A baby gorilla was crushed to death in an accident at the San Francisco this weekend, zoo officials said. Young Kabibe, a female gorilla, was being put to bed Friday night when she darted away and was killed by a closing hydraulic door, the zoo told ABC's San Francisco station KGO-TV.
Donna Douglas, Elly May on 'Beverly Hillbillies', dead at 81
Donna Douglas, who played voluptuous tomboy daughter Elly May Clampett on the
1960s TV series "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died.
She was 81. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, TV station WAFB reported that Douglas died Friday morning.
"The Beverly Hillbillies" may not mean anything outside the US but the
television show was a big hit during the Kennedy "Camelot" era.
Location: West of the "upside down horseshoe", Missouri
This is mentioned a little late, but Edward Herrmann, a long-time character actor on films and TV, passed away after a bout of brain cancer on 12/31/14, age 71. I remember him from The Lost Boys, Intolerable Cruelty, The Great Gatsby, Annie among others. I also remember him on TV as Richard Gilmore from Gilmore Girls.
(Sunday, past) American sportscaster and anchor on ESPN, most notably on the network's SportsCenter. Scott regularly covered the NBA and the NFL for ESPN. He was well-known for his hip-hop style and use of catchphrases.
Location: Neuchâtel, Switzerland (Canadian from Montreal)
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Rod Taylor, actor, RIP
The Australian actor starred in the films "The Time Machine" (1960) and "The Birds" (1963), among many other films.
Rod Taylor always delivered a good performance and I liked him very much.
It cannot be stressed enough how some of you folks would enjoy watching his (violent) action-adventure movie, "Dark of the Sun". It's my favourite Rod Taylor flick and I even started a thread on it where you check out the trailer:
Peter Jackson's right hand man Andrew Lesnie died of a heart attack.
Cinematographer extraordinaire and all around nice guy.
Shot all the Lord of the Rings films and Hobbit films. (Even worked with George Miller)