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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

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

Merle Oberon - Starred in the movies "The Dark Angel", "The Divorce of Lady X" and "Wuthering Heights", noted for her beauty

Elaine May - Writer, director and actress, directed "Ishtar", co-wrote the script for "Primary Colors", former performing partner of Mike Nichols

Sheila James Kuehl - Played Zelda Gilroy in the TV series "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis", former member of the California State Assembly

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Kent McCord

Learn More About Kent McCord on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: September 26, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA

BIRTH NAME: Kent Franklin McWhirter

CLAIM TO FAME: Kent McCord is an American actor best known for his role as Officer Jim Reed on the television series Adam-12.

FAMILY LIFE: Married his high school sweetheart Cynthia Lee Doty. They have three children together: Kristen McCord (who appeared on his show, Adam-12 (1968), Megan McCord (who appeared in Pine Canyon Is Burning (1977), and son Michael.

INFO: McCord planned to become a physical education instructor and football coach.

In 1961, he transferred from Citrus Junior College to the University of Southern California in 1961 where he met Ricky Nelson during a football game. They became good friends which lead to his numerous appearance on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.

Is a fan of auto racing, especially the Indianapolis Speedway.

Elected to the Screen Actors Guild's National Board of Directors in 1972 and served on the Board for 11 years. He was twice elected First Vice President. He also chaired the Children's Committee, the Guild's Publications Committee, the Agents Relations Committee and represented the American acting community to The Federation Internationale des Acteurs (FIA).

Has narrated commercials for Home Depot, Clorox, Saturn, and more.

In October of 2000, Kent, along with Adam-12 co-star Martin Milner, received The Jack Webb Award given by the LA Police Historical Society for their support of the LAPD and the community it serves.

In 2003, he ran for president of the Screen Actors Guild, but lost to Melissa Gilbert by 42%-50%.

TRIVIA: He has played the same character (Officer Jim Reed) in four different series: Dragnet 1967 (1967), Adam-12 (1968), The D.A. (1971) and Emergency! (1972).

Appeared in over 40 episodes of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952) as one of Ricky Nelson's fraternity brothers. He got his start on that show because he was one of Ricky's bodyguards.

Won the Screen Actors Guild's prestigious Ralph Morgan Award in June of 1999.

WHERE IS HE NOW: McCord hasn't been featured in any film or television productions since 2005, but these days he keeps himself busy with voiceover work for commercials and documentaries.

CREDITS:

2005 Tides of War (TV Movie)...Vice Admiral Sommerville

1999-2003 Farscape (TV Series)...Jack Crichton
- Bad Timing (2003) ... Jack Crichton (uncredited)
- Terra Firma (2003) ... Jack Crichton
- Kansas (2002) ... Jack Crichton
- Dog with Two Bones (2002) ... Jack Crichton
- Infinite Possibilities: Part 2 - Icarus Abides (2001) ... Jack Crichton
- Infinite Possibilities: Part 1 - Daedalus Demands (2001) ... Jack Crichton
- Won't Get Fooled Again (2000) ... Jack Crichton
- Nerve (2000) ... Jack Crichton
- A Human Reaction (1999) ... Jack Crichton
- Premiere (1999) ... Jack Crichton

2002 Run Ronnie Run...Rescue Show Announcer

2001 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2

2000 Woman's Story...Buckley Warner

1998-2000 JAG (TV Series)...Capt. Henry Delario / Rear Admiral Paul Whelan
- Overdue & Presumed Lost (2000) ... Capt. Henry Delario
- Drop Zone (2000) ... Capt. Henry Delario
- With Intent to Die (1998) ... Rear Admiral Paul Whelan

2000 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)...General Henry 'Light-Horse Harry' Lee
- The Burial

1996-1998 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)...D.A. Craig Alexander
- Forever (1998) ... D.A. Craig Alexander
- Genius (1998) ... D.A. Craig Alexander
- The Rock (1997) ... D.A. Craig Alexander
- Pink Elephants (1997) ... D.A. Craig Alexander
- Loyalty (1996) ... D.A. Craig Alexander

1997-1998 Pacific Blue (TV Series)...Brolin Jorgenson
- House Party (1998) ... Brolin Jorgenson
- Ties That Bind (1997) ... Brolin Jorgenson

1997 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)...Anthony Ropa
- A Penny Saved (uncredited)

1997 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)...Detective Tony Stang
- Murder Blues

1997 Doomsday Rock (TV Movie)

1995-1997 Renegade (TV Series)...Jack Hendricks / Marshal Jack Hendricks
- The Bad Seed (1997) ... Jack Hendricks
- Hard Rain (1997) ... Jack Hendricks
- For Better, for Worse (1996) ... Jack Hendricks
- Sawed-Off Shotgun Wedding (1995) ... Marshal Jack Hendricks

1997 Dark Skies (TV Series)...Dick Loengard
- The Enemy Within

1995 With Criminal Intent

1994-1995 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)...Commander Scott Keller
- Splashdown (1995) ... Commander Scott Keller
- Dream Weaver (1995) ... Commander Scott Keller
- The Fear That Follows (1994) ... Commander Scott Keller
- Such Great Patience (1994) ... Commander Scott Keller
- Better Than Martians (1994) ... Commander Scott Keller

1994 Accidental Meeting (TV Movie)...Jack Parris

1993 Dark Justice (TV Series)...McKinnon
- In Cover of Darkness: Part 2 (1993) ... McKinnon
- In Cover of Darkness: Part 1 (1993) ... McKinnon

1993 Return of the Living Dead III...Colonel John Reynolds

1992 Illicit Behavior...Dr. Halperin

1990-1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)...Lieutenant Jim Reed / Store Owner
- R.T.D. 211 (1991) ... Lieutenant Jim Reed
- Follow Home (1990) ... Store Owner

1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)...George Harris
- The Taxman Cometh

1990 MacGyver (TV Series)...Novis Riley
- Squeeze Play

1990 Predator 2...Captain B. Pilgrim

1989 Nashville Beat (TV Movie)...Lieutenant Mike Delaney

1989 Monsters (TV Series)...Tom Solo
- Rain Dance

1989 Unsub (TV Series)...Alan McWhirter
- Burn Out (1989) ... Alan McWhirter
- And the Dead Shall Rise to Condem Thee: Part 2 (1989) ... Alan McWhirter
- And the Dead Shall Rise to Condem Thee: Part 1 (1989) ... Alan McWhirter
- And They Swam Right Over the Dam (1989) ... Alan McWhirter
- Daddy Dearest (1989) ... Alan McWhirter
- Clean Slate (1989) ... Alan McWhirter
- Silent Stalker (1989) ... Alan McWhirter
- White Bone Demon (1989) ... Alan McWhirter

1988 The Highwayman (TV Series)
- Road Lord (1988)

1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)...Tom Hanson Sr.
- Chapel of Love

1988 Private Eye (TV Series)
- Hollywood Confidential

1987 J.J. Starbuck (TV Series)...Martin
- Incident at Sam September

1982 Airplane II: The Sequel...Unger

1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series)...Captain Troy
- The Return of Starbuck (1980) ... Captain Troy (credit only)
- Space Croppers (1980) ... Captain Troy
- The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 2 (1980) ... Captain Troy
- The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 1 (1980) ... Captain Troy
- Spaceball (1980) ... Captain Troy
- The Super Scouts: Part 2 (1980) ... Captain Troy
- The Super Scouts: Part 1 (1980) ... Captain Troy
- Galactica Discovers Earth: Part 3 (1980) ... Captain Troy
- Galactica Discovers Earth: Part 2 (1980) ... Captain Troy
- Galactica Discovers Earth: Part 1 (1980) ... Captain Troy

1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)...Howard Samuels
- The Remake/The Perfect Match/The Captain's Ne'er Do Well Brother (1980) ... Howard Samuels

1979 Heaven Only Knows (TV Movie)

1978 Confessions of the D.A. Man (TV Movie)

1977 Telethon (TV Movie)...Tom Galvin

1977 Pine Canyon Is Burning (TV Movie)...Captain William Stone

1976 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)...Capt. Charles W. Dobson
- Presumed Dead

1976 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)...Scott Fritchie
- Strike Two!

1968-1975 Adam-12 (TV Series)...Officer Jim Reed
All 174 episodes

1974 Sonic Boom (Short)

1973 Beg, Borrow, or Steal (TV Movie)...Lester Yates

1972 Emergency! (TV Series)...Officer Jim Reed
- The Wedsworth-Townsend Act

1971 The D.A. (TV Series)...Officer Jim Reed
- The People vs. Saydo

1971 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)...Jim Reed
- Episode #5.4

1970 Breakout (TV Movie)...Hunter

1969 Dragnet 1966 (TV Movie)...Brewster - Desk Clerk (uncredited)

1968 The Outsider (TV Series)...Bill Elison
- The Land of the Fox

1967-1968 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)...Officer Reed / Officer / Officer Jim Reed / ...
- Internal Affairs: DR-20 (1968) ... Officer Jim Reed
- The Big Search (1968) ... Officer Reed
- The Phony Police Racket (1967) ... Officer Reed
- The Big High (1967) ... 2nd Officer
- The Big Neighbor (1967) ... Officer
- The Bank Jobs (1967) ... Officer Whitman
- The Interrogation (1967) ... Officer Paul Culver
- The Big Explosion (1967) ... Officer (as Kent McWhirter)

1968 Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady?

1968 Jigsaw

1968 Shadow Over Elveron (TV Movie)...Jessie's Boyfriend (as Kent McWhirter)

1967 The Outsider (TV Movie)...Officer Dutton

1967 Ironside (TV Series)...Patrolman Kellogg
- Message from Beyond

1967 The Young Warriors...Lieutenant (as Kent McWhirter)

1966-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)...Bill Lee / Hotel Clerk
- A Welcoming Town (1967) ... Bill Lee
- A Bald-Faced Boy (1966) ... Hotel Clerk (as Kent McWhirter)

1966-1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)...Policeman / Mike Ramsey
- The Assassin (1967) ... Policeman
- The Dark Beyond the Door (1966) ... Mike Ramsey (as Kent McWhirter)

1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)...Cousin Fred
- Bitter Blossom O'Brian

1966 McHale's Navy (TV Series)...The Courier
- Secret Chimp 007

1962-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)...Kent / Fraternity brother at party / Student in Hallway
- Kris, the Little Helper (1966) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- A Message from Kris (1965) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Wally, the Author (1965) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Secret Passage (1965) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- The Nelsons Revisited (1965) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Kris & the Queen (1965) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Early Rush Party (1965) ... Kent (uncredited)
- Dave, the Fraternity Advisor (1965) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Exotic Housemother (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- A Bedtime Story (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- The Ballerina (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Rick and Kris Go to the Mountains (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Study System (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Rick Is Late for Dinner (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Wally's TV Set (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- The Dean's Birthday (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Wedding Picture (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- The Swami (1964) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Rick Makes a Loan (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Wally's Pen Pal (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Blue Moose (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Getting Wally in Shape (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Rick's Wedding Ring (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Dave and the Fraternity Lease (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Publicity for the Fraternity (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Dave and the Teenager (1963) ... Kent (as Kent McWhirter)
- Rick, the Host (1962) ... Fraternity brother at party (uncredited)
- The Fraternity Pin (1962) ... Student in Hallway (uncredited)

1965 The War Lord...Extra (uncredited)

1965 Billie...Student in Bleachers (uncredited)

1965 Girl Happy (uncredited)

1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!...Football Player (uncredited)

1964 The Disorderly Orderly...Pre-Opening Credit Hospital Intern (uncredited)

1964 Roustabout...Carnival Worker (uncredited)

1964 The Americanization of Emily...Soldier (uncredited)

1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)...Marine Officer in Waiting Room
- The War Called Peace

1964 Viva Las Vegas...Casino Patron (uncredited)

1964 Kissin' Cousins...Extra (uncredited)

1964 Seven Days in May...Presidential Aide (uncredited)

To see Then & Now pictures of Kent McCord, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Merle Oberon - DEAD (Stroke)
Born: 02/19/1911 Died: 11/23/1979

Elaine May - ALIVE
Born: 04/21/1932

Sheila James Kuehl - ALIVE
Born: 02/09/1941

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

8/9
Tamara Degtyareva (ru), 74, Russian actress (Eternal Call, Nikolai Vavilov)

8/8
Nicholas Bett, 28, Kenyan hurdler, world champion (2015), traffic collision.
Katie Geneva Cannon, 68, American theologian (womanist and black theology).
Willie Dille, 53, Dutch politician, member of the House of Representatives (2010-2012), suicide.
John Glines, 84, American theatre producer (Torch Song Trilogy, As Is, Whoop-Dee-Doo!) and playwright.
Dave Hargreaves, 64, British footballer (Accrington Stanley).
Stanislav Hubicka, 88, Czech architect (Nusle Bridge, Vyšehrad Metro station).
Jarrod Lyle, 36, Australian golfer, acute myeloid leukaemia.
Linda Mkhize, 37, South African hip hop artist, seizure.
Takeshi Onaga, 67, Japanese politician, Governor of Okinawa Prefecture (since 2014), Mayor of Naha (2000-2014), pancreatic cancer.
Philip Riteman, 96, Polish-born Canadian lecturer and Holocaust survivor.

8/7
Carlos Almenar Otero, 92, Venezuelan singer and songwriter.
Vicki Archer, 41, British radio DJ (BBC Radio Shropshire).
Étienne Chicot, 69, French actor (The Da Vinci Code) and composer.
John Ciaccia, 85, Italian-born Canadian politician, member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Mont-Royal (1973-1998).
Dumitru Farca?, 80, Romanian tárogató player.
Arvonne Fraser, 92, American women's rights activist, Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (1993-1994).
Gustavo Giagnoni, 86, Italian football player (Mantova) and manager (Milan, Roma).
Nan Joyce, 77-78, Irish human rights activist (Irish Travellers).
M. Karunanidhi, 94, Indian politician and writer, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1969-1971, 1971-1976, 1989-1991, 1996-2001, 2006-2011), multiple organ failure.
Richard H. Kline, 91, American cinematographer (King Kong, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Camelot).
Guilherme Lamounier (pt), 67, Brazilian singer-songwriter, composer and actor (The Sandpit Generals), pneumonia.
Anton Lehmden, 89, Austrian painter.
Stan Mikita, 78, Slovak-born Canadian Hall of Fame ice hockey player (Chicago Blackhawks, St. Catharines Teepees), NHL champion (1961).
Enno Patalas, 88, German film historian, restorer and collector.

8/6
Kamrul Hasan Bhuiyan, 66, Bangladeshi military officer and writer.
Rosa Maria Carrasco Azemar (es), 82, Spanish politician, co-founder of Democrats of Catalonia.
Ernesto Chao (es), 74, Spanish actor (Wedding Days) and screenwriter (Habana Blues).
R. K. Dhawan, 81, Indian politician.
Robert Dix, 83, American actor (Forbidden Planet), respiratory failure.
Christian Habicht, 92, German historian (Ancient Greece).
Margaret Heckler, 87, American politician and diplomat, Ambassador to Ireland (1986-1989), Secretary of Health and Human Services (1983-1985), member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1967-1983), cardiac arrest.
Nat Indrapana, 80, Thai sports executive, Vice Minister of Tourism and Sports (2007-2008), Vice President of the World Taekwondo Federation (1999-2009).
Jimmy il Fenomeno (it), 86, Italian actor (The Fascist, Paolo il freddo, Fantozzi).
Nicole Kullen, 38, Australian Paralympic equestrian, meningococcal disease.
Paul Laxalt, 96, American politician, Governor of Nevada (1967-1971), member of the U.S. Senate (1974-1987).
Sanaa Mazhar, 85, Egyptian actress.
Pete Richens, 65, English screenwriter (The Comic Strip Presents).
Joël Robuchon, 73, French chef and cookbook author, Meilleur Ouvrier de France winner 1976, complications from pancreatic cancer.
William E. Schluter, 90, American politician, member of the New Jersey Legislature (1968-1974, 1987-2002).
Anya Krugovoy Silver, 49, American poet, breast cancer.
Dennis Thrower, 80, English footballer (Ipswich Town).

8/5
John Bisagno, 84, American evangelist, cancer.
Miguel Ángel Campano, 70, Spanish painter.
Ulises Aurelio Casiano Vargas, 84, Puerto Rican Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Mayagüez (1976-2011).
Barry Chuckle, 73, English children's entertainer (ChuckleVision), bone cancer.
Robert Dugard, 76, British speedway rider and promoter.
Tom Heckert Jr., 51, American football executive (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles), amyloidosis.
Navid Izadi, 32, American DJ and hip hop artist, plane crash.
Majid Al-Majid, 52, Saudi folk singer, shot.
David Landsberg, 73, American actor (C.P.O. Sharkey, Shoot the Moon) and screenwriter (Cosby), complications from surgery.
Gerry Lenfest, 88, American media executive (Triangle Publications, TelVue) and philanthropist (Columbia University).
Ellen Joyce Loo, 32, Canadian-born Hong Kong singer (at17), fall.
Lauri Mononen, 68, Finnish ice hockey player.
John Blair Moore, 70, American comic book artist (Darkwing Duck) and editorial cartoonist (St. Louis Post-Dispatch).
Alan Rabinowitz, 64, American conservationist and zoologist, founder president of Panthera Corporation, leukemia.
Charlotte Rae, 92, American actress (The Facts of Life, Diff'rent Strokes, 101 Dalmatians: The Series), bone cancer.
Aji Muhammad Salehuddin II (id), 93, Indonesian royal, Sultan of Kutai (since 1999).
Matthew Sweeney, 66, Irish poet, motor neurone disease.
Piotr Szulkin, 68, Polish film director (The War of the Worlds: Next Century, O-Bi, O-Ba: The End of Civilization).
Nev Warburton, 86, Australian politician, Leader of the Opposition of Queensland (1984-1988).
Mary E. White, 92, South African-born Australian paleobotanist and author, homicide.

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