerous Emmy wins for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy). He additionally co-starred on the comedy as the self-concerned Alan Brady. Before that, he co-wrote and acted on Caesar’s Hour and Your Show of Shows, contrary comic Sid Caesar. Recently, Reiner maintained busy with a set of reoccuring roles on Hot in Cleveland (as Elka’s on-again/off-again boyfriend Max) as well as Two and a Half Men (as Evelyn’s nonagenarian beau Marty Pepper). Most recently, he voiced the personality of Toy Story 4‘s Carl Reineroceros, who appeared again in an episode of the Disney+ followup Forky Asks a Question. Extra TELEVISION credits included episodes of Ally McBeal, The Bernie Mac Show, Boston Legal, The Carol Burnett Show, Good Heavens, House, The Larry Sanders Show, Life With Bonnie, Mad About You, Parks and Recreation as well as Rowan & & Martin’s Laugh-In. He also offered his voice to episodes of American Dad, Bob’s Burgers and King of capital, among several various other collection. Reiner’s robust career additionally consisted of a number of Broadway musicals, movie job (most especially as Saul Bloom in the Ocean’s Eleven franchise business) as well as numerous TV and stage looks with funny companion Mel Brooks. He additionally won a Grammy in 1999 for Best Spoken Comedy Album (which he showed Brooks), and also he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2000. In a tweet on June 27, 2 days before his passing, Reiner said he had “lived the very best life feasible” along with his late better half, Estelle Lebost, as well as their 3 youngsters, Rob, Annie as well as Lucas.
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Ian Holm, Star of Lord of the Rings and Alien, Dead at 88 888011000 110888 RELATED STORIES Sir Ian Holm, an Oscar nominee for Chariots of Fire and also the celebrity of the Lord of the Rings movie franchise business, died on Friday morning after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 88. “He died in harmony in the healthcare facility” among his household as well as caregiver, his agent claimed in a statement. “Charming, kind as well as ferociously talented, we will miss him widely.” In addition to his abovementioned Oscar nod, Holm was a six-time BAFTA candidate, transforming two times (for 1969’s The Bofors Gun As Chariots). Having actually played Bilbo Baggins, he belonged of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King‘s SAG Award-winning actors in 2004. Holm’s film credit histories likewise consisted of (yet were never restricted to) Time Bandits, Brazil, The Madness of King George, The Fifth Element and also Alien (as the android Ash). On the small screen, Holm was a two-time Emmy nominee– for his title role in the BBC’s 1998 manufacturing of King Lear and contrary Dame Judy Dench in the 2000 HBO/BBC movie The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (for which he also gained a Laurence Olivier Award). His other on-camera TV functions consists of ITV’s Napoleon and Love, the 1978 miniseries Holocaust, the espionage thriller Game, Set as well as Match, and the youngsters’s dream collection The Borrowers and its follow-up The Return of the Borrowers. In 1967 he earned a Tony Award for his efficiency as Lenny in The Homecoming.

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Sir Ian Holm, an Oscar nominee for Chariots of Fire and also the star of the Lord of the Rings movie franchise business, died on Friday early morning after ..

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Comments Off on Ian Holm, Star of Lord of the Rings and Alien, Dead at 88 888011000 110888 RELATED STORIES Sir Ian Holm, an Oscar nominee for Chariots of Fire and also the celebrity of the Lord of the Rings movie franchise business, died on Friday morning after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 88. “He died in harmony in the healthcare facility” among his household as well as caregiver, his agent claimed in a statement. “Charming, kind as well as ferociously talented, we will miss him widely.” In addition to his abovementioned Oscar nod, Holm was a six-time BAFTA candidate, transforming two times (for 1969’s The Bofors Gun As Chariots). Having actually played Bilbo Baggins, he belonged of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King‘s SAG Award-winning actors in 2004. Holm’s film credit histories likewise consisted of (yet were never restricted to) Time Bandits, Brazil, The Madness of King George, The Fifth Element and also Alien (as the android Ash). On the small screen, Holm was a two-time Emmy nominee– for his title role in the BBC’s 1998 manufacturing of King Lear and contrary Dame Judy Dench in the 2000 HBO/BBC movie The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (for which he also gained a Laurence Olivier Award). His other on-camera TV functions consists of ITV’s Napoleon and Love, the 1978 miniseries Holocaust, the espionage thriller Game, Set as well as Match, and the youngsters’s dream collection The Borrowers and its follow-up The Return of the Borrowers. In 1967 he earned a Tony Award for his efficiency as Lenny in The Homecoming.
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Mary Pat Gleason, Prolific Character Actress With 100+ TV Roles, Dead at 70 888011000 110888 Mary Pat Gleason, a character actress with a significant listing of credit ratings and who most just recently played Mom’s Mary, has passed away. She was 70. Per a message on Gleason ‘s main Facebook web page, she passed away after a lengthy health problem from cancer. You might not have actually understood Gleason ‘s name, it’s likely that her face is familiarAcquainted Her acting resume contains consists of than 100 television credits, usually typically one-off-but-memorable roles on popular broadcast program collection the past 40 years. She was Madame Oeuf, Saved By the Bell’s French educator. She was Lucille, the demanding yet kindly dressing-room assistant who hugged a mourning Miranda in Sex and also the City. She was Mrs. Butters, the practical primary school instructor that handled Lynette and also Susan’s kids in Desperate Housewives. She was Sally, the homeless woman who might or might not have actually understood the head of state on NBC on Will & Grace. Her list of TV looks likewise consists of duties on Quantum Leap, Highway to Heaven, Night Court, Blossom, Emergency Room, NCIS, Bones, Grey’s Anatomy, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, How to Get AwayWith Murder, NCIS and also The Blacklist. In 2014, she began the recurring function of Mary, an Alcoholics Anonymous member, on CBS’ Mom. Gleason appeared on the comedy a variety of times for many years, and her personalitywas killed off in Season 7 when Mary died of a mind aneurysm throughout an AA conference.

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Mary Pat Gleason, a personality actress with a big listing of credit ratings and also that most recently played Mom ‘ s Mary, has actually passed ..

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Comments Off on Mary Pat Gleason, Prolific Character Actress With 100+ TV Roles, Dead at 70 888011000 110888 Mary Pat Gleason, a character actress with a significant listing of credit ratings and who most just recently played Mom’s Mary, has passed away. She was 70. Per a message on Gleason ‘s main Facebook web page, she passed away after a lengthy health problem from cancer. You might not have actually understood Gleason ‘s name, it’s likely that her face is familiarAcquainted Her acting resume contains consists of than 100 television credits, usually typically one-off-but-memorable roles on popular broadcast program collection the past 40 years. She was Madame Oeuf, Saved By the Bell’s French educator. She was Lucille, the demanding yet kindly dressing-room assistant who hugged a mourning Miranda in Sex and also the City. She was Mrs. Butters, the practical primary school instructor that handled Lynette and also Susan’s kids in Desperate Housewives. She was Sally, the homeless woman who might or might not have actually understood the head of state on NBC on Will & Grace. Her list of TV looks likewise consists of duties on Quantum Leap, Highway to Heaven, Night Court, Blossom, Emergency Room, NCIS, Bones, Grey’s Anatomy, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, How to Get AwayWith Murder, NCIS and also The Blacklist. In 2014, she began the recurring function of Mary, an Alcoholics Anonymous member, on CBS’ Mom. Gleason appeared on the comedy a variety of times for many years, and her personalitywas killed off in Season 7 when Mary died of a mind aneurysm throughout an AA conference.
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Ken Osmond, Who Played Leave It to Beaver’s Eddie Haskell, Dead at 76 888011000 110888 Ken Osmond, best understood to TV visitors as Leave It to Beaver suck-up Eddie Haskell, has actually passed away, Osmond’s manager confirms to TVLine. He was 76. “He was a fantastic and also unbelievably type father. He had his family collected around him when he passed,” his boy, Eric, stated in a declaration. “He was liked as well as will be extremely missed.” Osmond originated the function of smart-aleck-next-door Eddie on the CBS sitcom and played him for the program’s whole, six-season run. He later on reprised the character in a TELEVISION film (Still the Beaver), a sequel series (The New Leave It to Beaver) as well as a theatrical movie (1997’s Leave It to Beaver), in addition to on the brief TV shows Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and also Hello there Honey, I’m Home!. Along with playing Wally’s slick cheat of a friend, Osmond held a number of other TELEVISION roles throughout his profession. He started his Hollywood run as a youngster star in movies, at some point going on to have guest components in Petticoat Junction, Lassie, The Munsters, Happy Days and also Rags to Riches, among other collection. Per our sibling site Variety, Osmond joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1970. He was shot multiple times throughout a foot chase in 1980 but was conserved by both a protective vest and his belt fastening, off which the final bullet ricocheted. He retired in 1988.

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Ken Osmond, best recognized to TV audiences as Leave It to Beaver suck-up Eddie Haskell, has died, Osmond’s manager confirms to TVLine. He was 76. “He ..

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Comments Off on Ken Osmond, Who Played Leave It to Beaver’s Eddie Haskell, Dead at 76 888011000 110888 Ken Osmond, best understood to TV visitors as Leave It to Beaver suck-up Eddie Haskell, has actually passed away, Osmond’s manager confirms to TVLine. He was 76. “He was a fantastic and also unbelievably type father. He had his family collected around him when he passed,” his boy, Eric, stated in a declaration. “He was liked as well as will be extremely missed.” Osmond originated the function of smart-aleck-next-door Eddie on the CBS sitcom and played him for the program’s whole, six-season run. He later on reprised the character in a TELEVISION film (Still the Beaver), a sequel series (The New Leave It to Beaver) as well as a theatrical movie (1997’s Leave It to Beaver), in addition to on the brief TV shows Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and also Hello there Honey, I’m Home!. Along with playing Wally’s slick cheat of a friend, Osmond held a number of other TELEVISION roles throughout his profession. He started his Hollywood run as a youngster star in movies, at some point going on to have guest components in Petticoat Junction, Lassie, The Munsters, Happy Days and also Rags to Riches, among other collection. Per our sibling site Variety, Osmond joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1970. He was shot multiple times throughout a foot chase in 1980 but was conserved by both a protective vest and his belt fastening, off which the final bullet ricocheted. He retired in 1988.
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Comments Off on Fred Willard Dead at 86 888011000 110888 Fred Willard, the Second City alum that provided Emmy-nominated efficiencies in Modern Family and also Everybody Loves Raymond, has actually died, reports THR. The star was 86. He passed away “really quietly,” claims his little girl Hope. “He kept moving, functioning as well as making us delighted until the actual end. We loved him so very much! We will certainly miss him for life.” Willard’s persisting guest-performances came to be a few of his most popular as well as well-known television job. On Everybody Loves Raymond, he depicted Hank MacDougall, Robert’s traditional father-in-law, earning himself Emmy nominations for 3 consecutive years. He got one more election in 2010 for his function in Modern Family as Frank Dunphy, Phil’s dad. More ahead …
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Trading Spaces’ Frank Bielec Dead at 72 888011000 110888 RELATED STORIES Frank Bielec, constant Trading Spaces developer, passed away at the age of 72, TMZ records. Bielec died Friday, according to his spouse, Judy, just eventually after enduring a cardiovascular disease. He was originally taken to a healthcare facility in Katy, Texas before being moved to Houston for specific therapy. A competent developer best recognized for his work on the TLC program, Bielec showed up on every period till its end in 2008. He likewise participated in the show’s 2018 reboot, showing up in a grand total of 43 episodes. His other credit scores consist of the franchise spin-offs Trading Spaces: Family and also Trading Spaces: Home Free. Before television, Bielec was a primary instructor where he instructed art as well as social studies. After ending up being distressed with the academic system for concentrating way too much on examinations, he obtained a Master’s degree in Fine Arts. Following his eight years of training, he came to be a flower shop, developing wowing flower layouts for virtually 20 years. As an accomplished artist, he typically had his work with display screen in galleries. In 1989, he and also Judy started a service that concentrated on cross-stitches called Mosey ‘n Me. Bielec included his several crafts as well as eye for detail right into every area he made on the show, adding artistic touches of cross-stitching, attracting, stenciling as well as much more. Vern Yip, another of Trading Space‘s interior developers, discussed Bielec’s death, tweeting, ” Lovely Frank Bielec died today from problems adhering to a cardiac arrest. Funny, sensible, nice, and talented, he constantly lent perspective as well as levity to every scenario. Thank you for constantly being kind to me. I will certainly miss you very much buddy.”
Lovely Frank Bielec died today from problems following a cardiovascular disease. Amusing, wise, nice, and also talented, he constantly lent viewpoint as well as levity to every scenario. Thanks you for constantly respecting me. I will certainly miss you a lot close friend. #FrankBielec #RIP #TradingSpaces pic.twitter.com/tPWAxNqRYW — Vern Yip (@VernYipDesigns) May 16, 2020

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Frank Bielec, regular Trading Spaces designer, passed away at the age of 72, TMZ reports. Bielec died Friday, according to his spouse, Judy, just one day after ..

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Comments Off on Trading Spaces’ Frank Bielec Dead at 72 888011000 110888 RELATED STORIES Frank Bielec, constant Trading Spaces developer, passed away at the age of 72, TMZ records. Bielec died Friday, according to his spouse, Judy, just eventually after enduring a cardiovascular disease. He was originally taken to a healthcare facility in Katy, Texas before being moved to Houston for specific therapy. A competent developer best recognized for his work on the TLC program, Bielec showed up on every period till its end in 2008. He likewise participated in the show’s 2018 reboot, showing up in a grand total of 43 episodes. His other credit scores consist of the franchise spin-offs Trading Spaces: Family and also Trading Spaces: Home Free. Before television, Bielec was a primary instructor where he instructed art as well as social studies. After ending up being distressed with the academic system for concentrating way too much on examinations, he obtained a Master’s degree in Fine Arts. Following his eight years of training, he came to be a flower shop, developing wowing flower layouts for virtually 20 years. As an accomplished artist, he typically had his work with display screen in galleries. In 1989, he and also Judy started a service that concentrated on cross-stitches called Mosey ‘n Me. Bielec included his several crafts as well as eye for detail right into every area he made on the show, adding artistic touches of cross-stitching, attracting, stenciling as well as much more. Vern Yip, another of Trading Space‘s interior developers, discussed Bielec’s death, tweeting, ” Lovely Frank Bielec died today from problems adhering to a cardiac arrest. Funny, sensible, nice, and talented, he constantly lent perspective as well as levity to every scenario. Thank you for constantly being kind to me. I will certainly miss you very much buddy.”
Lovely Frank Bielec died today from problems following a cardiovascular disease. Amusing, wise, nice, and also talented, he constantly lent viewpoint as well as levity to every scenario. Thanks you for constantly respecting me. I will certainly miss you a lot close friend. #FrankBielec #RIP #TradingSpaces pic.twitter.com/tPWAxNqRYW — Vern Yip (@VernYipDesigns) May 16, 2020
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