Category Archives: TV

  • sam shepard 73, sam shephard 2004, american playwright, 1979 pulitzer prize, buried child, actor, academy award, 1980s movies, the right stuff, raggedy man, frances, resurrection, crimes of the heart, fool for love, baby boom, steel magnolias, partner jessica lange, 1990s movies, thunderheart, the pelican brief, safe passage, the only thrill, it all came true, 1990s television mini series, streets of laredo, pea eye parker, 2000s movies, swordfish, black hawk down, leo, blind horizon, the notebook dont come knocking, stealth, bandidas, walker payne, the assassination of jesse james by the coward robert ford, the accidental husband, felon, brothers, fair game, inhale, blackthorn, darling companion, safe house, killing them softly, mud, savannah, august osage county, midnight special, in dubious battle, never here, 2000s television shows, bloodline robert rayburn, costar sissy spacek, costar diane keaton, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, famous people birthdays, november 5 birthday, born november 5 1943, died july 27 2017, celebrity deaths

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, author, and Academy Award-winning actor Sam Shepard died July 27, 2017 at the age of 73. Cause of death was ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) complications. Shepard leaves behind oldest son Jesse Mojo Shepard (b. 1970), whom he had with his ex-wife O-Lan Jones (m. 1969-1984), and two children from his long […]

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  • green acres, 1960s sitcoms, 1970s tv shows, arnold ziffell, arnold the pig, farmers, eddie albert, actors, eva gabor, actress, oliver wendell douglas, lisa douglas, hooterville, senior citizens, 50+

    Q1. Who was Arnold Ziffel on the CBS sitcom Green Acres (1965-1971)?  Q2. Which actor on Green Acres is a farmer in real life, and the only surviving regular cast member (as of February 2016)? Both Eddie Albert (as Oliver Wendell Douglas) & Eva Gábor (as Lisa Douglas) were in all 170 episodes of Green Acres between […]

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  • richard hatch, actor, movies, television, streets of san francisco, battlestar galactica, dead mans curve, jan berry, captain apollo, younger, older, 1960s, 1980s

    Septuagenarian American writer, producer, and actor Richard Hatch has passed away on February 7, 2017 at the age of 71, from pancreatic cancer. Below, Richard Hatch in his younger years, and more recently.   (Richard Hatch Photo Sources: Pinterest | Photo Montage: Senior City) Richard Hatch was born on May 21, 1945 in Santa Monica, California. […]

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  • anne jeffreys 1950s, american actress, younger, older, 1970s actress

    Update: Anne Jeffreys died on September 27, 2017 at the age of  94. Nonagenarian American singer and actress Anne Jeffreys was born January 26, 1923 in Goldsboro, North Carolina and turns 94 today on January 26, 2017. Below, Anne Jeffreys from younger (c. 1954) to older (c. 1972). (Source Photos:Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain | Photo Montage: […]

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  • dick gautier 1975, american actor, 1970s comedy series, 1970s sitcoms, 1970s television shows

    Dick Gautier, the actor who so memorably played Hymie the Robot on Get Smart, has died on January 13, 2017 away after a long illness at the age of 85, his daughter Cris told The Hollywood Reporter.  (Dick Gautier 1975 When Things Were Rotten Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Dick Gautier’s most recent […]

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  • TV Trivia Q1. What famous female movie star got her start on the very first episode of primetime TV series Peyton Place, which ran from 1964-1969? TV Trivia Q2. Which Peyton Place actor/charactor, also served as the Peyton Place narrator at the beginning of every episode from 1964-1969?  Below, the cast of Peyton Place circa 1968, clockwise from left: […]

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  • jack lord 1977, american actor, 1970s television series, hawaii five o, commander steve mcgarrett

    Q1. What year did the original Hawaii Five-O TV series starring Jack Lord as Detective Captain Steve McGarrett, begin? Q2. There were 16 regular cast members of Hawaii Five-O during the 12 seasons it was on the air. How many/who, are still still alive as of December 27, 2016? Above, composer Morton Steven’s theme music […]

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  • then again, herbie j pilato, classic television, 1950s tv, 1960s tv, 1970s tv series, decades network

    Then Again, the new talk show dedicated to classic television and television stars, will begin airing monthly episodes in early 2017 on the Decades Network. Find out more about your favorite TV series and performers from years gone by.   Herbie J. Pilato, Host of Then Again. (Photo: Then Again) Host Herbie J Pilato brings his knowledge […]

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  • 1951 december, golden gate bridge closure, san francisco, golden gate bridge at night, high winds bridge closure

    Baby Boomer Trivia From December 1951: Golden Gate Bridge Closes; Joe DiMaggio Retires; Dragnet TV Premiere  San Francisco seniors may remember when wind gusts of 69 mph (111 kmph) caused the closure of the Golden Gate Bridge for the first time on December 1, 1951. The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the Wonders of the Modern […]

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  • james karen 2010, governors awards

    From Up Close & Personal to The Pursuit of Happyness Despite his new senior citizen status in 1988, American character actor James Karen showed no signs of retiring. Over the next 5 years, he appeared in no less than 8 feature films, 5 made-for-TV movies, and guest-starred on 12 different TV series. He began to be […]

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