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memories of the ’80s – Meg Ryan

From the small screen to the big screen, this comedic actress had many fans – Meg Ryan. Starting her career on the big screen with a small part in the film Rich & Famous with Candice Bergen, this young actress … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Madeline Kahn

This funny lady became a star in the 1970s thanks to director Mel Brooks, which made her a household name: Madeline Kahn. Growing up in New York City, Madeline Wolfson went to school on Long Island, studying drama, music and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Kathleen Turner

With a distinctive voice and her mysterious smile, Kathleen Turner became Hollywood’s favourite leading lady in the 1980s. Born in Missouri, Turner’s father was an American diplomat in the Foreign Service, and she lived with her family in Venezuela, Canada, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Olivia Newton-John

This singer/actress became an icon in the 1970s with her pop/country music and blockbuster summer movies – Olivia Newton-John. Born in England, Newton-John and her family immigrated to Australia when she was six. By age 14 she formed her own … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Charo

This Spanish bombshell has mucho caliente, and a lot of talent, but for many viewers in the 1970s it was her trademark ‘cuchi-cuchi’ phrase and sexy image that was the focus. Maria Hernandez, who changed her name to Charo, was … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Tanya Roberts

Model and actress is a lethal combination for Hollywood. Combined with a hit television series, Tanya Roberts went from the ad pages of women’s magazines to front of TV Guide when she became the latest actress to join Charlie’s Angels … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Barbie Benton

An actor, comedienne and musician, but she’s best known for her body, seen in repeated features in Playboy Magazine: Barbie Benton. This New Yorker started her career as one of the regulars of late 1960s television series Hee Haw – … Continue reading

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