Thursday, May 29, 2008


Harvey Korman (1927 - 2008)

Comic actor Harvey Korman has died at 81, four months after suffering complications from the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Korman was a regular on "The Carol Burnett Show" and also appeared in Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles," "High Anxiety" and "History of the World, Part 1." Harvey is survived by his wife Deborah, daughters Kate, Laura and Maria, son Chris and three grandchildren. (Source:


Tuesday, May 27, 2008


Sydney Pollack (1934 - 2008)

Sydney Pollack, director of films such as "Out of Africa," "Tootsie," and "Absence of Malice," and also known for his acting talents, died Monday afternoon, surrounded by family. He was 73. Pollack is survived by his wife, Claire; two daughters, Rebecca and Rachel; his brother Bernie; and six grandchildren. (Source: AP via Google)


Sunday, May 25, 2008


Dick Martin (1922 - 2008)

Dick Martin, a veteran nightclub comic who with his partner, Dan Rowan, turned a midseason replacement slot at NBC in 1968 into a hit that redefined what could be done on television, died Saturday night of respiratory complications at a hospital in Santa Monica, California, according to The Associated Press. He was 86. Survivors include his wife, Dolly Read, and two sons, actor Richard Martin and Cary Martin. (Source: International Herald Tribune)


Thursday, May 8, 2008


Eddy Arnold (1918 - 2008)

Eddy Arnold, whose mellow baritone on songs like "Make the World Go Away" made him one of the most successful singers in history, died Thursday at a care facility just south of Nashville. He was 89. Sally, his wife of 66 years, died March 11 after a short illness. Survivors include a son and daughter. (Source: AP via Knoxville News Sentinel)


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