the last famous person you were surprised to discover was actually still alive

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Gorbachev

wasdnuos (abanana), Monday, 4 November 2019 14:49 (one month ago) link

woah

Number None, Monday, 4 November 2019 17:14 (one month ago) link

he always looked a bit older than he really was

Josefa, Monday, 4 November 2019 17:39 (one month ago) link

Norman Lloyd, 105 today. (Not a surprise in the parts of the Internet I frequent.) Surprise: He is reported to be attached to a pilot in development for ABC.

Anne Hedonia (j.lu), Friday, 8 November 2019 15:41 (one month ago) link

Mário Zagallo. Only 88, mind you, I thought he was older.

Michael Oliver of Penge Wins £5 (Tom D.), Friday, 8 November 2019 16:00 (one month ago) link

Dick Cavett. 82 but I would have thought older.

Anne Hedonia (j.lu), Saturday, 9 November 2019 03:14 (one month ago) link

Pete Doherty

StanM, Saturday, 9 November 2019 03:36 (one month ago) link

... 83.

'Skills' Wallace (Tom D.), Saturday, 9 November 2019 13:11 (one month ago) link

Vera Miles, 90.

flappy bird, Friday, 15 November 2019 20:28 (four weeks ago) link

Margarita Pracatan

ailsa, Thursday, 28 November 2019 13:11 (two weeks ago) link

Burt Young (thank you, Russian Doll

Maria Edgelord (cryptosicko), Thursday, 28 November 2019 18:28 (two weeks ago) link

As mentioned in some other thread, Ken Rosewall, 85.

'Skills' Wallace (Tom D.), Thursday, 28 November 2019 18:29 (two weeks ago) link

Connie Francis, 81.

flappy bird, Saturday, 30 November 2019 02:46 (two weeks ago) link

Infamous Hollywood producer Joel Silver, 67.

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 1 December 2019 03:20 (one week ago) link

Chanson singer Juliette Gréco. She joined the French Resistance in her teens, turned 92 this year.

Tuomas, Sunday, 1 December 2019 11:10 (one week ago) link

M. Emmet Walsh, who I genuinely thought had died until I saw Knives Out last night. (He's 84.)

I get him and J.T. Walsh mixed up all the time.

Also, I knew J.T. was dead, but thought he had died, like, in 2014 or something. Not 1998!

pplains, Tuesday, 3 December 2019 15:34 (one week ago) link

Happy birthday Kirk Douglas!

Its big ball chunky time (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Monday, 9 December 2019 14:46 (five days ago) link

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_McGee_(pilot)

Tuskegee Airman Colonel Charles McGee, 100 on 12/7/19.

Anne Hedonia (j.lu), Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:26 (four days ago) link

As mentioned in some other thread, Ken Rosewall, 85

And Rod Laver, 81. What a doubles pair

van dyke parks generator (anagram), Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:39 (four days ago) link

If we're partnering up, Fred Stolle (two Slams w/Rosewall '68-'69) and Roy Emerson (three Slams w/Laver '61-'71) are still knocking around too. Rosewall/Laver were US Open finalists in '73. Almost all of the Aussie greats from that period are still going. Lew Hoad (who died in 1994) is maybe the only one missing?

Michael Jones, Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:56 (four days ago) link


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