Melinda Dillon, a two-time Oscar nominee for Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Absence of Malice who also played Ralphie’s mom in A Christmas Story, has died. She was 83. Her family said she died January 9 in Los Angeles but did not give other details. More
She was wonderful.
Thanks For Everything, Hollywood!
To Wong Foo Too!
This is how they do it.
May she rest in peace. The world was better while she was in it
I was in love with her back in the day, and NOT as a mom.
I suspect all males of a certain age were…
So far 2023’s been a bumper crop of sorrow for H-wood!
Seems like every week a nuther one bites the dust!
Aw heck. She was in so many great movies.
She’ll b forever suspended in time as Ralphie’s mom.
Harry and the Hendersons too.
Boy I’m feeling old. I can still hear her yelling “Ralphie”!! She will be remembered by many and she will live on in film for others. Rest easy, you were and are loved by many.
You ought to read the Who Wong Foo wiki.
Did you know . . .
McDonalds had a scene cut from the film because they didn’t want to be associated with Drag Queen Culture. Coke had no problems and took money for their product placements.
Plus much more.
That culture was intentionally viralized. By Who?
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I’ll never forget her screaming when the Chinaman chopped that duck’s head off.
She played the “long suffering” mom well.
She was in Slapshot. If you know you know.
Weird…I don’t pay attention to actors/actresses much, but always thought that was Kate Capshaw. I’m clueless.