Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Your Turn

Which dead celebrity do you wish was still alive?

167 comments:

Sugar said...

Enty!

Ray Nicolet said...

Paul McCartney

Faith said...

Heath Ledger.

snookiemonster said...

Brittany Murphy

Renoblondee said...

Cory Monteith.

Suzie P said...

James Garner

VIPblonde said...

Lindsay Lohan's acting career

MeanieRhysie said...

The walrus was Paul!

MontanaMarriott said...

Michael
Whitney
La Liz
Donna Summer
Minnie Riperton
Josephine Baker
Maria Callas
Billie Holliday

Karen said...

Heath Ledger or John Ritter. Or Natalie Wood so we'd know what the hell happened on that boat.

Bacon Ranch said...

Elvis, but he IS still alive. Last spotted in Kalamazoo,MI

dunduhdunddun said...

River Phoenix

Omar Little said...

Hunter S. Thompson

Stephanie said...

Amy Winehouse

OneEyeCharlie said...

Lee Marvin or Robert Mitchum

Seven of Eleven said...

LOL @ VIP!

Heath Ledger. But it would just be good to be true :(

Ray Nicolet said...

Goo goo kachoo

Brea Lowe said...

Paul Walker. That one was heavy

Lioness70 said...

John Lennon.

Anyone know the story behind "the walrus was Paul"? It's a good one.

Jessi said...

Bob Hope. I freaking love Bob Hope!

jane3113 said...

MCA

Vera Christina said...

Michael Hutchence

I'd also love to see what Hitchcock or Welles would do with the technology available to them today. I bet we would see some amazing films!

auntliddy said...

This is a good question. Imma mention a few: Totie Fields, phil hartman, natalie wood, marilyn monroe, rebecca schaeffer, richie havens, rick nelson.

FSP said...

lol@Sugar

MCA

supapimp said...

Bruce and brandon lee.

Bianca Taylor said...

Tupac

Unknown said...

Karen Carpenter

Carissa said...

Phil Hartman

sinkabella said...

Lucille Ball. She was the best and NO ONE comes even close, despite the hype.

Lady Heisenberg said...

Junior Seau. Miss you, buddddddddy <3

Vera Christina said...

oh yes, Phil Hartman!

Simon said...

What happened to reveals today?

Sis said...

Princess Diana

Nicole Renee said...

River Phoenix, Heath Ledger, John Ritter, Princess Diana, Lucille Ball and Marilyn Monroe.

Snootches said...

Freddie Mercury and Paul Walker

The Real Dragon said...

Paul Walker
Aaliyah
Lee Thomas Young.

Freya said...

Elizabeth Taylor so she can call BS to that Lifetime movie made about her and to smack the crap at her wannabe, KimK.

Also, anyone from Club 27.

cc423 said...

Snootches: Freddie Mercury is a GREAT suggestion!

Evil Kumquat said...

Douglas Adams

MISCH said...

Audrey Hepburn

Janieb said...

John Wayne

EastCoaster said...

Where to even begin??? For starters, I'll be forever crushed that we've lost the gifted Philip Seymour Hoffman, James Gandolfini & Heath Ledger.

Ray Nicolet said...

I'm still upset about Lee :(

Dena said...

Phillip Seymour Hoffman

ItsCourtneyD said...

Lucille Ball. Jeff Conaway. Bon Scott. Jimi Hendrix. Duane Allman. Steve Gaines. Paul Walker.

Sunshine said...

Jackie Gleason

Sunshine said...

Jackie Gleason

bflogurl said...

Layne Staley

hothotheat said...

Freddie Mercury and John Lennon

auntliddy said...

Cc, snooches, def freddie, def freddy:)

AJ said...

River Pheonix & Heath Ledger.

Gayeld said...

Gene Kelly. Cary Grant. Clark Gable.

And pretty much everyone else that's been listed.

Robin the Mad Photographer said...

Am I really the first one to mention Kurt Cobain? It would have been interesting to see what he would have done musically after breaking up Nirvana (because that was going to happen sooner or later), not to mention having him around for Frances Bean...

Oopsy_Daisy said...

Kubrick.

Greengrl said...

Totally agree with Freddie Mercury. I would have loved to see him perform in concert.

shudupdee said...

+1 on amy. the music that will never be, saddens me :'(

The Real Dragon said...

@Ray so unexpected =[

B626 said...

Chris Farley, in a van, down by the river.

Nonsensic-Al said...

Heath Ledger
Madeline Kahn
Audrey Hepburn
Kate Hepburn
Peter Ustinov
Ruth Gordon
Bette Davis
James Dean
Richard Pryor
Marlon Brando
Craig Milstead aka Divine
and most of all
Gilda Radner.

Sean said...

Richard Pryor,George Carlin,Bill Hicks. And Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Otis Redding.

Sean said...

Nonsensic-Al , we both said Richard Pryor at the same time!

BeckyMae said...

Jeff Buckley...I was fortunate enough to see him live twice and it was beyond thrilling both times but also agree with Freddie Mercury, he would have been amazing to see too. Both taken too young...

Jeannie said...

I was shocked to see that this is the first mention of Kurt on here! He's my number one. Also Heath Ledger and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

CoBe said...

Marilyn.

Mainly so that Lindsay Lohan couldn't dress up like her and shit all over her memory anymore.

Montague R. Higginbotham, IV said...

Richard Nixon

Montague R. Higginbotham, IV said...

Richard Nixon

Topper Madison said...

Gautama Buddha, Muhammad, and Jesus Christ. I figure if we had 'em all at the same time, they'd have all our crazy shit straightened out tout de suite.

youdontsay said...

Princess Diana
John Candy
Heath Ledger
Freddie Mercury

teresa crane said...

Marilyn Monroe
Paul Walker
PSH

Violet said...

CM 4eva <3

Smokey772 said...

PHIL MUTHAFUCKIN' HARTMAN

And Heath Ledger would be a not to distant 2nd.

Cecily said...

Kurt Cobain, John Lennon, Chris Farley and Steve Irwin.

Sincerely,Your Friend said...

Freddie DAMMM Mercury!

@Sniotches. I couldn't believe anyione mentioned him. I was scrolling down to write his name, but reading as I scrolled and there he was!! Forever <3

I looooovvvvved Freddie. I was pretty young when he died but I already had ex boyfriends and 2 of them sent me flowers upon hearing the news Of The World.

@Vera. I love the Michael Hutchence shout out. Good one.

David Howes said...

Stevie Ray Van, he still had music left in him when he past away!

Sea Hag said...

Leonardo da Vinci. Just because he's been dead longer makes him no less of a celebrity. He was a rock star in his day. I think a mind like his would blaze no matter when he lived.

skippy said...

Freddie Mercury.

bored soccer mom said...

River Phoenix. I'm still not over it.

And Kurt Cobain.

shopgirl said...

Bill Bixby

Omar Little said...

Yes, Layne Staley. Love him.

DAMD Tech said...

George Harrison

discoflux said...

So many good ones mentioned already. I'll add Jeff Buckley into the mix. I would love to see what he could've accomplished.

Count Jerkula said...

Sam Kinison

Randy "Macho Man" Savage

Eddie Guerrero

Chris Benoit and his wife & kid

Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf

meme deemed said...

Katherine Hepburn
Princess Diana
Grace Kelly
Gene Kelly
Paul Newman

EastCoaster said...

In that same vein... Teddy Roosevelt. Another fascinating, real Renaissance Man.

Rose Lizenberg said...

Bea Arthur, Rue McLanahan & Estelle Getty

EastCoaster said...

Claude Rains

Susan said...

Elvis
Marilyn Monroe
Jeff Buckley
JFK Jr.
Sinatra
Liberace
Julia Child

Froggy England said...

All those who died too young,,,Monroe,,hutchence, Yates, peaches, Hoffman, cobain, Elvis, macoll, winehouse, Houston, Diana and dodi, Dean,,and so many, many more :-((,

Shinobi Jedi said...

Harold Ramis... Still bummed.

S.joy said...

Dorothy Dandridge and Lena Horne. I would LOVE to talk to them about their experiences as black women in Hollywood.

Missjenny619 said...

BeckyMae, we must be soul mates! He is my #1 too. Huge fan!! I was friends with his mother, Mary and also Keith Foti (only person who was present when Jeff drowned) for a while.

You & I would get along well :)

Jonathan Andrew Sheen said...

I don't care, I'm making it a Twofer:

John Lennon and George Harrison.

Duh.

Snapdragon said...

Phil Hartman was the first to come to mind. Keith Haring. Michael Hutchence. Freddy Mercury.

If we're going historical? Tesla.

Missjenny619 said...

So happy to see a few mentions of Jeff Buckley in here :) I would have loved to hear what could have been.

His fans are few, but passionate. I count the three of you as kindred spirits :)

WritergirlinLa said...

Agreed. He was such a wonderful actor and all around good guy.

califblondy said...

Princess Diana.

Stephanie said...

Amy Winehouse

Carissa said...

Glad to see others mentioning Jeff Buckley here.
I'm with you MissJenny, what could have been....such music!

Emily May said...

Yeap Marlon

BeckyMae said...

Oh wow MissJenny that is super cool! He was just so brilliant....and funny....I remember one time I saw him in Sydney and he chided the screaming fan girls in the front to quieter down whilst he played the lofi stuff but added "There'll be time for underwear throwing later..."

crila16 said...

JFK Jr.

Leah said...

Gilda's name was the first that came to mind. She was a genius.

DeadParrot42 said...

Jim Henson. A genius taken too soon.

Paint Chips said...

PSH

But Princess Diana is a good one too.

freckledk said...

Phillip Seymour Hoffman. No contest.

Brenda L said...

Add another Jeff Buckley here....
Kurt Cobain as well.

Seriously Leslie said...

Michael Jackson. Music isn't the same nowadays. Say what you want about him, he really was a living legend.

Studio54 said...

John Lennon
JFK, Jr.
Princess Diana

Studio54 said...

John Lennon
JFK, Jr.
Princess Diana

Studio54 said...

John Lennon
JFK, Jr.
Princess Diana

Doni said...

Aaliyah and Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez.

Jason Blue Eyes said...

Stanley Kubrick
Federico Fellini
Jerry Goldsmith
Brittany Murphy

Hush yo mouth, VIP. Lindsay's career is exactly where it should be.

Little Miss Smoke and Mirrors said...

JFK, Jr.

cece said...

Love him too!

Lexa said...

Phil Hartman, PSH--and James Gandolfini.

Count Jerkula said...

Good one, East Coaster. Not only should Teddy be alive, he should be President again, so he could break up all the "too big to fail"s we got holding out economy hostage.

PghGirl said...

Madeline Kahn. Im sooooo tywed. RIP Lily Von Schtupp

Trilby said...

Sharon Tate, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison, Jean Harlow, Natalie Wood.

Clark St. said...

No, Lyndon Johnson, because he'd be reaming that wimp Obama for not getting Congress to do a damned thing.

Runswithscissors said...

Mr. Roger
Jim Henson
John candy
John Ritter

Vintage Pink said...

Amy Winehouse
Princess Diana
Andy Warhol

So many to choose from....

Zayrina said...

Robert Shaw

lmnop123 said...

Maya Angelou
Bernie Mac
Donna Summer
Princess Diana
JFK Jr.
Roger Ebert

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dee said...

John Lennon and George Harrison .
Jimi Hendrix

Candyland said...

I'm totally with bored soccer mom on this one: River Phoenix & Kurt Cobain.

Candyland said...

Sugar!!! Love it, love it!

ecua said...

The Lindbergh baby, poor thing.

Smasherstein said...

Groucho Marx

Dingle Barry said...

Great choices! They always had great movies. Even their not so great movies are so much better than what we see today (I'm thinking The Winds of War TV mini-series). How I loved those mini-series of the 70s-80s though.

gee-gee said...

Paul Newman
Kate Hepburn
Bernie Mac
Ruby Dee
Michael Clarke Duncan
Nina Simone

Dingle Barry said...

Phil Hartman definitely.

Dingle Barry said...

Love her and Carol Burnett (I'm pretty sure Carol is still alive though).

Dingle Barry said...

The Duke!

Cee Kay said...

John Candy

cricket said...

Patrick Swayze
Heath Ledger
JFK Jr
John Denver
Freddie Prinze
Phil Hartman
John Ritter
Freddie Mercury

mlhefel said...

Eartha Kitt!
I regret not seeing her when see was appearing here in Seattle at Jazz Alley.

ItsCourtneyD said...

+1000 I loved gworge

NaughtyNurse said...

Princess Diana. As a mom, I can only imagine how much she would want to see her sons all grown up and to meet her grandson.

Zeeky_Boogy_Doog said...

Rik Mayall, Robert Palmer, Falco, and Michael Hutchence.

Humor Me said...

You said celebrity, right?

Andrew Breitbart.

Northbynorthwest said...

Farley Granger, he was such a good guy.

Really just one of the most amiable and stand up people you could've ever met. A pioneer in the film industry, a consummate actor's actor, and a tremendous champion of classic films in his last few decades. He would attend any screenings he was asked to, do Q & As, meet with fans, share his wisdom with younger generations. And a pretty big and unsung hero in the LGBT world too. As one of the first major "top billing" stars who refused to hide their sexuality. I took his death hard, as a long time fan, grateful student of his film wisdom shared, and acquaintance.

I was actually about to met him again for a long sit-down interview to help my budding career as a film historian just a few months before he died suddenly. I'll always regret never having had that chance to get to know him better. And I'll always cherish having known such a truly wonderful and inspiring man personally.

RIP to both Farley and Bob Calhoun, such fantastic gentlemen who are sorely missed!

lucy said...

George Carlin. I still heart him.

__-__=__ said...

Enty - this could be multiple turns. Celebrity, actor, musician, jazz musician, classical musician, politician, artist. So many good answers here.

Everyone I thought of has already been mentioned except Belushi.

Erik said...

Roger Ebert.

poppyfresh said...

Amy Winehouse

The Enquirer said...

Princess Diana. Loved her.

CK76 said...

Lots of good ones, did anyone say Elvis?

I'll add Iz Kamakawiwo╩╗ole, sad I never had the opportunity to see him in concert.

Patsy Cline
Foster Brooks

Dena said...

Awww, I so loved Michael Hutchence.

Dena said...

So nice to hear @WriterGirl : )

Dena said...

Both awesome!

Dena said...

Did we say Jin Morrisson?

Dena said...

*Morrison

Bubbles said...

Princess Di
Princess Grace
Audrey Hepburn
Nina Simone
Whitney Houston- would love to have seen her get her shit together

KSierra said...

Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley, Peter Steele, Mike Starr, Jim Morrison, Freddie Mercury, Heath Ledger, George Harrison, and, my Mom & Dad...I know, not famous, but, you know...:(

KSierra said...

and Michael Hutchence.

KSierra said...

and Marilyn Monroe. Ok, done now!

clearly4you said...

Michael Hutchence & Paul Walker.

Snootches said...

I yearn for Freddie to come back and slap the shit out of Bieber.

Snootches said...

Farley! How'd I forget him! Great one

Snootches said...

Me too, He should've been in the frist ten posts! Maybe they'll hologram his ass and do a world tour someday

Dingle Barry said...

Great catch! I still miss him. And Tim Russert.

sugar of lead said...

Vivien Leigh Phil Hartman Chris Farley Kurt Judy Garland

Jerry said...

Clarence Clemons

Syd said...

Janis Joplin

Cari G said...

Kurt Cobain

Seachica said...

Phil Hartman. I wanted at least 5 more good seasons of Newsradio.

John Lennon, because is love to see how he would have adapted his politics through the last 30 years.

Nick Adenhart (baseball player), because his talent was huge and I would love to see him play with Mike Trout (though maybe Trout wouldn't be quite as good if he hadn't gone through that tragedy)