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Gilligans Island, Brady Bunch Creator Schwartz Dead At 94

13th July 2011

Sherwood Schwartz, who began his career as a comedy writer for Bob Hope and spent seven years in the '50s and '60s as head writer for Red Skelton before creating two of television's most enduring...

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Movie And Tv Star Janet Blair Dies

21st February 2007

JANET BLAIR, who appeared in several 1940s musicals and comedies and later turned to TV work, has died. She was 85. Blair died of complications from pneumonia in Santa Monica, California Monday (19FEB07). She was...

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Red Skelton Remembered

12th June 2006

Beloved US actor RED SKELTON has been honoured in his hometown of Vincennes, Indiana with his own theatre. The movie star and TV and radio favourite, who died in 1997, was remembered by an army...

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Lucille Ball Tops Popularity Poll

16th August 2005

Legendary comedienne LUCILLE BALL has been voted America's most beloved dead star, according to a new poll. More than 16 years after her death, the I LOVE LUCY star, who would have turned 94...

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Comedy Writer Mccormick Dies

1st August 2005

Beloved US comedy writer PAT McCORMICK has died at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California. He was 78. A regular on top 1970s TV variety shows, McCormick made a name...

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