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RIP Harry Stradling Jr.

Woodland Hills, Calif. — Harry Stradling Jr., the two-time Oscar-nominated cinematographer who shot such films as “Little Big Man,” “The Way We Were,” “1776” and “Rooster Cogburn,” died Oct. 17 at the Motion Picture Home here. He was 92.

MSTies will remember another memorable film he shot, the movie in episode 512- […]

RIP Ben Bates

SUN CITY, CALIF. — Stunt double Ben Bates, best known for his work substituting for “Gunsmoke” star James Arness (brother of me, Peter Graves, here on “Biography”) for more than 25 years, died here Oct. 4. He was 84.

MSTies may remember him in the uncredited role of Mort in the movie […]

RIP Don Pedro Colley

Actor Don Pedro Colley who had memorable roles in “Beneath the Planet of the Apes” and “THX 1138,” but who is perhaps best remembered as Sheriff Little on TV’s “The Dukes of Hazzard,” died on Oct. 11th of cancer. He was 79. MSTies will remember him the “Black Spy” in the movie […]

RIP Jimmy Clem

Sometimes it takes a while for word to get out of the passing of a MSTed movie cast member, because he or she is long retired to flyover country and is out of the public eye. Such is the case with James “Jimmy” Clem, who had a memorable role as Old Man […]

Hugh Hefner, RIP

Beverly Hills, Calif. — Hugh Hefner, who created Playboy magazine and spun it into a media and entertainment-industry giant — all the while, as its very public avatar, squiring attractive young women (and sometimes marrying them) well into his 80s — died at his home here Sept. 27. He was 91.

Joel […]