Posts Tagged ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’

Dana Wynter Obituary

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

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Dana Wynter dies at 79; actress in ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’

 

 

 

Dana Wynter, best known for her role in “Body Snatchers,” appeared in numerous TV and film projects. The science-fiction film became a cult classic partly because of its “McCarthy-era subtext,” film critic Leonard Maltin wrote.

 

By Keith Thursby
Los Angeles Times
May 8, 2011

 

Dana Wynter, an actress best known for her role in the 1956 science-fiction classic “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” has died. She was 79.

 

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Kevin McCarthy Obituary

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

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Prolific actor Kevin McCarthy, best known for ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers,’ dies at 96

 

  

His career spanned more than 70 years and included a Golden Globe for 1951’s ‘Death of a Salesman’ film.

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
September 13, 2010

 

Kevin McCarthy, the veteran stage and screen actor best known for his starring role as the panicked doctor who tried to warn the world about the alien “pod people” who were taking over in the 1956 science-fiction suspense classic “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” died Saturday. He was 96.

 

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