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Child Star, Shirley Jean Rickert, 'Our Gang' comedies, dies 82

Shirley Jean Rickert (March 25, 1926 - February 6, 2009) was an American child actress who was briefly the "blonde girl" for the Our Gang series in 1931, during the Roach talkie period. She left the "Our Gang" to work at Mickey Rooney's comedy show.

After the series, she had a brief movie career, followed by a string of jobs including driving trucks for the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. She also worked in burlesque as Gilda and Her Crowning Glory. Until her death, she performed quilting and worked with her daughter and grandchild.

Death of Shirley Jean Rickert
Shirley Jean Rickert died February 6, 2009 in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Shirley Jean Rickert died after a long illness.

Child actor, news photographer Delmar Watson dies 82

Child actor, LA news photographer Delmar Watson dies 82 more to come

Hank Thompson, Country singer

Dead Country Singer Hank Thompson Celebrate dead singer's life
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Hank Thompson died 2007Henry "Hank" William Thompson (September 3, 1925 – November 6, 2007) was a country music entertainer whose career spanned seven decades. He sold over 60 million records worldwide.

Hank Thompson was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1989 and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1997.

Hank Thompson's Death
Hank Thompson was died of Lung Cancer.
Hank Thompson Was 82 years old at the time of his death.

Hank Thompson singing Whoa Sailor

Merv Griffin

Hollywood Walk of Famer 

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Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American talk show host, game show host, entertainer, pianist, television personality and raconteur. He began his career as a singer and also appeared in movies and on Broadway; he later became host of his own TV show, The Merv Griffin Show, and created the long-running award-winning game shows Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, becoming an entertainment business magnate.

Death 

Griffin's prostate cancer, treated originally in 1996, returned and he was admitted to Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, where his condition deteriorated leading to his death on August 12, 2007 at age 82. Griffin is survived by his son, Tony, from Griffin's only marriage to Julann Wright during 1958 from 1976, and two grandchildren.

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Merv Griffin had a good and long life.

I remember a Seinfeld episod on Merv Griffin studio set.

 

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