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'A Christmas Story' Mom Actress Melinda Dillon Passes Away at 83

'A Christmas Story' Mom Actress Melinda Dillon Passes Away at 83

Melinda Dillon has sadly died at the age of 83.

The actress, best known for her role as the mom in A Christmas Story, passed away earlier last month, according to an obituary published by her family.

The listing, via People, did not reveal a cause of death.

In addition to starring in A Christmas Story, Melinda also received a Tony nomination for her role in the original 1962 production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

She was also a two-time Oscar nominee for Steven Spielberg‘s Close Encounters of the Third Kind in 1977, and later for 1981′s Absence of Malice.

Melinda did not return to reprise her role in A Christmas Story Christmas for HBO Max.

Following the news of her passing, Barbra Streisand shared a touching tribute.

“Melinda Dillon was such a great actress, with a wonderful delicacy about her,” she wrote. “She was a delight to direct in Prince of Tides. May she rest in peace.”

Joey Lawrence Dishes On Brother Matthew Lawrence's Romance With Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas

Joey Lawrence Dishes On Brother Matthew Lawrence's Romance With Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas

Joey Lawrence is opening up about brother Matthew Lawrence‘s new romance with Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas.

The 46-year-old actor spoke to People about Matthew‘s new relationship, which was revealed just last month, following his divorce from Cheryl Burke.

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Kim Kardashian Rocks Ripped Jeans For North West's Newest Basketball Game in LA

Kim Kardashian Rocks Ripped Jeans For North West's Newest Basketball Game in LA

Kim Kardashian lets a piece of hair fall over her face while arriving at a sports complex on Friday evening (February 3) in Los Angeles.

The 42-year-old entrepreneur and reality star wore a pair of tattered jeans with an off-the-shoulder tee while heading to watch her oldest daughter, North West (not pictured), play in a basketball game.

Kim has been a very supportive mom, attending mostly all of North‘s recent basketball games.

Just last week, she was seen attending the game with Tristan Thompson, who is Kim‘s niece True‘s dad.

Late last year, Kim was also seen at the sports arena for another game, where she met up with singer Jessica Simpson.

If you didn’t know Jessica‘s daughter Maxwell, is best friends with North.

North‘s dad, Kanye West, was also at her game last weekend. However, there was an incident.

Check out 20+ pictures of Kim Kardashian arriving for daughter North’s basketball game…More Here! »

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Lisa Marie Presley's Half Brother Navarone Garibaldi Was 'Attacked' By Camel Just A Week Before Her Death

Lisa Marie Presley's Half Brother Navarone Garibaldi Was 'Attacked' By Camel Just A Week Before Her Death

Navarone Garibaldi is opening up about a frightening incident that occurred just a week before his half-sister, Lisa Marie Presley‘s, death.

The 35-year-old musician spoke to People about how thought he also was going to die after a freak encounter with a camel.

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'The Flash' Star Kiersey Clemons Comments on Co-Star Ezra Miller's Troubles

'The Flash' Star Kiersey Clemons Comments on Co-Star Ezra Miller's Troubles

Kiersey Clemons is opening up about the troubles that her The Flash co-star Ezra Miller has gone through in recent years.

Despite all of the controversies surrounding Ezra, the movie is scheduled to be released in theaters by Warner Bros. on June 16.

For some backstory: Ezra was arrested multiple times in Hawaii for assault, was accused of harassing a woman in Germany, was accused of choking someone in Iceland, was accused of hosting three young children and their mom in Vermont in an “unsafe environment,” was charged with felony burglary in Vermont, and was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a young person they met at age 12.

While attending the premiere of her latest movie, Kiersey opened up about working with Ezra and her thoughts on the movie.

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Reese Witherspoon Ruined Denzel Washington's Porsche When She Was 17 - Here's What Happened!

Reese Witherspoon Ruined Denzel Washington's Porsche When She Was 17 - Here's What Happened!

Reese Witherspoon is opening up about her “full circle” moment with Denzel Washington.

While promoting her new movie, Your Place Or Mine, the 46-year-old appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! where she told the story about how she was an intern on one of his past movies – and ended up ruining his Porsche!

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Gina Rodriguez Is Taking Bets On When She'll Give Birth Ahead of 'Not Dead Yet' Premiere

Gina Rodriguez Is Taking Bets On When She'll Give Birth Ahead of 'Not Dead Yet' Premiere

Gina Rodriguez was showing off her baby bump, revealing that she’s still very much pregnant at the premiere event of Not Dead Yet.

The 38-year-old actress met up with her co-stars Hannah Simone, Lauren Ash, Josh Banday, Rick Glassman and Angela E. Gibbs for the event on Wednesday (February 1) in Los Angeles, less than a week ahead of the debut of the series on ABC.

Just days before, Gina joked on her Instagram about still being pregnant, and was starting to take bets on just when baby would get here.

“#notUnpregnantYet #StopAskingMyDueDate” were the hashtags she posted, along with opening up her pool: “Lets take some bets on what comes first, the tv show or the baby?!?!? Not Dead yet airs Feb 8th on @abcnetwork @notdeadyetabc.”

This will be Gina and husband Joe Locicero‘s first child together.

Check out 15+ pictures of pregnant Gina Rodriguez and the Not Dead Yet cast at the premiere event…More Here! »

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