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Separated at Birth? (Red Buttons and Joseph Gordon-Levitt)

Separated at Birth? (Red Buttons and Joseph Gordon-Levitt)

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He's an Oscar-winning actor and beloved comedian, and he's one of the hottest young actors in Hollywood today. Though their careers were separated by a half century, I say Red Buttons and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were... separated at birth. (The left photo is of Buttons in a publicity shot for the 1957 film Sayonara, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.)
So long, Hightower

So long, Hightower

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NFL and movie great Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith, who has died at age 66, is now free to crush quarterbacks and Honda Civics in heaven. Let's take a look at some of his most memorable work, both in the NFL and in his post-football career. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Until It Hurts (Bubba's exercise video) Married... with Children (Al Bundy vs. Spare Tire Dixon) Baltimore Colts vs. Oakland Raiders (AFC Championship -- January 3, 1971) Smith (#78) knocked Raiders starting QB Daryle Lamonica out of the game (skip to the hit), and the Colts went on to a 27-17 victory. They advanced to Super Bowl V and beat the Dallas Cowboys, 16-13. Incidentally, it's a proven fact that hits in the NFL are twice as vicious when narrated by John Facenda. Related articles Bubba ...
Gone but not forgotten – Harvey Korman

Gone but not forgotten – Harvey Korman

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I'm not going to claim that I was a huge Harvey Korman fan and was familiar with his entire body of work just because he's now dead, but I saw enough of him to know that he was damn funny. Hell, he gained comedy immortality for his performance in Blazing Saddles alone. So before YouTube pulls the clip, enjoy just one classic moment from our dearly departed funnyman...