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In Memoriam…

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

AMPAS HISTORY

IN MEMORIAM

 

Just a few of the stars who passed away last year that were not mentioned in last evenings Academy Award ceremony.

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Lest we forget…

 

Ann Savage

ANN SAVAGE (1921-2008)

 

Eartha Kitt

EARTHA KITT (1927-2008)

 

Sam Bottoms

SAM BOTTOMS (1955-2008)

 

 

Robert Prosky

ROBERT PROSKY (1930-2008)

 

Beverly Garland

BEVERLY GARLAND (1926-2008)

 

Irving Brecher

IRVING BRECHER (1914-2008)

 

Yma Sumac

YMA SUMAC (1922-2008)

  

Edie Adams

 EDIE ADAMS (1927-2008)

 

Anita Page

ANITA PAGE (1910 – 2008)

 

Fred Crane

FRED CRANE (1918-2008)

 

getty-estelle1

ESTELLE GETTY (1923-2008)

 

George Carlin

GEORGE CARLIN (1937-2008)

 

Harvey Korman

HARVEY KORMAN (1927-2008)

 

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Obit…George Carlin

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

George Carlin, 71; comedian tested limits of speech and society

 

 (Robert Sebree / HBO)

 

He gained notoriety for his ‘seven dirty words,’ but his incisive commentaries were as clever as they were vulgar

 

By Rich Connell and Jason Song
Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
June 23, 2008

 

George Carlin, the acerbic, Grammy-winning comedian whose career spanned more than 50 years, died of heart failure Sunday evening after being admitted to the hospital complaining of chest pains, his spokesman said. He was 71.  READ MORE

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