TV Obits: Powers, Abernathy, Glynn
by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 14th 2007 2:32PM
A roundup of TV people from in front of the camera and behind the scenes who have passed away.
- Mala Powers: She was probably best known for playing Roxanne in the 1950 film version of Cyrano de Bergerac, but she also made a ton of guest appearances on TV shows, including Murder, She Wrote, Perry Mason, Ironside, Charlie's Angels, Here Come The Brides, Bewitched, Mission: Impossible, The Wild, Wild West, Rawhide, Thriller, 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, and many more. She died of leukemia at age 76 in Santa Monica.
- Frankie Abernathy: The Real World: San Diego star died of complications from cystic fibrosis on Sunday. She was 25.
- Jeanne Davis Glynn: She was a actress but also a TV writer, and received many awards for writing on many soap operas, including General Hospital, Guiding Light, One Life to Live, Port Charles, and As The World Turns. She also helped launch the radio and TV show Christopher Closeup. She died in New Fairfield, CT at age 75.
- Don Herbert: Mr. Wizard died at age 89 earlier this week.