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Remembering Adam West

Adam West, best known as TV’s original “Batman” passed away after a brief illness this weekend at age 88. He was an outstanding and underrated actor. In the video posted, he hosts “The Hollywood Palace”, one of the popular variety shows in the 1960’s.

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Remembering Broadcaster Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes passed away at age 66 today. He was best known as a talk show host on radio and television. He was a talented broadcaster who worked at iconic New York radio stations WNBC as a disk jockey and transitioned to a provocative talk show host at WABC and later Fox News radio and television.
The following article on Alan Colmes was published today by “Talkers Magazine”:

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show – Mary singing One for my baby

This 4 minute scene from the Mary Tyler Moore show illustrates just how good she was as an actress and comedienne. Mary, who was an excellent singer, acts here as a bad singer. Not easy to do. Ed Asner as Lou Grant does a masterful job as well in the scene.




Remembering Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore passed away today at age 80. In addition to being a talented actress and comedienne who starred in two classic TV shows, “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “Mary Tyler Moore Show”, she was a well respected producer of many television series as part of her MTM Productions. She was a talented singer and dancer as well. Mary Tyler Moore had been battling health issues for many years.




Remembering comedian/actor Dick Gautier

Dick Gautier was a talented comedian, actor and artist. He is best remembered for his role as Hymie the Robot on “Get Smart”. He appeared on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie” and was a staple on game shows in the 1970’s and ’80’s including “Tattletales” and “Password”. He passed away this weekend at age 85.




Actress Lindsay Wagner brings Bionic memories to Florida

(Sarasota, FL) For one night only on Friday, August 26th, 2016, Emmy award-winning actress Lindsay Wagner comes to Fort Walton Beach, FL for a fun and unique trip down memory lane.

“More than a Bionic Woman”: An Evening with Lindsay Wagner promises to be a night of heart-warming and hilarious anecdotes from a career spanning over four decades by one of the world’s most popular actresses.

Lindsay first came to prominence in the critically acclaimed role of Susan Fields in Oscar-winning movie The Paper Chase, but she received worldwide recognition when she broke the mold for women on television with her iconic portrayal of Jaime Sommers. As she collaborated with the writers, “The Bionic Woman” became an inspiration around the world and in 1977 Lindsay won the Emmy for “Best Actress in a Dramatic Role”. This was followed by over 40 TV movies, 5 mini-series and several feature films and specials.

Lindsay Wagner provides a rare and unique insight into the life of an internationally renowned Hollywood actress, including questions from the audience.

On Sunday afternoon, August 28th, Lindsay Wagner will hold an acting master class. The four-hour class is for
beginning actors as well as experienced actors who would like to refine their craft.

Lindsay will guide you into greater authenticity and spontaneity, help you access emotions, learn stress reduction techniques, heighten creative awareness and share with you the realizations and tools that she has found are crucial to achieving a high level of performance.

Both events will be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center 1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE in Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548. Friday’s program begins at 7PM EDT. Tickets are $40. Sunday’s master class begins at 1:30 PM EDT. Registration is $75. Visit https://www.emeraldcoastconventioncenter.com for more information.

Please view my interview with Lindsay Wagner:







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Remembering actress Beth Howland





Beth Howland was a talented actress who worked in television and on the Broadway stage. She was best known for her role as Vera on the 1970’s sitcom “Alice”. She passed away at 74 today. Here’s part of her performance in the 1970 production of “Company”.