Showing posts from December 7, 2011

Barbara Orbison Loses Her Battle with Cancer - Passes Away 23 years to the day of Roy Orbison's death

Barbara Orbison, Widow of Rock Legend Roy Orbison, Dies of Pancreatic Cancer. Her Death Falls on 23rd Anniversary of Roy Orbison’s Death Los Angeles, CA -- December 6, 2011: Barbara Orbison, widow of Rock and Roll legend, Roy Orbison, passed away today after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. She was 60 years old. Barbara was diagnosed with the disease on April 20, 2011 at the Mayo Clinic. In May of 2011, she was admitted to USC Medical Center in Los Angeles under the supervision of Dr. Heinz-Josef Lenz, Associate Director of the USC/Norris Gastrointestinal Oncology Program. On May 13, Barbara underwent the Whipple surgical procedure, performed by Dr. Yuri Genyk. Following her surgery and chemotherapy, Barbara was optimistic about her recovery, but complications from the cancer ultimately resulted in a final re-admittance to USC Medical Center in mid-November. She died peacefully there today with her sons, Roy Kelton Orbison, Jr. (41) and Alexander Orbison (36) by her si

Elvis Presley's Frankie & Johnny Co-Star Harry Morgan Passes Away

Goodbye Colonel Potter! M*A*S*H , That's how most Americans remember the Emmy Award winning actor who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 96. But Harry Morgan is probably best known to Elvis fans as Elvis Presley's co-star in the 1966 riverboat film, Frankie and Johnny . He played " Cully ", Elvis ' piano player, as seen in the clip above. The next clip includes a short interview with Harry talking about filming with Elvis and how pleasant he was to work with. In fact, he says, Elvis couldn't have been nicer. Harry died at his home in Brentwood, California after having pneumonia. He is survived by his second wife, Barbara , and four sons from both marriages: Chris, Charlie, Paul and Danny . Please keep the family in your prayers. The holiday season is the worst time to lose a loved one. Here's a clip of Harry Morgan in one of TV's most successful prime time shows, M*A*S*H . The 1983 Finale was THE most watched show in tv history w