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In Memory of Steven Hill: 1922-2016

Known to most of us from the hit and long-running crime TV show Law and Order, where Hill played curmudgeonly fair district attorney Adam Schiff, Hill’s acting career goes back decades and covers early television, a recurring role on Mission: Impossible, and a variety of movies. Billy Bathgate Brighton Beach Memoirs  A Child is Waiting […]

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In Memory of Garry Shandling: 1949-2016

Known for his dry and often biting wit, Shandling made his mark on late 1980s-1990s cable television with It’s Garry Shandling’s Show followed by the even more popular The Larry Sanders Show. One of Johnny Carson’s favorite guest hosts, Emmy-winner Shandling excelled, though, at stand-up, where his low-key, sardonic approach to humor won him fans around […]

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In Memory of Elaine Stritch: 1925-2014

Known for her caustic humor and rapier sharp wit, Stritch was an Emmy and Tony award-winning actress who, over the decades of her versatile career, reinvented herself many times, ending her life with a string of highly successful one-woman shows, one of which, Elaine Stritch at Liberty, won her a Tony in 2001. I had […]

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In Memory of Eli Wallach: 1915-2014

Most remembered for playing hard-boiled characters in classic westerns The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and The Magnificent Seven, Wallach was much more than just a gritty character actor. He could play sensitive, as well as tough, sweet and compassionate, as well was strong and fearless. In later years, he turned to television and […]

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