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Gough, Taylor, Ferraro..... Who's first in the next cycle of three?
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03/26/2011 10:36 PM
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Ferraro wraps up the cycle of three.
For whatever reason; freak of nature or the way the Devil gets his dues, celebrities tend to die in threes-point being, who'll star in the next cycle of three?
Michael Gough, the British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of Batman movies, died Thursday at age 94
Gough appeared in more than 150 movies and television shows, including British science-fiction show "Doctor Who," and recently voiced characters in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Corpse Bride." But he remains best remembered for his role as Alfred Pennyworth in the Batman franchise, opposite three different Batmans: Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer and George Clooney.
The veteran actor died at home in England, surrounded by family, his ex-wife Anneke Wills said through her agent.
Read more at the San Francisco Examiner: [link to www.sfexaminer.com]
Elizabeth Taylor — child star, showbiz icon, humanitarian — dead at 79
BY DAVID GERMAIN, Associated Press
LOS ANGELES -- Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamor made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday at age 79.
[link to www.onlinesentinel.com]
BOSTON – Geraldine Ferraro was a relatively obscure congresswoman from the New York City borough of Queens in 1984 when she was tapped by Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale to join his ticket.
Her vice presidential bid, the first for a woman on a major party ticket, emboldened women across the country to seek public office and helped lay the groundwork for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential candidacy in 2008 and John McCain's choice of his running mate, Sarah Palin, that year.
Ferraro died Saturday in Boston, where the 75-year-old was being treated for complications of blood cancer. She died just before 10 a.m., said Amanda Fuchs Miller, a family friend who worked for Ferraro in her 1998 Senate bid and was acting as a spokeswoman for the family.
[link to news.yahoo.com]
Last Edited by iStarbug on 03/26/2011 10:39 PM
So remember, when you're feeling very small and insecure,
How amazingly unlikely is your birth,
And pray that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space,
'Cause there's bugger all down here on Earth.
Monty Python - Galaxy Song