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Joseph Bologna, Actor and Playwright Known for ‘My Favorite Year,’ Dies at 82

13 August 2017 6:36 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Joseph Bologna, an actor, writer, and director known for his role in 1982’s “My Favorite Year” and for his long collaboration on stage and screen with wife Renée Taylor, has died after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 82.

Bologna died Sunday morning at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif. Just last month, Bologna attended a 35th anniversary screening of “My Favorite Year” in Los Angeles. Bologna played the explosive TV star King Kaiser in the backstage comedy inspired by Mel Brooks’ experiences as a young TV writer on Sid Caesar’s legendary “Your Show of Shows.”

Taylor said Bologna had “a beautiful life and a beautiful death.” Bologna died just two days after the couple celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.

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Bologna and Taylor co-wrote and starred in the Broadway show “Lovers and Others Strangers” in 1968. The pair then earned Oscar nominations for their screenplay adaptation for the 1970 film starring Gig Young »

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Joseph Bologna, Actor and Playwright Known for ‘My Favorite Year,’ Dies at 82

13 August 2017 6:36 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Joseph Bologna, an actor, writer, and director known for his role in 1982’s “My Favorite Year” and for his long collaboration on stage and screen with wife Renée Taylor, has died after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 82.

Bologna died Sunday morning at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif. Just last month, Bologna attended a 35th anniversary screening of “My Favorite Year” in Los Angeles. Bologna played the explosive TV star King Kaiser in the backstage comedy inspired by Mel Brooks’ experiences as a young TV writer on Sid Caesar’s legendary “Your Show of Shows.”

Taylor said Bologna had “a beautiful life and a beautiful death.” Bologna died just two days after the couple celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.

Bologna and Taylor co-wrote and starred in the Broadway show “Lovers and Others Strangers” in 1968. The pair then earned Oscar nominations for their screenplay adaptation for the 1970 film starring Gig Young and Bea Arthur. Taylor »

- Cynthia Littleton

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The Merv Griffin Show, Van Dyke and Company: getTV Celebrating Lucille Ball's Birthday

4 August 2017 8:51 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

August 6th marks Lucille Ball's 106th birthday and getTV is celebrating. Recently, the network announced they are airing a marathon of TV shows featuring Ball in honor of the I Love Lucy star's birthday.The special event will include episodes of The Merv Griffin Show and Van Dyke and Company that feature Lucille Ball, her family, and her friends. The marathon kicks off on getTV on August 6th at 10 p.m. Et.Read More… »

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