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Friday, December 31, 1982

1982


VICTOR BUONO - January 1

Actor most known for his creepy role
in Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?
Happy New Years - you're dead!
(Age: 43. C.O.D.: Fat Jack heart attack.)
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HARVEY LEMBECK - January 1

(Same day as Victor Bouno.)
Comic actor best known for
playing the looney motorcycle
gang boss Eric Von Zipper in some of
the 1960s Avalon/Funicello beach movies.
Happy New Years - you're also dead!
(Age: 58. C.O.D.: Harve attack.)
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HANS CONRIED - January 5

Actor in The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
A fixture on TV, he played the
uncle on The Danny Thomas Show.
He also narrated Horton Hears A Who.
(Age: 64. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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RETA SHAW - January 8

Played many character roles,
known mainly as Martha Grant on the TV
version of The Ghost And Mrs. Muir.
(Age: 69. C.O.D.: Emphysema.)
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PAUL LYNDE - January 9

(Day after Reta Shaw.)
Gay actor who did many bit parts on TV
(Uncle Arthur on Bewitched), but really
found his niche as the center position on
the 1970s edition of The Hollywood Squares.
(Age: 57. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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THELONIOUS MONK - February 17

Jazz great.
And jazz is great!
(Age: 63. C.O.D.: Stroke.)
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LEE STRASBERG - February 17

(Same day as Thelonious Monk.)
Noted "method acting" teacher who
founded New York's Actor's Studio.
Also co-starred in The Godfather,
and Going In Style.
(Age: 80.)
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PHILIP K. DICK - March 2

Popular sci-fi writer, including a book
that inspired the movie Bladerunner.
(Age: 49. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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JOHN BELUSHI - March 5

SNL alumni, and star of Animal House,
Neighbors, and The Blues Brothers.
(Age: 33. C.O.D.: Drug overdose.)
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AYN RAND - March 6

(Day after John Belushi.)
Writer of The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged.
Any relation to stripper Sally Rand?
(Age: 77.)
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WARREN OATES - April 3

Character actor in TV and film,
mainly known as the star of Dillinger.
(Age: 54. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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HUGH BEAUMONT - May 14

Character actor who gained fame as
the father on TV's Leave It To Beaver.
(Age: 73. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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ROMY SCHNEIDER - May 29

Character actress.
(Age: 43. C.O.D.: Drug overdose.)
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VIC MORROW - July 23

Appeared in films including The Twilight Zone,
but was best known as the star of the
exciting 1960s TV war series Combat.
Also the father of actress Jennifer Jason Leigh.
(Age: 50. C.O.D.: Accident during filming.)
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HAROLD SAKATA - July 29

Played the deadly villain Odd Job
in the classic James Bond thriller Goldfinger.
(Age: 62. C.O.D.: Cancer.)
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HENRY FONDA - August 12

Major star for decades, in films including
The Grapes Of Wrath, Young Mr. Lincoln,
Madigan, and 12 Angry Men.
Won an Oscar for On Golden Pond.
Also the father of Jane and Peter Fonda.
(Age: 77. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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JOE E. ROSS - August 13

(Day after Henry Fonda.)
Best known as Officer Toody on the
TV comedy series Car 54 Where Are You?
(Age: 68. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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INGRID BERGMAN - August 29

Here's lifting you down, kid.
Award-winning actress in Casablanca, and Gaslight.
(Age: 67. C.O.D.: Cancer.)
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GRACE KELLY - September 14

Actress in High Society, and High Noon.
(Age: 52. C.O.D.: Car crash.)
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FERNANDO LAMAS - October 8

B-movie actor who married A-major
babe swimmer/actress movie Esther Williams.
But most importantly, he looked mah-ve-lous!
(Age: 67. C.O.D.: Cancer.)
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MARTY FELDMAN - December 2

Bug-eyed British comedy actor in films
including Young Frankenstein, and Yellowbeard.
(Age: 49. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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JACK WEBB - December 23

Actor/producer who starred in The D.I., and 30, but
is best known as Joe Friday in the TV hit Dragnet.
Buried with full honors by LAPD even though he was
never a cop. Married to Julie London in the '40s and '50s.
Happy two days before Christmas - you're dead!
(Age: 62. C.O.D.: Heart attack.)
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= WELL, THAT'S ALL FOR THIS YEAR, FOLKS! BUT STAY TUNED - YOU KNOW THE GRIM REAPER AIN'T DONE WITH THOSE CELEBS YET! MEANWHILE, ON THE UPPER RIGHT YOU CAN ALWAYS CHECK OUT THE LIST OF LATE LAMENTED LAYABOUTS FROM OTHER YEARS! ENJOY! =





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