Archive for June 4th, 2009

David Carradine Obituary

Thursday, June 4th, 2009


Actor David Carradine found dead in Bangkok



Associated Press
June 4, 2009


Actor David Carradine, star of the 1970s TV series “Kung Fu” who also had a wide-ranging career in the movies, has been found dead in the Thai capital, Bangkok. A news report said he was found hanged in his hotel room and was believed to have committed suicide.


A spokesman for the U.S. Embassy, Michael Turner, confirmed the death of the 72-year-old actor. He said the embassy was informed by Thai authorities that Carradine died either late Wednesday or early Thursday, but he could not provide further details out of consideration for his family.


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Joan Alexander Obituary

Thursday, June 4th, 2009


Joan Alexander dies at 94; ’40s radio actress played Lois Lane in ‘Superman’



After an early modeling and stage career, she became a versatile performer on dozens of programs, notably as secretary Della Street in ‘Perry Mason.’


By Adam Bernstein
Los Angeles Times
June 4, 2009


Joan Alexander, a leading radio actress in the 1940s best known for playing Lois Lane, the ace reporter who was constantly being rescued from peril by Superman, died of an intestinal ailment May 21 at New York Presbyterian Hospital. She was 94.


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