16 items from 2012
As a new year dawns, a tribute to those we've lost in the year now ending is merited ... and in 2012, those sad milestones have encompassed some of the most popular personalities in television history.
Dick Clark: The number of music stars who owe at least part of their success to the "American Bandstand" maestro is incalculable. Thanks to him, people also enjoy "New Year's Rockin' Eve," receive American Music Awards and have a greater appreciation of bloopers. Here's a "so long" salute to you, Dick.
Larry Hagman: The truly unfortunate irony of the veteran actor's recent death is that he was just starting his second round of "Dallas" success as master schemer J.R. Ewing. He'll also »
A badass and a baby bro are once again Good Wife-bound.
The soon-to-be Walking Dead actor will resurface as Alicia’s younger brother during Stockard Channing‘s debut outing as their mother, while Rose — who now recurs on Private Practice — will reprise her role as a ruthless prosecutor rejoining the fold for a case.
Though Rose is currently only signed on for one Wife installment, Ep Robert King tells the site that “it could extend to three.”
- Megan Masters
Veteran "General Hospital" star John Ingle dies: "The actor died on Sunday 'surrounded by his family in California... after a courageous battle with cancer,' according to a statement by television network ABC. He filmed his last episode of "General Hospital" on August 24. "With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle's passing. We love him and will miss him. John will always be a part of the #Gh family," the show's executive producer Frank Valentini tweeted on Monday ... Ingle married actress and singer Grace-Lynne Martin in 1954, and they were married for 57 years until her death earlier this year from natural causes. Together they had five daughters and nine grandchildren." Reuters TV stars step up to fill in for ailing Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America": "Stephen Colbert and the cast of 'Modern Family' are next up as 'Good Morning America' guest hosts for Robin Roberts, »
John Ingle, a retired teacher who starred on the ABC soap opera "General Hospital" for two decades after mentoring several future Hollywood stars, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home. He was 84 and had been battling cancer. Before he began his acting career, he founded the performing arts departments at both Hollywood and Beverly Hills High schools in 1955 and 1964, respectively. Among his students were Oscar winners Nicolas Cage and Richard Dreyfuss, along with Albert Brooks, Joanna Gleason, Barbara Hershey, Swoosie Kurtz, Stefanie Powers, David Schwimmer and Jonathan Silverman. Also read: Notable »
- Todd Cunningham
John Ingle has died at the age of 84, his family has confirmed. The General Hospital actor passed away on Sunday (September 16), and was honoured in a statement issued on Facebook by family members. He had been diagnosed with cancer.
[John Ingle, photographed at a 'General Hospital' fan club luncheon in California during summer 2009] "May you soar with the angels. You will forever hold a special place in the deepest corners of our hearts," read an excerpt from the message. "You were joy, light and love. Goodness at its very best. "For the rest of our days, we will all do our best to continue to make you proud. Rest in peace and continue to spread your generous spirit in the heavens above. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. "With love forever, from your 5 - J. Ingle Belles and the family, friends and loved ones (more) »
- By Kate Goodacre
John Ingle, best known as patriarch Edward Quartermaine on ABC’s General Hospital, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 84. Ingle’s passing on Sunday was first reported by a family member on Facebook and General Hospital executive producer Frank Valentini confirmed the news on Twitter. “We love him and will miss him. John will always be part of the #Gh family,” Valentini wrote. The Oklahoma native took on the role of Edward Quartermaine in 1993 after retiring as an English and theater teacher. He taught at both Hollywood High Beverly Hills High School until 1985. Among his students were Nicolas Cage, Richard Dreyfuss, David Schwimmer and Albert Brooks. Ingle was fired from Gh in 2003 and the role of Edward was to be killed off, but outraged fans spoke out and he was rehired. He left the show for a couple years to play Mickey Horton on Days Of Our Lives. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
John Ingle, star of the ABC daytime drama General Hospital died Sunday at the age of 84. On Monday, Ingle's family posted on Facebook in memory of the beloved father figure and thesp: "Father, Husband, Grandan, Great Grandan, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Teacher, Inspirer, Mentor: May You Soar with the Angels. You will forever hold a special place in the deepest corners of our hearts." Frank Valentini, executive producer of the daytime soap, also took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the passing of the star that brought his scheming character Edward Quartermaine to G.H. for two decades: "With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle's passing. We love him and will miss him. John »
Ingle is best known as Edward Quartermaine on Hospital, a role he has played since 1993. He also appeared on Big Love and The Drew Carey Show. Prior to his acting career, Ingle was a high school drama teacher. His students included David Schwimmer, Nicolas Cage and Albert Brooks, who remembered his former teacher on Twitter: ”R.I.P John Ingle. General Hospital star and my high school drama teacher. Wonderful guy.”
His wife, Grace-Lynn Martin, »
- Denise Warner
Sean Kanan, who began his soaps career playing the definitive A.J. Quartermaine — though Meg Masters and I apparently will agree to disagree on that — is en route back to General Hospital.
But to play… who, exactly?
TV Guide Magazine‘s Michael Logan, who first reported the news of Kanan’s quite unexpected Port Charles homecoming, says the actor’s long-term arc will kick off on Oct. 29, though no details are being revealed about his character. After all, Quartermaine clan black sheep A. »
- Matt Webb Mitovich
17 September 2012 2:06 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
John Ingle, who taught acting to eventual Oscar winners Richard Dreyfuss and Nicolas Cage, then starred as stately patriarch Edward Quartermaine for two decades on ABC’s General Hospital, died Sept. 16, his family reported. He was 84. Ingle, who gained his first acting credit at 53, played Quartermaine from 1996 until December 2003, then returned in April 2006 when the show’s producers responded to popular demand. In the interim, he starred as Mickey Horton on NBC’s Days of Our Lives. His daughter Jennifer noted on Facebook that her father, in a wheelchair, returned to the General Hospital set Aug. 24
- Mike Barnes
Character actor John Ingle died Sunday at the age of 84. Ingle taught theater at Hollywood High School from 1955 until 1964, when he transferred to Beverly Hills High School. There he taught acting to a student body that, at various times, included Richard Dreyfuss, Swoosie Kurtz, Albert Brooks, Julie Kavner, Nicolas Cage, and David Schwimmer. Ingle began getting small TV roles in the early '80s, but he didn’t begin his acting career in earnest until after retiring from teaching in 1985. With his squared-off face, winged eyebrows, and gruff voice, he was a natural for authority figures: He »
The actor's family confirmed Ingle's death Monday in a Facebook posting. "Father, Husband, Grandan, Great Grandan, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Teacher, Inspirer, Mentor: May You Soar with the Angels. You will forever hold a special place in the deepest corners of our hearts," the message read.
Related: General Hospital Star Quits After 21 Years
The executive producer of General Hospital, Frank Valentini, tweeted his reaction. "With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle's passing. We love him and will miss him. John will always be a part of the #Gh family."
Although well-known for his work on General Hospital -- which he continued until recently -- Ingle also starred on the soap drama Days of Our Lives from 2004-2006. He also appeared in countless other TV »
Longtime "General Hospital" actor John Ingle has passed away at the age of 84. His family made the announcement on Facebook that he died Saturday (Sept. 15). And "General Hospital" executive producer Frank Valentini tweets:
"With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle's passing. We love him and will miss him. John will always be a part of the #Gh family."
Ingle played Edward Quartermaine on Gh for over 450 episodes, making his final appearance in the role just last week. Daytime fans will also remember him from his time on "Days of Our Lives" as Mickey Horton.
His family writes on Facebook:
"Father, Husband, Grandan, Great Grandan, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Teacher, Inspirer, Mentor: May You Soar with the Angels. You will forever hold a special place »
John Ingle, a stalwart on the ABC daytime drama General Hospital for two decades, died on Sunday, a representative for the show confirmed to People. He was 84. In a posting on Facebook Monday, his family said: "Father, Husband, Grandan, Great Grandan, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Teacher, Inspirer, Mentor: May You Soar with the Angels. You will forever hold a special place in the deepest corners of our hearts." Frank Valenti, executive producer of General Hospital, on which Ingle played calculating patriarch Edward Quartermaine from 1992 until last week, also Tweeted: "With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle's passing. »
- Stephen M. Silverman
Ingle’s family announced his passing Monday on Facebook. Gh executive producer Frank Valentini later shared the news via Twitter, saying, “We love him and will miss him. John will always be part of the #Gh family.”
Ingle played the ABC soaps’ irascible Quartermaine patriarch on and off for 19 years, (succeeding David Lewis, who died in 2000) with his last stint beginning in 2006. In recent years, Edward was a mainly backburner player whose storylines involved health scares like the character’s 2009 heart attack.
- Kimberly Roots
New York (AP) -- An actor who for two decades played a scheming patriarch on the daytime drama "General Hospital" has died in Los Angeles. ABC says John Ingle was 84.Ingle took over the role as the ruthless Edward Quartermaine in 1993 and made his final appearance in an episode airing last week. He died Sunday.In a career spanning more than 30 years he had acting credits in TV shows including "Days of Our Lives," "Big Love" and "The Drew Carey Show" and in films such as "Batman and Robin" and "Heathers."The native of Tulsa, Okla., was a graduate of Occidental College. He taught at Hollywood High School, UCLA and Beverly Hills High School.His wife of 57 years, Grace-Lynne Martin, died in February. He is survived by their five daughters.His "General Hospital" costars took to Twitter to pay their respects.Maurice Benard @MauriceBenardMBJohn Ingle was a class act, »
- tooFab Staff
16 items from 2012
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