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Book Talk Guest Marc Eliot author “Charlton Heston: Hollywood’s Last Icon”

Book Talk Guest Marc Eliot author “Charlton Heston: Hollywood’s Last Icon”.
Note: There are some audio issues in the first 3:30 of the interview causing static. While it is still audible, we apologize for the quality. It does, however, clear up for the bulk of our conversation.


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Remembering actor William Schallert





William Schallert was a talented and prolific actor on television and in film for more than 60 years. He is best known as Patty Duke’s father in the “Patty Duke Show”. He was also president of the Screen Actor’s Guild. He passed away at age 93 over the weekend.




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 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.