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ROGER DAVIS (television actor)

Roger Davis Born April 5, 1939 Years active 1962–present Roger Davis (born April 5, 1939) is an American actor and entrepreneur. The sandy-haired Davis is best known for his boyish good looks, and lilting, Henry Fonda-like voice. He came to fame in such television series as Dark Shadows and Alias Smith and Jones, and also …

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PETE DUEL

Pete Duel Born Peter Ellstrom Deuel February 24, 1940 Rochester, New York, U.S. Died December 31, 1971 (aged 31) Hollywood, California, U.S. Cause of death Self-inflicted gunshot wound Resting place Oakwood Cemetery Nationality American Occupation Actor Peter Ellstrom Deuel (February 24, 1940 – December 31, 1971), known professionally as Pete Duel, was an American stage, …

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DESIREE BASSETT

Desireé Bassett Birth name Desirée Apolonio Bassett Born September 7, 1992 New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. Origin Ashford, Connecticut Genres Hard rock R&B blues pop Occupation(s) Guitarist singer songwriter Instruments Electric guitar acoustic guitar vocals Desireé Apolonio Bassett (born September 11, 1992) is an American rock music guitarist and recording artist. She has performed alongside mainline …

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GORD DOWNIE

Gord Downie Birth name Gordon Edgar Downie Also known as Gordon Downie Born 6 February 1964 Amherstview, Ontario, Canada Origin Kingston, Ontario, Canada Died 17 October 2017 (aged 53) Toronto, Ontario, Canada Genres Rock, alternative rock Occupation(s) Musician, actor Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica, drums Gordon Edgar Downie CM (6 February 1964 – 17 October 2017) …

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TOMMY DURDEN

Tommy Durden Born Thomas Russell Durden December 15, 1919 Morgan County, Georgia, United States Died October 17, 1999 (aged 79) Houghton Lake, Michigan Nationality American Occupation Guitarist, songwriter, commercial dishwasher repairman Known for Co-writing “Heartbreak Hotel” Thomas Russell “Tommy” Durden (December 15, 1919 – October 17, 1999) was an American steel guitarist and songwriter, who …

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ROY DOTRICE

Roy Dotrice Born 26 May 1923 Guernsey, Channel Islands Died 16 October 2017 (aged 94) London, England Nationality British Occupation Actor Roy Dotrice, OBE (26 May 1923 – 16 October 2017) was a British actor known for his Tony Award-winning Broadway performance in the revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten. He appeared in Amadeus …

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ANN DVORAK

Ann Dvorak Born Anna McKim August 2, 1911 New York City, New York, U.S. Died December 10, 1979 (aged 68) Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Cause of death Stomach cancer Ann Dvorak (August 2, 1911 – December 10, 1979) was an American stage and film actress. Asked how to pronounce her adopted surname, she told The Literary …

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DON DeFORE

Don DeFore Born Donald John DeFore August 25, 1913 Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. Died December 22, 1993 (aged 80) Santa Monica, California, U.S. Donald John DeFore (August 25, 1913 – December 22, 1993) was an American film, radio, and television actor. DeFore is best known as Erskin “Thorny” Thornberry, the Nelson family’s neighbor on the …

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KAITLIN DOUBLEDAY

Kaitlin Doubleday Born Kaitlin Janette Doubleday July 19, 1984 Los Angeles, California, US Occupation Actress Kaitlin Janette Doubleday (born July 19, 1984) is an American actress. She had a number of supporting film roles in her early career, include Waiting… (2005) and Accepted (2006). From 2015 to 2016, she starred as Rhonda Lyon in the …

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STACEY DASH

Born Stacey Lauretta Dash January 20, 1967 The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. Nationality American Education Paramus High School Occupation Actress Former Fox News contributor Stacey Lauretta Dash (born January 20, 1967 is an American actress and talk show host, best known for co-starring in the 1995 feature film Clueless and the television …

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