Tag Archives: Dramatis Personae

Friday thespian Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, who entertained us as ‘Deebo,’ is dead at 62.

Friday star Deebo found ‘deceased.’  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Tommy “Tiny” Lister has migrated to that big movie studio in the sky. The muscle-bound thespian, best known for his ruffian role as “Deebo” in Ice Cube’s “Friday” film franchise, was found dead inside his Los Angeles apartment on Thursday. He was 62. Officials with the L.A. County ...

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“Good Times” star Ja’Net DuBois found “deceased” inside her California home

Good Times star found deceased.  Blog King, Mass Appeal GLENDALE, Cali. — “Temporary layoffs, Good Times…” Ole Willona has migrated to that big housing project in the sky. Damn, Damn, Damn! Ja’Net DuBois, best known for her dramatis personae as Willona Woods on the classic ’70s sitcom “Good Times,” passed away on Monday. She was 74. The scuttlebutt queen was ...

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Netflix: What’s new with Marlon?

‘Sextuplets’ film short on laughter. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — Marlon Wayans’ latest Netflix conception, “Sextuplets,” isn’t his best work. As a matter of fact, many critics believe it’s downright chintzy and completely void of guffaws. Rotten Tomatoes gave it a craptacular score of 33 percent on its Tomatometer. Jason Bailey, film critic with the New York Times, trashed ...

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