"Sam the Butcher" from Brady Bunch died

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  1. hipmamajen

    hipmamajen I love the friends I have gathered together on thi

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    http://www.9news.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=84821

    The actor best known for playing Sam the Butcher on "The Brady Bunch" has died.

    Allan Melvin's wife says he died of cancer at his home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles. He was 84.


    More at link.

    The headline was "Brady Bunch Actor Dies," and I was worried it was one of the boys. Not that I'm glad Allan Melvin died, I just wasn't up to hearing it was Bobby...
     
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  3. deanws

    deanws Former Member

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    I read this on aol. I feel old as so many of the actors/actresses that were in my favorite shows are passing away. :(
     
  4. montana_16

    montana_16 Active Member

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    I know what you're saying. It seems that every other day we are learning of the passing of one or even two of our beloved actors from the past.

    To me, it seemed like in those shows or movies we really felt close to the characters, even if they weren't the "stars" of the show.
     
  5. sissy's mom

    sissy's mom and pooter's mom too

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    I loved the show.. poor Alice!!!!!


    so sorry for his family and friends
     
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    dingo Former Member

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    he was Alices boyfriend in the show wasnt he?.
    RIP Sam.
     
  7. sissy's mom

    sissy's mom and pooter's mom too

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    Yes, he was
     
  8. dingo

    dingo Former Member

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    Thanks Skip..I thought he was.
     
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    Ticamom Former Member

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    Rest in Peace.Sam the Butcher ! You and Alice were always so sweet and cute together. I loved that show !
     

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