Cliff Robertson, title character in one of my favorite movies, Charly, about a "mentally challenged" man who has experimental brain surgery and turns genius. (1968)
Also first to portray a sitting President as JFK in PT109.
The purpose of words is to convey ideas. When the ideas are grasped, the words are forgotten. Where can I find a man who has forgotten words? He is the one I would like to talk to. The Way of Chuang Tzu by Thomas Merton
A map is not the territory. Alfred Korzybski
God is that function in the world by reason of which our purposes are directed to ends which in our own consciousness are impartial as to our own interests. He is that element in life in virtue of which judgment stretches beyond facts of existence to values of existence. Alfred North Whitehead
Widow of famed Comedian passes, Husband starred with Bing Crosbey in "Road pictures"
Doloras de Fina,aka Doloras Reade and later Doloras Reade Hope, wife of the late comedian Robert Townshend "BOB" Hope, has passed away from natural casues at the age of 100. Dolores DeFina, was borne on May 27,1909, in New York,NY. She lived in the Bronx.
Co -founder of the Personal Computer Passes at the age of 56
Steve Paul Job, co-founder of Apple Computer has died at the age of 56. Steve Jobs, recently stepped down as CEO of Apple due to his declining health. He had a cancerous tumor removed from his pancreas in 2004 and underwent a liver transplant in 2009. He seemed to be in remission and was looking good till earlier this summer he held a press confrencnce telling all assembled that he was stepping down as CEO and turning the reins of the company he helped found to Timothy D.Cook.
Steve Paul Jobs was born on February 24,1955 in San Francisco,CA. He was adopted by Paul & Clara Jobs. He has a biological sister, Mona Simpson.
He had a "uniform" of a black sweatshirt/turtleneck & bluejeans. He had over 100pairs. he was 6'2", and both he and his wife were strict vegetarians.
Steve Jobs will be missed in the electronic world and in the entertainment world. We have him to thank for computers,the IPhone,Pixar,Toy Story and who knows what else. He helped to make our lives easier. He was a true visionary.
Actress Passes, Former wife of first "James Bond".
Diane Cilento, the beautiful blond actress who starred in such films as "Tom Jones" with Albert Finny and also starred in "The Agony & The Extacy" with Charlton Heston has died at the age of 78, in Queensland, Australia.
Ms. Cilento was the second wife of Sean Connery, who later went onto become the first James Bond, Ms. Cilento also had a part in her husband's first James Bond film as a sunt double for one of the actresses.
Diane Cilento was born on October 5, 1933 in Brisbane,Queenland, Australia She and Sean Connery were married from December 6 1962 till they divorced on September 6,1973 they have a son, Jason Connery,also an actor.
In the film "The Agony & the Extacsy" Ms. Cilento played the role of Contenissa De Medici, Daughterin law of "Lorenzo the Magnicifent, noted patron of the Ressinnesse" in the story she was with wife of Pietro,or Peter one of Lorenzo De medici's sons.
A full story can be found on www.msnbc.com And a full obtituary can be found in tomorrow's New York Times A full listing of Ms. Cilento's films can be found at: www.IMDb.com
Our condolences go out to her family and friends and to her fans.
Andy Rooney, who closed out each episode of the Sunday news program "60 Minutes" has passed at the age of 92 only one month after his departure from that program on October 2, 2011 after delivering his take on things. It was his 1,097th appearance on the show.
Andrew Aitken Rooney was born on January 14,1919 in Albany, New York. He won a Bronze Star during World War II for reporting.
He was married till his wife Marguerite howard died in 2004. He's survived by his 3 Daughters & a Son. The children are Ellen Rooney of London,Martha Fishel of Chevy Chase,MD, Emily Rooney of Boston,MA and Brian Rooney of Los Angles. He's also surived by 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
We send all of our condolences to his family,collegues and friends.
A full story can be found at www.msnbc.com and a full listing of his career can be found at www.IMDb.com There is a small obituary in today's Times But a much more detailed one should be found in tomorrow's Sunday New York Times.
I never watched 60 Minutes till I got married,and my inlaws were big fans of the show. For the past 33 years I've tuned in every Sunday as a fan of the show. Andy Rooney never disappointed,he always entertained. I loved it when he tell of companies that we didn't need things like huge pieces of cotton inside of bottles of asprin~ just give us more asprin and a little cotton. is that so hard to ask for??? He will be missed,and theres nobody like him. When God made Andy Rooney, he broke the mold.
Boxing Legend Passes,Won Gold Medal at 1964 Summer Olympics
Joe Fraizer, who won a Gold Medal at the 1964 Summer Games and who also fought heavyweight fighter Muhammad Ali in the highly hyped fight "the Thrilla in Manila" has died of liver cancer. It was only announced yesterday that the former World Champion was ailing and there was a call for organ donation,by his fans .
Joseph William Fraizer, was born on January 22,1944 in Beaufort,South Carolina. There is a full story of his passing at www.msnbc.com And a full obituary can be found in tomorrow's New York Times.
Our condolences go out to his Family and his fans.