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RIP Mort Walker

Stamford, Conn.–Mort Walker, the creator of the “Beetle Bailey” comic strip, died Jan. 27 at his home here. He was 94.

Beetle Bailey was mentioned in a host segment in episode 315- TEENAGE CAVEMAN.

The New York Times has the story.

RIP Joel Freeman

Sherman Oaks, Calif–Joel Freeman, a veteran producer behind such films as “Shaft,” “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter” and “Love at First Bite,” died Jan. 21 at his home here. He was 95.

Before he became a successful producer, he was a production manager for a number movies, including the movie in episode […]

RIP Robert Dowdell

Actor Robert Dowdell, perhaps best remembered as Lieutenant Commander Chip Morton in TV’s “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” died Jan. 23 after struggling with several health issues.

MSTies will remember him as Sen. Clayton in the movie in episode 324- MASTER NINJA II.

This site has a look back at his […]

Bradford Dillman, RIP

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF.–Bradford Dillman, who starred in the taut 1959 crime drama “Compulsion,” played Robert Redford’s best friend in “The Way We Were” and portrayed Edmund in the original Broadway production of Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” died here Jan. 16, due to complications from pneumonia. He was 87.

MSTies will […]

RIP Wolf Hartwig

Paris — German producer Wolf C. Hartwig, best known for Sam Peckinpah’s 1977 blockbuster “Cross of Iron,” has died here at the age of 98.

MSTies will remember him as coproducer of the movie in episode 1011- HORRORS OF SPIDER ISLAND.

Variety has the story.

Thanks to Tim for the heads […]