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    [21]Dec 2, 2011
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    Alan Sues (1926-2011)


    Once A Ding-A-Ling, Always A Ding-A-Ling. Alan Sues is the best moronic comedian & serious actor whom died of Heart Attack as "ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN" castmate Ruth Buzzi tweet it by tweeter in West Hollywood, CA. He's Born Alan Grigsby Sues in Ross, CA on March 7, 1926 to an good family after schoolin the 1940s he supported WWII and he studied drama at The Pasadena Playhouse as his big break in "Tea & Sympathy" and more shows included "Happy Birthday", "The Mad Show", "Sherlock Holmes" and "The Three Musketeers." In Moviesare his debut in "Move Over Darling" starring The Late Rock Hudson & Doris Day, "The Americanization of Emily" starring Julie Andrews & Peter Sellers and others and on Television are "The TWILIGHT Zone", "Shindig", "THE WILD WILD WEST", "The Brady Brides", "CELEBRITY SWEEPSTAKES", "DAVID FROST", "THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW", "THE TONIGHT SHOW Starring JOHNNY CARSON", "SNAP JUDGMENT" and "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" from 1969 to 1972 on NBC-TV and the biggest break of all is "ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN" from 1968 to 1972 on NBC-TV as Big Al The Moron Sportcaster & Uncle Al, The Kiddie's Pal and He was 85.

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    [22]Jan 3, 2012
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    Squares We Lost in 2011 "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" has been celebrated 45 years of historical Game Show fun & laughter. Here's the list of people to say goodbye to the stars whom passed away as we dismiss 2011 and Bringing in 2012. Teena Marie Marcia Lewis Randy "MACHO MAN" Savage Alan Sues Peter Falk Jane Russell Farley Granger Bubba Smith Christopher "Chip" Mayer Cliff Robertson Eleanor Mondale Charlie Callas & Susannah York.

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    [23]Jan 26, 2012
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    James Farentino (1938-2012) He's the most awarded actor of all time. James Farentino has died of Heart Failure at age 73. He's born in Brooklyn, NY on February 24, 1938 and in 1966 He's Stalking Tina Sinatra to death and the police arrested him and hauled to court for charge on the crime and in 1991 He's arrested for cocaine possession and thrower to jail by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and released on bail. He's the last of the contract stars at Universal Pictures in the late 1960s. In films are Ensign Pulver, Evita Peron and more. In 1973 he made the role of "A Streetcar Named Desire" character Stanley K. On TV he'd appear on "The Fugitive", "The Defenders", "Love American Style", "The Love Boat", "Celebrity Sweepstakes" & "The Hollywood Squares" from 1972 to 1974 on NBC-TV.

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    [24]Jan 27, 2012
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    Robert Hegyes (1951-2012) He's Known as Juan Epstein one of the Sweathogs on "WELCOME Back, KOTTER" on ABC-TV from 1975 to 1979. He'd appear in films, theater & on TV including Break The Bank, The $10,000-100,000 Pyramid & The HOLLYWOOD Squares from 1977 for 1 weekday on NBC-TV. He died of heart attack. He was 60.

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    [25]Feb 19, 2012
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    Kaye Stevens (1932-2011) She's A Funny & Silly Comedienne and serious actress whom filled in for Debbie Reynolds. Kaye Stevens has it all. She died from PD in The Villages, FL at age 79. Born Catherine Louise Stephens in Pittsburgh, PA on July 21, 1932 to an family of the retailers. In 1937 Her Parents took Catherine to the movies to see comedy movies like The Three Stooges. In 1942 she cares about WWII. After the war, Catherine plays theater in high school. In 1950 She graduated from High School and gone to The University of Pittsburgh to became the members of the drama club and in 1956 she began comedy at one of those nightclubs and as the winner of Ted Mack & The Original Amateur Hour in 1958. In 1962 & 1964 she entered Hollywood and caster in The Interns & The New Interns and in 1983 she appeared in JAWS 3-D. On TV she appeared on "Wonderama", "The Joey Bishop talk Show", "CHiPs", 240-Robert, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, CTW's Sesame Street, The Electric Company, 3-2-1-CONTACT, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Jerry Lewis Show (1963) & (1967), You Don't Say!, MATCH GAME 74 & The Hollywood Squares & The New Hollywood Squares from 1967 to 1989 on NBC & syndicated & THE TEMPTATIONS SHOW & The Dean Martin Show & TATTLETALES.

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    [26]Feb 20, 2012
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    Dana Wynter (1931-2011) She's A dramatic actress of all times. Dana Wynter has died of Congestive heart failure in Ojal, CA she's 79 which's one month away from her 80th Birthday. Born in Berlin, Germany in 1931 and her family gone traveling through Germany & Rhodesia. Miss Wynter later enrolled to Rhodes University. On November 5, 1953 she arrived in New York, NY to do the Television shows are Playhouse 90, Studio One, Suspense theater or Crisis. Game Shows are To Tell The Truth & The Hollywood Squares for 1 Weekday in January 1967 on NBC-TV.

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    [27]Feb 29, 2012
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    Davy Jones (1945-2012)
    Becoming The 1st Monkee to die on Leap Day 2012. Davy Jones died of A Heart Attack he's 66. The 1st Member of the Monkees scored No. 1 hits are Take the Last Train To Clarksville, I'm A Believer & Daydream Believer. The TV Show on NBC from 1966 to 1968, CBS 1969-1972 & ABC 1972-1973. Appeared as The Artful Dodger in "OLIVER" with Georgia Brown in 1964 on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on CBS-TV that features the debut of "THE BEATLES". Other appearances are "The Brady Bunch", "My Two Dads", "Celebrity Bowling", "WONDERAMA", "Rowan & Martin's LAUGH-IN", "AMERICAN BANDSTAND" and others. Movies like "HEAD" & "The Brady Bunch Movie". He With The Group appeared on "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" after Peter Tork left in December 1968 for 1 Weekday along the stars of Laugh-in on NBC.
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    [28]May 6, 2012
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    Dick Clark (1929-2012) There's one thing Dick Clark and AMERICAN BANDSTAND about... Rock 'n' Roll and he died of Massive Heart Attack and it's Sad Day in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and the Earth. He's Born in Bronxville, NY to Ronald Clark & Marjorie Clark. Married 3 Times including His present of almost 35 years Kari. He worked in radio and TV newsman on WKTV NBC 2 in Utica, NY. Arrived in Philadelphia, PA to Host BANDSTAND in 1956 and the next year on August 5-9' 1957 "AMERICAN BANDSTAND" debuted on ABC-TV and lasted to 1987. During that Time He hosted "THE $10,000-100,000 PYRAMID" on CBS, ABC & Syndicated from 1973 to 1988. HE Appeared on "WONDERAMA", "Perry Mason", "What's My Line?", "This Is Your Life", "To Tell The Truth" And more including "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" from 1971 to 1988 both on NBC-TV & Syndicated. While Hosting "THE $20,000 PYRAMID" He's married his 3rd Wife Kari Wigton Clark on 7/7/77. He was 82.

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    [29]Jul 8, 2012
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    Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012)

    There's A Man of reclutant and fun and danger as Ernest Borgnine can do as he died of Kidney Failure. He's Best remembered as Lt. Commander Quinton McHale and the crew of PT 73 on "McHALE'S NAVY" from 1962 to 1966 on ABC-TV in Black & White and 2 Techincolor Movies from 1964 to 1965. He's Casted on CBS-TV's AIRWOLF from 1983 to 1987. In Addition to all his movies and television work, he's the 1st Center Square on "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" on NBC & Syndicated from October 17, 1966 to June 13, 1980. He's Born Ermes E. Borgnini in Hamden, CT on January 24, 1917 to immigrants of Italy. He went to school until graduation in High School and serves the country in WWII in the Navy that led the creation of "McHALE'S NAVY". He was 95 yesterday in The Famed Cedars-Sinai Hospital.
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    [30]Jul 25, 2012
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    Sherman Hemsley (1938-2012)
    There's only one George Jefferson in all of us And Deacon Ernest Frye god rest his soul for Sherman Hemsley when he died yesterday in his home in El Paso, TX. Sherman Alexander Hemsley was Born In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 1, 1938 to An Working News Press Father & An Factory Working Mother. as an Child...He wanted to become an actor and 1st.. He went to school and graduated from Temple University and he joined The Air Force during WWII. After the War, He returned to civilization to work jobs including Postman at The U.S. Postal Office for 8 years and in 1969 He's The Winner of "Ted Mack & The Original Amateur Hour" on CBS and became the cast member of "All In The Family" in 1973 As George Jefferson and in 1975 He and The late Isabel Sanford both starred on "The Jeffersons" that ran through 1985. The Next Year 1986 NBC Casted as Deacon Ernest Frye on "Amen" and ran for 5 Years and cancelled in 1991 and His Last Program as Mr. Goode In "Goode Behavior" on UPN. Appeared In Movies, Broadway & Television including " Purlie" In 1970, and others and also appeared on "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (1966)" from 1975 to 2004 both hosted by Peter Marshall & Tom Bergeron. HE was 74.
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    [31]Jul 25, 2012
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    Chad Everett (1936-2012)
    The Doctor is Dead that how Chad Everett made the role unique had died of lung Cancer in Los Angeles, CA Yesterday. He's Born Raymon Lee Cramton in South Bend, IN on June 11, 1936 or 1937 from mostly various sources." In High School, He performed in plays and became an actor and tried of his real name and decided to changed into Chad Everett. Movies includes "Get Yourself A College Girl" opposite Mary Ann Mobley. On Television as Dr. Joe Gannon on "Medical Center" and "Melrose Place" and others and not to mention "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" from 1967 to 2004. He was 75 or 76.
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    [32]Aug 7, 2012
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    Tony Martin (1913-2012)
    Tony Martin Has Died of Natural Causes Last Week at the Famed Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. Tony entertain fans for 66 years and 1st Marriage to Alice Faye and in 1948 He married for the 2nd Time to Cyd Charisse to her death on June 16, 2008 after celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary. He's Born Alvin Morris in San Francisco, CA, USA on December 25 (Christmas Day) 1913 to Immigrants from Poland. He got a sax on his 10th Birthday on Christmas 1923 and years later he'll join the band for Woody Herman. In 1937 Tony marries Alice Faye and divorce in 1941. in 1948 He Marries Cyd Charisse and they performed both separate & together except the U.S. armed forces for World War II. He sang songs on at nightclubs & on the radio. Television is New to the world. After A String of Movies and Broadway. He appeared on TV Talk & Variety Shows including The Ed Sullivan Show, The TODAY & Tonight Show, The Dick Cavett Show, The New Joey Bishop Show and "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (1966)" one in 1967 and both in 1977 along with Cyd Charisse. He Was 98.
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    [33]Aug 7, 2012
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    Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)
    Marvin Hamlisch learned to Write 70 Songs of his career has died in Los Angeles, CA of Cancer yesterday & last night. He's Known for his tune "The Entertainer (The Theme from "The STING")" that went to No. 1 and led to his appearances of The Academy Awards, The Emmy Awards, The Grammy Awards, WONDERAMA, The Arsenio Hall Show, Donahue, Oprah and others and for 1 Weekday Only in June 1974 on "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (1966)" on NBC Daytime. He was 68.
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    [34]Aug 14, 2012
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    Ron Palillo (1949-2012)
    He's A Very funny Actor-Comedian Ron Palillo as played a lot roles of his life Such As Arnold Horsack on " Welcome Back KOTTER" & "Rubik The Amazing Cube" has died in Palm Beach, FL Today & Tonight of Heart Attack. Born In Cheshire, CT on April 2, 1949 to George & Camilla Palillo. At age 14 in 1963 He Goes to The Summer Theater near Bridgeport, CT and the years from being to an unknown to The Greatest Stars of all-time. He Guested on The Today & Tonight Shows, The Chuck Woolery Show, WONDERAMA, The Mike Douglas Show, CHiPS, ALICE, Darkwing Duck, MATCH GAME 76-77 & "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (1966)" on NBC-TV twice in 1978 and on Syndicated also twice in the 2003-2004 season. He was 63.
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    [35]Aug 20, 2012
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    Phyllis Diller (1917-2012)
    There's A Lot of Comediennes to pave way for Joan Rivers & Rosie O'Donnell. but Nothing Can't Doubt that Phyllis Diller define of all comediennes has died of Unknown Causes at his Own home in Los Angeles, CA. Born Phyllis Ada Driver to Mr. & Mrs. Driver. Her Childhood is Good & Happy On July 17, 1917 in Lima, OH.. After School & University, She gets jobs in the San Francisco, CA at The Purple Onion for Her Comedy Debut. she's became A Contestant on Groucho Marx's You Bet Your Life! In 1958 that led to appearances on other shows including 2 Shows are The Pruitts Of Southampton & The Phyllis Diller Show 1966-1967 on ABC-TV & in 1968 The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show on NBC-TV. On Game Shows like on What's My Line?, To Tell The Truth, The Pyramid Games, The MATCH GamE (1964-1981) & "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" (1967-2004). She's 95.
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    [36]Sep 20, 2012
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    Dorothy McGuire (1928-2012)
    She's The Middle Sister of The McGuire Sisters has died of Both Parkinson's DIsease & Dementia last week. She & Her Sisters performed hits including "Sugartime". The McGuire Sisters appeared on Radio, Movies & Television are Your Hit Parade, The Woody Woodbury Show, The Today & Tonight Shows, WONDERAMA, The Hollywood Palace and THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW as they disbanded in 1968 and their comeback years later and their 1 Weekday Appearance on The New HOLLYWOOD SQUARES in 1986-1987. She's 84 Years old.
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    [37]Oct 13, 2012
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    Gary Collins (1938-2012)
    There's A Fine Actor to us all as Gary Collins was responsible for "The Sixth Sense" in 1972 on ABC-TV & Host of GROUP W Westinghouse's "HOUR MAGAZINE" from September 8, 1980 to December 30, 1988. Gary Ennis Collins is Born in Venice, CA on April 30, 1938 and Raised in Southern California and graduate from College and enlisted in the Army and served there until 1964. All Shows He Guested on from 1962 to 2009 including "The New Hollywood Squares" from 1987 to 1989, "(The New) Match Game" in 1982, "TATTLETALES" with his wife now separated Mary Ann Mobley from 1975 to 1984, Showtime & Syndicated's "Dead Like Me" & "THE FAMILY FEUD" on ABC-TV in 1983. He's Arrested for Failing to pay the check in one of L.A.'s Finest Restaurant and spend some time in Jail. He died of Natural Causes Today at 1:00 AM He's 74 years old.
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    [38]Nov 25, 2012
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    Larry Hagman (1931-2012)
    Larry Hagman is An Actor-Comedian-TV Villian where he did all his work died yesterday of complications of Throat Cancer. He spanned his show business for 60 Years.
    He did on & off Broadway shows and his TV Career debut in 1961 on "THE ALCOA HOUR" and later he Casted on "THE EDGE OF Night" on CBS. In 1965 Capt./Maj. Anthony "Tony" Nelson on "I Dream Of Jeannie" from 1965 to 1970 on NBC-TV. His Movie Career went well as in 1976's "Mother, Jugs & Speed" Starring Bill Cosby. 2 years Later In 1978 He'd Casted as John Ross "J.R." Ewing Jock's Son on The CBS-TV Hit "DALLAS" as in Dallas, TX along with Fort Worth, TX that's aired on KDFW-TV CBS 4 (and now FOX 4) and all lasted up to 1991. In The years from 1991 to 2012. The Revisiting of "DALLAS" on TNT could be his last and he's hospitalized few times and he'll never work again after that. We'll It's A Sad Night In The Texas Metroplex, Cocoa Beach, FL & Daytime Soaps in the nation and that's it. Larry Hagman appeared on Films & Television throughout his career included "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" for A weekday salute to DALLAS in July 1979 on NBC-TV.
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    Jack Klugman (1922-2012)
    The Tough and Responsible Character Actor & Comedian spanning 60 Years of Show Biz Career. Jack Klugman made Broadway Shows in New York and came to Hollywood, CA to became Movie Star & TV Star for all time's sake has died yesterday of Throat Cancer at Adam's House in Northridge, CA. He's Born Jacob Joachim Klugman in Philadelphia, PA on April 27, 1922 to Jewish-American Parents and learned his educational well at hand. He's Served the U.S. Army and WWII in 1945 and began his showbiz career in 1950 for Television For "The Actors Studio" that all led to guest appearances Including "The TWILIGHT ZONE" and also led to his 1st TV Sitcom called "Harris Against The World" as part of NBC Universal's "90 Bristol Court" in the 1964-1965 Season and in 1970 The New Direction of his Showbiz Career as Oscar Madison, The Gruff Sloppy Sportswriter on "Neil Simon's The Odd Couple" on ABC-TV and lasted through 1975. The Next Year 1976 He's Casted as Dr. Quincy as "Quincy M.E." on NBC-TV and lasted To 1983 and 3 Years Later in 1986 He Casted as Henry Willows on Taft's "You Again!" on NBC-TV and lasted for 1 Season and this is his last Sitcom and that introduced John Stamos. For Game Shows He guested on "Match Game 73, 78 & pm", "PASSWORD", "TATTLETALES" & "THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" from 1971 to 2004 on NBC & Syndicated and "THE $10,000 & $25,000 PYRAMIDS" on CBS, ABC & Syndicated. He Married twice and 2 Children. He's 90 Years Old.
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    [40]Dec 28, 2012
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    SQUARES Who had lost in 2012.


    Although The World that ended and we say goodbye to 2012 and the stars are no longer with us has paased away.


    Davy Jones (The Monkees)
    James Farentino
    Dana Wynter


    Kaye Stevens


    Dick Clark


    Sherman Hemsley


    Jack Klugman


    Ernest Borgnine


    Chad Everett


    Robert Hegyes


    Ron Palillo


    Phyllis Diller


    Marvin Hamlisch


    Gary Collins


    Dorothy McGuire (The McGuire Sisters)


    Larry Hagman


    & Tony Martin.


    Those are the stars we laugh, cry & excite you and we'll be missed.

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