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By Harris M. Lentz

ISBN-10: 0786470631

ISBN-13: 9780786470631

ISBN-10: 1476603855

ISBN-13: 9781476603858

The leisure international misplaced numerous mythical stars and a number of alternative women and men taken with the acting arts in 2012. Notables who died comprise actor Larry Hagman, astronaut Neil Armstrong, voice actor Jerry Nelson (The count number of Sesame Street), comic Phyllis Diller, singer Whitney Houston, and actor George Lindsey. Obituaries of those and different performers and filmmakers, musicians and manufacturers, dancers and composers, writers and others linked to the appearing arts who died in 2012 are available during this accomplished reference paintings. for every, the date, position, and explanation for loss of life are supplied, in addition to a profession recap. Filmographies are given for movie and tv performers, and lots of photos are integrated. Books during this annual sequence can be found relationship to 1994, and a subscription plan is on the market for destiny concerns

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He was 92. Biery was born in San Francisco on September 8, 1920. He began working as an editor in the late 1940s, and cut the films Six-Gun Serenade (1947), Friendly Persuasion (1956), The Young Stranger (1957), Spree (1967), Jigsaw (1968), Winning (1969), Brother John (1971), Red Sky at Morning (1971), The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight (1971), They Only Kill Their Masters (1972), The Don Is Dead (1973), Swashbuckler (1976), Rollercoaster Obituaries • 2012 30 (1977), and When Time Ran Out...

They also began appearing in television commercials and became frequent guests on 25 such talk shows as The Merv Griffin Show. Bedford passed on the estate to his son, Lord Tavistock, in 1974 and the couple retired to Monte Carlo, where they resided until the Duke’s death in 2002. BEHRENS, BERNARD British actor Bernard Behrens died of complications from a stroke in Perth, Ontario, Canada, on September 19, 2012. He was 85. Behrens was born in England on in September of 1926. He began his career on stage in the 1940s and settled in Canada the following decade.

He was 90. He was born Edward Joseph Bertolatus in Yonkers, New York, on May 16, 1922. He began performing professionally in 1940 with the Sam Donahue Orchestra. He joined Red Norvo’s band the following year. He played with numerous musicians during his long career including Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Stan Kenton, and Thelonious Monk. He performed with the Thad Jones–Mel 28 Lewis Jazz Orchestra in the late 1960s, and was a member of the house band for Dick Cavett’s television talk show from 1968 to 1972.

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