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DL help me fill out my celebrity deathpool

So far I got%0D %0D 1. Michael Douglas%0D 2. Aretha Franklin%0D 3. Steve Jobs%0D 4. Courtney Love%0D %0D What trainwrecks/ill celebrities would you suggest I add to this?%0D

by Anonymousreply 5411/24/2012

Dick Cheney needs to be on there.

by Anonymousreply 112/17/2010

Nancy Reagan

by Anonymousreply 212/17/2010

Are you doing an online deathpool, OP?%0D %0D %0D %0D %0D I'm doing The Newly Dead Game

by Anonymousreply 312/17/2010

Lindsay Lohan

by Anonymousreply 412/17/2010

Cancer is your friend, OP. Much more reliable than old age or drug habits.

by Anonymousreply 512/17/2010

Zsa Zsa ?

by Anonymousreply 612/17/2010

Liza Minnelli.

by Anonymousreply 712/17/2010

I'm afraid you're right about my husband, OP. From the looks of things he won't live to see me celebrate my 34th birthday.

by Anonymousreply 812/17/2010

People on these threads always forget about Mickey Rooney, now 91.

How much longer can he be around?

by Anonymousreply 912/17/2010

Lauren Bacall is reaching her sell-by date.

by Anonymousreply 1012/17/2010

Oy, same old/same old!

by Anonymousreply 1112/17/2010

Jerry Lewis

Richard Dawson

Steve-O from Jackass

Helen Thomas

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by Anonymousreply 1312/17/2010

Carol Channing Phyllis Diller Andy Willaims Ronnie Spector

by Anonymousreply 1412/17/2010

Why Richard Dawson? Is he really old or got cancer or something?

by Anonymousreply 1512/18/2010

Courtney Love?? We should be so lucky. She'll outlive us all.

by Anonymousreply 1612/18/2010

Why Ronnie Spector, R14?

by Anonymousreply 1712/18/2010

James Arness

by Anonymousreply 1812/18/2010

Penny Marshall

by Anonymousreply 1912/18/2010

Courtney Love is to the deathpool list as Meryl is to the Oscars. Nominated every year.

by Anonymousreply 2012/18/2010

Betty White.

Estelle Getty went in 2008. Bea went in 2009. Rue went in 2010. 2011 is Betty's year!

by Anonymousreply 2112/18/2010

r9, the problem with putting down people like Mickey Rooney (or folks like Zsa Zsa or Joan Fontaine or Olivia DeHavilland) is that some death pool scoring is set at 100 minus the dead person's age for each correct guess.%0D %0D So a relatively young person with cancer is really the sweet spot of death pool balloting in this situation.%0D %0D I mean yeah, Mickey Rooney is past his life expectancy but even if he dies he's only worth 9 points. That means it would take 8 Mickey Rooneys to get like one Miley Cyrus.

by Anonymousreply 2212/18/2010

Kirk Douglas. The death of Michael will push him over the edge.

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by Anonymousreply 2512/18/2010

Helen Lawson

by Anonymousreply 2612/18/2010

Steven Spielberg

Paul McCartney

by Anonymousreply 2712/18/2010

Damn! I thought Richard Dawson was already dead.%0D %0D That happens sometimes. Somebody dies and you already thought they were dead.

by Anonymousreply 2812/18/2010

Wow, me too. I would have bet you $1000 Dawson died years ago.

by Anonymousreply 2912/18/2010

Gene Hackman?

by Anonymousreply 3012/18/2010

Olivia de Haviland

by Anonymousreply 3112/18/2010

Joan Fontaine

by Anonymousreply 3212/18/2010

Richard Dawson went through a period years ago where he wouldn't leave the house, claiming that he looked terrible. Nowadays, he's out doing public appearances. He looked pretty good in 2009 for his age, but he IS 78.

by Anonymousreply 3312/18/2010

Also, Courtney Love is like a cockroach: She cannot be destroyed.

by Anonymousreply 3412/18/2010

Sadly, I don't think Jim Garner is doing well. He hasn't been seen now in years.

by Anonymousreply 3512/18/2010

My pick for years was Jesse Helms, then Jerry Falwell. Now it's Fred Phelps. Every year.

by Anonymousreply 3612/18/2010

Garner had a stroke in 2008 and is now wheelchair-bound, R35, so you might be right. I hope not, I really like James Garner.

by Anonymousreply 3712/18/2010

"Gene Hackman?"%0D %0D %0D %0D %0D How's he doing? Haven't heard anything about him in a while%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 3812/19/2010

Gene Hackman retired from acting.

James Garner is one of those actors that will really depress me when he dies. I've always liked him.

A lot of TV actors who I watched growing up, like Garner, are getting pretty old.

Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner, Rose Marie (Dick Van Dyke Show)

Jack Klugman (The Odd Couple)

Cloris Leachman, Ed Asner, Gavin McLeod, Betty White (Mary Tyler Moore Show)

Conrad Bain, Charlotte Rae (Diff'rent Strokes)

Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Barbara Barrie (Barney Miller)

Betty Garrett (Laverne & Shirley)

Marion Ross, Al Molinaro (Happy Days)

Robert Guillaume, Inga Swenson, James Noble (Benson)

Bob Newhart, Bill Daily (Bob Newhart Show)

Ann B. Davis (Brady Bunch)

Also Don Rickles, Doris Day, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller.

by Anonymousreply 3912/19/2010

R39 how odd that you mentioned so many of Mary Tyler Moore's colleagues and not the lady herself! She getting up there, you know.

by Anonymousreply 4012/19/2010

[quote][R9], the problem with putting down people like Mickey Rooney (or folks like Zsa Zsa or Joan Fontaine or Olivia DeHavilland) is that some death pool scoring is set at 100 minus the dead person's age for each correct guess.

In these types of pools, it's good to look for a younger celebrity with drug problems and suicidal tendencies. And if he/she happens to be morbidly obese, all the better.

by Anonymousreply 4112/19/2010

Andy Griffith%0D %0D Liz Smith%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 4212/19/2010

Well then, R41, my guess is Chaz Bono. I really do wish Chaz all the best, but he just looks one step closer to death every time we see him.

by Anonymousreply 4312/19/2010

[quote]James Garner is one of those actors that will really depress me when he dies. I've always liked him.

Me, too. Even though I think he's a Republican. I had such a crush on him when I was a kid. Who was cooler than Jim Rockford?

by Anonymousreply 4412/19/2010

If you thought he was hot as Jim Rockford, check Garner out as Bret Maverick.

by Anonymousreply 4512/19/2010

How is Julie Harris doing? Betsy Palmer? Charles Durning?

by Anonymousreply 4612/19/2010

How is Gena Rowlands doing?

by Anonymousreply 4712/19/2010

r44, don't you fucking dare besmirch James Garner!

Garner is a strong Democratic Party supporter, contributing over $7,500 to Democrats running for Federal office the past seven years, including Dennis Kucinich (for Congress in 2002), Richard Gephardt, John Kerry, Barbara Boxer, and various Democratic committees and groups. Since 1982 Garner has given at least $29,000 to Federal campaigns, and over $24,000 of that has been to the Democrats.[36]

For his role in the 1985 CBS miniseries Space, the character's party affiliation was changed from a Republican (as in the book) to reflect Garner's personal views. Garner said: "my wife would leave me if I played a Republican".[37]

Prior to the entry of ex-San Francisco Mayor (later U.S. Senator) Dianne Feinstein, there was an effort by Democratic party leaders, led by state Senator Herschel Rosenthal, to persuade James Garner to seek the 1990 Democratic nomination for Governor of California

by Anonymousreply 4812/19/2010

R48: I'm sorry! I don't know where I got that idea.

by Anonymousreply 4912/19/2010

*hiccup* John Boehner

by Anonymousreply 5012/20/2010

Can someone do a 2013 death pool thread?

I can't start threads

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by Anonymousreply 5211/24/2012

Then buy a membership, you sadistic cheapskate.

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