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RIP Kyoko Enami

Japan — Actress Kyoko Enami died October 27 due to pulmonary emphysema. She was 76. Among her most acclaimed films was 1973’s “Tsugaru Folksong.” But MSTies know her from her role as Karen in the movie in episode 304- GAMERA VS. BARUGON.

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RIP James Karen

LOS ANGELES — James Karen, the instantly recognizable character actor perhaps best remembered as the shady developer in “Poltergeist,” died Oct. 23 at his home here. He was 94. He was also noteworthy in such films as “The China Syndrome” (1979) and “The Return of the Living Dead” (1985) and on the […]

Zienia Merton, RIP

Longtime MSTies will recall that Merton played Sandra Benes in the movie in episode K10- COSMIC PRINCESS. She was 72. has the story.

Thanks to Tim for the heads up.

Burt Reynolds, RIP

Martin County, Florida — Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star of such films as “Deliverance,” “The Longest Yard” and “Smokey and the Bandit” died Sept. 6 of heart failure at his home here. He was 82.

MSTies will recall that he was mentioned in host segments in episode 502- HERCULES and 514- TEENAGE […]

RIP Patrick Williams

Santa Monica, CALIF–Patrick Williams, who was best-known for his Emmy-winning television music but who was also a renowned and Grammy-winning big-band jazz leader and arranger, died July 25, of complications from cancer at St. John’s Hospital here. He was 79. Williams earned an Oscar nomination (for adapting opera in “Breaking Away,” 1979), […]