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Facts of Life Star Charlotte Rae Dies

'Mrs Garrett' was 92.

(Newser) - Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom The Facts of Life during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has died. She was 92. Rae died at her Los Angeles... More »

Mindy Cohn: I Fought Cancer for 5 Years

'Facts of Life' star reveals she's now cancer-free

(Newser) - Mindy Cohn has been keeping a "secret for a long time," the Facts of Life star tells People : She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. She launched what she calls a "siege" on the disease, getting a double mastectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation. "I've always... More »

The 10 Sexiest Tomboys

Amelia Earhart was just the first of many

(Newser) - In honor of Amelia’s celebration of the tough girl, James Brady Ryan of Nerve takes a look at the top 10 sexy tomboys onscreen and off:
  • Nancy McKeon as Jo Polniaczek, The Facts of Life: Her entrance (on a motorcycle) and eventual career choice (police officer) speak for
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