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RIP Kathleen Crowley

Green Bank, N.J.– B-movie actress and “scream queen” Kathleen Crowley died at her home here April 23rd. She was 87.

MSTies will remember her role as the long-suffering Jeanne Mapes in the movie in episode 419- THE REBEL SET.

Hollywood Reporter has the story.

Thanks to Timmy for the heads up.


RIP Jonathan Demme

New York City–Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme died here April 26 of cancer complications. He was 73.

Most people remember him as the director of such acclaimed films as “Silence of the Lambs,” “Philadelphia” and unquestionably the best rock ‘n’ roll concert film ever, “Stop Making Sense.”

But MSTies will recall his small part […]

Dick Contino, RIP

Fresno, Calif–Hipster accordionist, B-movie actor and MST3K icon Dick Contino died here April 19. He was 87.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has the story.

Thanks to Paul for the heads up.

Judge Wapner, RIP

Los Angeles–Joseph A. Wapner, a California judge who became a widely recognized symbol of tough but fair-minded American jurisprudence during the 12 years he sat on the bench of the syndicated television show “The People’s Court,” died on Feb. 26 at his home here. He was 97.

MSTies may remember that he was […]

RIP Joseph “JoeCrow” Crowthers

Pennsauken, New Jersey–Joseph R. Crowthers, husband, father and MST3K fan who had a rare chance to contribute to a small element of the show, died here Feb. 13. He was 63.

Crowthers was an 18-year veteran of the Pennsauken police department and loved to play ice hockey, which led to him getting jobs […]

Warren Frost, RIP

Middlebury, Vermont–Actor Warren Frost, perhaps best remembered as Doc Hayward on the classic TV series “Twin Peaks,” or as the father of George’s fiancee Susan on “Seinfeld,” died at his home here after a lengthy illness. He was 91. MSTies might remember his small role as a switchboard operator in the movie in […]

RIP Roy Forge Smith

Roy Forge Smith, a veteran production designer who worked on the classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and two seasons of “Ghost Whisperer,” has died. He was 87. His friend and collaborator John Gray said Smith died February 6 but gave no other details.

Longtime MSTies might recall his production designer credit […]

RIP Barbara Hale

Sherman Oaks, Calif.– Barbara Hale, a wavy-haired model and Hollywood leading lady of the 1940s and 1950s who had a long television career as the devoted secretary Della Street to Raymond Burr’s tireless defense lawyer Perry Mason, died Jan. 26 at her home here. She was 94. MSTies will remember her role as […]

RIP Mike “Touch” Connors

Tarzana, Calif.–Mike Connors, best known for playing detective Joe Mannix on 1960s and ’70s show “Mannix,” died here Jan. 26. He was 91. He had been diagnosed a week ago with leukemia, according to his son-in-law Mike Condon. MSTies will recall that, as “Touch” Connors, he played Bob in the movie in episode […]

RIP Mary Tyler Moore

Greenwich, Conn.–Mary Tyler Moore, whose comic timing and all-American beauty made her a leading TV star and Emmy Award-winning actress before she took on dramatic roles in films, and whose 1970s situation comedy about the life of a professional single woman was considered a cultural and feminist milestone, died on Jan. 25 […]