Tag: Hollywood

Don Rickles- The King of the Insult

Born May 8, 1926, Don Rickles grew into one of the country’s most famous comedians. Famous for his acidic wit, he went on from his humble Jackson Heights New York beginnings to playing the top stages both domestically and internationally. After graduating from high school, Rickles enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served on the […]

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The Death of Thomas Ince

Thomas Ince was a member of the early Hollywood elite and considered the “Father of the Western”.  He was also the man who made Mary Pickford’s career, dubbing her “America’s Sweetheart”.  He was the most successful producer in 1924, and worked out of a 20,000-acre studio called ‘Inceville”.  However, his death is one of the […]

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Mary Tyler Moore

The New York Times said she “incarnated the modern woman on TV”.  That is about the best summary I can come up with for this legendary woman.  I can remember as a small child watching my parents watch her antics on the Mary Tyler Moore Show (yes, I am that old) and loving her wit […]

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Carrie Fisher

This year has taken a lot out of us as a culture. Many of our most beloved icons have been taken from us, the face of the world is changing drastically, and more and more we are faced with truths that are difficult to accept. It seems almost trivial to say that the death of […]

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Zsa Zsa Gabor

Vivacious actress and socialite, Zsa Zsa Gabor was famous for her take no crap attitude and numerous marriages.   Born in Budapest, Hungary on February 6, 1917, Sari Gabor was the middle daughter of Vilmos and Jolie Gabor.  Jolie was the heiress to a European jewelry business and a Vilmos was a soldier.  She had […]

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