Thursday, September 04, 2008

Dick York, actor and philanthropist

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1928 Dick York (d. February 20, 1992), American actor (TV series: Bewitched). Iatrogenic addiction to painkilling drugs, due to a back injury caused on the set of one of his early movies, and bad investments, put an end to his prosperity and he and his wife were reduced to cleaning apartments for a living. In his later years, although ill with a terminal lung disease, he dedicated his life to helping the homeless poor and was very successful in his efforts.

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