Dead Celebrity

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Not too late to edit your post for the benefit of others.

Bill Cunningham :cry:

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I am getting really sick of 2016.

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Seriously, this year feels like a slow-motion Rapturing of beloved talent. More so than previous years, somehow.

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And now Elie Wiesel.

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Not that I knew anything about him other than Babylon 5…(libertarian talk radio??)

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Not Garibaldi!

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That’s the 4th actor from that show who “went beyond the rift”
Richard Biggs
Andreas Katsulas
Jeff Conaway (Bobby Wheeler!)
and now Jerry Doyle.

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Also…
Michael O’Hare (Commander Sinclair)
TIm Choate (Zathras. Not to be confused with Zathras.)

As well as a clutch of smaller part /guest actors but those are the ones most people would remember.

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Michael O’Hare’s dead!?!
[Checks Wikipedia, feels ferklempt]

So dear sweet universe, if you are paying attention in the vastness of interstellar space, take a moment from plotting the trajectory of comets and designing new DNA in farflung cosmos, and spare a thought for those who you have plucked so untimely from our ranks…and knock it off for a while. Because this isn’t fair.
-J. Michael Straczynski
http://www.epictimes.com/07/28/2016/j-michael-straczynskis-statement-death-jerry-doyle/

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One for kids of the 80s.

Vivean Gray, Mrs Mangel in Neighbours, dies aged 92

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And Postman Pat!

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Minor celebrity, but very sad for me. I used to listen to him on vinyl. Although I had thought he had been long gone.

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Kenny Baker

:frowning:

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Ohhhh-no. :cry:

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Aw, man.

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Fucking hell :frowning:

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Indeed. Saw that earlier. The reporting seems to be lacking a lot of detail.

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From Rolling Stone: “Woolley died from neck-related injuries after falling off a ladder while retrieving music equipment in his studio.”

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