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RodMcK1    49

This happened more than a month ago, but I just learned that Ned Wertimer, best known as "Ralph" the doorman from "The Jeffersons," has passed at age 89.

 

Reportedly, he appeared in only 51 episodes of "The Jeffersons." It seemed like more!

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C L A U D E    2,006

This happened more than a month ago, but I just learned that Ned Wertimer, best known as "Ralph" the doorman from "The Jeffersons," has passed at age 89.

 

Reportedly, he appeared in only 51 episodes of "The Jeffersons." It seemed like more!

Yeah, i saw that too, loved him on that show.

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leenorman    504

John Kerr, who played Cable in the film version of South Pacific, has died at 81.

 

Loved him, also, in Tea and Sympathy, with D. Kerr. Great sympathetic parts' actor... thanks, also, Brock, for posting; had not heard this.

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leenorman    504

Those who have passed this day, 2/9, 10:

 

Mabel Paige, 1954

Sallie Cairns, 1965

Sophie Tucker, 1966

Jane Hamilton, 2004

(9th)

 

(10th)

Sean McClory, 2003

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Brock    3,299

Mabel Paige, 1954

 

Poor Miss Hansen. She was a shambles since the fire. LOL

 

On a morbid note, did we determine that Mabel Paige was the very first I Love Lucy co-star/guest star to die?

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leenorman    504

Poor Miss Hansen. She was a shambles since the fire. LOL

 

On a morbid note, did we determine that Mabel Paige was the very first I Love Lucy co-star/guest star to die?

 

Now, THERE's a research job for someone...

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rickee    88

 

 

Poor Miss Hansen. She was a shambles since the fire. LOL

 

On a morbid note, did we determine that Mabel Paige was the very first I Love Lucy co-star/guest star to die?

 

 

Not sure if Mabel was indeed the first to pass away on the series and though it took a lot of research/tenacity, finally found her grave. Fun actress that went way back!

 

 

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HarryCarter    964

 

 

Poor Miss Hansen. She was a shambles since the fire. LOL

 

On a morbid note, did we determine that Mabel Paige was the very first I Love Lucy co-star/guest star to die?

 

Lucy's great friend Ed Sedgwick died before his appearance in "Lucy's Last Birthday" even aired. Mabel is probably the first on the show with lines/billing who died.

 

Thanks for sharing those cool pictures, Rick!

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C L A U D E    2,006

Not sure if Mabel was indeed the first to pass away on the series and though it took a lot of research/tenacity, finally found her grave. Fun actress that went way back!

 

 

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Wow, well. she wasn't exact;y the picture of health in that picture, but considering she was 74, makes sense. Had no idea she died right afterwards, nor even Ed Sedgwick for that matter.

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leenorman    504

Lucy's great friend Ed Sedgwick died before his appearance in "Lucy's Last Birthday" even aired. Mabel is probably the first on the show with lines/billing who died.

 

Thanks for sharing those cool pictures, Rick!

 

I knew you'd have the poop, Harry; thanks. And, thanks, also, to Rick for the great photos of Mabel. Love the information....JK

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leenorman    504

Those who have passed this day, 2/11:

 

Ray Collins, 1965

Gordon B. Clarke, 1972

Isabel Randolph, 1973

Jack LaRue, 1984

Edward Buzzell, 1985

Margaret Whiting, 2011

David Nelson, 2011

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leenorman    504

I knew you'd have the poop, Harry; thanks. And, thanks, also, to Rick for the great photos of Mabel. Love the information....JK

 

Also: from/Brock: On a morbid note, did we determine that Mabel Paige was the very first I Love Lucy co-star/guest star to die?

 

Regarding Mabel Paige, who passed 2/9/54

 

Florence Bates passed 1/31/54 - Harry???

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C L A U D E    2,006

Richard J. Collins, one of the screenwriters for Lucy's "Thousands Cheer" has died at 98.

Thanks Brock for restoring the thread to it's original purpose.

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leenorman    504

Richard J. Collins, one of the screenwriters for Lucy's "Thousands Cheer" has died at 98.

 

Thanks, Brock, just watched parts of TC this morning; missed Lucille's appearance, though

 

Do you have date of death? IMDb does NOT have it...yet! thanks.

 

OTHERS: 2/13:

Lili Pons, 1976; Jack Gardner, 1977; David Janssen, 1980; Martin Balsam,1996

Eve Whitney, 2002

 

2/14:

Wallis Clark, 1961; Frederick Bigelow, 1963; Wolfe Barzell, 1969; Bonnie Bannon, 1989

Johnny Longdon (on his birthday), 2003; Eloise Jensson, 2004; Richard Collins, 2013

 

2/15:

Nat King Cole, 1965; James Allardice, 1966; Wally Cox, 1973; Lou Derman, 1976;

Chill Wills, 1978; Ethel Merman, 1984; Ray Evans, 2007;

 

TODAY's famous persons' deaths:

Jesslyn Fax, 1975; Kathryn Grayson, 2010; Len Lesser, 2011

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Brock    3,299

Thanks, Brock, just watched parts of TC this morning; missed Lucille's appearance, though

 

Do you have date of death? IMDb does NOT have it...yet! thanks.

 

February 14, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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leenorman    504

Many Thanks, Again!!!!

 

 

Passed this date, 2/17:

 

Rafael Storm, 1951; Joseph Kearns, 1962; George Marshall, 1978; William Gargan, 1979;

Wanda Perry, 1985; Dan O'Herlihy, 2005;

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Neil    1,278

Maker of headstone: "Your grandmother dying is so sad and how would like to handle the down payment?"

 

Was "Dress Shop" filmed in 1954 (or 1953?). How soon after it aired did Mabel pass?

 

Leenorman: I have a request. I know who most of these people are, but not all of them. It would help if you put

--thier age at death (approximate is OK)

--a brief explanation of their Lucy connection, if any. If not, their claim to fame.

 

I'm assuming Strom Thurmond's love child was NOT one of the two or three black residents of Bancroft dancing in the chorus.

 

Other than Flip wilson's secretary, I can't think of an African-American bit playing actress who had lines---except for one of the stewardess trainees who came in saying their last name first.

 

In "Lucy's Last Birthday", when Fred is listing the names of the people who are going to attend, I love the way he says "the SEGDEWICKS".

 

Not sure if Mabel was indeed the first to pass away on the series and though it took a lot of research/tenacity, finally found her grave. Fun actress that went way back!

 

 

IMG_4736.JPG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mabel+Paige+in+I+Love+Lucy+s3e2.jpg

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C L A U D E    2,006

Our historian of dates says that Mabel passed in '54. The Hansen dress shop ep was filmed when Lucy went through her RED scare Communist incident so that's LATE '53 i believe.

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HarryCarter    964

Was "Dress Shop" filmed in 1954 (or 1953?). How soon after it aired did Mabel pass?

 

"The Girls Go into Business" was filmed on September 11, 1953. Mabel passed away February 9, 1954, according to Joyce's post.

 

Other than Flip wilson's secretary, I can't think of an African-American bit playing actress who had lines---except for one of the stewardess trainees who came in saying their last name first.

 

 

Rosalind Miles was an African American actress who had lines in a couple of Here's Lucy episodes. She played the waitress at Schwab's Drug Store in "The Case of the Reckless Wheelchair Driver" and a flight attendant in "Lucy Helps David Frost Go Night-Night."

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