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Where Are They Now - Friday, December 9, 2016

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Bernie Casey got his start as a pro football player and later went on to have an acting career with roles in films such as the hit Revenge of the Nerds and Never Say Never Again. So, what is he up to now? Read on to find out!

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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

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

Joseph L. Mankiewicz: Esteemed Hollywood writer, director, and producer and the only writer/director ever to win two Oscars in two consecutive years for "A Letter to Three Wives" and "All About Eve", he also directed "The Barefoot Contessa", "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir", "Cleopatra", and other movies

Howard Keel: He appeared in movie musicals, including "Annie Get Your Gun", "Show Boat", and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" where he was known for his baritone voice, he played Clayton Farlow on the TV series "Dallas"

Pia Zadora: Actress and singer, she appeared in "The Lonely Lady" and other poorly received movies, her singing career has been more successful

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Bernie Casey

Learn More About Bernie Casey on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: June 8, 1939, Wyco, West Virginia

CLAIM TO FAME: He is known for being a pro-football player turned actor. Some of his films include Revenge of the Nerds and the James Bond film Never Say Never Again.

INFO: Casey's career began with a role in the film Guns of the Magnificent Seven. He worked on both television and in films, including the TV movie Brian's Song, the 1979 television series Harris and Company, and the feature film Sharky's Machine. In 1983 he played the role of Felix Leiter in the rogue (non-EON Productions) James Bond film Never Say Never Again. His comedic role as Colonel Rhumbus in the John Landis film Spies Like Us was followed by appearances in the Revenge of the Nerds sequels.

TRIVIA: Is a former pro football player. Played for the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers (1961-1966) and Los Angeles Rams (1967-1968).

Was a record-breaking track and field athlete for Bowling Green State University.

Earned All-America recognition and a trip to the finals at the 1960 United States Olympic Trials.

Is an avid Seventh-day Adventist.

Graduate of Columbus East High School in Columbus, Ohio.

Has both a B.A. and a M.A. in Fine Arts from Bowling Green State University.

Worked in several positions for the Screen Actors Guild, and was recently voted to serve as SAG National Board alternate and to the Hollywood Division Board of Directors.

WHERE IS HE NOW: He continues to be involved with the Screen Actors Guild, and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He is also an accomplished painter whose work has been widely exhibited and a poet with several published books to his name.

CREDITS:

2007 Vegas Vampires...Bloodhound Bill

2006 When I Find the Ocean...Amos Jackson

2005 Girlfriends (TV series)...Edward Dent
Judging Edward

2003 Vegas Vampires...Bloodhound Bill

2002 On the Edge...Rex Stevens

2001 The Last Brickmaker in America (TV movie)...Lewis

2001 Tomcats...Officer Hurley

2000 For Your Love (TV series)...James, Mel and Reggie's Father
Father Fixture

1999 Batman Beyond (TV series)...Tynis Black
Once Burned

1999 The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (TV movie)...Silas

1997 The Dinner...Good Brother

1995 Babylon 5 (TV series)...Derek Cranston
Matters of Honor
Hunter, Prey

1995 SeaQuest 2032 (TV series)...Admiral Vanalden
Chains of Command

1995 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored...Mr. Walter

1994 In the Mouth of Madness...Robinson

1994 The Glass Shield...James Locket

1994 Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (TV movie)...U. N. Jefferson

1994 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV series)...Cal Hudson
The Maquis: Part 2
The Maquis: Part 1

1993 Street Knight...Raymond

1993 Time Trax (TV series)...Ernest Cooper
The Contender

1993 The Cemetery Club...John

1992 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV series)...Edwin Gaines
Sexual Considerations

1992 Under Siege...Cmdr. Harris

1992 Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (TV movie)...U.N. Jefferson

1991 Chains of Gold...Sergeant Falco

1990 Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (TV movie)...John Slade

1990 Another 48 Hrs....Kirkland Smith

1989 Hunter (TV series)...Sgt. Del Weber
Investment in Death

1989 Mother's Day (TV movie)...Cale Sturgis

1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV series)...Doc Evans
Three Strikes, You're Out

1989 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure...Mr. Ryan

1989 L.A. Law (TV series)...Jack Dolan
To Live and Diet in L.A.

1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka...John Slade

1988 Backfire...Clinton James

1987 Rent-a-Cop...Lemar

1987 Amazon Women on the Moon...Maj. Gen. Hadley (segment "The Unknown Soldier") (uncredited)

1987 Steele Justice...Det. Tom Reese

1987 First Offender (TV movie)...Charlie

1985 Spies Like Us...Colonel Rhumbus

1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV series)...Bernie
Method Actor

1984 Revenge of the Nerds...U.N. Jefferson

1984 The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (TV movie)...J.T. Collins

1983 Bay City Blues (TV series)...Ozzie Peoples

1983 Never Say Never Again...Felix Leiter

1982 Hear No Evil (TV movie)...Monday

1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV series)...Thornie Thornberry
Love and Marriage

1982 A House Divided: Denmark Vessey's Rebellion (TV movie)

1981 Sharky's Machine...Arch

1981 The Sophisticated Gents (TV movie)...Shurley Walker

1980 The Martian Chronicles (TV mini-series)...Major Jeff Spender
The Martians
The Settlers
The Expeditions

1979 Harris and Company (TV series)...Mike Harris
That's What I Owe You
The Loneliest Night of the Week
A Very Special Person
Choices

1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV mini-series)...Bubba Haywood
Episode #1.4

1978 Love Is Not Enough (TV movie)...Mike Harris

1978 Ring of Passion (TV movie)...Joe Louis

1977 It Happened at Lakewood Manor (TV movie)...Vince

1977 Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night (TV movie)...Dave Williams

1977 Brothers...David Thomas

1975-1977 Police Story (TV series)...Duke Windsor / Hamilton Ward
The Six Foot Stretch
Company Man

1977 Police Woman (TV series)...P.J. Johnson
Once a Snitch

1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth...Peters

1976 Joe Forrester (TV series)...Cleveland
The Answer

1976 Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde...Dr. Henry Pride

1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me...Officer Larry Atkins

1974 Panic on the 5:22 (TV movie)...Wendell Weaver

1974 The Snoop Sisters (TV series)...Willie Bates
Fear Is a Free-Throw

1973 Maurie...Maurice Stokes

1973 Cleopatra Jones...Reuben

1972/I Hit Man...Tyrone Tackett

1972 Black Gunn...Seth

1972 Gargoyles (TV movie)...The Gargoyle

1972 The Streets of San Francisco (TV series)...Richard
Timelock

1972 Boxcar Bertha...Von Morton

1972 Longstreet (TV series)...Ray Eller
Field of Honor

1972 Cade's County (TV series)...Patrick
Slay Ride: Part 2
Slay Ride: Part 1

1971 Brian's Song (TV movie)...J.C. Caroline

1971 Black Chariot

1970 ...tick... tick... tick...George Harley

1969 Guns of the Magnificent Seven...Cassie

To see Then & Now pictures of Bernie Casey, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Joseph L. Mankiewicz - DEAD (Heart failure)
Born: 02/11/1909 Died: 02/05/1993

Howard Keel - DEAD (Cancer)
Born: 04/13/1919 Died: 11/07/2004

Pia Zadora - ALIVE
Born: 05/04/1954

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

12/7
Hui Yin-fat, 80, Hong Kong social worker and politician, MLC (1985-1995), MEC (1991-1992) and member of the PLC (1996-1998).
Junaid Jamshed, 52, Pakistani musician, television personality and preacher, plane crash.
Alex Johnstone, 55, Scottish politician, MSP for North East Scotland (since 1999), cancer.
Cho Ramaswamy, 82, Indian actor and lawyer.
Allan Stewart, 74, Scottish politician, MP for East Renfrewshire (1979-1983), Eastwood (1983-1997).

12/6
Dave Edwards, 76, American football player (Dallas Cowboys), heart illness.
Lalit Mohan Gandhi, 65, Indian politician.
Charles B. Reed, 75, American educator, Chancellor of State University System of Florida (1985-1998) and California State University (1998-2012).
Aleksey Salomatin, 51, Russian ice hockey player (Spartak Moscow).
Peter Vaughan, 93, British actor (Game of Thrones, Brazil, Porridge).

12/5
Big Syke, 48, American rapper.
Mogens Camre, 80, Danish politician, MP (1968-1987) and MEP (1999-2009).
Geydar Dzhemal, 69, Russian Islamic revolutionist and activist.
Julia Elena Fortún, 87, Bolivian anthropologist.
Petros Fyssoun, 83, Greek actor.
Jayalalithaa, 68, Indian politician and actress, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1991-1996, 2001, 2002-2006, 2011-2014, since 2015), heart attack.
Mona Maraachli, 58, Lebanese singer, heart attack.
Larry Roberts, 53, American football player (San Francisco 49ers).
Adam Sagan, 35, American drummer (Circle II Circle, Into Eternity), lymphoma.
Rashaan Salaam, 42, American football player (Chicago Bears), Heisman Trophy winner (1994).

12/4
Hiroshi Arakawa, 86, Japanese baseball player (Mainichi Orions), batting coach (Yomiuri Giants) and manager (Yakult Swallows), cardiac arrest.
Byron Birdsall, 78, American watercolor painter.
Tudor Braga, 68, Moldovan art critic, cancer.
Liam Brennan, 83, Irish jockey.
Ed Brown, 25, American boxer, injuries sustained in shooting.
Lady Moyra Browne, 98, British nursing administrator.
Tadeusz Chmielewski, 89, Polish film director, screenwriter and producer.
Leonard T. Connors, 87, American politician.
Wayne Duncan, 72, Australian musician (Daddy Cool), stroke.
Kamarou Fassassi, 68, Beninese politician, Minister of Mines, Energy and Hydraulics (2001-2006).
Gotlib, 82, French comics artist.
Ferreira Gullar, 86, Brazilian writer, essayist and art critic, pneumonia.
Radim Hladík, 69, Czech musician (Blue Effect), pulmonary fibrosis.
Jack Rudin, 92, American real estate developer.
Margaret Whitton, 67, American actress (Major League, The Secret of My Success, Steaming), cancer.

12/3
Rustam Asildarov, 35, Russian militant leader (ISIS).
Willie Casey, 84, Irish Gaelic football player (Mayo).
Gigliola Frazzoni, 89, Italian opera singer.
Nikola Gigov, 79, Bulgarian author.
Herbert Hardesty, 91, American jazz musician.
Sir David Hay, 88, New Zealand cardiologist, anti-smoking campaigner.
Austin Hunter, 64, Irish journalist and reporter (BBC), traffic collision.
Bengt Lindqvist (sv), 80, Swedish politician, MP (1982-1995).
Kuforiji Olubi, 80, Nigerian businesswoman and politician.
Giovanni Orelli (it), 88, Swiss author, poet, and politician.
Rémy Pflimlin, 62, French businessman, CEO of France Télévisions.
Leonard B. Sand, 88, American judge.
Bekal Utsahi, 88, Indian poet and politician, MP (1986-1992), brain hemorrhage.
Tove Kari Viken, 74, Norwegian politician.
Tiina Wilén-Jäppinen (fi), 53, Finnish politician, shot.

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