Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful — (Travalanche)

What an incident-filled, short life was that of silent screen writer and actress Barbara La Marr (Reatha Watson, 1896-1926). Best known today for inspiring the screen name of Hedy LaMarr, the original La Marr was a star for only six years before her hard-partying ways took her from this earth, making her one of the […]

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White Tie and Tails 1946

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Icon Doris Day Is Dead At 97 — LustWithoutYou

Doris Day, an icon known for her singing, her acting in films and her TV series, and her tireless animal-rights advocacy, has died at 97 The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed the sad news to the Associated Press in a statement saying that health-wise she was kicking ass for being 97, but then that demonic shit devil […]

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Hollywood Legend Doris Day, Star of ‘Calamity Jane’ and ‘Pillow Talk’, Has Died at 97 — Sound Books

One of the biggest box office stars of the mid-20th century is no longer with us. Doris Day, the legendary Hollywood star who went from starring in classic musicals like Calamity Jane to leading love interest in the likes of Pillow Talk and Lover, Come Back, has passed away at age 97. We remember the […]

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Hollywood Actress and Singer, Dead at 97 —

The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed the news early Monday morning in a press release. The foundation wrote that Day “had been in excellent physical health for her age, until recently contracting a serious case of pneumonia, resulting in her death.” The actress-singer died at her home in Carmel Valley, California, and was “surrounded by […]

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Celebrating Doris Day — Stephen Boyd Blog

I was sad to hear about the passing of Doris Day, but at 97 this amazing had done about everything there was to do! Let’s celebrate her incredible career, personality and animal championship today!! She will be missed!!

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Jan-Michael Vincent, ‘80s heartthrob best known for TV’s ‘Airwolf,’ dies at North Carolina hospital —

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Jan-Michael Vincent, an ‘80s heartthrob best known for starring in TV’s Airwolf, has died, according to TMZ. He was 74. Vincent died Feb. 10 at a hospital in Asheville, but news of his death is just now being made public. Cardiac arrest and bradycardia were listed as immediate causes of death on his death certificate. Vincent was best known for his role as attack helicopter pilot Stringfellow Hawke on the TV series Airwolf, which aired from 1984 […]

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