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Margaret Hall, ‘Late Show’ Actress, Dies at 84

26 December 2015 10:31 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Margaret Hall, a member of the cast on AMC’s “Remember WENN” and a quirky longtime participant on “The Late Show With David Letterman,” died December 21 in New York City of natural causes. She was 84.

Hall was a SAG/AFTRA & Aea member since the early 1950s, and on Broadway with Laurence Olivier in “Becket.”

The actress appeared on “One Life to Live” and “As the World Turns”; 1965 Hallmark Hall of Fame entry “The Holy Terror,” starring Julie Harris; 1978 telepic “Summer of My German Soldier,” starring Kristy McNichol; and “Circus” (1989), as well as films including “Weekend at Bernie’s,” Party Girl” and “The Guru” (2001).

Hall was a participant on “The Late Show With David Letterman” for eight months in 2004-05, each night waving goodnight to the audience with a huge bouquet of flowers in-arms.

She is survived by her husband, actor Gil Rogers, and daughter Amanda.

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Margaret Hall, ‘Late Show’ Actress, Dies at 84

26 December 2015 10:31 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Margaret Hall, a member of the cast on AMC’s “Remember WENN” and a quirky longtime participant on “The Late Show With David Letterman,” died December 21 in New York City of natural causes. She was 84.

Hall was a SAG/AFTRA & Aea member since the early 1950s, and on Broadway with Laurence Olivier in “Becket.”

The actress appeared on “One Life to Live” and “As the World Turns”; 1965 Hallmark Hall of Fame entry “The Holy Terror,” starring Julie Harris; 1978 telepic “Summer of My German Soldier,” starring Kristy McNichol; and “Circus” (1989), as well as films including “Weekend at Bernie’s,” Party Girl” and “The Guru” (2001).

Hall was a participant on “The Late Show With David Letterman” for eight months in 2004-05, each night waving goodnight to the audience with a huge bouquet of flowers in-arms.

She is survived by her husband, actor Gil Rogers, and daughter Amanda.

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Thomas Jane in Talks to Star in AMC’s 1960s Drama Mad Men

1 April 2015 2:31 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

There has been a lot of buzz regarding AMC's upcoming series Mad Men, which will take place at a Manhattan ad agency in the 1960s. Though not much else is known about it yet, the project comes from Matthew Weiner (The Sopranos), which seems to set a high bar. It has been reported today that Thomas Jane (The Punisher) is in talks to star as the male lead for the series, a character named "Don Draper." Though Weiner has said he's looking for an unknown to play the part (while AMC prefers a film star), Jane is overdue for the opportunity to lead a series, and Mad Men might be a great fit. (Jane has done a few period pieces before, including Boogie Nights). Mad Men would mark AMC's first foray into original scripted programming since The Lot, a lamentable comedy which ran for two seasons (that nobody watched), and Remember WENN, »

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