Another day, another death, this time being Sir Roger Moore.
I just happened to see the brief article on CBR.com, and I was surprised that he had died quietly battling cancer.
When I first read it, it hit me harder than I expected. He was 89 and had lived a long and very fruitful life.
Maybe it's because it was cancer, the same thing that ultimately claimed my own father's life last year that did it. Maybe. All I know is a man who personified class and grace, both as a lifelong actor and as a tireless humanitarian for UNICEF, will truly be missed for what he contributed and gave us.
If you want to know more, here's a nice link detailing his life and achievements.
Me? I think I'll re-watch an old episode of the original Muppet Show that he hosted back in the day.
Here's some clips to get you started: