Posts Tagged: Emmy

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Cinematographer Ric Waite’s film credits include ‘The Long Riders,’ ‘The Border,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘Red Dawn’

(Ric Waite, a cinematographer who won an Emmy Award for the 1976 TV miniseries “Captains and the Kings,”  died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 78. Here’s some info from his Web site

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Cinematographer Ric Waite’s film credits include ‘The Long Riders,’ ‘The Border,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘Red Dawn’

(Ric Waite, a cinematographer who won an Emmy Award for the 1976 TV miniseries “Captains and the Kings,”  died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 78. Here’s some info from his Web site

Academy-award nominee composer Dory Previn Shannon wrote score for ‘Valley of the Dolls’

SOUTHFIELD, Mass. – Dory Previn Shannon died on Tuesday morning, February 14, at her home in Massachusetts, according to her husband, artist Joby Baker. She was 86 years old. Dory Previn Shannon’s career included works as a lyricist, composer, novelist,

Academy-award nominee composer Dory Previn Shannon wrote score for ‘Valley of the Dolls’

SOUTHFIELD, Mass. – Dory Previn Shannon died on Tuesday morning, February 14, at her home in Massachusetts, according to her husband, artist Joby Baker. She was 86 years old. Dory Previn Shannon’s career included works as a lyricist, composer, novelist,

Jenny Tomasin, 73, clumsy maid in ‘Upstairs, Downstairs,’ was forevermore typecast as ‘the help’

(My parents, as I recall, were among the millions of Americans who loved this show.) LONDON – The role of Ruby Finch, the dim-witted, put-upon scullery maid in Upstairs, Downstairs forever dreaming of running away with Rudolph Valentino, brought Jenny

Jenny Tomasin, 73, clumsy maid in ‘Upstairs, Downstairs,’ was forevermore typecast as ‘the help’

(My parents, as I recall, were among the millions of Americans who loved this show.) LONDON – The role of Ruby Finch, the dim-witted, put-upon scullery maid in Upstairs, Downstairs forever dreaming of running away with Rudolph Valentino, brought Jenny

TV director John Rich, 86, hit gold with ‘All in the Family’ and ‘Mary Tyler Moore’

(From The Los Angeles Times on Jan. 31, 2012.) LOS ANGELES – As a top television comedy director who won an Emmy directing “The Dick Van Dyke Show”in the early 1960s, John Rich was faced with a tough choice in

TV director John Rich, 86, hit gold with ‘All in the Family’ and ‘Mary Tyler Moore’

(From The Los Angeles Times on Jan. 31, 2012.) LOS ANGELES – As a top television comedy director who won an Emmy directing “The Dick Van Dyke Show”in the early 1960s, John Rich was faced with a tough choice in

‘New Journalism’ pioneer Marshall Rosenthal, 71, wrote for ‘Rolling Stone,’ Chicago alternative press

EVANSTON, Ill. – Perhaps the best way to illustrate Marshall Rosenthal’s acerbic wit and lucidity is to let Abe Peck tell the story about writing to Mr. Rosenthal when Peck was — in the 1960s counterculture terminology of the time

‘New Journalism’ pioneer Marshall Rosenthal, 71, wrote for ‘Rolling Stone,’ Chicago alternative press

EVANSTON, Ill. – Perhaps the best way to illustrate Marshall Rosenthal’s acerbic wit and lucidity is to let Abe Peck tell the story about writing to Mr. Rosenthal when Peck was — in the 1960s counterculture terminology of the time

Harry Morgan, 96, was the wry, cigar-smoking Col. Potter on ‘M*A*S*H’

(Editor’s note: “Pete and Gladys,” “Dragnet,” “M*A*S*H” – it’s hard for any TV watcher in the ’60s, ’70s’ and ’80s to forget Harry Morgan.) (This story was published on the Reuters Web site on Dec. 7, 2011.) LOS ANGELES –

Harry Morgan, 96, was the wry, cigar-smoking Col. Potter on ‘M*A*S*H’

(Editor’s note: “Pete and Gladys,” “Dragnet,” “M*A*S*H” – it’s hard for any TV watcher in the ’60s, ’70s’ and ’80s to forget Harry Morgan.) (This story was published on the Reuters Web site on Dec. 7, 2011.) LOS ANGELES –