Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Dom Deluise, 75

Jim and I are heartbroken. Dom was one of the nicest persons to me. When we met, I think I was very ill at the time. We were invited to a family picnic. I was just treated like one of the family. As he became increasingly immobile, we would see Carol, but never Dom.

He was a genuinely hilarious comedian.
Dom DeLuise Dies
TMZ.com - 4 minutes ago

We've just learned that Dom DeLuise -- who starred in such classics as "The Cannonball Run" and "Spaceballs" -- died last night in a Los Angeles hospital. ...

We're told he passed away peacefully in his sleep at around 6 PM.

He was 75.



Jim, right, with Rod Steiger and Dom Deluise. Below, Dom with Dean Martin.




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