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Another celebrity lost to lung cancer


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Barbara Bel Geddes - famous for her role as "Miss Ellie" on the long running Dallas series. From an AP article:

"Barbara Bel Geddes, the winsome actress who rose to stage and movie stardom but reached her greatest fame as Miss Ellie Ewing in the long-running TV series "Dallas," has died. She was 82.

The San Francisco Chronicle said she died Monday of lung cancer at her home in Northeast Harbor, Maine. Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home in Mount Desert, Maine, confirmed the death Wednesday, but owner Bill Fernald said the family asked that no further information be given out."


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Jock Ewing (forgot real name) died of LC while on the show and Cliff Barnes (ken Kerchavil) has survived it for 10+ years but refuses to discuss. I saw him on an interview last year and he got pissed off at the interviewer for bringing it up and shifted the conversation to his antique business.


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