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sophisticated_soul
10-16-2010, 06:43 PM
Just saw on CNN that "Leave It To Beaver" mom Barbara Billinglsey has passed away at 94 years of age. I thought she was great as Beaver's mom and I loved in later years how she was unafraid to mock that image as when she appeared in the movie "Airplane!" translating jive, a very funny moment. She had a good run. But I will miss her. RIP Barbara Billingsley

marv2
10-16-2010, 07:58 PM
God Bless her! She has made her mark on American Popular Culture that's for sure.

mark speck
10-17-2010, 01:03 PM
One of the quintessential Moms of television...don't we all wish we had her as a Mom?

RIP, Miss Billingsley, and thank you... :(

Also, RIP to Simon MacCorkindale, the British actor who appeared here in U.S. TV in the '80s on the short-lived Manimal, then as a regular on Falcon Crest for a couple of seasons and, after that, the syndicated series Counterstrike.

Best,

Mark

phyl
10-17-2010, 05:03 PM
God Bless her! She has made mark on American Popular Culture that's for sure.

i used tow atch lave it to beaver ti was a sweet show with a lot of love.

robb_k
10-17-2010, 11:50 PM
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After she retired as an actress, she ran a very fine dinner restaurant in West Los Angeles, called Billingsley's (for about 30 years).

mrclemma
10-29-2010, 04:01 AM
Pardon me stewardess, I speak jive. Classic!