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Margaret Nolan, ‘Goldfinger’ model and star, dead at 76

Oct. 12 (UPI) — Margaret Nolan, an actress best known for starring in 1964 James Bond entry Goldfinger and who was painted gold for the film’s title sequence, has died at the age of 76.

Nolan’s son Oscar Deeks, a cinematographer, confirmed his mother’s death to Variety.

The official Twitter account for James Bond also announced Nolan’s death and paid tribute to the actress.

“We are very sad to learn that Margaret Nolan has passed away at the age of 76. Margaret played Dink in Goldfinger (1964) and also appeared painted gold in the iconic opening credit sequence and on the Goldfinger poster. Our thoughts are with her family and friends,” the James Bond Twitter account said.

Nolan also starred in 1964 Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night and a number of movies in the Carry On series including Carry On Matron, Carry on Henry VIII, Carry On

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Margaret Nolan Dead: ‘Goldfinger’ Model and ‘Carry On’ Actress Was 76

Margaret Nolan, an actress and artist known as the gold-painted model in the title sequence for the 1964 James Bond film “Goldfinger,” died Oct. 5, her son, Oscar Deeks, confirmed to Variety. She was 76.

Director Edgar Wright first announced the news of Nolan’s death on Twitter. In a touching tribute, Wright wrote: “She was the middle of Venn diagram of everything cool in the 60’s; having appeared with the Beatles, been beyond iconic in Bond and been part of the ‘Carry On’ cast too.”

Nolan was born on Oct. 29, 1943

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Shalaymiah Moore, Model And Mother, Is Shot Dead In Driveway

An Ohio mother, nurse’s assistant and fashion model who had “finally reached her happy place,” was fatally shot last week in her friend’s driveway.

Shalaymiah Moore, 34, was “at the peak of her life,” her mother, Rochelle Moore, told local station News 5 Cleveland. She’d strutted the runway at New York and Detroit’s Fashion Weeks, and she was booked for a fashion shoot in London this February, Cleveland 19 News reports.

Around 3:20 a.m. last Friday, Moore was in a car with a friend in that friend’s driveway when the pair noticed two men approaching them, according to a police report obtained by local station Fox 8 News. The men drew guns, and Moore and her friend tried to run. They made it over a fence and into a neighbor’s yard – but not before Moore had been shot in the back, according to the station.

Moore’s friend was attempting

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Hanoi Jane Stands Upon 200,000 Dead People to Declare Why COVID Is ‘God’s Gift to the Left’

Jane Fonda is a sick puppy. Is COVID bad or good? She gives a rather odd answer. No, that’s not the right word. She gives a ghoulish answer, noting that she feels the virus has been “God’s gift to the Left” because it’s exposed Trump for who he is or something. Yeah, forget the 200,000+ people who died. Forget about how half of that total is due to Democratic governors forcing nursing homes to admit COVID-positive patients. COVID is great because it could boot Trump from office. She really is no different that her younger self who palled around with communist insurgents in Vietnam back in the day. She sat on an anti-aircraft gun, joked around with America’s enemies, and trashed the country. Hanoi Jane is a traitor, a ghoul, and totally in keeping with someone who is Trump deranged (via Free Beacon):

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Kenzo Takada Dead: Fashion Designer Was 81

Kenzo Takada, fashion designer and founder of the brand Kenzo, has died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, from COVID-19. He was 81.

Takada’s death was confirmed Sunday morning by a post on the Kenzo brand Facebook page.

“For half a century, Mr. Takada has been an emblematic personality in the fashion industry – always infusing creativity and color into the world,” the post reads. “Today, his optimism, zest for life and generosity continue to be pillars of our Maison. He will be greatly missed and always remembered.”

Kenzo’s creative director, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, also remembered Takada with an Instagram tribute, writing “His amazing energy, kindness, talent and smile were contagious. His kindred spirit will live forever.”

Born in Himeji, Japan, on Feb. 27, 1939, Takada discovered his love for fashion at an early age and enrolled at Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo in 1958. He eventually moved to Paris in 1965 to

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Fear TWD Stars Game For Avengers-Style Crossover With The Walking Dead

The stars of Fear the Walking Dead say they’re game for an Avengers: Endgame-style crossover with The Walking Dead that would bring together the casts of both shows. In Fear‘s sixth season, Morgan (Lennie James) and his group of zombie apocalypse survivors, including Luciana (Danay Garcia) and June (Jenna Elfman), find themselves dispersed across different western settlements controlled by Virginia (Colby Minifie). But Garcia, who compares the characters to “Marvel superheroes,” is ready to assemble survivors from the two shows for the most exciting crossover in the history of the Walking Dead Universe.

“I would love for it to happen and I, honestly, don’t have any preference [who to crossover with],” Garcia told TooFab. “I would love to work with Carol. I love [actress Melissa McBride], I got to meet her in person many times and I love her as a person. I just love our universe

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Grateful Dead Release ‘Angel’s Share’ of ‘American Beauty’ Demos

The Grateful Dead will mark the 50th anniversary of their American Beauty by releasing another “Angel’s Share,” a companion collection of never-before-heard demos, alternate mixes and outtakes from the LP, Number 215 on Rolling Stone‘s new list of the 500 Greatest Albums.

The October 15th arrival of American Beauty: The Angel’s Share follows the July 2020 release of Workingman’s Dead: The Angel’s Share which similarly excavated the band’s vaults from that 1970 album’s recording sessions. Both were released as a gift to fans separate from each album’s respective 50th-anniversary edition.

Ahead of the full 56-song digital release from American Beauty: The Angel’s Share, the Grateful Dead have shared 10 demos featuring the entirety of American Beauty — sans “Box of Rain” — in its early studio form, as well as a demo for “To Lay Me Down,” later included on Jerry Garcia’s first solo album Garcia. The

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