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In Memoriam…

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Feb 23rd, 2009
2009
Feb 23

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)

 

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ESTELLE GETTY (1923-2008)

 

George Carlin

GEORGE CARLIN (1937-2008)

 

Harvey Korman

HARVEY KORMAN (1927-2008)

 

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Obit…Sam Bottoms

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Dec 18th, 2008
2008
Dec 18

OBITUARY

Sam Bottoms dies at 53; actor appeared in ‘Apocalypse Now,’ ‘Last Picture Show’

 

Sam Bottoms

In 1976, Francis Ford Coppola cast Bottoms in the role of California surfer turned GI Lance Johnson in the Vietnam War epic “Apocalypse Now.” (Times file photo)

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
December 18, 2008

 

Sam Bottoms, a film and television actor who played the role of California surfer-turned-GI Lance Johnson in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now, has died. He was 53.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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