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Remembering Garry Shandling






Garry Shandling passed away at age 66 on March 24th. He was a talented comedy writer before he became known as a great standup comedian. He guest hosted for Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show”. He had 2 successful comedy series, “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” and “The Larry Sanders Show”. This is his first appearance on the “Tonight Show” in 1981.



Remembering Ken Howard






Ken Howard was a talented actor who appeared on Broadway, Television and Film. He was also the President of the Screen Actors Guild and was instrumental in improving the benefits and pensions of his fellow actors and actresses. He passed away at age 71 earlier this week.



Remembering Abe Vigoda






Actor Abe Vigoda passed away in his sleep yesterday at age 94. He is best remembered for his role as Det. Fish on “Barney Miller” and on his own series “Fish” in the 1970’s. He was also in “The Godfather”. He was a fine actor who had a long and successful career on stage as well as television and films.

Remembering Pat Harrington Jr.


Pat Harrington Jr. was a talented comedian, actor and writer who passed away at age 86 today. Here is an appearance he made on the “Tattletales” game show in the mid 1970’s.







Remembering Sen. Fred Thompson


Sen. Fred Thompson passed away this weekend at age 73. In addition to a distinguished career in law and politics, he was a fine actor who appeared in both film and television. He is probably best known for his role as D.A. Arthur Branch on Law and Order. Here is his final scene on the show.