Sunday, December 27, 2009

Top 30 Famous Deaths of 2009 (Part 2 of 6)

21. Soupy Sales
Zany comedian; noted thrower of pies. May have been the first entertainer to prove you can do a perfectly good kid's show - for adults.

22. Larry Gelbart
Driving force behind M*A*S*H when it was good.

23. Mary Travers
Folk legend and genuine product of Greenwich Village. Her powerful, clear voice defined the folk era.

24. Estelle Bennett
Original member of the Ronettes - one of the greatest rock n roll girl groups ever.

25. Lou Jacobi (above)
Character actor with impeccable comic timing and delivery. Made a few notable guest appearances on '70s sitcoms - including Barney Miller.