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Where Are They Now - Friday, September 29, 2017

Hello fans,

Any 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' fans out there?! Today, we are going to play 'catch-up' with actress Kristine Sutherland; she played Joyce Summers, Buffy's mom on the hit Joss Whedon series. Let's see what she been doing...

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

Brandon Cruz: Starred as Eddie in the TV show "The Courtship of Eddie's Father"

Haing S. Ngor: Cambodian doctor/actor, co-star of the movie "The Killing Fields" for which he won an Academy Award

Peter Finch: Starred as Howard Beale in the movie "Network", he also appeared in "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and other movies

(Answer at the bottom)


Kristine Sutherland

Learn More About Kristine Sutherland on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: April 17, 1955 in Boise, Idaho, USA

BIRTH NAME: Kristine Young

CLAIM TO FAME: Kristine Sutherland is an American actress best known for her starring as Buffy Summers' mother Joyce Summers on the television show Buffy The Vampire Slayer and her role as Mrs. Thompson in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

FAMILY LIFE: Sutherland is married to actor John Pankow (Mad About You, Episodes). They have one daughter.

INFO: Participated in the Tates Creek Drama program.

Studied Theatre at the University of Kentucky and The Drama Studio in London.

First film role was as a secretary in Legal Eagles.

In 1999, Kristine, her husband, and daughter, decided to move to Italy for a year.

TRIVIA: She changed her last name from Young to Sutherland because she was often confused with another similarly named actress. The last name "Sutherland" was after her cat, whom she named "Donald" after Donald Sutherland.

Buffy creator Joss Whedon stated that one of the reasons he chose Sutherland for the role was due to her warm demeanor, as well as what he believed to be a close resemblance to actress Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Has appeared in every season of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer television series.

After Buffy, Sutherland attended a photography course at the Santa Monica College and subsequently set up a studio specializing in portraits.

WHERE IS HE NOW: Sutherland is still a dependable actress on television and feature films. She will star, with her husband, in Before/During/After, which is currently in post-production.


2016 Are You Afraid of the '90s? (Short)...Jane

2016 Russian Doll...Marjorie Ames

2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)...The Local Population (voice)

2013 The Following (TV Series)...Parker's Mother
- The Fall

2012 The Perfect Wedding...Meryl Fowler

2010-2011 One Life to Live (TV Series)...Dean McKenzie
- Episode #1.10861 (2011)
- Episode #1.10785 (2010)
- Episode #1.10780 (2010)
- Episode #1.10776 (2010)

2008 New Amsterdam (TV Series)...Didi Gleason
- Reclassified

2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)...Elmira Forsythe
- Episode #1.2
- Episode #1.1

1997-2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)...Joyce Summers

2002 The Cat Returns...Haru's Mother (English version, voice)

2002 Providence (TV Series)...Joyce Moore
- Things Have Changed

1994 California Dreams (TV Series)...Ariel Lange
- Daddy's Girl

1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids...Mae Thompson

1986-1987 Easy Street (TV Series)...Martha
- Will Power (1987)
- Pilot (1986)

1986 The Art of Being Nick (TV Movie)...Marlene Moore

1986 Legal Eagles...Secretary #2

1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)...Pamela Johns
- Let's Steele a Plot

1984 Hot Pursuit (TV Series)
- Portrait of a Lady Killer

To see Then & Now pictures of Kristine Sutherland, visit: Celebrity Nooz


--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Brandon Cruz - ALIVE
Born: 05/28/1962

Haing S. Ngor - DEAD (Murder)
Born: 03/22/1940 Died: 02/25/1996

Peter Finch - DEAD (Heart attack)
Born: 09/28/1912 Died: 01/14/1977



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M. Cherif Bassiouni, 79, Egyptian lawyer and human rights activist, multiple myeloma.
Tony Booth, 85, British actor (Till Death Us Do Part, Coronation Street, The Contender).
Nora Marks Dauenhauer, 90, American Tlingit author, poet, and scholar.
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Helga Grebing, 87, German historian.
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Aneurin Jones, 87, Welsh painter.
Bobby Knutt, 71, British actor and comedian (Coronation Street, Benidorm, Emmerdale).
David Mainse, 81, Canadian televangelist (100 Huntley Street).
Leonard Mashako Mamba, 65–66, Congolese politician, Minister of Public Health (1997–2001) and Minister of Higher Education and Universities (2008–2012).
Arun Sadhu, 76, Indian writer (Sinhasan).
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Washington Benavides, 87, Uruguayan poet, professor and musician.
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Gisèle Casadesus, 103, French actress (My Afternoons with Margueritte).
Norman Dyhrenfurth, 99, Swiss-American mountaineer and filmmaker.
John Gallop, 87, Australian judge.
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Orville Lynn Majors, 56, American serial killer, heart failure.
Manuel da Silva Martins, 90, Portuguese Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Setúbal (1975–1998).
Joseph M. McDade, 85, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 10th (1963–1999).
Robert J. McFarlin, 87, American politician, member of the Minnesota House of Representatives (1967-1970; 1973-1974).
Kit Reed, 85, American science fiction and mystery writer, brain tumor.
Viktor Tolmachev, 78, Russian ice hockey player (CSKA Moscow, national team), stabbed.
Carlos Vidal Layseca (es), 85, Peruvian doctor, Minister of Health (1990-1991) and Rector of Cayetano Heredia University (1994-1999).

Charles Bradley, 68, American singer ("Changes"), stomach cancer.
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Dorothy Eck, 93, American politician, member of the Montana Senate (1980–2000).
Seth Firkins, 36, American audio engineer (Future, Jay-Z, Young Thug).
Caesar Giovannini, 92, American composer and pianist.
Robert A. Goldston, 88, American film producer (Georgy Girl, A Separate Peace, Murder by Decree).
Simon J. Kistemaker, 87, American theologian.
Elizabeth D. Phillips, 72, American educator and academic administrator, Provost of the University of Florida (1996–1999).
Tsisana Tatishvili (ka), 79, Georgian opera singer, People's Artist of the USSR.
Samuel H. Young, 94, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois (1973–1975).

Mohammed Mahdi Akef, 89, Egyptian religious and political leader, head of the Muslim Brotherhood (2004–2010), cancer.
Mike Carr, 79, English keyboard player.
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Gérard Haché, 92, Canadian politician, New Brunswick MLA (1967–1970).
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Paavo Lonkila, 94, Finnish cross-country skier, Olympic champion (1952).
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Bill Michie, 81, British politician, MP for Sheffield Heeley (1983–2001), chest infection.
Shmuel Moreh, 84, Iraqi-born Israeli writer and Arabic professor (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).
Rick Shaw, 78, American radio disc jockey (WQAM, WAXY, WMXJ).
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Ammon Tharp, 75, American drummer and singer (Bill Deal and the Rhondels).
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