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Where Are They Now - Friday, May 4, 2018

Hello fans,

Happy Friday! I hope everyone is ready for the weekend and the month of May. Let's kick it off with catching-up with actress Jennifer Warren.

Oh, and I'm working on a special issue of 'Where Are They Now' that will feature a wonderful celebrity that I had the pleasure of interviewing. He's one of my favorites and I'm sure he's one of yours, too.

Sorry for the secrecy, but it will be worth it. Trust me.

Take care,

Questions? Comments? Email Steve

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

Pete Townshend: Founding member of the band The Who, wrote "Tommy" and "Quadrophenia"

Miriam Makeba: South African singer and anti-apartheid activist

Carol Lawrence: Singer and actress, known for her work on Broadway as well as in movies

(Answer at the bottom)


Jennifer Warren

Learn More About Jennifer Warren on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: August 12, 1941, Greenwich Village, New York

CLAIM TO FAME: Known for her roles in Slap Shot (as the frustrated wife of hockey coach Paul Newman), Night Moves, Ice Castles and The Swap (1969).

FAMILY LIFE: Warren married producer Roger Gimbel in 1976. They had 4 children, one of them, Barney, who is a writer and editor. Roger Gimbel died April 26, 2011.

INFO: Warren got her acting break in 1972 when she made her Broadway debut in 6 Rms Riv Vu, for which she won a Theatre World Award.

She went on to appear in the films Slap Shot, Night Moves, Ice Castles, The Swap, and Steel Cowboy. On TV, she made appearances on The Bob Newhart Show, Kojak, Cagney and Lacey, Hotel, Hooperman, and Murder, She Wrote.

She also played Dinah Caswell in the 1982 TV movie Paper Dolls and the 1984 television series based on the movie.

Warren moved on to become a successful director. She was accepted into the Directing Workshop for Women at the American Film Institute, where she directed the short film Point of Departure. She opened the season for the Arts & Entertainment Channel on their World Premiere Short Film Series. Later, she formed Tiger Rose Productions and co-produced the short documentary You Don't Have to Die.

She developed a feature film called The Beans of Egypt Maine which she directed for American Playhouse and Live Entertaiment. Warren finished her second directorial feature, Partners in Crime, in 1998. It was distributed in America by Artisan Films during the 1999/2000 year and appeared on Direct TV.

TRIVIA: Graduated from Elisabeth Irwin High School.

Niece of Yiddish theatre actor and director Jacob Ben-Ami.

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1975" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 27.

As an actress, she won the Film World Award for Night Moves (1975) in 1975.

Studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.

Is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and Women in Film.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Warren is a founding member and past president of The Alliance of Woman Directors and continues to actively support the organization. She has taught at Wesleyan University, Johns Hopkins University, UCLA Extension, and the University of Tel Aviv, and is a Senior Lecturer at USC's School of Cinematic Arts.


2012 Commencement...Jennifer Richmond

2000 Partners in Crime...Mary Sikes

1997 Dying to Belong (TV Movie)...Dean Curtis

1991-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)...Medora Finney / Cynthia Olston
- Murder by Twos (1994)
- Thursday's Child (1991)

1994 The Beans of Egypt, Maine...Cop #1

1991 Life Stinks (uncredited)

1990 A Family for Joe (TV Series)
- A Little Romance (1990)

1990 Life Goes On (TV Series)...Mrs. Lieberman
- It Ain't All It's Cracked up to Be (1990)

1988-1989 Hooperman (TV Series)...Beverly

1989 Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal (TV Movie)...Lorna

1988 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)...Lois Jennings
- Gambler (1988)

1987 Fatal Beauty...Cecile Jaeger

1987 Hotel (TV Series)...Margaret Lawson
- Controlling Interests (1987)

1985 Mirrors (TV Movie) (uncredited)

1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)...Dinah Caswell

1984 Night Shadows...Dr. Myra Tate

1984 Celebrity (TV Mini-Series)...Martha Dalton
- Part 3 (1984) ... Martha Dalton
- Part 1 (1984) ... Martha Dalton

1984 Amazons (TV Movie)...Dr. Diane Cosgrove

1983 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)...Maggie
- Burn Out (1983)

1983 Confessions of a Married Man (TV Movie)...Pat

1982 Paper Dolls (TV Movie)...Dinah Caswell

1981 Freedom (TV Movie)...Rachel Bellow

1981 The Intruder Within (TV Movie)...Colette Beaudroux

1981 The Choice (TV Movie)...Marsha Taylor

1980 Angel City (TV Movie)...Cloma Teeter

1979 Butterflies (TV Movie)...Rea Parkinson

1979 Champions: A Love Story (TV Movie)...Camille Scoggin

1978 Ice Castles...Deborah Mackland

1978 First, You Cry (TV Movie)...Erica Wells

1977 The Fitzpatricks (TV Series)...Dr. Becker
- Say Goodbye to Buddy Bonkers (1977)

1975-1977 Kojak (TV Series)...Carol Austin / P.D. Eloise Geach
- Tears for All Who Love Her (1977) ... Carol Austin
- A Question of Answers (1975) ... P.D. Eloise Geach

1977 Another Man, Another Chance...Mary Williams

1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)...Angela
- The Parasite (1977)
- Ms. Murder (1977) ... Angela

1977 Slap Shot...Francine Dunlop

1976 Steel Cowboy (TV Movie)...Jesse Pfanner

1976 Serpico (TV Series)...Marion Wagner
- Prime Evil (1976)

1976 Shark Kill (TV Movie)...Carolyn

1976 Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (TV Movie)...Mollie Brannen

1975 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)...Ruth Corley
- Who Is Mr. X? (1975)

1975 Night Moves...Paula

1974 After the Fall (TV Movie)...Elsie

1969 Sam's Song...Erica Moore

To see Then & Now pictures of Jennifer Warren, visit: Celebrity Nooz


--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Pete Townshend - ALIVE
Born: 05/19/1945

Miriam Makeba - DEAD (Heart attack)
Born: 03/04/1932 Died: 11/10/2008

Carol Lawrence - ALIVE
Born: 09/05/1934



Gord Brown, 57, Canadian politician, MP (since 2004), heart attack.
Dick Edell, 74, American lacrosse coach (Maryland Terrapins), pneumonia.
Tania Khanna, 26, Indian radio presenter, traffic collision.
Vadim Mulerman, 79, Soviet singer, oncological disease.
Kottayam Pushpanath, 80, Indian author.
Wang Danfeng, 93, Chinese actress.
Cliff Watson, 78, English rugby league footballer (St Helens, Cronulla-Sutherland, national team), cancer.

Elmar Altvater, 79, German political scientist.
Max Berrú, 74, Ecuadorian-Chilean musician (Inti Illimani).
Carl W. Duckworth, 63, American politician, member of the Utah House of Representatives (1999-2008), bone cancer.
Chuck Missler, 83, American evangelist and author.
Ashok Mitra, 90, Indian economist and politician.
Luigi Orsenigo, 63, Italian economist.
John "Jabo" Starks, 79, American drummer (James Brown, The J.B.'s).
Charlie Stone, 67, English rugby league footballer (Hull, Featherstone Rovers).
Sun Yueh, 87, Chinese-born Taiwanese actor (Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing).
Universo 2000, 55, Mexican professional wrestler (CMLL, AAA, IWRG).
Wanda Wilkomirska, 89, Polish violinist and teacher.

James Avery, 96, American jeweler, founder of James Avery Jewelry.
Tim Calvert, 52, American rock guitarist (Nevermore, Forbidden), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Jan Cameron, 70, Australian swimmer and coach, Olympic silver (1964) and Commonwealth Games triple medalist (1966).
Manfredo do Carmo, 89, Brazilian mathematician (Differential Geometry).
Carlos Gray, 25, American football player (North Carolina State Wolfpack, Green Bay Packers), shot.
Joel Kovel, 81, American environmentalist and anti-war activist.
I. H. Latif, 94, Indian military officer, Chief of Air Staff (1978-1981).
Rose Laurens, 65, French singer-songwriter ("I Dreamed a Dream", "Africa").
Terry Mackenroth, 68, Australian politician, Deputy Premier of Queensland (2000-2005), lung cancer.
Shah Marai, Afghan photojournalist (Agence France-Presse), bombing.
Jhoon Goo Rhee, 86, South Korean taekwondo practitioner.
Ahmad Shah, 29, Afghan journalist (BBC), shot.

Richard L. Collins, 84, American aviation journalist.
Ewa Dyakowska-Berbeka (pl), 61, Polish painter and graphic and stage designer.
Luis García Meza Tejada, 88, Bolivian general and politician, President (1980-1981), heart attack.
Zannah Hultén (sv), 62, Swedish musician and voice teacher.
Derek Keys, 86, South African executive (ASEA, Sandvik, Sappi) and politician, Minister of Finance (1992-1994).
Michael Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn, 72, British politician, MP (1979-2009) and Speaker of the House of Commons (2000-2009).
Lester James Peries, 99, Sri Lankan film producer, director, and screenwriter.
Reginald C. Stuart, 74, Canadian historian.
Aaron Traywick, 28, American life extension activist, drowned.

Roberto Angleró, 88, Puerto Rican music composer and singer.
Livio Besso Cordero, 70, Italian politician, Senator (1996-2001).
James H. Cone, 81, American Methodist theologian (Black theology).
Terence D'Souza, 85, Pakistani-Canadian Roman Catholic priest.
Alfie Evans, 1, British infant, subject of parental rights case, neurodegeneration.
Clare Gregorian, 80, American philanthropist, co-founder of Rhode Island Public Radio, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Larry Harvey, 70, American artist, philanthropist and activist, founder of the Burning Man festival, complications from a stroke.
James Hylton, 83, American stock car racing driver (NASCAR, ARCA) and race team owner (James Hylton Motorsports), traffic collision.
Eric Koch, 98, German-born Canadian author, broadcaster and academic.
Maya Kuliyeva, 97, Turkmen operatic soprano and actress.
Gerson Leiber, 96, American painter, heart attack.
Judith Leiber, 97, Hungarian-born American fashion designer and businesswoman, Holocaust survivor.
Ramón López Carrozas, 80, Spanish-born Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop (1979-1989) and Bishop of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (1989-2014).
Chokri Mamoghli (fr), 59, Tunisian academic and politician.
Tetsuro Miura, 62, Japanese football player and manager.
George Mulhall, 81, Scottish football player (Aberdeen, Sunderland, national team) and manager.
Art Paul, 93, American graphic designer (Playboy), pneumonia.
Montse Pérez, 61, Spanish actress (Plats Bruts).
Russell Renfrey, 94, Australian football player.
Agildo Ribeiro, 86, Brazilian actor.
Art Shay, 96, American photographer (Sports Illustrated, Life) and writer, heart failure.
Bill Stokes, 89, American college basketball coach (Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders).
Yevgeny Titarenko, 82, Russian writer.
Karl Toft, 81, Canadian sex offender, lung cancer.
Bruce Tulloh, 82, British athlete, European champion (1962), cancer.

Jewel Ackah, 72, Ghanaian singer.
Álvaro Arzú, 72, Guatemalan politician, President (1996-2000), Mayor of Guatemala City (1986-1990, since 2004), heart attack.
Fred Lee Hughes, 90, American politician, Mayor of Abilene, Texas (1975-1978).
Mercedes Sicardo, 90, Spanish-born Puerto Rican actress (Tres destinos, Tanairí).
Paul Junger Witt, 77, American film and television producer (Dead Poets Society, The Golden Girls, Soap), cancer.
Roy Young, 81, British singer and pianist.

Jean Duprat, 81, French politician, member of the National Assembly (1981-1986).
Hwang Chan Ho, 32, South Korean actor, heart attack.
Philip H. Hoff, 93, American politician, Governor of Vermont (1963-1969).
Yoshinobu Ishii, 79, Japanese football player and manager.
Shamsul Islam, 86, Bangladeshi politician, Minister of Information (1991-1996, 2001-2006).
Steven Marcus, 89, American literary critic and scholar.
Sean McPherson, 47, American politician, member of the South Dakota House of Representatives (since 2017), cancer.
David Mitchell, 77, New Zealand architect.
Charles Neville, 79, American saxophonist (The Neville Brothers), Grammy winner (1990), pancreatic cancer.
Elvira Orphée, 95, Argentine writer, Guggenheim Fellow (1988).
Gianfranco Parolini, 93, Italian film director (Francis the Smuggler, Kiss Kiss, Kill Kill, If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death).
Pierre Plateau, 94, French Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Bourges (1984-2000).

Abbas, 74, Iranian photographer.
Shuhrat Abbosov, 87, Uzbek actor, film director (Mahallada duv-duv gap), screenwriter (The Mischievous Boy) and film producer.
Adebayo Adedeji, 87, Nigerian politician and diplomat.
Laura Aguilar, 58, American photographer, complications from diabetes.
Michael Anderson, 98, British film director (The Dam Busters, Around the World in 80 Days, Logan's Run), heart disease.
Rolla Anderson, 97, American football and basketball player and coach.
David Barraclough, Australian-born New Zealand guitarist (The Exponents), pancreatic cancer.
Dick Bate, 71, English football player and manager (Southend United).
Gregorio Casal, 82, Mexican actor (La Choca).
Jacquelyn Crowell, 30, American racing cyclist, brain cancer.
Johnny Danger, 29, New Zealand entertainer and stuntman, traffic collision.
Madeeha Gauhar, 62, Pakistani actress (Burqavaganza) and founder of Ajoka Theatre, cancer.
Yeshayahu Hadari, 84, Israeli rabbi, first rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat HaKotel.
Bjørn Hansen, 79, Norwegian football coach (Rosenborg BK).
Inuka, 27, Singaporean polar bear, first born in the tropics, euthanized by anaesthesia.
Lana Jones, 62, American radio journalist (WBZ), aortic tear.
Kato Khandwala, 47, American record producer (My Chemical Romance, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach), injuries sustained in traffic collision.
Hans-Reinhard Koch, 88, German Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Erfurt (1985-2004).
Jerry L. Larson, 81, American judge, Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court (1978-2008).
Edith MacArthur, 92, Scottish actress (Take the High Road).
Alberto Marson, 93, Brazilian basketball player, Olympic bronze medalist (1948).
Cveto Pretnar, 61, Slovenian ice hockey player.
M. S. Rajeswari, 87, Indian playback singer.
Anam Vivekananda Reddy, 67, Indian politician, MLA for Nellore Rural (1999-2009), prostate cancer.
Levy Rosell (es), 73, Venezuelan actor and playwright.
Kulsoom Sultan, 68, Pakistani actress, heart attack.