The Great Beyond

Sarah Brady (1942-2015)

Very serious, but the '90s hair is amazing.

After her husband Jim Brady was shot and paralyzed in the assassination attempt on Reagan, she became a relentless campaigner for gun control, pissing off millions of gun nuts in the process, and  saving hundreds of thousands of lives with the limits on gun ownership of the Brady Law of 1993 that was enacted as a result of her tireless work.

Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)

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Louis Jourdan (1921-2015)

He was a Bond villain ferchrissakes. Octopussy – I’m going to watch it again right now.

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Bob Simon (1941-2015)

I really liked this guy’s reporting:

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Riding in a black car that rear ended a Mercedes. A shame.

 

Geraldine McEwan (1932-2015)

Damn, Miss Marple is gone. And she was  in Branagh’s Henry V. She was the best.

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Bess Myerson (1924-2014)

First Jewish Miss America, and more:

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Mario Cuomo (1932-2015)

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