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Steve Jobs, founded Pixar and Apple, Dead at 56

Many people will write better tributes to Steve than I can here. They’ll mention how he invented personal computing, built Apple from the ground up, twice, and started a revolution in computer animation by having the vision to see something … Continue reading

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Disney Legend Bill Justice has died at age 97, RIP

Disney Legend Bill Justice has passed away at the age of 97. An animator and Imagineer, Justice had a powerful influence on the formation of many Disney icons. Born 97 years ago yesterday in Dayton, Ohio Bill joined the Walt … Continue reading

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RIP Tom Bosley, originated Maurice in Broadway’s Beauty and the Beast

Pretty much all of Hollywood has chimed in with fond memories of Tom Bosley who died today at 83. Bosley was Mr. Cunningham from Happy Days to a generation of television viewers, but to Disney fans, he’ll always be the … Continue reading

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Glenn Shadix RIP

I was very sad to hear that Glenn Shadix died after a fall in his home. He was best known as Otho from Beetlejuice, but had many memorable roles, including a number for Disney. Shadix’s performance as Gertrude Stein in … Continue reading

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Disneyland ’59

I just heard the sad news of Dennis Hopper’s death from cancer at age 74. He has quite a long list of film and TV appearances, but one that struck me was his participation in the 1959 TV show that … Continue reading

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