Rolling RIP/Obituary Thread 2012

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oh man john severin. total boyhood hero.

scott seward, Tuesday, 14 February 2012 22:09 (4 years ago) Permalink

Yeah, one of my alltime favorites. I thought I'd posted here earlier today, but that was during one of today's internet outages. Anyway, it took a great talent to make Herb Trimpe look good.

Steamtable Willie (WmC), Tuesday, 14 February 2012 22:17 (4 years ago) Permalink

Aw, Dory Previn :(

Madchen, Tuesday, 14 February 2012 23:20 (4 years ago) Permalink

rip albert riddle

pfunkboy (Algerian Goalkeeper), Tuesday, 14 February 2012 23:21 (4 years ago) Permalink

lillian bassman

Prince Rebus (donna rouge), Tuesday, 14 February 2012 23:37 (4 years ago) Permalink

Rip miss Bassman :'-(

Flag post? I hardly knew her! (Le Bateau Ivre), Tuesday, 14 February 2012 23:54 (4 years ago) Permalink

Was a huge fan of Severin- didn't he sometimes use the name "O O Severin," which I guess I just realized thirty something years later is a play on "007." In avant-ILX times I thought about doing "TS: Mort Drucker vs. John Severin." RIP everybody.

AINT ET ENNE (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 16 February 2012 02:19 (4 years ago) Permalink

character actor Phil Bruns, best known as Mary Hartman's dad

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Saturday, 18 February 2012 03:58 (4 years ago) Permalink

original morty seinfeld too

buzza, Saturday, 18 February 2012 04:13 (4 years ago) Permalink

I have strong memory of seeing an episode of Mary H in which she is distraught over her marital problems and has no one to turn to so she calls her dad. He tells her he has been watching a Claudette Colbert movie on TV that he has never seen the end of and if he doesn't watch it now he will never get a chance to see how it turns out. Mary hangs up and endures her troubles in silence, alone. RIP.

Dalai Mixture (James Redd and the Blecchs), Saturday, 18 February 2012 15:45 (4 years ago) Permalink

Dick Anthony Williams, Tony-nominated actor whose film roles included The Mack, Dog Day Afternoon, The Jerk, and Malcolm X on stage and in TV's "King" miniseries

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:10 (4 years ago) Permalink

RIP Frank Carson :(

pfunkboy (Algerian Goalkeeper), Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:04 (4 years ago) Permalink


the world is just a racist onion (stevie), Wednesday, 22 February 2012 23:57 (4 years ago) Permalink


the feeling is surreal (snoball), Thursday, 23 February 2012 12:51 (4 years ago) Permalink

Wrecking Crew session man Billy Strange

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 23 February 2012 18:23 (4 years ago) Permalink

This is a weird one. Neil Hope, who played "Wheels" on the original "Degrassi Junior High" series in the 80s, apparently died in 2007 at the age of 35, but his death was just revealed publicly.

A Full Torgo Apparition (Phil D.), Tuesday, 28 February 2012 16:34 (4 years ago) Permalink

Erland Josephson, of Bergman films and Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice:,0,6567412.story

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 28 February 2012 17:18 (4 years ago) Permalink

Davy Jones of the Monkees.

A Full Torgo Apparition (Phil D.), Wednesday, 29 February 2012 18:07 (4 years ago) Permalink

WTF? wow!

congratulations (n/a), Wednesday, 29 February 2012 18:11 (4 years ago) Permalink

My wife, who is a Monkees superfan, texted me about 10 minutes ago, so I went to find the link.

A Full Torgo Apparition (Phil D.), Wednesday, 29 February 2012 18:13 (4 years ago) Permalink

My first crush :(

(My first non-human crush was Fred from Scooby Doo, Davy was my first human crush)

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 29 February 2012 18:45 (4 years ago) Permalink

so sudden

the feeling is surreal (snoball), Wednesday, 29 February 2012 18:53 (4 years ago) Permalink

My sister was a Monkees superfan from back when MTV would air Monkees reruns, she will be crushed.

Nicole, Wednesday, 29 February 2012 18:56 (4 years ago) Permalink

Holy shit!

SNEEZED GOING DOWN STEPS, PAIN WHEN PUTTING SOCKS ON (Deric W. Haircare), Wednesday, 29 February 2012 19:08 (4 years ago) Permalink

Bruce Surtees, cinematographer on Lenny, The Shootist, Dirty Harry, and many other Eastwood films:,0,7713839.story

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 1 March 2012 12:49 (4 years ago) Permalink

Andrew Breitbart:

EZ Snappin, Thursday, 1 March 2012 14:51 (4 years ago) Permalink


Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 1 March 2012 14:51 (4 years ago) Permalink


Breitbart was 43 years old. His last tweet came just seven hours ago.

Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 1 March 2012 14:51 (4 years ago) Permalink

boil lanced

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 1 March 2012 14:53 (4 years ago) Permalink

Yeah, it's hard to mourn a total dick.

Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 1 March 2012 14:54 (4 years ago) Permalink

James Mitchell, Thursday, 1 March 2012 15:15 (4 years ago) Permalink

really wish he had dropped in the middle of that "Behave yourselves" meltdown

counting it as a notch for OWS anyway

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 1 March 2012 15:26 (4 years ago) Permalink

That last tweet, his legacy to the world:

AndrewBreitbart ‏ @AndrewBreitbart

I called you a putz cause I thought you were being intentionally disingenuous. If not I apologize. @CenLamar @dust92

A Full Torgo Apparition (Phil D.), Thursday, 1 March 2012 15:28 (4 years ago) Permalink


Fonz Hour (Eazy), Thursday, 1 March 2012 15:31 (4 years ago) Permalink

You can see photos of her when she was younger in the exhibit of her husband's photos at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC through Sunday March 4. A nice exhibit

curmudgeon, Thursday, 1 March 2012 15:32 (4 years ago) Permalink

peace out breitbart, you won't be missed

the late great, Thursday, 1 March 2012 15:45 (4 years ago) Permalink

lucio dalla, who wrote some music for antonioni and monicelli films and is overall a national treasure in italy

althea and (donna rouge), Friday, 2 March 2012 16:29 (4 years ago) Permalink

also this song is a jam

althea and (donna rouge), Friday, 2 March 2012 16:30 (4 years ago) Permalink

Artist Ralph McQuarrie, who almost single handedly designed what we think of as the look of the Star Wars universe. Not many artists who have their own action figure.

Flagpost Sitta (Phil D.), Sunday, 4 March 2012 12:36 (4 years ago) Permalink

RIP, Ronnie Montrose.

EZ Snappin, Sunday, 4 March 2012 14:01 (4 years ago) Permalink

Hollywood character actress Martha Stewart, 89, of Daisy Kenyon, In a Lonely Place

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 6 March 2012 16:20 (4 years ago) Permalink

Robert Sherman! :(

Josh in Chicago, Tuesday, 6 March 2012 21:31 (4 years ago) Permalink

ie co-songwriter of Mary Poppins, not teen idol Bobby

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 6 March 2012 21:54 (4 years ago) Permalink

Jungle Book, too, among many others.

Josh in Chicago, Tuesday, 6 March 2012 22:40 (4 years ago) Permalink

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