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Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: April 24, 2004
Last Updated: December 1, 2011
 
 
Claim to fame: Original drummer for the Canadian power trio Rush, played on the self-titled debut album in 1974.
 
 
Where are they now? The stories we heard growing up was that he quit the band thinking "they were going nowhere". It appears the main reason he left the group was due to health reasons, he had diabetes and couldn't go on extended tours. After a failed attempt to start another band he quit drums altogether and became a body builder, apparently living in Toronto.
 
 
 
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May 21, 2008 11:03 AM (GMT) - Timmy said:
 
John Rutsey, the original drummer for Canadian power-trio Rush passed away on May 11/08 from complications with diabetes.
 
 
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 04/24/2004
Little-known TV actress of the 60s & 70s became famous in her over-the-top portrayals of obese villianesses. Most notably Ida in the silly MOTEL HELL (1981) and as the beastly B...
 
Submitted by: stuntpope  - 04/25/2004
She was best remembered as the "Scream Queen" or the "beauty who killed the beast" in the 1931 classic King Kong. Although she made dozens of movies throughout the 20s & 30s non...
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