Category Archives: R.I.P.

R.I.P. Anne Glauber; Let’s Kill Pancreatic Cancer

Twitter: That was February 28th. Thirteen weeks to the day after the death in my family, Anne Glauber succumbed to her pancreatic adenocarcinoma too.

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R.I.P. Special Effects & CGI Pioneer Ron Thornton

Facebook The passing of another LightWave3D legend – Ron Thornton Ron Thornton has passed away At post time, there’s no official obituary. He was a giant in his field. He saved Gerry Anderson’s New Captain Scarlet from the abyss, being … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Robert Vaughn

Obituary: Robert Vaughn Another part of Channel D has signed off. Rest in peace.

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R.I.P. Writer/Singer Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen, Epic and Enigmatic Songwriter, Is Dead at 82 Leonard Cohen – Waiting for the miracle (lyrics)

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R.I.P. Actor Hugh O’Brien

Hugh O’Brian, Wyatt Earp actor – obituary The obit concentrates on the TV series that made him a star. But I remember him most from the series Search (the pilot was called Probe). The first TV series to feature what … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Gene Wilder

From Mark Evanier, a delightful little anecdote: Gene Wilder, R.I.P. What is there to say? Some actors are just one-of-a-kind and he was in that mold. Another one whose kind will never be seen again. Rest in peace.

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R.I.P. Singer Marni Nixon

Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86 Classically trained, Ms. Nixon was throughout the 1950s and ’60s the unseen — and usually uncredited — singing voice of the stars in a spate of celebrated Hollywood films. She … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Writer, Director, Producer Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall, ‘Pretty Woman’ Director and Comedy Mastermind, Dies at 81 If one were to count up the number of times any American — or maybe anyone anywhere — laughed in the last half-century, the person responsible for more of … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actress Noel Neill, TV Superman’s Lois Lane

Noel Neill, the Lois Lane to George Reeves’s ‘Superman,’ Dies at 95 Noel Neill, the petite film and television actress who played Lois Lane in 1940s “Superman” movie serials and on television in the 1950s, died on Sunday at her … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Futurist Alvin Toffler

Alvin Toffler, Author of ‘Future Shock,’ Dies at 87 Alvin Toffler, the celebrated author of “Future Shock,” the first in a trilogy of best-selling books that presciently forecast how people and institutions of the late 20th century would contend with … Continue reading

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