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Calgary Sun
Marvin Kaplan, 'Alice' and 'Top Cat' actor, dies at 89was born in New York in 1927 and starred in Adam's Rib in 1949 as his first rol
Marvin Kaplan, 'Alice' and 'Top Cat' actor, dies at 89
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
was born in New York in 1927 and starred in Adam's Rib in 1949 as his first role. The film saw him star alongside Spencer Tracy, Judy Holliday and Katharine Hepburn, who discovered him and furthered his acting career. Other roles included... Read more
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New Kerala
Marvin Kaplan, character actor known for 'Top Cat', dead - newkerala.com #110091read. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Kaplan made his film debut in 1949's "Adam's
Marvin Kaplan, character actor known for 'Top Cat', dead - newkerala.com #110091
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
read. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Kaplan made his film debut in 1949's "Adam's Rib" starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. He also featured in a variety of films, TV shows and animated series throughout his six decade long... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Marvin Kaplan, 'Alice' Star, 'Top Cat' Voice Actor, Dies at 89got his first role was as the court reporter in “Adam’s Rib” in 1949, alongside
Marvin Kaplan, 'Alice' Star, 'Top Cat' Voice Actor, Dies at 89
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
got his first role was as the court reporter in “Adam’s Rib” in 1949, alongside Katherine Hepburn (who discovered him), Spencer Tracy and Judy Holliday. He went on to play a phone lineman named Henry Beesmeyer who frequented Mel’s diner in the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Marvin Kaplan, ‘Alice’ Star, ‘Top Cat’ Voice Actor, Dies at 89got his first role was as the court reporter in “Adam’s Rib” in 1949, alongside
Marvin Kaplan, ‘Alice’ Star, ‘Top Cat’ Voice Actor, Dies at 89
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
got his first role was as the court reporter in “Adam’s Rib” in 1949, alongside Katherine Hepburn (who discovered him), Spencer Tracy and Judy Holliday. He went on to play a phone lineman named Henry Beesmeyer who frequented Mel’s diner in the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Marvin Kaplan, 'Alice' Actor and Voice of Choo Choo on 'Top Cat,' Dies at 89by Katharine Hepburn and made his onscreen debut in Adam's Rib (1949), directed
Marvin Kaplan, 'Alice' Actor and Voice of Choo Choo on 'Top Cat,' Dies at 89
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
by Katharine Hepburn and made his onscreen debut in Adam's Rib (1949), directed by George Cukor and starring Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. In an uncredited role as a stenographer, Kaplan steals a scene when he asks Tracy to spell “Pinky," Tracy's... Read more
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Variety
Marvin Kaplan, Character Actor Known for ‘Alice’ and ‘Top Cat,’ Dies at 89be missed.” Born in Brooklyn, New York, Kaplan’s made his film debut in 1949’s
Marvin Kaplan, Character Actor Known for ‘Alice’ and ‘Top Cat,’ Dies at 89
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
be missed.” Born in Brooklyn, New York, Kaplan’s made his film debut in 1949’s “Adam’s Rib” starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Known for his sarcastic and deadpan delivery, Kaplan was featured in a variety of films, TV shows and animated... Read more
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The Irish Times
My mother’s autograph book tells the story of the early days of the Stateon his behalf. Poets and writers such as Pádraic Colum, Francis McManus and Te
My mother’s autograph book tells the story of the early days of the State
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
on his behalf. Poets and writers such as Pádraic Colum, Francis McManus and Temple Lane sent lovely letters, and actor Spencer Tracy supplied an autographed photograph. Elizabeth O’Farrell, one of the few women in the GPO in 1916, bemoaned in... Read more
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The Forward
How Steven Hill, ‘Law & Order’ Actor, Chose Orthodox Faith Over Stardomways to violate these people, an insurance scam.” Hill expressed understated tr
How Steven Hill, ‘Law & Order’ Actor, Chose Orthodox Faith Over Stardom
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
ways to violate these people, an insurance scam.” Hill expressed understated truth about human experience with pared-down, Spencer Tracy-like verity. In “Terminal,” from the show’s seventh season, Schiff allows hospital personnel to remove his... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
It takes community support to thrivepeople who come out to participate, either as spectators or people actively inv
It takes community support to thrive
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
people who come out to participate, either as spectators or people actively involved. As I looked into the crowd at the Spencer Tracy and Friends Film Festival, I saw many of the same people who come to most of these events. I made mention of... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Spencer Tracy and Friends Film Festival kicks off Friday at Lindo Theatre Posted Aug. 19, 2016 at 9:17 PM Posted Aug. 19, 2016 at 9:17 PM FREEPORT —
Spencer Tracy and Friends Film Festival kicks off Friday at Lindo Theatre
The Journal-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Aug. 19, 2016 at 9:17 PM Posted Aug. 19, 2016 at 9:17 PM FREEPORT — The essence and attitude of the legendary actress Katharine Hepburn came alive with a portrayal by... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
3 Things to Do This Weekend: Attend two art exhibit openingsclassic and alternative rock, country and blues music. For information: faceboo
3 Things to Do This Weekend: Attend two art exhibit openings
The Journal-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
classic and alternative rock, country and blues music. For information: facebook.com/Logansbarandgrill.3. Take part in the Spencer Tracy Film Festival.The Spencer Tracy Film Festival will be held Friday through Sunday at the Lindo Theatre, 115 S.... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Rubber City Shakespeare opens season in new theaterrehearsed with the fan and didn’t know how much noise it would make. The cast
Rubber City Shakespeare opens season in new theater
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 10 days ago
rehearsed with the fan and didn’t know how much noise it would make. The cast needed one or two more weeks of rehearsal. Spencer Tracy was told by an experienced actor, “Until you learn to act, speak loud enough for people to hear you.” I would... Read more
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ajc.com
An appreciation: Cartoonist and illustrator Jack Davisdogs, bicycles, airplanes and other conveyances. There are dozens of recognizab
An appreciation: Cartoonist and illustrator Jack Davis
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
dogs, bicycles, airplanes and other conveyances. There are dozens of recognizable caricatures in the crowd, including Spencer Tracy, Phil Silvers and Ethel Merman. For the movie opening, "He brought us all into (Manhattan) in our Ford Country... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Spencer Tracy Film Festival setFREEPORT — The Spencer Tracy Film Festival will take place Aug. 19-21 at the Li
Spencer Tracy Film Festival set
The Journal-Standard / Posted 18 days ago
FREEPORT — The Spencer Tracy Film Festival will take place Aug. 19-21 at the Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Ave.Films to be screened include “Adam’s Rib” at 7 p.m. Aug. 19, “Stage Door” at 1 p.m. Aug. 20, “The African Queen” at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 and “On... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hedy Lamarr: TCM salutes her todaythe Stars festival through August. Each day TCM salutes a performer for 24 hour
Hedy Lamarr: TCM salutes her today
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
the Stars festival through August. Each day TCM salutes a performer for 24 hours. The festival continues Thursday with Spencer Tracy, Friday with first best actress Oscar winner Janet Gaynor and Saturday with Ralph Richardson. The Richardson... Read more
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dna
Naseeruddin Shah: Film industry created Rajesh Khanna, used him and cast him awayShah spoke of his love affairs and had advice for young actors on the long, har
Naseeruddin Shah: Film industry created Rajesh Khanna, used him and cast him away
dna / Posted 18 days ago
Shah spoke of his love affairs and had advice for young actors on the long, hard and lonely process of acting. He said Spencer Tracy made him believe that an actor could look like a human being. 'Hindi cinema has numbed the senses of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Intimate secrets of Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson revealedhistory. Michael later recalled: ‘I got to learn so much from her. She’ll tell
Intimate secrets of Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson revealed
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
history. Michael later recalled: ‘I got to learn so much from her. She’ll tell me about James Dean and Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy and Montgomery Clift. She tells me what they were really like’. They also bonded over children, loved toys and... Read more
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NJ.com
Summer viewing: The next wave | Jersey Retrositcom — comfort food for the brain. I kicked things off with a film I'd never
Summer viewing: The next wave | Jersey Retro
NJ.com / Posted 23 days ago
sitcom — comfort food for the brain. I kicked things off with a film I'd never seen: "Pat and Mike" (1952), starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. My respect for Hepburn has skyrocketed. She plays Patricia Pemberton — "Pat" to friends... Read more

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