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peter-billingsley-then-now-nc-325.jpgThe holidays have certain entertainment traditions it just wouldn’t be the holidays without: Rudolph, Frosty, the Grinch … and Ralphie.

The wide-eyed boy who literally dreams of finding a Red Ryder BB gun under the tree — despite the famous warning, “You’ll shoot your eye out” — spends a lot of time in homes nationwide at the yuletide, thanks especially to the now-traditional 24-hour marathon that… Continue reading 'A Christmas Story': Peter Billingsley finds watching himself as Ralphie 'kind of normal'

Barbara Billingsley — best known for the role as June Cleaver on the popular 1950s sitcom Leave It To Beaver — died at her Santa Monica home on Saturday, Judy Twersky, a spokeswoman for the thrice-divorced sitcom mom confirmed to The New York Times. The 94-year-old succumbed to long battle with the rheumatoid disease polymyalgia. […] Continue reading Barbara Billingsley, “Leave It To Beaver” Mom, Dies