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MASH star Wayne Rogers has passed away at 82

MASH star Wayne Rogers has passed away at 82

“MASH” star Wayne Rogers has passed away at the age of 82-years-old. Sad, he was a great actor on a great show.

Rogers starred on the show as Trapper John from 1972 to 1975 where he received the most recognition.

People reports:

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rogers’ former publicist confirmed that the actor died from complications from pneumonia.

Rogers played the memorable doctor Trapper John for three years, from 1972-1975, on the hit TV series, which was adapted from the acclaimed film by Robert Altman.

His career spanned both film and TV, and he subsequently appeared in Cool Hand Luke, Ghosts of Mississippi and Murder, She Wrote.

So sad to see him go. He will be missed!

Were you a “MASH” fan?

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Posted Friday, January 1st, 2016 at 10:10am
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RIP Frank Gifford – Dead At 84

RIP Frank Gifford - Dead At 84

Kathie Lee Gifford’s legendary sportscaster husband Frank Gifford has passed away at the age of 84-years-old. Sad!

The former New York Giants football player passed away on Sunday. His family has released the following statement with regard to his death:

“It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and friend, Frank Gifford. Frank died suddenly this beautiful Sunday morning of natural causes at his Connecticut home. We rejoice in the extraordinary life he was privileged to live, and we feel grateful and blessed to have been loved by such an amazing human being. We ask that our privacy be respected at this difficult time and we thank you for your prayers.”

Kathie Lee took to her official Twitter account to thank fans for the outpouring of support in this difficult time. She tweeted:

Deeply grateful to all 4 ur outpouring of grace. We r steadfast in our faith & finding comfort in knowing where Frank is. Phillippians 4:13.

May he rest in peace.

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Posted Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 8:08am
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Can’t Buy Me Love Actress Amanda Peterson Died At 43

Can't Buy Me Love Actress Amanda Peterson Died At 43

Can’t Buy Me Love actress Amanda Peterson has passed away at the age of 43-years-old. In case her name doesn’t ring a bell, she starred opposite Patrick Dempsey in the eighties flick.

According to TMZ, Peterson was discovered at home in Greeley, Colo., on Sunday, July 5, after her family grew concerned that they hadn’t heard from her in a couple of days. An official cause of death has not yet been determined.

“She had some illness and a sleep apnea problem that may have contributed,” her father told TMZ on Monday, July 6.
Peterson got her start in Hollywood in the early 1980s, when she scored a small part in the movie musical Annie, as well as bit roles in shows including Silver Spoons and Boone. Her big break, though, was in 1987’s Can’t Buy Me Love.

Sad. May she rest in peace.

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Posted Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 9:09am
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Marcia Strassman Passed Away At 66 From Breast Cancer Battle

Marcia Strassman Passed Away At 66 From Breast Cancer Battle

“Welcome Back Kotter” actress Marcia Strassman has passed away at the age of 66 from a battle with breast cancer. She is known for her role as Gabe Kaplan’s wife in the 70’s show “Welcome Back Kotter”, but she also had many other roles.

Strassman died at her Sherman Oaks, California, home on Friday after battling breast cancer for seven years, her sister, Julie Strassman, said Sunday.

“They gave her 2½ years to live, but she lasted much longer,” she said. “She was very courageous.”

Strassman had numerous roles on television and in film during her five-decade career. She played nurse Margie Cutler on the first season of M.A.S.H. before her breakout role on Kotter.

The show was about a teacher returning to the tough high-school of his youth to teach a classroom full of misfits, including future movie star John Travolta.

Such a shame. We send our most sincere condolences to her family and friends in this tough time. Thanks for the memories, Marcia.

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Posted Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 8:08am
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