Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2006: Film, Television, by Harris M. Lentz III

By Harris M. Lentz III

The leisure international misplaced a few mythical stars and a number of different women and men considering movie, tv, degree and tune in 2006. The obituaries of over 1300 individuals are incorporated, besides images of the overwhelming majority. Losses contain Godfather of Soul James Brown, Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and previous President of the U.S. Gerald Ford. different notables who died contain mythical movie director Robert Altman, 60 mins broadcast journalist Ed Bradley, mythical animator Joe Barbera, and darkish Shadows writer Dan Curtis. Hollywood misplaced such reveal legends as Jack Palance, June Allyson, Shelley Winters, Maureen Stapleton, crimson Buttons, and top guy Glenn Ford. vintage tv misplaced Mayberry's favourite deputy, Barney Fife (Don Knotts), and Gunsmoke's deputy Chester Goode (Dennis Weaver).The 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 2006 are available during this accomplished reference paintings. for every, the date, position and reason for demise are supplied, besides a profession recap and citations from significant newspaper and periodical tales reporting the loss of life. Filmographies are supplied for movie and tv performers, and images of the various everyone is integrated. person books during this annual sequence can be found courting again to 1994. A subscription plan is out there for destiny matters.

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He recorded ten popular salsa albums in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and earned a Grammy nomination for the album Barretto in 1975. His album, Ricanstuction in 1979 was considered one of the foremost salsa recordings. Barretto won a Grammy for best Tropical Latin performance for the song “Ritmo en el Corazon” in 1989. He was inducted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame in 1990. His final album, Time Was —Time Is, was released in 2005 and earned another Grammy nomination for best Latin jazz album.

Behrendt founded the Puppenstudio in 1958 and created the popular children’s character Sandmannchen the following year. Sandmannchen became one of Europe’s most successful children’s productions, with such characters as Professor Kopfchen, the Urvieh, and the Messemannchen also being introduced throughout the series. Behrendt retired when the East German Television disbanded following German reunification in the early 1990s. Gerhardt Behrendt (with his Sandmannchen puppet) BELCHER, JOE British actor and comedian Joe Belcher died in England on August 16, 2006.

Formers Benny and Elsie Barton. She made her stage debut with her parents while an infant, and performed on radio with Milton Berle under the name Joy Gillette as a child. She also sang in the 1937 film Show for Sale. Barton performed on Broadway in the early 1940s as Nancy Walker’s understudy in Best Foot Forward, and starred in the Broadway play Angel in the Wings. She was featured with Frank Sinatra on his radio program for two years, and headlined her own shows, Teen Timers and The Eileen Barton Show.

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