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Laverne & Shirley star Eddie Mekka dies aged 69

The US actor is best known for playing Carmine Ragusa in the 1970s-80s Laverne & Shirley TV sitcom.

eddie mekka - BBC News
4:03pm PST - December 2nd, 2021

Eddie Mekka, Carmine on 'Laverne & Shirley,' dead at 69

Eddie Mekka, who found fame playing Carmine "The Big Ragoo" Ragusa, on the hit series "Laverne & Shirley," died Saturday at his home in Newhall, California, according to his official Facebook account.

eddie mekka - CNN
1:22pm PST - December 2nd, 2021

Eddie Mekka, who starred in ‘Laverne and Shirley,’ dies aged 69

The news was given by his brother Warren Mekjian

eddie mekka - Independent
12:49pm PST - December 2nd, 2021

Reports: 'Laverne & Shirley,' 'Dreamgirls' actor Eddie Mekka dies at 69

Eddie Mekka's Carmine was first introduced in a few episodes of "Happy Days" and later took a lead role in the "Laverne & Shirley" spin-off.

eddie mekka - USA Today
11:43am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Eddie Mekka 'Laverne & Shirley' actor, dead at 69

Actor Eddie Mekka, known for his role as Carmine 'The Big Ragu' Ragusa from Laverne & Shirley, has died on Saturday at his home in Newhall, California, at the age of 69.

eddie mekka - Marca
11:34am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Eddie Mekka, 'Laverne & Shirley' actor, dies at 69

Eddie Mekka, famous for his role as Carmine Ragusa on the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died. He was 69.

eddie mekka - NBC News
9:47am PST - December 2nd, 2021

‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Eddie Mekka dead at 69

He also had roles on "Fantasy Island," "The Love Boat," and later "Family Matters."

eddie mekka - Fox News
8:09am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @ClassicFilmDame: Love Boat was a truly wild series. Eddie Mekka, Audrey Landers, and Eva Gabor all in one episode. The 70s and 80s were…

nicole (@gitteImosca)
4:50pm PST - January 23rd, 2022

Love Boat was a truly wild series. Eddie Mekka, Audrey Landers, and Eva Gabor all in one episode. The 70s and 80s were so meant for me and @gitteImosca I cannot live.

(@ClassicFilmDame)
2:12pm PST - January 23rd, 2022

Arte Johnson, Eva Gabor, Eddie Mekka, Caren Kaye, Brad Savage and Audrey Landers are on The Love Boat.

Michelle Reitman (@MichelleReitman)
2:10pm PST - January 23rd, 2022

Ok, that motorbike-hangglider car jump thing was damn cool. No idea who the star was. Fame is ephemeral. 01:04:30. Next: Stunt fall from Caesar's "it's easy... once you overcome the... animosity of heights" -Eddie Mekka (you know, from Laverne & Shirley?) #celebritydaredevils83

Neal Shankman (@neal_shankman)
8:58pm PST - January 16th, 2022

RT @unknowncomic: Had so much fun directing and acting in this very funny play in San Francisco for a few months with my 2 dear friends, Pa…

Izzy Coppola (@CoppolaIzzy)
3:34pm PST - January 15th, 2022
Had so much fun directing and acting in this very funny play in San Francisco for a few months with my 2 dear friends, Pat Paulsen & Linda Blair, along with Melissa, my daughter Myahs mom. I also directed the same play in L.A. with Charlene Tilton, Eddie Mekka and Johnny Whitaker https://t.co/lrdjMWSxVz

Had so much fun directing and acting in this very funny play in San Francisco for a few months with my 2 dear friends, Pat Paulsen & Linda Blair, along with Melissa, my daughter Myahs mom. I also directed the same play in L.A. with Charlene Tilton, Eddie Mekka and Johnny Whitaker https://t.co/lrdjMWSxVz

unknowncomic/murraylangston (@unknowncomic)
2:59pm PST - January 15th, 2022

RT @OldSchool80s: #RIP Big Ragu RT @Variety: Eddie Mekka, ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Actor, Dies at 69 https://t.co/9yf5FTPUGD https://t.co/zcjlxz…

Kerri Reed (@KerriRe90691915)
5:07am PST - January 12th, 2022

RT @zombiedollyz: Eddie Mekka Dead: ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Actor Was 69 – The Hollywood Reporter https://t.co/bi3FIhnVzS

Mike Fitzsimmons (@mikefitz71)
6:47pm PST - January 8th, 2022
RT @Glitter_Rock: RIP Eddie Mekka. You truly were the Big Ragu. #RagsToRiches https://t.co/XtlfioYI9S

RT @Glitter_Rock: RIP Eddie Mekka. You truly were the Big Ragu. #RagsToRiches https://t.co/XtlfioYI9S

Digit View (@DigitView)
2:38pm PST - January 8th, 2022
RT @Glitter_Rock: RIP Eddie Mekka. You truly were the Big Ragu. #RagsToRiches https://t.co/XtlfioYI9S

RT @Glitter_Rock: RIP Eddie Mekka. You truly were the Big Ragu. #RagsToRiches https://t.co/XtlfioYI9S

PersistentObserver (@PersistentObsvr)
2:36pm PST - January 8th, 2022
RT @dwarfparatri: Hey @wbz this is NOT Eddie Mekka. This is Robert Alda, Alan Alda's father. https://t.co/DysvWblen9

RT @dwarfparatri: Hey @wbz this is NOT Eddie Mekka. This is Robert Alda, Alan Alda's father. https://t.co/DysvWblen9

Zoe Stein (@Garage_Floor)
2:36pm PST - January 8th, 2022