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Old 09-24-2010, 08:27 AM
Annie-Xmas Annie-Xmas is offline
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Eddie Fisher dead at age 82


Know as a great singer, for leaving Debbie Reynolds to marry Elizabeth Taylor (who left him to marry Richard Burton), and father of "Princess Leia" Carrie Fisher.
Old 09-24-2010, 09:07 AM
KinkiNipponTourist KinkiNipponTourist is offline
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ooooh. I just bought Carrie Fisher's "Wishful Drinking" and got a kick out of her nickname for her father. I'll give you a quote from her book:

My father is beyond likeable (sic). I mean you would just love him. My father also smokes four joints a day. Not for medical reasons. So I call him Puff Daddy. But he is just adorable.

Old 09-24-2010, 06:45 PM
gonzomax gonzomax is offline
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He was very big during his time. He was a very good singer.
Old 09-24-2010, 06:53 PM
campp campp is offline
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He was a big personality in his day.

My 1 degree of separation: One time I sold him a videotape of one of his own 50s variety shows. I got $25 for it in the 1980s, though it was by mail and I didn't get to meet him!

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