Celebrity Death Thread 2020

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Conway was 24 when he began an acting career after working as a sales analyst for IBM. Among his films: Slaughterhouse Five, Jennifer 8 and Gods & Generals. He co-starred in the tv series Oz, The Bronx Is Burning and The Black Donnellys and was the voice of the 1995-2002 revival of the 1963-65 sci-fi series The Outer Limits: "There is nothing wrong with your television.....For the next hour we will control all that you see and hear....."

 

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I second that one. I remember Conrad from Hawaiian Eye and The Wild Wild West and for his role as Milo Janus, a fitness club owner who murders his partner in an episode of Columbo:


"Oh, just one more thing....."
 

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Among Kelly's Broadway credits: Something More, The Dozens and Sophisticated Ladies. She appeared in 15 movies including Sweet Charity, Soylent Green and The Andromeda Strain. On television, she appeared in episodes of Amen, Kojak, Cannon, Good Times, Night Court (12 episodes), Santa Barbara (24 episodes), Sanford & Son, The Golden Girls and other series.

 

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Among Kelly's Broadway credits: Something More, The Dozens and Sophisticated Ladies. She appeared in 15 movies including Sweet Charity, Soylent Green and The Andromeda Strain. On television, she appeared in episodes of Amen, Kojak, Cannon, Good Times, Night Court (12 episodes), Santa Barbara (24 episodes), Sanford & Son, The Golden Girls and other series.

Second. I think I remember her from Night Court.
 

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Coleman played Eric Brown in Nanny McPhee (2005) and appeared in It's Alive, Edward's Turmoil and The Fourth Kind (all 2009). At the 2010 British Independent Film Festival, he won an award for Best Young Actor. He was also a conservationist and climate activist and held a bachelor's degree in zoology from the University of Manchester.

 

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Mays was a member of Woody Herman's band prior to teaming with guitarist Pat Metheny, bassist/trumpeter Mark Egan and drummer Danny Gottlieb in 1977 to form the Pat Metheny Group. The group has gone through many lineup changes but Mays was a member from 1977 until his death. The Pat Metheny Group has released 11 studio albums and two live albums and won 11 Grammy awards. They also recorded the soundtrack to the 1985 spy film The Falcon & The Snowman, which included David Bowie's This Is Not America. Mays also released several solo albums and played on albums by Joni Mitchell, Bobby McFerrin, Rickie Lee Jones, Earth Wind & Fire and other artists.

 

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Shabalala founded the South African male choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo in 1960 and served as the group's musical director. (Ladysmith was his home town; "mambazo" is the Zulu word for "axe.") They've released 65 albums and ten compilation CDs and they've won five Grammy awards. They backed up Paul Simon on his 1986 CD Graceland and have also recorded with Des'ree, David Guetta and B*Witched.

 

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Willie Nelson had a #62 country hit in 1971 with Me & Paul. In 1985, he reached #14 with a new version of the song. "Paul" was Paul English, Willie's drummer and gun-toting bodyguard. He also appeared in Willie's 1986 Western movie Red Headed Stranger.

 

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Ja'Net DuBois – her birth name was Jeanette – played Willona Woods on 133 episodes of Good Times (1974-79). She also co-wrote and sang Movin' On Up, the theme song of The Jeffersons, and appeared in episodes of ER, Kojak, Sanford & Son, Home Improvement, A Different World, The Facts Of Life, The Wayans Bros. and other series.


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