#RIP: actor Malcolm Dixon has died at the age of 66. Born in Sept., 1953 (his exact birthdate is unknown), he played Leektar the Ewok Warrior in “#StarWars VI: #ReturnOfTheJedi” (he was also a film extra in “Star Wars IV: #ANewHope), an Oompa Loompa in #WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory, a dwarf in #FlashGordon, Strutter in #TimeBandits, an additional performer in #TheDarkCrystal, Goblin Corps in #Labyrinth, Diddy in #SnowWhite (1987), Nelwyn Band Member in #Willow, & more.
Our condolences to his family, friends and fans. May he rest in peace and may the Force be with him.
Malcolm Dixon (1953-2020)
#RIP: earlier this evening, actress Diane Nickerson passed away at the age of 62 after being taken off of life support. She played Violet Beauregarde in #WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory, Amy Collins in #DarkShadows (71 episodes), & more, including playing Pamela Harris in an episode of #TheBradyBunch and as Allison in the educational comedy TV show #TheElectricCompany (130 episodes).
Our thoughts and sincerest condolences are with her family, friends and fans. May she rest in peace.
For anyone who may want to contribute to her funeral costs, her son setup a GoFundMe account specifically for that purpose.
Denise Nickerson (1957-2019)
Denise Nickerson, who is best known for playing Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film #WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory, has been taken off of life support by her family. Nickerson, who suffered a stroke last year, was at home Monday and took took as many medications as she could. When her family came to check on her not long thereafter, they rushed her to an emergency room, where she was diagnosed with pneumonia. On Tuesday, she suffered a massive seizure and doctors put Denise on life support.
After her condition continued to worsen, her family decided to take her off of life support. She is not expected to live long. Her son Josh and his wife have started a GoFundMe to honor her last wishes of being cremated and to have her ashes turned into glass artwork.
Denise Nickerson played played Violet Beauregarde in #WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory, Amy Collins in #DarkShadows (71 episodes), & more, including playing Pamela Harris in an episode of #TheBradyBunch and as Allison in the educational comedy TV show #TheElectricCompany (130 episodes).