Friday, December 31, 2010

2010 Roll Call

Last year it took two posts to remember those we lost in 2009. Again our roll call is long. No annual list of newsworthy deaths is truly complete. As you look through these photos of special folks we collectively knew, you're sure to think of others we lost this year. I invite you to post a comment below about who else should be remembered and why.

Agathe von Trapp, center, arrives with her sister, Maria, and brother, Johannes, right, at the Martin Beck Theatre to see the reopening of the Broadway musical 'The Sound of Music' Thursday, March 12, 1998, in New York. Agathe von Trapp died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at a hospice in Towson. She was 97

Teena Marie 54 December 26,2010 Soul singer all day long.

Blake Edwards 88 December 16,2010. Producer - Pink Panther, Days of Wine and Roses, Victor\Victoria. Married to Julie Andrews.

Elizabeth Edwards 61 December 7, 2010

Leslie Nielson 84 November 28, 2010. Don't call him Shirley!

Jill Clayburgh 66 November 5,2010 Star of 'Dirty Sexy Money.'

James MacArthur 72 October 28,2010 Danny on Hawaii Five-0 "Book 'em Danno."

John Forsythe 92 April 2, 2010 Actor, Voice of Charlie on 'Charlies Angels'. Pictured here with co-star Joan Collins from 'Dynasty'.

Tom Bosley 83 October 19, 2010. Howard Cunningham,'Happy Days.'

Barbara Billingsley 94 October 16, 2010 June Cleaver, Beaver's mom.

Solomon Burke 70 October 10, 2010 King of Rock and Soul.

Stephen J. Cannell 66
Producer\writer- Rockford Files, Baretta, A-Team, 21 Jump Street, Commish

Greg Giraldo 44 September 29,2010 Comedian

Tony Curtis 85 September 29, 2010 Actor and father of Jamie Lee

Arthur Penn 88 September 28, 2010 Director of classics like Bonnie and Clyde.

Gloria Stuart 100 years old. Actress who killed me by dropping that gem into the ocean in the movie Titanic.

Eddie Fisher 85 September 22,2010 Singer. Father of Joely and Carrie. Famous husband of Debbie Reynolds, Connie Stevens, and Liz Taylor.

Patrica Neal 84 August 8,2010 Best Actress Oscar winner 'Hud' 1964

Dixie Carter 70 April 10, 2010 Stage/TV actress. Julia Sugarbaker, my hero on 'Designing Women.'

George Steinbrenner 80 July 13,2010 Colorful New York Yankees owner.

Rue McClanahan 76 June 3, 2010 Actress on many sitcoms including saucy southern belle Blanche Devereaux on 'Golden Girls."

Dennis Hopper 74 May 29, 2010 Actor\director. 'Easy Rider'

Gary Coleman 42 May 28, 2010 Actor know for TV show 'Different Strokes.'

Art Linkletter 97 May 26, 2010 Variety show host in the 1950's and
60's. 'Art Linkletter's Houseparty' People Are Funny'

Lena Horne 92 May 9, 2010 Trail blazing actress and singer.

Robert Culp 79 March 24, 2010. Movie and TV actor.

A pro tennis player, Culp and his trainer, Bill Cosby, used their world travels to hide their other job as secret agents in the ground breaking series 'I Spy.'

Roll Call 2010 part II

The Redgrave family of well known actors have had a very sad couple of years losing Corin, Lynn, and last year's tragic loss of Vanessa's daughter, actress Natasha Richardson.

Corin Redgrave 70 April 6, 2010 the British actor is pictured here with his sister Vanessa Redgrave.

Lynn Redgrave 67 May 2, 2010 British stage and screen actress. 'Georgie Girl' and 'Gods and Monsters' are among her best film work.

Dorothy Height 98 April 20, 2010 Beloved civil rights leader.

Margaret Burroughs 93 Artist, historian, teacher.

Fess Parker 85 March 18, 2010 Most famous for portrayal of 'Daniel Boone.'

Peter Graves March 14, 2010 TV actor. Handed out the assignments on 'Mission Impossible.' Brother of James Arness of 'Gunsmoke'

Corey Haim 38 March 10, 2010 'Lucas' and 'Lost Boys' actor.

Zelda Rubinstein 76 january 27, 2010 Actress, 'Poltergiest II' The Other Side.'

James Mitchell 89 January 22,2010 Dancer, screen and TV actor. 'The Turning Point'. And, he played Palmer Cortland on 'All My Children' for nearly 30 years.

Jimmy Dean 81 June 13, 2010 Country music legend, hit song, 'Big Bad John'. hosted the Jimmy Dean variety show and is founder of Jimmy Dean sausage products.

Mitch Miller 99 July 31,2010 Bandleader, host of 'Sing along with Mitch'

Edwin Newman 91 August 13,2010 Longtime TV newsman.

Kevin McCarthy 96 September 11,2010 TV/movie actor. 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'

Johnny Sheffield 79 October 15,2010 Played 'Boy' in the 'Tarzan' movies.

Ron Santo 70 December 2,2010 Chicago Cubs player and broadcaster. Also, championed finding a cure for diabetes.

Don Meredith 72 December 5,2010 Dallas Cowboy football player turned broadcaster on 'Monday Night Football'

Steve Landesberg 65 December 20,2010 Actor who played brainy Detective Dietrich on TV series 'Barney Miller.

Helen Wagner 86 May 1, 2010 Nancy Hughes on 'As the World Turns' since 1956.

Merlin Olson 69 March 11, 2010 Football player turned actor. 'Little House on the Prairie.'

Pernell Roberts 81 June 24, 2010 Played oldest son Adam on 'Bonaza' and the 'Mash' character 'Trapper John M.D.' as an older doctor on his own show.

Kathryn Grayson 89 february 17,2010 MGM musical star.

Jean Simmons 80, June 22,2010 British film actress.

Harold Gould 86 September 11,2010 Actor, played Rhoda's dad.

Cherine Alexander October 2010 Miss Continental 1984, Baton Show Lounge performer extroidinaire.

Teddy Pendergrass 59 January 14,2010 R&B singer

J.D. Salinger 91 January 27, 2010 Author of 'Catcher in the Rye.'

Eric Segal 72 January 17, 2010 Author of 'Love Story.'

He Ping Ping 21 March 13,2010 Worlds smallest man at 2 ft 5 inches.