1314 posts categorized "OBITUARY"

Feb 04 2023
Beefcake Legend + 9-1-1: Lone Star Gay Love + RIP Charles Silverstein, JOY OF GAY SEX Co-Author + MORE! — 6-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: One of the last living highly IDable models from the Golden Age of Beefcake — actor Gary Conway — turns 87 today.

BELOW: Keep reading for gay sex on 9-1-1: Lone Star, loss of a gay activist and more ...

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Jan 31 2023
Hot Killers + Rugby Vet: I'M GAY + Santos Quits Committees — What's Next? + NeNe's Son Teases Homosexuality, Homosexuals + Reminder That Paris Hilton Sucks + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)
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RIP Penny Marshall & Cindy Williams

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ABOVE: One last farewell to Cindy Williams. One memory that makes me laugh — at the Hollywood Show, Penny was being impossible and Cindy good-naturedly sniped, “Try  doing the TV Land Awards with 'er!” They were true sister-friends.

BELOW: Keep reading for hot killers, the beginning of the end for Santos and more ...

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Jan 30 2023
Cindy Williams, Plucky Shirley Feeney Of LAVERNE & SHIRLEY, BAFTA Nominee For AMERICAN GRAFFITI, Dies @ 75 Comments (0)

Laverne-and-shirley-cast-boycultureAs my friend points out, only The Lone Wolf remains. (Image via ABC)

This one is a bit of a shocker, as she was very active until late '22 — RIP Cindy Williams, the star of Laverne & Shirley, who died at 75 on January 25. Her death was announced January 30.

Full obit here.

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Cindy Williams Classic Foster Grant TV Commercial RIP!

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Jan 26 2023
Chace Crawford's Pit Stop + Newsmax Deplatformed By DirecTV + Schiff For Senate + Adam DiMarco: WANNA FUCK? + MORE! — 6-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Newman would've been 98. In celebration, 9 of his hottest GIFs.

BELOW: Keep reading for Chace Crawford's pit stop, a hot Senate race in California, Newsmax deplatformed and more ...

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Jan 25 2023
Lance Kerwin, JAMES AT 15/16 Star, Dies @ 62 Comments (0)

James at 15 gr8erdays(Image via NBC)

James at 15 and James at 16 star Lance Kerwin has died at 62.

Back in 1977 and 1978, that show was as racy as could be for kids. Why? Because it showed life as it really was for many — all the foibles of being not a kid, not yet a man, including losing his virginity for his Sweet 16 to an exchange student his own age instead of to a sex worker hired by his uncle. (That episode may well have been why the show wasn't renewed.)

All the Stars We've Lost in 2023 — ALREADY

For a show that ran 21 episodes, it sure lasted in my memory.

Not to mention he killed in Salem's Lot.

Full obit here.

 
Jan 24 2023
George Santos Attempts To Read Trixie Mattel + Male Model Jeremy Ruehlemann Dies @ 27 + McCarthy LOVES Taylor Greene + MORE! — 6-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Instagram makes the removal of the good parts reminiscent of early beefcake photography.

BELOW: Keep reading for a catty George Santos, a male model's untimely death and more ...

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Jan 23 2023
Everett Quinton, Queer Theater Icon & Surviving Partner Of Charles Ludlam, Dies @ 70 Comments (0)

Charles-ludlam-everett-quinton-the-mystery-of-irma-vep-1984-gay-queer-obituary-died-dead-boycultureCharles Ludlam (L) & Everett Quinton (R) in 1984's The Mystery of Irma Vep (Image from here; unknown)

Everett-quinton-boyculture-gayThe death, at 70, of Obie-winning theater legend Everett Quinton has been announced by friends on social media.

Quinton, the surviving partner of Charles Ludlam (1943-1987), recalled in an AM New York interview in 2015 that his childhood was rocky:

A friend of mine said, “We were poor but didn’t know it.” Well, we were poor and we knew it! My parents didn’t really know up from down and never encouraged me in my acting. Oh, but I remember for my first audition for the Gallery Players in Brooklyn, I was living at home and so nervous. My mother gave me a Valium. She died of a heart attack two years before I really started acting and my father died afterwards of cancer. I had just gotten into [Ludlam’s Wagner spoof] Der Ring Gott Farblonjet and my name was listed in the cast in The New York Times. I remember taking that to the hospital and showing it to him.

Quinton acted in many of Ludlam's productions, including The Secret Lives of the Sexists (1982), Galas (1983), The Mystery of Irma Vep (1984), Salammbo (1985), The Artificial Jungle (1986), Medea (1987), and other NYC plays. He directed several Ludlam revivals and was a member of and former AD of the Ridiculous Theater Company (1987-1997).

He also directed and starred in his own plays, including A Tale of Two Cities (1988), Linda (1993), Carmen (1994) and Movieland (1994). He cited Caged (1950) and other Million Dollar Movie (1955-1966) selections as his greatest sources of inspiration.

Everett-quinton-bros-boycultureQuinton cutting a taciturn figure in Bros (Image via video still)

Quinton's  mainstream work on TV included Miami Vice (1985) — his television debut came with the glamorous character Homosexual Pusher — as well as Law & Order (1997) and Nurse Jackie (2013), and he appeared in such films as Legal Eagles (1986), Forever, Lulu (1986), From the Hip (1987), Hello Again (1987), Natural Born Killers (1994), Pollock (2000) and his final film role, as Melvin Funk in last year's Bros (2022).

Quinton was preceded in death by Ludlam, who died of AIDS complications at 44. In the paper of record's obit of Ludlam, who had been on the brink of crossover stardom, Quinton was described as his longtime companion.

 
Simon Dunn Dies @ 35 + Dustin Zito Calls For Backup + January 6 Thug Gets His Due + Erotic Art Fair Comes Twice In A Row + MORE! — 6-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: The gyft that keeps on MacGyving! (It sort of works, though.)

BELOW: Keep reading for the tragic suicide of Simon Dunn, a January 6er gets his comeuppance and more  ...

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