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Where Are They Now - Friday, December 16, 2016

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This week we are catching up with actress Cindy Morgan, who is best known for her roles in Tron and Caddyshack.

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Melissa


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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Anne Archer: She got blown up in an exploding plane in the movie "Good Guys Wear Black", she's also appeared in "Fatal Attraction", "Patriot Games", "Narrow Margin" and other films

Richard Paul: Starred in the TV series "Carter Country", played Jerry Falwell in several movies

Jean-Paul Belmondo: French actor, starred in "Breathless" which made him the leading attraction of the French New Wave movement, also appeared in "That Man from Rio", "Is Paris Burning?", "Le Professionnel" and many other movies

(Answer at the bottom)




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Cindy Morgan

Learn More About Cindy Morgan on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: September 29, 1954, Chicago, Illinois

CLAIM TO FAME: Best known for her appearances as Lora/Yori in Tron and Lacey Underall in Caddyshack.

FAMILY LIFE: She is divorced from Glen Morgan. They have one child together.

INFO: Morgan started out in radio when she was attending Northern Illinois University. After graduating, she did the weather for a television station in Rockford, Illinois, while also working the graveyard shift at a local rock radio station.

She worked auto shows for Fiat, and when she moved to Los Angeles in 1978, she became the IrishSpring girl. Morgan studied acting while doing these gigs, and finally got her first role in Caddyshack, playing the role of Lacey Underall opposite Chevy Chase.

She later starred in the first computer-generated film, Tron, which made film history. Morgan played two characters: Lora, a computer programmer in the real world, and Yori, her alter-ego in the film's computer generated flights of imagination.

She has also appeared in many other roles on television and in film. She played two different roles on the soap opera Falcon Crest and made two appearances on Matlock as different characters.

Her other credits include The Larry Sanders Show, Amazing Stories and Bring 'Em Back Alive.

TRIVIA: Born in Chicago, Illinois to Polish and German parents.

Attended 12 years of Catholic school and was the first in her family to attend college.

Did not participate in the making of Tron Legacy, the sequel to her 1982 film.

Was once the morning drive DJ at the Chicago radio station WSDM, now "The Loop".

Voiced Ma3a in Buena Vista Interactive's PC game Tron 2.0 in 2003.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Cindy is rumored to appear as Wanda Platt in The Seventh Year, which is currently in pre-production.

WRITE TO CINDY MORGAN: According to her official website, Cindy can be contacted at her email address-
cindymorganinfo@aol.com.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: Cindy Morgan's website

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CREDITS:
2016 Face of the Father (Short)...Mason's Mother (voice)

2011 Empty Sky (Short)...Donna Pershing

2009 Summer Waters (Short)...Mrs. Leeds

2006 Open Mic'rs...Cindy Morgan

2003 TRON 2.0 (Video Game)...Ma3a (voice)

1995 Out There (TV Movie)...Judith Daws

1995 Amanda & the Alien (TV Movie)...Holly Hoedown, Hotel Clerk

1995 Dead Weekend (TV Movie)...Newscaster

1995 Galaxis...Detective Kelly

1994 Under Suspicion (TV Series)...Laura Brian
- Father/Daughter Murder (1994)

1992 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)...Karen Jackson
- The Promise (1992)

1992 Harry and the Hendersons (TV Series)...Julia
- The Green Eyed Bigfoot (1992)

1987-1991 Hunter (TV Series)...Paula Allen / Carol Benson
- Room Service (1991)
- Hot Prowl (1987) ... Carol Benson

1990 Mancuso, FBI (TV Series)...Amanda
- Adamant Eve (1990)

1988-1989 Matlock (TV Series)...Linda Hansfield / Jessie Martin

1988 She's the Sheriff (TV Series)...Samantha
- Max's Ten (1988)

1988 The Highwayman (TV Series)...Mink
- The Billionaire Body Club (1988)

1982-1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series)...Gabrielle Short / Lori

1987 Beverly Hills Buntz (TV Series)...Randy
- Sid and Randy (1987)

1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)...Laura Wells
- The Return of the Shaggy Dog (1987)

1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)...Beth
- Hell Toupee (1986)

1986 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- The Duke Is Dead (1986)

1986 Tough Cookies (TV Series)...Maggie
- The Unfantasy (1986)

1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)...Zoe LeRoy
- No Rms Ocean Vu (1986)

1985 The Midnight Hour (TV Movie)...Vicky Jensen

1984 Hawaiian Heat (TV Series)...Sharon
- Picture Imperfect (1984)

1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
- Flashpoint (1984)

1982-1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)...Gloria Marlowe / Glotia

1982 TRON...Lora / Yori

1981 CHiPs (TV Series)...Jennifer / Melanie Mitchell
- Mitchell & Woods (1981) ... Melanie Mitchell
- Ponch's Angels: Part 2 (1981) ... Jennifer
- Ponch's Angels: Part 1 (1981) ... Jennifer

1981 Vega$ (TV Series)...Margie Jenkins
- Time Bomb (1981)

1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)...Tracy Cotts
- Black Sheep/Hometown Doc/Clothes Make the Girl (1981)

1980 Caddyshack...Lacey Underall

1979 Up Yours...Elaine

To see Then & Now pictures of Cindy Morgan, visit:
Learn More About Cindy Morgan on Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Anne Archer - ALIVE
Born: 08/24/1947

Richard Paul - DEAD (Cancer)
Born: 6/06/1940 Died: 12/25/1998

Jean-Paul Belmondo - ALIVE
Born: 04/09/1933

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

12/16
Jigme Dorje Palbar Bista, 86, Nepalese royal, King of Mustang (1965-2008), complications from pneumonia.
Faina Melnyk, 71, Ukrainian-born Russian discus thrower.
Saintly, 24, Australian racehorse, national champion (1997).

12/15
Chuck Allen, 77, American football player (San Diego Chargers).
Howard Bingham, 77, American photographer.
Craig Sager, 65, American sportscaster (NBA on TNT), leukemia.
Harley Saito, 48, Japanese professional wrestler, complications following surgery.
Bohdan Smolen, 69, Polish comedian, singer and actor.
Ajit Varman, 69, Indian composer.

12/14
Paulo Evaristo Arns, 95, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Cardinal (since 1973) and Archbishop of São Paulo (1970-1998), complications from pneumonia.
Fosco Becattini, 91, Italian footballer (Genoa).
Shirley Dysart, 88, Canadian politician, MLA (1974-1995).
Stephen Fienberg, 74, Canadian statistician.
Bernard Fox, 89, Welsh-American actor (Titanic, Bewitched, The Mummy), heart failure.
Garrett K. Gomez, 44, American jockey.
Hurricane Run, 14, Irish racehorse, euthanized.
Karel Husa, 95, Czech-born American composer.
Halfdan T. Mahler, 93, Danish medical doctor, director-general of the World Health Organization (1973-1988).
Tom Ong, 78, Filipino Olympic sport shooter (1972, 1976).
Sadatoshi Ozato, 86, Japanese politician.
Päivi Paunu, 70, Finnish singer, cancer.
Ahmed Rateb, 67, Egyptian actor.
Harvey Stevens, 86, Australian footballer (Collingwood).
Trevor Tice, 48, American entrepreneur, yogi, and founder of CorePower.
Gennady Tsygurov, 74, Russian ice hockey player (Traktor Chelyabinsk) and coach, cancer.
Bunny Walters, 63, New Zealand singer ("Brandy").

12/13
Lawrence Colburn, 67, American army veteran.
Ahuva Ozeri, 68, Israeli singer, cancer.
Betsy Pecanins, 62, American-born Mexican singer, songwriter and record producer, stroke.
Ralph Raico, 80, American historian.
Thomas Schelling, 95, American economist and professor, Nobel Prize laureate (2005), complications from a hip fracture.
Poul Søgaard, 93, Danish politician, MP (1960-1990) and Defence Minister (1977-1982).
David Strangway, 82, Canadian geophysicist.
Zubaida Tharwat, 76, Egyptian actress (There Is a Man In Our House).
Alan Thicke, 69, Canadian actor (Growing Pains, Not Quite Human), talk show host (The Alan Thicke Show), and songwriter, heart attack.
Fernando Vignoli, 56, Brazilian painter and sculptor.
Yevgeny Yufit, 55, Russian filmmaker.

12/12
Barrelhouse Chuck, 58, American blues musician, prostate cancer.
E. R. Braithwaite, 104, Guyanese novelist (To Sir, With Love) and diplomat.
Myron H. Bright, 97, American judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (1968-2016).
Lee Jung Hoo, 30, Korean actress, cancer (date of the funeral).
Lucila Campos, 78, Peruvian singer.
Gerard Clifford, 75, Irish Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh (1991-2013).
Donald L. Corbin, 78, American judge, Arkansas Supreme Court (2005-2014), lung cancer.
Jean-Claude Deret, 95, French screenwriter.
Anne Deveson, 86, Australian writer and broadcaster, Alzheimer's disease.
Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, 84, Spanish Roman Catholic prelate, head of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei (since 1994).
Jimbo Elrod, 62, American football player (Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Oilers), traffic collision.
Mark Fisher, 57, British pop musician (Matt Bianco).
Shirley Hazzard, 85, Australian-born American writer (The Bay of Noon, The Great Fire).
Mico Kaufman, 92, Romanian-born American sculptor.
Lord Gyllene, 28, New Zealand-bred racehorse, winner of the 1997 Grand National.
Jim Lowe, 93, American singer-songwriter ("Green Door").
Bob Schnelker, 88, American football player (New York Giants) and coach.
Charles Mwando Simba, 80, Congolese politician.
Jim Prior, Baron Prior, 89, British politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1981-1984) and Employment (1979-1981).
Konrad Reuland, 29, American football player (Baltimore Ravens), brain aneurysm.
Walter Swinburn, 55, British jockey.
Esther Wilkins, 100, American dentist.

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