Joseph Mascolo passed yesterday at the age of 87 from Alzheimer’s according to Soap Opera Digest.
In 1982, he took on the role that forever changed his life. He began playing Stefano DiMera, the man who wouldn’t die on Days of our Lives. Sadly, he is unlike his character.
Even though he played a villain, people still loved him. Today, let’s show him how much we love him by watching him come back to life over and over again on DOOL.
Ron Glass passed away yesterday at the age of 71 from undisclosed illnesses according TMZ.
He is best known for playing Detective Harris on the ’70s police sitcom Barney Miller. After that show, he went on to star on a new version of The Odd Couple with Lamont from Sanford & Son, Teen Angel and All Grown Up. He also made memorable guest starring appearances on All in the Family, Maude, Good Times, 227, Friends, Family Matters, Serenity and Firefly, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and CSI.
Today let’s honor him and laugh with him by watching one of his many many enjoyable roles to keep his hearty laugh alive.
Florence Henderson passed away yesterday at the age of 82 from heart failure according to the AP.
She is known around the world for playing the matriarch Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch, its spinoffs, TV movies and guest appearances as her character. The actress is in the late night books as the first woman to guest host The Tonight Show. In the new millennium, she also tried her hand in reality television on shows like The Surreal Life and Dancing with the Stars.
To me, she will be my second mom because I spent my youth, my teenage years and adulthood watching her on The Brady Bunch. Who didn’t want her to be their mom? Therefore, today remember her by watching The Brady Bunch
Gene Wilder passed away today at the age of 83 from Alzheimer complications according to NBC News.
The curly red head was a staple of our childhood thanks to his portrayal of Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Along with winning that Golden Ticket, we also loved him as Mel Brooks go to star in legendary movies like The Producer, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. Then he went on to star in Stir Crazy and See No Evil, Hear No Evil with Richard Pryor, The Women in Red and Haunted Honeymoon with his true love Gilda Radner. They had a love for the ages which sadly did not last that long because she died 5 years after they married from Ovarian Cancer. He opened Gilda’s Club in her honor.
Today, let’s remember the man who brought so much joy into our lives and watch one of his several films.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Karen Webb and nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman.
Jack Riley passed away today at the age of 80 from pneumonia and an infection according to Deadline.
He is best known for playing Mr Carlin on The Bob Newhart Show. Mr Carlin was unlikable; but yet the way Riley played him, you couldn’t help but to love him. The next generation of TV viewers loved him as Uncle Stu Pickles on The Rugrats and All Grown Up. While those are his two biggest roles, he guest starred on some of our favorite shows throughout the decades like Hogan’s Heroes, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Happy Days, Family Ties, One Day at a Time, Diff’rent Strokes, Silver Spoons, Night Court, Family Matters, Friends, Coach, The Drew Carey Show, Seinfeld, That ’70s Show and many more. Riley also can be seen in several of Mel Brooks movies like High Anxiety, History of the World Part 1 and Spaceballs.
Today let’s honor him by watching one of many memorable and enjoyable roles.