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June 07, 2019

Hello fans,

We're still having technical issues, so please enjoy a classic Where Are They Now issue and celebrity.

I was watching 'Aliens' the other night and while I was enjoy the sci-fi/action masterpiece from James Cameron I began to wonder...what ever happened to the little girl that played Newt? So, here we are, ready to discover what has been happening with Carrie Henn.

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And remember, I did NOT forget the rest of today's issue. So if you would like to see the rest of this issue which includes Carrie's CREDITS, the answers to DEAD OR ALIVE?, and the list of WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK, then please, please, please click the link right here: Where is Carrie Henn?

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Steve


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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

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

Curtis Armstrong: He played Booger in the "Revenge of the Nerds" movies and one of Joel's friends in the movie "Risky Business", he appeared in the TV series "Moonlighting"

LeVar Burton: He played the young Kunta Kinte in the TV mini-series "Roots" and Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge on the TV series "Star Trek: The Next Generation", he hosted the PBS educational series "Reading Rainbow" for many years

Jack Webb: Played Sgt. Joe Friday on the TV series (and originally radio series) "Dragnet"

(Answer at the bottom)

Carrie Henn



Learn More About Carrie Henn, see Then & Now pictures, and find out What She's Been Up To on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: May 7, 1976, Panama City, Florida, USA

BIRTH NAME: Caroline Marie Henn

NICKNAME: Screamer, Newt

CLAIM TO FAME: She is best known for her role as Rebecca "Newt" Jorden in the 1986 movie 'Aliens'.

FAMILY LIFE: Spouse - Nathan Kutcher (1 child)

INFO: 'Aliens' is her only acting credit. Since leaving acting, Henn earned a degree in liberal studies and child development from California State University at Stanislaus in June 2000 and since then has worked as a schoolteacher.

TRIVIA: Sister of Christopher Henn.

Her father was in the US Air Force, and Carrie spent much of her childhood in England. It was at a school in Lakenheath that she was cast in Aliens.

Had no previous acting experience before Aliens (1986), never even appearing in a school play.

Despite her lack of acting experience, she got second billing to Sigourney Weaver in Aliens.

According to the casting director, Newt was the most difficult role to cast: Schoolchildren were auditioned, but many of them had acted in commercials and were accustomed to smiling after saying their lines. Henn was chosen out of 500 children for the role, although she had no previous acting experience.

She received a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for 'Aliens'.

Henn's Catchphrase: "They mostly come at night... mostly."

Henn works as a schoolteacher.

She and Aliens (1986) co-star, Sigourney Weaver still keep in contact.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Since 1986, she has never acted or performed in any other motion pictures, or television series. She has said, however, that she'd love to be in a Quentin Tarantino film.

Carrie Henn now lives near Stanislaus County in California.

Henn will reunite with her 'Aliens' co-stars at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con to celebrate the film's 30th anniversary.

CREDITS:

1986 Aliens...Newt

To see Then & Now pictures of Carrie Henn, visit: Celebrity Nooz

--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Bestsellers3Curtis Armstrong - ALIVE
Born: 11/27/1953

LeVar Burton - ALIVE
Born: 02/16/1957

Jack Webb - DEAD (Heart attack)
Born: 04/02/1920 Died: 12/23/1982







WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

6/3
Agustina Bessa-Luís, 96, Portuguese writer.
Paul Darrow, 78, English actor (Blake's 7, Doctor Who).
Fabrizio Fabbri, 70, Italian racing cyclist.
Ken Matthews, 84, English race walker.
He Yi-hang, 62, Taiwanese television host and actor, colorectal cancer.
Ruma Guha Thakurta, 84, Indian actress and singer.

6/2
Momtazuddin Ahmed, 84, Bangladeshi playwright and educationist.
Yannick Bellon, 95, French film director (Rape of Love).
Luigi Biscardi, 90, Italian politician, Senator (1992-2001), Mayor of Larino (1956-1960).
Piet Botha, 63, South African rock musician, pancreatic cancer.
Alistair Browning, 65, New Zealand actor (The Lord of the Rings, Vertical Limit, Power Rangers Dino Charge), cancer.
Gabi Costa, 33, Brazilian actress (Nada Será Como Antes), cardiorespiratory arrest.
P. K. Dharmalingam, 84, Indian cricketer (Madras, Services).
Donald M. Fraser, 95, American politician, U.S. Representative (1963-1979), Mayor of Minneapolis (1980-1994).
Barry Hughes, 81, Welsh football manager (Go Ahead Eagles, Sparta Rotterdam, HFC Haarlem).
Alexey Kazannik, 77, Russian lawyer and politician, Prosecutor General (1993-1994) and Deputy Governor of Omsk Oblast (1995-2003).
Lawrence Leathers, 37, American drummer (Dreams and Daggers), shot.
Lee Siu-kei, 69, Hong Kong actor, liver cancer.
Luisinho Lemos, 67, Brazilian footballer, heart attack.
Walter Lübcke [de], 65, German politician, shot.
Mart Nutt, 57, Estonian politician and historian, MP (since 1992).
Don Pederson, 90, American politician, member of the Nebraska Legislature (1996-2007), pancreatic cancer.
Mahmoud Soufi, 47, Qatari footballer (national team).

6/1
Leah Chase, 96, American creole chef.
Lee Shin Cheng, 79, Malaysian oil executive and property developer (IOI Group).
MC Reaça, 25, Brazilian singer, suicide by hanging.
John Myers, 60, British radio executive (GMG Radio, Radio Academy) and presenter, cancer.
Sibongile Judith Nkomo, 63, South African politician, Secretary-General of the Inkatha Freedom Party and MP.
José Antonio Reyes, 35, Spanish footballer (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, national team), traffic collision.
Michel Serres, 88, French philosopher, theorist and writer.
Ani Yudhoyono, 66, Indonesian socialite, First Lady (2004-2014), leukaemia.

5/31
David M. Ainsworth, 64, American politician, member of the Vermont House of Representatives (2007-2011, 2017-2019).
Jairo Alonso Vargas [es], 74, Colombian television presenter and radio broadcaster.
Andaiye, 76, Guyanese political activist, cancer.
Roky Erickson, 71, American singer-songwriter (The 13th Floor Elevators).
Paddy Fahey, 102, Irish composer and fiddler.
Francis Olabode Johnson, Nigerian trade unionist, president of PENGASSAN.
Ðelo Jusic, 80, Croatian composer and guitarist.
Jean-Claude Labrecque, 80, Canadian cinematographer and filmmaker.
Albert Mampre, 97, American soldier (101st Airborne Division).
Jimmy Martin, 80, American politician, member of the Alabama House of Representatives (1998-2010, since 2014), cancer.
Laila Nur, 84, Bangladeshi language activist.
Silvia Petöová [sk], 50, Slovak actress, cancer.
Hari Sabarno, 74, Indonesian military officer and politician, Minister of Home Affairs (2001-2004).

5/30
Roslyn Alexander, 94, American actress (The Naked Face, Rent-a-Cop, Child's Play).
Jonathan Ali, 50, British broadcaster (BBC), cancer.
Milan Blažekovic, 78, Croatian animator (The Elm-Chanted Forest, The Magician's Hat, Lapitch the Little Shoemaker).
Michel Canac, 62, French Olympic alpine skier (1984), skiing accident.
Thad Cochran, 81, American politician, member of the U.S. Senate (1978-2018) and the House of Representatives (1973-1978), renal failure.
André Gerolymatos, 67, Greek-Canadian historian and professor, brain cancer.
Punnassery Kanchana, 88, Indian actress (Olappeeppi).
Frank Lucas, 88, American drug trafficker, depicted in American Gangster.
Arne Lyngstad, 57, Norwegian politician, MP (1997-2005), cancer.
Jason Marcano, 35, Trinidadian footballer (San Juan Jabloteh, Central), traffic collision.
Anthony Price, 90, British author.
Leon Redbone, 69, Cypriot-American singer-songwriter and actor (Elf), complications from dementia.
Diogo Reesink, 84, Dutch Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Almenara (1989-1998) and Teófilo Otoni (1998-2009).
Giuseppe Sandri, 72, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Witbank (since 2009).
John Tidmarsh, 90, English broadcaster and journalist (Outlook).
Ante Sirkovic [hr], 74, Croatian footballer (Hajduk Split).

5/29
Diego Jose Belmonte, 71, Argentinian chess player and violinist.
Tony DeLap, 91, American artist.
Alberto Destrieri, 72, Italian actor.
Tony Glover, 79, American blues harmonicist (Koerner, Ray & Glover).
Muhammad Tholchah Hasan [id], 80, Indonesian Islamic cleric, academic, and politician, Minister of Religious Affairs (1999-2001), stomach cancer.
Adam Patel, Baron Patel of Blackburn, 78, British clothier and Member of the House of Lords (since 2000).
Bayram Sit, 89, Turkish wrestler, Olympic champion (1952).
Michael Spicer, Baron Spicer, 76, British politician, MP (1974-2010), chairman of the 1922 Committee (2001-2010) and Member of the House of Lords (since 2010), Parkinson's disease and leukaemia.
Peggy Stewart, 95, American actress (The Fighting Redhead, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, That's My Boy).
Jirí Stránský, 87, Czech author, translator and political prisoner.
Jeff Walls, American guitarist (Guadalcanal Diary), pulmonary venoocclusive disease.
Jackie Winters, 82, American politician, member of the Oregon House of Representatives (1999-2003) and Senate (since 2003), lung cancer.
Igor Zavozin, 63, Russian ice dancer.