Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

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Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by zippgun » Sun May 06, 2018 7:06 am

I noticed this.
http://www.holycrossmortuary.org/obitua ... h_id=15302
The picture certainly looks like Grace.
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Re: Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by High C » Sun May 06, 2018 10:32 am

Unfortunately, it appears that you are correct. Not only the pic is a clue, but so is a mention in the guest book of her late husband Jock, who, of course, also appeared on Batman. Sad.

They were the only married couple that both played henchpersons that I can think of, albeit in different arcs.
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Re: Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by zippgun » Mon May 07, 2018 2:16 am

Chickadee was one of my favourite henchwomen in the series - a rare "moll" allowed to be as active and rotten as the male villains. There were a small number of others, such as Molly, Queenie, Undine, and the Chandell "phantoms." I think Chickadee was the only gun toting henchwoman. At 33 Grace was a few years older than most of the women who played molls.

RIP Grace.

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Re: Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by chrisbcritter » Mon May 07, 2018 7:57 am

That's her as Chickadee at 4:52 of the memorial video.
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Re: Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by zippgun » Mon May 07, 2018 11:57 am

I hadn't seen it. Now I have.

Grace only has 15 IMDB credits.
I've seen a number of these apart from Batman - the Hawaiian Eye episodes, Wild Wild West episodes, the UNCLE episode- and the bit in a 70's Wonder Woman.

I think she went into real estate after her acting career.

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Re: Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by Commodore Schmidlapp » Tue May 08, 2018 12:53 am

Sad news, but she lived a long life.

I really liked her character and the 2 episodes she was in.

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Re: Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by Batman65 » Tue May 08, 2018 3:56 pm

My heartfelt condolences go out to her family and fans. R.I.P. Chikadee.

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Re: Grace Gaynor/Chickadee RIP?

Post by Jthree » Wed May 09, 2018 10:44 am

I think she's beautiful.

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