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On 12/31/2021 at 2:58 PM, captaintrolley said:

Actress Betty White passed away Friday Dec. 31, 2021 at the age of 99.

That is so sad; but, we all have to go home sometime. She had a long and productive life bringing happiness(? the only word that came to mind) to a lot of people.

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Associated Press: Oscar winner and groundbreaking star Sidney Poitier dies

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Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen and became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance and the first to be a top box-office draw, has died. He was 94.

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Peter Bogdanovich, American film director has passed away yesterday due to Parkinson's Disease.  He was 82 years old according to Wikipedia. 

5 hours ago, tomsbuspage said:

@tomsbuspagethat's very sad for him. According to Bahamian News outlets, Sir Sidney Poitier was born in Cat Island, Bahamas in the Beautiful Settlement of Arthur's Town and he was honoured the name of the bridge Between Nassau and Paradise Island is Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge around late 2012.

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1 hour ago, Glennwood Road Ent. said:

Peter Bogdanovich, American film director has passed away yesterday due to Parkinson's Disease.  He was 82 years old according to Wikipedia. 

@tomsbuspagethat's very sad for him. According to Bahamian News outlets, Sir Sidney Poitier was born in Cat Island, Bahamas in the Beautiful Settlement of Arthur's Town and he was honoured the name of the bridge Between Nassau and Paradise Island is Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge around late 2012.

Apparently his parents lived on Cat Island, but he was born in Miami while his parents were there on business.

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20 minutes ago, GTAmissions1 said:

Bob Saget, iconic comedian actor and television host passed away today (January 9th) at 65 years old.

One of his hosting jobs was America's Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997. 

 

 

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Dwayne Hickman, actor and television executive, producer and director, passed away Jan. 09, 2022 at the age of 87.

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Peter Bogdanovich, director, writer, actor, producer, critic, and film historian passed away Jan. 06, 2022 at the age of 82.

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Marilyn Bergman, Lyricist and songwriter passed away Jan. 08, 2022 at the age of 93.

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