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  • Harry Morgan, M.A.S.H. actor and Disney movie star has died
    Harry Morgan, M.A.S.H. actor and Disney movie star has died

    Harry Morgan, (aka Henry Morgan) known to most of the world as Colonel Sherman Potter from the TV series M*A*S*H and Officer Bill Gannon on “Dragnet”, died in his home this morning in Los Angeles. He was 96. I loved Morgan’s stint on M.A.S.H. and even the spinoff series AfterMASH,…

  • Steve Jobs, founded Pixar and Apple, Dead at 56
    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 special in the team at Pixar. I just want to…

  • Kenneth Mars, Voice of Triton, dead at age 74
    Kenneth Mars, Voice of Triton, dead at age 74

    You are probably a fan of Kenneth Mars and you don’t even realize it. If you are a fan of Mel Brooks then you knew him has the crazy Nazi playwright in The Producers. He was Marshal Woolly Bill Hitchcock in the 1979 Disney movie The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides…

  • Tony Curtis RIP
    Tony Curtis RIP

    Sad news this morning that Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85. Disney fans will remember his movie “40 Pounds of Trouble” from 1962, which featured a great chase scene filmed inside Disneyland. I like to watch it for the continuity errors. Here is his NY Times obituary.

  • Glenn Shadix RIP
    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 a stage play was spotted by Tim Burton and the…

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