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Post by Tracy » Mon Oct 20, 2008 6:46 pm

I looked but couldn't find, but I'm sure we used to have a thread here about, well, well known people passing on.

So, unless anyone can point me in the right direction, here's a replacement thread.

Levi Stubbs. I didn't know that much about him, but one of my favourite films ever is 'Little Shop of Horrors' and he was the voice of Audrey II. I listened to the soundtrack last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it. I hadn't listened to it for ages. Spooky.

His voice was like dark chocolate.
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Post by miss denton » Mon Oct 20, 2008 7:20 pm

It's sad about Levi Stubbs :( I saw him perform as part of the four tops when i was on holiday 9 years ago. Great music.

I loved him as the voice of Aurdrey II.

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Post by serafina pekkala » Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:32 pm

Feed me Seeeymour!

His voice was like velvet and honey. He will be missed. RIP Levi.

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Post by MrsBeasley » Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:15 pm

Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park has died, aged 66, 2008 after a private battle against cancer.

He penned the books Congo, Twister and the popular Jurassic Park trilogy, all of which were adapted into films.

He also created the long-running US hospital drama ER and his books have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.

Crichton has won an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer's Guild of America Award for ER.


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Post by a1tiptop » Fri Nov 07, 2008 2:42 pm

I know it's pretty shallow, but Michael Crichton did SO not look 66! He looked about 40! Weird!

And awww! He was great.
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Post by Voodoo Lady » Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:18 pm

Yeah, I was surprised when I heard how old he was, too. I used to looooooove his books as a kid, so I was saddened when I heard the news. :(
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Post by MrsBeasley » Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:45 pm

R.I.P Bettie Page
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Post by ChubbyTubby » Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:38 pm

God, what a shame. It's hard to think of her as being 85, all I can think of is the pinup.

R.I.P. bettie.

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Post by MrsBeasley » Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:49 pm

I know what you mean CT. I can't picture what she would have looked like. Still gorgeous though I'll bet.
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Post by ChubbyTubby » Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:04 pm

Yeah. Brigitte Bardot is well into her 60s... she still looks stunning.

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Post by serafina pekkala » Fri Dec 12, 2008 9:44 pm

MrsBeasley wrote:R.I.P Bettie Page
No - really?? Aww bless you Bettie. She had a hard life in some ways - fame, family issues and mental health problems. But she was always something lovely, wasn't she? A light amid the sleaze and insincerity that surrounded her.

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Post by Papa's new wife » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:39 pm

RIP Eartha Kitt.
She rocked the house as Catwoman and even as a kiddie I knew just how cool and sexy her voice was.
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Post by ChubbyTubby » Sat Dec 27, 2008 11:24 pm

Man what a hatt hatt laydee. RIP.

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Post by ratgirl » Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:26 pm

RIP Harold Pinter
I found this really sad, because it wasn't until I went to see No Man's Land that I realised Pinter was actually still doing so much (probably cos most of the plays I've read of his are the early ones, so I tended to think of him in the past tense anyway). So, I just realised he was very much around - and he's gone! I find his plays strangely comforting...

Plus he was a Hackney man!
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