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Cliff Arquette's Alter Ego - 23 Sep 2014
The name Cliff Arquette may not immediately ring any bells, but those of a certain (older) age will recognize Charley Weaver, the persona he donned for stage and television appearances. Arquette, who died 40 years ago this week, was a comedian who ...
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Marty Allen celebrates 95 years of laughter at the South Point

Las Vegas Sun - 22 Mar 2017
“I loved being on Hollywood Squares the most, with my pals Paul Lynde and Charlie Weaver (Cliff Arquette) and Rose Marie,” Allen says. “We were professionals, the ones that could do our own jokes. We didn't have to rely on writers writing for us and I ...
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Remembering the good ol' days with the Hollywood Squares

Headline Surfer - 24 Dec 2016
Among other regulars: Cliff Arquette (in character as "Charley Weaver"), a history buff, excelled at American history; Rich Little received questions about other celebrities, which gave him an opportunity to do an impression of that individual; Roddy ...
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Mount Ida College Closes its Doors

legal Insurrection (blog) - 12 Apr 2018
Mount Ida College to close; UMass to acquire Newton campus. Struggling Mount Ida College, a liberal arts school with roots dating back to 1899, will close and UMass Amherst will acquire its Newton campus under an agreement finalized Friday.
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The Stephen King Scorecard

Rotten Tomatoes - 08 Sep 2017
Ever since Carrie in 1973, Stephen King has been terrifying and entertaining the literary world with his nightmarish concoctions and alternate realities. And while not every movie or TV show King has his name attached to has been a winner (oh, you'll ...
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Defunct Civil War museum selling treasures

Pittsburgh Post Gazette - 17 Nov 2014
“Charley Weaver,” an elderly rural character that actor Cliff Arquette created, appeared on many television shows through the mid-1970s. Mr. Arquette also was a wood carver, and 35 of his works, which had been on display at the museum, are for sale.
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Rosanna, Patricia, Alexis and David Arquette - 29 Jan 2015
The grandchildren of Cliff Arquette (who played folksy comedian Charley Weaver on TV shows including “Hollywood Squares”) and children of Lewis Arquette (who co-starred on TV's “The Waltons”), the Arquette siblings have been Hollywood hipsters for ...
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Alexis Arquette, actor and transgender campaigner – obituary - 18 Sep 2016
Her grandfather Cliff Arquette was a comic, actor, painter and pianist who created the “Charlie Weaver” character for the Jack Paar Show during the 1950s. Both Robert's brothers – Richmond and David – and sisters – Rosanna and Patricia – became actors.
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How Friends pulled off TV's most famous wedding cliffhanger (blog) - 18 May 2018
Director Kevin Bright joined EW for the episode's 20th anniversary to talk about the planning that went into the wedding and how they pulled off all those cliff-hangers. The episode was always intended to be a big one. “In any show that's about real ...
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Patricia Arquette on her role of a lifetime

CBS News - 01 Feb 2015
Arquette comes from a long line of actors who know what it takes to put food on the table. Her great-grandparents were in vaudeville, and her grandfather, Cliff, was a comedy star on the small screen. Grandpa Cliff Arquette's character, Charlie Weaver ...

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