nov 2004

If you were ever wondering what happened to everyone in the film Seven Brides for Seven Brothers….

  • Tommy Rall (who played Frank) is now 84.
  • Matt Mattox (who played Caleb) died Feb. 18th 2013.
  • Russ Tamblyn (who played Gideon) is now 79.
  • Marc Platt (who played Daniel) died March 29th 2014.
  • Jeff Richards (who played Benjamin) died July 28th, 1989.
  • Jacques d'Amboise (who played Ephraim) is now 79.
  • Betty Car (who played Sarah) died August 31st, 2008.
  • Ruta Kilmonis (who played Ruth) is now 77.
  • Nancy Kilgas (who played Alice) is now 83.
  • Howard Keel (who played Adam) died Nov. 7th, 2004.
  • Jane Powell (who played Millie) is now 85.
  • Norma Doggett (who played Martha) was alive at least up until 2009. There is no updated information on her well being that I could find.
  • Julie Newmar (who played Dorcas) is now 80.
  • Virginia Gibson (who played Liza) died April 25th, 2013.

The FULL Early Show interview! (Nov. 6, 2004)

A U.S. Marine of the 1st Division carries a mascot for good luck in his backpack as his unit pushed further into the western part of Fallujah, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004. The Associated Press won a Pulitzer prize in breaking news photography for the series of pictures of bloody combat in Iraq. The award was the AP’s 48th Pulitzer.

(AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)