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James Mitchell from 'All My Children' dies 89

James Mitchell (February 29, 1920 – January 22, 2010) was an American actor and dancer. Although he is best-known to television audiences as Palmer Cortlandt on the soap opera All My Children (1979 – 2009), theatre and dance historians remember him as one of Agnes de Mille's leading dancers. Mitchell's skill at combining dance and acting was considered something of a novelty; in 1959, the critic Olga Maynard singled him out as "an important example of the new dancer-actor-singer in American ballet", pointing to his interpretive abilities and "masculine" technique Personal life Mitchell's longtime partner was the Oscar award-winning costume designer Albert Wolsky Death of James Mitchell James Mitchell died on January 22, 2010, in Los Angeles, a matter of weeks before what would have been his 90th birthday. His death came after suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated by pneumonia.

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James was an awsome actor. We he would come on screen his role as Palmer he just made me laugh because of his smart remarks to the other actors(essecially Adam). James you will always be missed and I send my prayers to his family and friends. R.I.P James. Crystal Green

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We'll sure miss you James.

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long time actress who played alice horton on days of our lives recently passed RIP you were a great and beautiful woman

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i watch all my childern every day my mom has watched it since the 80s now it has passed on to me. i loved palmer he was the sweetest man on there, and i am sure in real life he was also a sweet heart now no more suffering for him he can have his life long rest that all of us will have 1 day also. RIP james sleep well babe!! love always and forever sarah broome summerfield fla

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the great palmer cortlandt what an amazing character.may you r-i-p james mitchell

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I absolutely LOVED him in "All My Children". He had a LONG life. RIP Palmer!

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cindy Pekarek May all the friends and family be at peace with the death of a very dear man who gave his time in the career of acting. May you all be at peace. Cindy

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