Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > General Sitcoms Questions and Discussion

Notices

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 22, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Is Alice Next in Line for a Reboot?; CBS Gives Full Season to Three New Series
Fri-Yay: New Sitcoms - What's Working and What's Not?; Brockmire Season 3 Brings Out the Stars
ABC Picks Up Single Parents for Full Year; Netflix Gets Tia Mowry and Loretta Devine Sitcom
Showtime Comedy Gets More Stars; Netflix Orders New Comedy from Novel Writer
NBC Sets January 2019 Lineup; Team Coco Heads to New York Comedy Festival
ABC Fall Pilot Review: The Kids Are Alright - Premieres Tuesday (Oct. 16); FX Gets New Comedy for 2020


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-28-2009, 08:40 PM   #1
tv star collector
I Love Susie
Senior Member
 
tv star collector's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 18, 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 4,291
TV Older Actors Who Outlived Their Younger Co-stars

Sitcoms:
MAKE ROOM FOR DADDY (Danny Thomas outlived Rusty Hamer)
MY FAVORITE MARTIAN (Ray Walston outlived Bill Bixby)
HAPPY DAYS (almost everyone outlived 12-year-old Heather O'Rourke)
CHICO AND THE MAN (Jack Albertson outlived Freddie Prinze)
DIFF'RENT STROKES (Conrad Bain outlived Dana Plato)

Westerns:
BONANZA (Lorne Greene outlived Dan Blocker)
tv star collector is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2009, 08:45 PM   #2
catlover79
God Bless Val
Moderator
Forum Legend
 
catlover79's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 29, 2006
Location: Bewitched in Ohio
Posts: 69,229
Default

Bob Newhart has outlived both of his TV wives (who were both younger than him) - Suzanne Pleshette and Mary Frann.

Michael Landon (Little House on the Prairie) was survived by older co-stars Dabbs Greer, Richard Bull, Katherine MacGregor and Kevin Hagen.

Over at Three's Company, Don Knotts outlived John Ritter.

On Barney Miller, James Gregory outlived Jack Soo, who was five years younger than him.
__________________
"Jesus loves you and He approves this message."

"I'm alive. I'm feeling good. I'm trying to live every moment as much as I can." - Valerie Harper, March 2013
catlover79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2009, 09:02 PM   #3
Zoneboy
RIP, I'LL NEVER FORGET YOU :(
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
Zoneboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 13, 2003
Location: AT HOME WISHING ALL THIS WAS JUST A DREAM AND THAT I'LL WAKE UP FROM THIS NIGHTMARE.
Posts: 30,456
Default

Hazel - Shirley Booth, Don DeFore and Whitney Blake all outlived Bobby Buntrock.

Brady Bunch - Ann B. Davis has outlived Robert Reed

Golden Girls - Bea Arthur and Betty White have outlived Estelle Getty

Green Acres - Frank Cady has outlived Eva Gabor, Alvy Moore & Kay E. Kuter

Petticoat Junction - Frank Cady and Charles Lane outlived Meredith MacRae. Charles also outlived Bea Benaderet Smiley Burnett and Rufe Davis.
Zoneboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2009, 09:05 PM   #4
catlover79
God Bless Val
Moderator
Forum Legend
 
catlover79's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 29, 2006
Location: Bewitched in Ohio
Posts: 69,229
Default

On Bewitched: Kasey Rogers, Sandra Gould, Bernard Fox and Alice Ghostley all outlived their younger co-stars Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York and Dick Sargent.
catlover79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2009, 09:50 PM   #5
dawsongirl
Member
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jan 04, 2001
Posts: 52,774
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tv star collector
Sitcoms:
MAKE ROOM FOR DADDY (Danny Thomas outlived Rusty Hamer)
When did he die?
dawsongirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2009, 10:39 PM   #6
catlover79
God Bless Val
Moderator
Forum Legend
 
catlover79's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 29, 2006
Location: Bewitched in Ohio
Posts: 69,229
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dawsongirl
When did he die?
Rusty Hamer committed suicide in 1990. Danny Thomas passed away the next year (of respiratory problems, I believe).
catlover79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2009, 11:03 PM   #7
Marvo301
I'm NOT a Blockhead!
Forum Veteran
 
Marvo301's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 17, 2002
Location: The Great White North
Posts: 21,044
Cool

Lucille Ball outlived the younger Desi Arnaz.
__________________
Only a life lived for others is worth living. Albert Einstein

A life isn't worth living unless it has impact on other lives. Jackie Robinson

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. Benjamin Franklin
Marvo301 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 12:30 AM   #8
dawsongirl
Member
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jan 04, 2001
Posts: 52,774
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by catlover79
Rusty Hamer committed suicide in 1990. Danny Thomas passed away the next year (of respiratory problems, I believe).
Aww. Sad.
dawsongirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 09:27 AM   #9
tv star collector
I Love Susie
Senior Member
 
tv star collector's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 18, 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 4,291
TV

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zoneboy
Hazel - Shirley Booth, Don DeFore and Whitney Blake all outlived Bobby Buntrock.

Brady Bunch - Ann B. Davis has outlived Robert Reed

Golden Girls - Bea Arthur and Betty White have outlived Estelle Getty

Green Acres - Frank Cady has outlived Eva Gabor, Alvy Moore & Kay E. Kuter

Petticoat Junction - Frank Cady and Charles Lane outlived Meredith MacRae. Charles also outlived Bea Benaderet Smiley Burnett and Rufe Davis.
I didn't realize Bobby Buntrock had died (in a car accident, in 1974, on the
same bridge where his mother died a year before).

Charles Lane also outlived Edgar Buchanan.
tv star collector is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 09:30 AM   #10
Zoneboy
RIP, I'LL NEVER FORGET YOU :(
Moderator
Forum Celebrity
 
Zoneboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 13, 2003
Location: AT HOME WISHING ALL THIS WAS JUST A DREAM AND THAT I'LL WAKE UP FROM THIS NIGHTMARE.
Posts: 30,456
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tv star collector
Charles Lane also outlived Edgar Buchanan.
True but Edgar was 2 years older.
Zoneboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 10:14 AM   #11
janet42
Three's Company Fan!
Senior Member
 
janet42's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 22, 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,747
Default

Pam Dawber outlived her co-star Rebecca Shaeffer on "My Sister Sam".
janet42 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 10:32 AM   #12
janet42
Three's Company Fan!
Senior Member
 
janet42's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 22, 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,747
Default

I didn't know Bobby Buntrock had died in a car accident.
janet42 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 10:35 AM   #13
ThomasE
Member
Moderator
Forum Veteran
 
ThomasE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 04, 2000
Location: New York, New York, U.S.A.
Posts: 10,717
Default

Michele Lee outlived her TV show son Steve Shaw of Knots Landing.
__________________
Check out my my "It's A Living" Facebook Fanpage!!!
https://m.facebook.com/groups/107208...&source=result
ThomasE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 02:24 PM   #14
Goldilocks
Member
Forum Regular
 
Goldilocks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 08, 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 677
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by janet42
Pam Dawber outlived her co-star Rebecca Shaeffer on "My Sister Sam".
God, that tragedy was so awful and shocking!
Goldilocks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 03:31 PM   #15
tv star collector
I Love Susie
Senior Member
 
tv star collector's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 18, 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 4,291
TV

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zoneboy
True but Edgar was 2 years older.
Yes, I had forgotten that.
tv star collector is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:28 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor vBulletin Solutions Inc. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

VigLink badge

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.