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  • PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree

    PASSINGS: Sid Melton, Leonard Stone, Liz Anderson, Thomas McNeeley Jr., George Rountree
    Sid Melton Character actor in dozens of TV, film projects Sid Melton, 94, a character actor perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television shows "Green Acres" and "The Danny Thomas Show," died of pneumonia Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph...
  • Theater review: 'I Loved Lucy' at Laguna Playhouse

     
    The gap between Lucille Ball and Lucy, her lovable TV alter ego, could be startling for unsuspecting fans. Watching her respond to questions from Dick Cavett with a sandpapery brusqueness or rebuff Merv Griffin as he put an innocent hand......
  • 'Golden Girl' Estelle Getty Dead at 84

    Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who spent 40 years struggling for success before landing a role of a lifetime in 1985 as Sophia on TV's "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 84. Getty, who suffered from advanced dementia, died at about 5:30 a.m....
  • Bea Arthur dies at 86; star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude'

    Bea Arthur dies at 86; star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude'
    Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running "The Golden Girls," died Saturday. She was 86. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of...
  • Estelle Getty was a true 'Golden Girl'

    Estelle Getty was a true 'Golden Girl'
  • Bea Arthur, star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude,' dies at 86

    Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running " The Golden Girls," died today. She was 86. Arthur, a stage-trained actress who was a success on...
  • Actors, actresses and entertainers

    Actors, actresses and entertainers Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10) Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
  • Off on the Great Schlep

    If you need proof that this is the most important election in a generation, get this: Jewish grandkids are flying to Florida to visit their grandparents -- without being guilted into it -- to talk their elders out of voting for John McCain. The Jewish...
  • 'Golden Girls' Star Estelle Getty Dies

    Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who won an Emmy for her portrayal of sassy Sophia Petrillo on "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 84. Getty passed away at 5:35 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22 in her home in Los Angeles surrounded by her family and...
  • Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles

    Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles
    Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84. Getty, who also won...
  • Bea Arthur

     
    The Golden Ones.... (Getty) Estelle Getty, left, passed away last summer. Yes, she's gone, at 86. Here's the Reuter's obit: By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Emmy Award-winning actress Bea Arthur, best known as star of the hit......