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Tom Poston 1921-2007: Respiratory failure. The "Newhart" and "Mork & Mindy" character actor was gifted at playing the clueless bumbler, but Tom Poston was a trained Broadway actor and always received high accolades from his peers. His third wife was actress Suzanne Pleshette, whom he met on "The Bob Newhart Show" in the '70s; they reconnected years later and were wed in 2000.


Tom Poston-Army Air Corps-WW2-OCS and became a pilot in European Theatre, dropped troops at Normandy, Captain (Actor/Comedian)


Tom Poston -- (10/17/1921-4/30/2007). American Television & Film Actor. He portrayed Franklin Delano Bickley on TV Series "Mork & Mindy", George Utley on "Newhart", Floyd Norton on "Grace Under Fire". Movies -- "Cold Turkey" as Mr. Stopworth, "Rabbit Test" as The Minister, "The Princess Diaries 2:Royal Engagement" as Lord Palimore, "Christmas with the Kranks" as Father Zabriskie. He died of Respiratory Failure, age 85.


Suzanne Pleshette -- (1937-2008). Television, Film & Voice Actress. She Appeared in film "Alfred Hitchcock's: The Birds" and played Emily Hartley in "The Bob Newhart Show". She was married to Tom Poston, She was treated for Lung Cancer. She was hospitalized for Pulmonary Infection and Pneumonia. She died of Respiratory Failure at her home.

from Inside Jay Dean's Brain

a couple more CAPTAIN KANGAROO memories..

Mr. Greenjeans from the Captain Kangaroo Show