The actor, Ed Asner, has sadly passed away today at the age of 91. Mr. Asner (1929-2021) appeared in multiple films and television series throughout the years including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant, Elf, and Pixar’s Up.
In terms of live-action Disney, he appeared in the 1976 film, Gus.
My condolences go out to his family and friends. He shall be missed!
In sad news, veteran actress and comedienne, Cloris Leachman, has passed away at the age of 94. Ms. Leachman (1926-2021) was probably most famous for her television role as Phyllis Lindstrom in The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff, Phyllis.
She appeared in multiple films throughout her career including The Last Picture Show, Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety, The Muppet Movie, History of the World, Part I, A Troll in Central Park, The Iron Giant, and The Croods. She also appeared in a few live-action Disney films including Charley and the Angel, The North Avenue Irregulars, Herbie Goes Bananas, and Sky High.
My condolences go out to her family and friends. She shall be missed!
In sad news, the Oscar-winning actor, Sean Connery, has passed away at the age of 90. Famously known as the first person to portray the fictional spy, James Bond, in a feature film, Mr. Connery (1930-2020) also gained fame for his many other film appearances. He even appeared early in his career in the 1959 Disney film, Darby O’Gill and the Little People.
He shall be missed!
The singer, Helen Reddy, has sadly passed away at the age of 78. Ms. Reddy (1941-2020) was known as a feminist icon after her song, I Am Woman, became an anthem for second-wave feminism. She also acted in the 1977 Disney film, Pete’s Dragon. My condolences go out to her family and friends! She shall be missed!
The actress, Kelly Preston, has shockingly and sadly passed away at the age of 57. Mrs. Preston (1962-2020) passed away due to breast cancer. The wife of actor, John Travolta, she acted in multiple films including the Disney films, Sky High and Old Dogs. My condolences go out to her family and friends! She shall be missed!