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Where Are They Now - Friday, July 6, 2018

Hello fans,


After a great week of wonderful 'Celebrity Suggestions' the winner, by 2 votes, is 'Mork and Mindy' star Pam Dawber.

I must say, it was a close one. So make sure to vote for your favorite. So without further adieu let's find out what Pam Dawber has been up to.

And if you'd like to 'Suggest a Celebrity' and then VOTE on which suggestion should be the next featured celebrity for 'Where Are They Now' head on over to Vote for the next featured celebrity. Thanks for reading!

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":

JoBeth Williams: Has appeared in "Poltergeist", "The Big Chill", "Kramer vs. Kramer", "Switch" and other movies

John Saxon: He has appeared in many movies, including "Enter the Dragon", "The Electric Horseman", "Battle Beyond the Stars", and "A Nightmare on Elm Street"

David Lean: Director known for his sweeping epics, "Lawrence of Arabia", "Dr. Zhivago", "The Bridge on the River Kwai", "A Passage to India"

(Answer at the bottom)




Pam Dawber

Learn More About Pam Dawber on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: October 18, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

BIRTH NAME: Pamela Gene Dawber

NICKNAME: Dawb

CLAIM TO FAME: Pam Dawber is an American actress best known for her lead television sitcom roles as Mindy McConnell in Mork & Mindy (1978-1982).

FAMILY LIFE: Dawber is married to actor Mark Harmon (March of 1987 - present); together they have two sons, Sean Thomas Harmon (born April 26, 1988) and Ty Christian Harmon (June 25, 1992).

INFO: Her career began to take off when a friend who was going to New York suggested that Pam accompany her and bring along her modeling portfolio to show various New York modeling agents.

Pam had done some modeling in Detroit where she was attending Oakland Community College, and she had also worked as a model and singer in several auto trade shows.

One of the top modeling agencies in New York signed Pam to an exclusive contract, and she was soon being seen in magazine advertisements and on TV commercials but Pamela was more interested in acting than in modeling. She began studying voice and acting.

Dawber's professional breakthrough came when Gerry Marshall chose her, despite her having relatively little acting experience and not having auditioned for the part, as one of the two title characters of the ABC sitcom Mork & Mindy, which ran from 1978 to 1982.

TRIVIA: When she was modeling in New York, Pam's best friend was Seventeen cover girl Julianne Wasiak, who was also a Wilhemina model.

Served as a judge on the panel that chose Christa McAuliffe as NASA's "Teacher in Space".

Has a four-octave soprano voice.

Assisted husband Mark Harmon in pulling a man from a burning car in 1996.

Formed the production company "Pony Productions" with her ex-manager, Mimi Weber.

Is a national spokesperson for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America.

Appeared as a Tupperware lady in a Tupperware commercial in the mid 70s for the "Lock in Freshness" campaign.

In 2006, hostess of an infomercial for "EyeQ", a program to increase reading speed and comprehension.

Her hobbies are canoeing, cooking, horseback riding and swimming.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: During an interview in 2016, Dawber said that she had done it all in Hollywood and once her kids were born she focused on family and raising her children, which would prove difficult with celebrity parents that were always working.

The same year, Dawber made a guest appearance on The Odd Couple in a tribute episode to Garry Marshall along with other Marshall alums Ron Howard, Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Don Most, Anson Williams, and Marion Ross.

CREDITS:

2016 The Odd Couple (TV Series)...Arnette
- Taffy Days

2014 The Crazy Ones (TV Series)...Lily
- Love Sucks

2000 I'll Remember April...Barbara Cooper

1999 Don't Look Behind You (TV Movie)...Liz Corrigan

1997-1998 101 Dalmatians: The Series (TV Series)...Perdy
- Dalmatian Vacation, Part 3: Dearly Beloved (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- Dalmatian Vacation, Part 2: Cross-Country Calamity (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- Dalmatian Vacation, Part 1: Road Warriors (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- Good Neighbor Cruella/Animal House Party (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- The Making of... (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- Channels/Un-lucky (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- Every Little Crooked Nanny/Cone Head (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- Humanitarian of the Year (1998) ... Perdy (voice)
- A Christmas Cruella (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- The Dogs of Devil/Dog's Best Friend (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Robo-Rolly/Splishing and Splashing (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Film Fatale/My Fair Chicken (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Hail to the Chief/Food for Thought (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Treasure of Swamp Island/Lord of the Termites (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Spots and Shots/On the Lamb (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Valentine Daze (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- You Say It's Your Birthday (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Home Is Where the Bark Is (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Four Stories Up (1997) ... Perdy (voice)
- Market Mayhem/Lucky to Be Alone (1997) ... Perdy (voice)

1998 Men in Black: The Series (TV Series)
- The Elle of My Dreams Syndrome (1998)

1997 Life... and Stuff (TV Series)...Ronnie Boswell
- Life... and the Spirit of Sunday (1997) ... Ronnie Boswell
- Life... and Therapy (1997) ... Ronnie Boswell
- Life... and Fisticuffs (1997) ... Ronnie Boswell
- The First One (1997) ... Ronnie Boswell
- Life... And Matchmaking ... Ronnie Boswell

1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)...Liese
- Self-Discipline

1996 A Stranger to Love (TV Movie)...Andie

1995 Kevin's Kitchen (TV Movie)

1995 Trail of Tears (TV Movie)...Cheryl Harris

1995 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)...Wife / House-Buying Wife
- Chip Off the Old Beast/The War's Over (1995) ... Wife (voice)
- Wrong Again! ... House-Buying Wife (voice)

1994 The Bears Who Saved Christmas (TV Short)...Mom (voice)

1994 A Child's Cry for Help (TV Movie)...Monica Shaw

1994 Web of Deception (TV Movie)...Ellen Benesch

1994 Dream On (TV Series)...Cheryl Castorini
- From Here to Paternity

1993 The Man with Three Wives (TV Movie)...Robyn

1992 Stay Tuned...Helen Knable

1991 Rewrite for Murder (TV Movie)

1990 The Face of Fear (TV Movie)...Connie Weaver

1989 Do You Know the Muffin Man? (TV Movie)...Kendra Dollison

1986-1988 My Sister Sam (TV Series)....Samantha 'Sam' Russell
- All 44 episodes

1988 Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (TV Movie)...Lucy Wedemeyer

1985-1987 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)...Pearl / Guest Interviewee
- The Little Mermaid (1987) ... Pearl
- Grimm Party (1985) ... Guest Interviewee

1986 American Geisha (TV Movie)...Gillian Burke

1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)...Karen Billings (segment "But Can She Type?")
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star

1985 Wild Horses (TV Movie)...Daryl Reese

1985 This Wife for Hire (TV Movie)...Marsha Harper

1984 Last of the Great Survivors (TV Movie)...Laura Matthews

1983 Through Naked Eyes (TV Movie)...Anne Walsh

1982 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (TV Series)...Mindy McConnell
- The Incredible Shrinking Mork (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Muddle in a Huddle (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Meet Mork's Mom (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Ride 'em Morkboy (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- The Wimp (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Morkel and Hyde (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Beauty or The Beast (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Every Doing Has His Day (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Which Witch Is the Witch (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Mork Man vs. Ork Man (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Orkan Without a Cause (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- To Ork or Not to Ork (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- The Greatest Shmo on Earth (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)
- Who's Minding the Brat? (1982) ... Mindy McConnell (voice)

1982 Remembrance of Love (TV Movie)...Marcy Rabin

1978-1982 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)...Mindy McConnell / Mandy
- All 94 episodes

1982 Twilight Theater (TV Movie)

1981 Swan Lake...Princess Odette (voice)

1980 The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything (TV Movie)...Bonny Lee Beaumont

1978 A Wedding...Tracy Farrell (as Pamela Dawber)

1978 Sister Terri (TV Movie)...Sister Terri

To see Then & Now pictures of Pam Dawber, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

JoBeth Williams - ALIVE
Born: 12/06/1948

John Saxon - ALIVE
Born: 08/05/1936

David Lean - DEAD (Cancer)
Born: 03/25/1908 Died: 04/16/1991

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

7/5
Adamu Ciroma, 83, Nigerian politician and banker, Minister of Finance (1999-2003).
Claude Lanzmann, 92, French documentarian (Shoah, The Last of the Unjust, Pourquoi Israël).

7/4
Carmen Campagne, 58, Canadian singer and children's entertainer, Juno winner (1989), cancer.
Georges-Emmanuel Clancier, 104, French poet and novelist.
Marta Davouze (cs), 73, Czech author, cancer.
Henri Dirickx, 90, Belgian footballer (national team).
Ernst W. Hamburger, 85, Brazilian physicist, lymphoma.
Rogelio Mangahas, 79, Filipino poet and writer.
Harry M. Miller, 84, New Zealand-born Australian promoter, publicist and talent agent.
Robby Müller, 78, Dutch cinematographer (Paris, Texas, Dancer in the Dark, Dead Man).
Sir David Smith, 88, British botanist, Principal of the University of Edinburgh (1987-1994).

7/3
Ferdinand Bote, 57, Filipino politician, Mayor of General Tinio (since 2016), shot.
Alan Diaz, 71, American photographer, Pulitzer Prize winner (2001).
Krishna Kumari, 92, Indian royal, politician and philanthropist, last Maharani of Jodhpur, member of the Lok Sabha (1971-1977).
Henri Martre, 90, French telecommunications engineer.
Boris Orlov, 73, Russian gymnastics coach.
Takahiro Sato, 41, Japanese manga writer.
Meic Stephens, 79, Welsh writer and editor.
Richard Swift, 41, American singer-songwriter, producer and musician (The Shins, The Black Keys, Starflyer 59).
Guilherme Uchoa, 71, Brazilian politician, President of the Legislative Assembly of Pernambuco, pulmonary edema.
Wang Jian, 56, Chinese businessman, co-founder of Hainan Airlines and HNA Group, fall.

7/2
Henry Butler, 68, American jazz pianist, cancer.
Emma Cerná (cs), 81, Czech actress (Adelheid, Day for My Love, Viy).
Sutanto Djuhar, 90, Chinese-Indonesian entrepreneur, co-founder of Salim Group.
Patrick Finnegan, 68, American army general and lawyer, President of Longwood University (2010-2012), heart attack.
Henri Froment-Meurice, 95, French diplomat, Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1979-1982) and West Germany (1981-1983).
Antonio Halili, 72, Filipino politician, Mayor of Tanauan City (since 2013), shot.
Alan Longmuir, 70, Scottish bass guitarist (Bay City Rollers).
Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni, 86, Indian Navy admiral, Chief of the Naval Staff (1987-1990).
Ángel Roberto Seifart, 76, Paraguayan judge and politician, Vice President (1993-1998).
Shuhaimi Shafiei (zh), 50, Malaysian politician, cancer.
Pavel Tríska, 86, Czech physicist.
Katsura Utamaru, 81, Japanese rakugo storyteller, pulmonary disease.
Bill Watrous, 79, American jazz trombonist.

7/1
Armando, 88, Dutch artist.
Roy Carr, 73, British music journalist (NME, Vox).
Paul Ott Carruth, 83, American singer-songwriter and conservationist, cancer.
François Corbier, 73, French songwriter and television presenter, cancer.
Bozhidar Dimitrov, 72, Bulgarian historian, heart attack.
Brad Dye, 84, American politician, Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (1980-1992).
Dick Feagler, 79, American journalist (The Plain Dealer), playwright, and television personality (WKYC, WEWS).
Peter Firmin, 89, British television producer (Bagpuss, Noggin the Nog, Clangers).
Gordon Hillman, 74, British archaeobotanist.
Shirley Huffman, 89, American politician, Mayor of Hillsboro, Oregon (1985-1993).
Dame Gillian Lynne, 92, British dancer and choreographer (The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, The Muppet Show).
Anacleto Sima Ngua, 82, Equatorial Guinean Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Bata (1982-2002).
Awtar Singh, 52, Afghan politician, loya jirga representative for Paktia, bombing.
Terence Thomas, Baron Thomas of Macclesfield, 80, British banker and politician.
Julian Tudor Hart, 91, British physician and writer.

6/30
Nika Brettschneider, 67, Czech-Austrian actress and acting educator (JAMU), Charter 77 signatory.
Dagmar Burešová, 88, Czech lawyer and politician, Minister of Justice of Czechoslovakia, Order of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk recipient.
Juraj Halenár, 35, Slovak footballer, suicide.
Mike Heideman, 70, American basketball coach (Green Bay Phoenix), cancer.
Mark Irwin, 83, New Zealand rugby union player (Otago, national team).
Johan J. Jakobsen, 81, Norwegian politician, Chairman of the Centre Party (1979-1991), Minister of Transport (1983-1986) and Local Government (1989-1990).
Billy Kinard, 84, American football player (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills) and coach (Ole Miss Rebels).
Josef Kovalcuk (cs), 69, Czech theatre dramaturge, screenwriter and educator.
Timothy Murphy, 67, American poet.
Koba Prime, 28, Canadian rapper, shot.
Fuat Sezgin, 93, Turkish Islamic science historian (Goethe University Frankfurt).
Roy de Silva, 80, Sri Lankan director (Re Daniel Dawal Migel), heart attack.
Smoke Dawg, 21, Canadian rapper, shot.
José Antonio Somalo Giménez (es), 89, Spanish lawyer and politician, President of the TSJC (1989-1994).
José Antonio Zaldúa, 76, Spanish footballer (F.C. Barcelona, national team, Real Valladolid).

6/29
Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, 67, Ghanaian economist and politician, Governor of the Bank of Ghana (2009-2012) and Vice-President (2012-2017).
Franz Beyer, 96, German violist and musicologist.
Matt Cappotelli, 38, American professional wrestler (OVW) and reality show winner (WWE Tough Enough), brain cancer.
Arvid Carlsson, 95, Swedish neuropharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate (2000).
Bong Dazo, 56, Filipino comic book artist (Deadpool, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic), liver cancer.
Giuseppe Rocco Favale, 82, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Vallo della Lucania (1989-2011).
Chantal Garrigues, 73, French actress.
Helen Griffin, 59, British actress (Twin Town, Doctor Who).
Jónas Kristjánsson, 78, Icelandic writer and newspaper editor.
Jacques Madubost, 74, French high jumper, European champion (1966).
María Luisa Mendoza, 88, Mexican journalist, novelist and politician.
Liliane Montevecchi, 85, French-Italian dancer and actress (Nine, Grand Hotel, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days), Tony winner (1982).
Derrick O'Connor, 77, Irish actor (Lethal Weapon 2, Daredevil, Brazil), pneumonia.
Eugene Pitt, 80, American singer (The Jive Five).
Lawrence Rondon, 68, Trinidadian footballer.
Irena Szewinska, 72, Soviet-born Polish Hall of Fame sprinter, Olympic champion (1964, 1968, 1976), cancer.

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