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FILE - In this April 5, 2012 file photo, actress Glenne Headly arrives at the private reception for the "Alan Cumming Snaps" fine art photography collection in West Hollywood, Calif. Headly, an early member of the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company who went on to star in films and on TV, died Thursday night, according to her agent. She was 62. No cause of death or location was immediately available. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

In Memory of Glenne Headly: 1955-2017

An Emmy-nominated actress (for Lonesome Dove and Bastard out of Carolina), Headly found her groove on Chicago stage, where she was part of the Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble from 1979-2005 and won four Jeff Awards for her stage work. And The Band Played On Around the Bend Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Dick Tracy (1990) […]

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In Memory of Dina Merrill: 1923-2017

As an actor, Merrill was often called the predecessor to Grace Kelly, though she never came close to achieving Kelly’s level of success in the business.  But, there was much more to Merrill than just acting.  Both her father and her mother were famous for being from moneyed, influential families and Merrill herself married the […]

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In Memory of Roger Moore: 1927-2017

Known mostly for playing James Bond for the longest string of consecutive films…seven in total…Moore was more than just the super spy 007.  Made famous for the television hit The Saint (1962-1969), he also starred in TVs The Persuaders with Tony Curtis, both pre-James Bond.  But, even though The Saint made him a success, that […]

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In Memory of Powers Boothe: 1948-2017

Starting out with bit parts in movies, Boothe soon also became a staple character actor on both film and television.  Recently, he made himself known to new audiences with roles in 2012’s The Avengers and the Sin City movies (2005, 2014). 24 (TV) The Avengers (also on Blu-ray) Blue Sky Deadwood (TV) The Emerald Forest […]

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