Sunday, January 20, 2008

Suzanne Pleshette Dies After Long Illness

Scoring Update! The points change, death remains the same...

Suzanne Pleshette, the beautiful, husky-voiced film and Broadway theater star best known for her role as Bob Newhart's sardonic wife on television's long-running "The Bob Newhart Show," has died, said her attorney Robert Finkelstein. She was 70.

Pleshette, who underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer in 2006, died of respiratory failure Saturday evening at her Los Angeles home, said attorney and family friend Robert Finkelstein. She was 70.

"The Bob Newhart Show, a hit throughout its six-year run, starred comedian Newhart as a Chicago psychiatrist surrounded by eccentric patients. Pleshette provided the voice of reason.
Congratulations and 7.2 points each awarded to, Go To Hell, Last Call, Yiz-Score: 2007 DP Champ and Whoaa-ooah, Dying on the Edge. The Rosters and Standings have been updated.


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