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Where Are They Now - Friday, June 23, 2017

Hello fans,


I've been watching some rather unusual and forgotten movies lately. The latest one that I caught was a Cannon Films classic entitled 'Messenger of Death'. This "thriller" starred Cannon Films regular Charles Bronson and the very underrated Trish Van Devere.

While watching the movie I thought that Trish Van Devere looked rather familiar. After doing a little research I remembered that she starred with then husband, George C. Scott, in 'The Changling'. That's a great movie. Leaps and bounds better than 'Messenger of Death'.

Now, let's discover the "then and now" of actress Trish Van Devere.

Take care,
Steve


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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

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

Michael Nouri: Played Nick in the movie "Flashdance"

Edward G. Robinson: Starred or co-starred in many movies, including "Little Caesar", "The Man with Two Faces", "Double Indemnity", and "The Ten Commandments"

Alan Napier: Played Bruce Wayne's butler (and Batman's secret helper), Alfred, in the TV series "Batman"

(Answer at the bottom)




Trish Van Devere

Learn More About Trish Van Devere on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: 9 March 1941, Tenafly, New Jersey, USA

BIRTH NAME: Patricia Louise Dressel

CLAIM TO FAME: Trish Van Devere is an American actress best-known for her comedic turn in Carl Reiner's cult classic, Where's Poppa?, and for being the wife and frequent co-star of legendary actor, George C. Scott.

FAMILY LIFE: She was married to the actor George C. Scott from September 4, 1972 until his death in 1999. Her first husband was Spotswood D. G. Van Devere, they were only married for a year, from 1963 to 1964.

INFO: A member of the Actors Studio.

First made her professional debut on the soap opera, One Life to Live.

She made her Broadway debut in 1975 in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "All God's Chillun Got Wings", directed by her husband.

Was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the 1972 film One Is a Lonely Number.

Won a Genie Award for the 1979 film The Changeling.

TRIVIA: Widow of George C. Scott.

Stepmother of Campbell Scott.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Van Devere has retired from both stage and screen acting after quite a long career. She currently resides in Malibu, California.

CREDITS:

1994 The Great Battles of the Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)...Clara Barton (voice)

1993 Curacao (TV Movie)...Rose

1988 Messenger of Death...Jastra Watson

1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)...Amanda Dailey
- My Stepmother, Myself/Almost Roommates/Cornerback Sneak

1986 Hollywood Vice Squad...Pauline Stanton (as Trish Van DeVere)

1986 Uphill All the Way...The Widow Quinn

1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)...Mrs. Elaine Parks
- The Brightest Star

1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)...Deidre 'D.D.' Drylinger
- D-Day

1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- Haunted

1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)...Irene Atkins
- One Hundred Miles a Gallon

1980 All God's Children (TV Movie)...Natalie Kent

1980 The Hearse...Jane Hardy

1980 The Changeling...Claire Norman

1979 Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure (TV Movie)...Rose Standish

1978 Movie Movie...Betsy McGuire / Isobel Stuart

1978 Columbo (TV Series)...Kay Freestone
- Make Me a Perfect Murder

1977 Sharon: Portrait of a Mistress (TV Movie)...Sharon Blake

1976 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie)...Belle Beaumont

1976 Stalk the Wild Child (TV Movie)...Maggie

1974 The Savage Is Loose...Maida

1973 The Day of the Dolphin...Margaret 'Maggie' Terrell

1973 Love Story (TV Series)...Miriam Fannon
- The Soft, Kind Brush

1973 Harry in Your Pocket...Sandy Coletto

1972 Two Is a Happy Number...Amy Brower

1971 The Last Run...Claudie Scherrer

1970 Where's Poppa?...Louise Callan

1970 The Landlord...Sally (as Patricia Van Devere)

1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)...Meredith Lord Wolek #1 (original cast)

1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)...Patti Barron Tate Whiting McCleary, R. N. #5 (1965)

To see Then & Now pictures of Trish Van Devere, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Michael Nouri - ALIVE
Born: 12/09/1945

Edward G. Robinson - DEAD (Cancer)
Born: 12/12/1893 Died: 01/26/1973

Alan Napier - DEAD (Stroke)
Born: 01/07/1903 Died: 08/08/1988

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

6/21
Kelechi Emeteole, 66, Nigerian footballer (national team), throat cancer.
John Faull, 83, Welsh rugby union player (Swansea, British Lions).
Pompeyo Márquez, 95, Venezuelan politician and guerrilla, founder of the Movement for Socialism party.
Steffi Martin, 54, German luger, Olympic (1984, 1988) and world champion (1983, 1985), cancer.
Ludger Rémy, 68, German harpsichordist and conductor.
György Rubovszky, 73, Hungarian lawyer and politician, MP (1994-2002, since 2003).
Con Sciacca, 70, Italian-born Australian politician, MP for Bowman (1987-1996, 1998-2004), Minister for Veterans' Affairs (1994-1996), cancer.

6/20
Virginia Moyano (pt), 113, Argentine supercentenarian, nation's oldest person, cardiac arrest.
Sergei Mylnikov, 58, Russian ice hockey player (Traktor Chelyabinsk, Quebec Nordiques), Olympic champion (1988).
Prodigy, 42, American rapper (Mobb Deep), complications from sickle cell anemia.

6/19
Brian Cant, 83, British actor (Dappledown Farm) and television presenter (Play School), complications of Parkinson's disease.
Ivan Dias, 81, Indian Roman Catholic cardinal, Archbishop of Bombay (1996-2006) and Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (2006-2011).
Tony DiCicco, 68, American soccer coach (women's national team), Olympic champion (1996) and 1999 World Cup winner.
Carla Fendi, 79, Italian fashion executive (Fendi).
Amrit Pal, 76, Indian actor, cirrhosis.
Zoltan Sarosy, 110, Canadian chess master.
Piroj Wadia, 60s, Indian journalist (Cine Blitz) and film critic, sepsis.
Otto Warmbier, 22, American college student, convicted for theft and imprisoned by North Korea.
Donald Winch, 82, British economist and academic (University of Sussex).
Mustafa Tlass, 85, Syrian military officer and politician.

6/18
Atmasthananda, 98, Indian Hindu leader, president of Ramakrishna Math (since 2007).
Hans Breder, 81, German-born American artist.
Pierluigi Chicca, 79, Italian fencer, Olympic silver (1964, 1968) and bronze medalist (1960).
Keith Farnham, 69, American politician, member of the Illinois House of Representatives (2009-2014).
Albert Franks, 81, English footballer (Newcastle United, Rangers, Greenock Morton).
Tim Hague, 34, Canadian mixed martial artist (UFC, WSOF, KOTC), brain hemorrhage from boxing match.
Joel Joffe, Baron Joffe, 85, South African-born British human rights lawyer and life peer.
Predhiman Krishan Kaw, 69, Indian plasma physicist, heart disease.
Tony Liscio, 76, American football player (Dallas Cowboys), ALS.
Antonio Medellín, 75, Mexican actor (Tres veces Ana, Porque el amor manda, Cuando me enamoro).
Chris Murrell, 61, American jazz singer.
Simon Nelson, 85, American mass murderer.
Sanjay Pandit, Nepalese mountain climber.
Shih Chun-jen, 93, Taiwanese neurosurgeon and politician, Minister of the Department of Health (1986-1990), heart attack.
Tang Jiezhong (zh), 84, Chinese crosstalk actor.

6/17
Rodolfo Fontiveros Beltran, 68, Filipino Roman Catholic prelate, Vicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe (2006-2012) and Bishop of San Fernando de La Union (since 2012).
Elias Burstein, 99, American physicist.
Gailanne Cariddi, 63, American politician, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (since 2011).
Iván Fandiño, 36, Spanish bullfighter, gored.
Larry Grantham, 78, American football player (New York Jets).
Józef Grudzien, 78, Polish lightweight boxer, Olympic champion (1964) and silver medalist (1968).
Pierre Imhasly, 77, Swiss author and poet, cancer.
Henk van Rossum (nl), 97, Dutch politician, member of the House of Representatives (1967-1986).
Baldwin Lonsdale, 67, ni-Vanuatu politician, President (since 2014), heart attack.
Luis Lusquiños, 65, Argentine politician, member of the Chamber of Deputies (2005-2009).
William S. Massey, 96, American mathematician.
Thara Memory, 68, American jazz trumpeter.
Venus Ramey, 92, American beauty pageant contestant (Miss America 1944) and gun rights activist.
Leopoldo S. Tumulak, 72, Filipino Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Tagbilaran (1992-2005) and Military Ordinary of the Philippines (since 2005), pancreatic cancer.
Emil Wojtaszek, 89, Polish politician.

6/16
John G. Avildsen, 81, American film director (Rocky, The Karate Kid, Save the Tiger), Oscar winner (1977), pancreatic cancer.
Christian Cabrol, 91, French cardiac surgeon and politician, MEP (1994-1999).
Jim French, 84, American photographer
Luciano Frosini, 89, Italian racing cyclist.
Stephen Furst, 63, American actor (Babylon 5, Animal House, St. Elsewhere), complications from diabetes.
Gilberto Galimberti (it), 84, Italian actor, stuntman and assistant director (They Call Me Trinity, The Black Hand, Escape from Hell).
Curt Hanson, 73, American politician, member of the Iowa House of Representatives (since 2009).
Mieczyslaw Kalenik (pl), 84, Polish stage and film actor (Krzyzacy).
Edzai Kasinauyo, 42, Zimbabwean footballer (CAPS United, Moroka Swallows).
Helmut Kohl, 87, German politician, Chancellor (1982-1998), Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate (1969-1976).
Maurice Mességué, 95, French herbalist.
Ren Rong (zh), 99, Chinese politician, Communist Party Chief of Tibet Autonomous Region (1971-1980).
Günter Siebert, 86, German football player and executive, West German Champion (1958) and chairman (Schalke).
Hans Olav Tungesvik, 81, Norwegian politician, MP (1977-1985), traffic collision.
Dick Warner, 70, Irish journalist and environmentalist.
Buddy Wayne, 50, American professional wrestler.
Yoon So Jung (ko), 74, South Korean actress, blood poisoning.

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