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This is completely unconfirmed, but because it was Banned on Chowhound and it's pretty juicy goss, we couldn't resist. From a tipster: "So Chowhound moderators don't want this on the LA board, (since they took down my post) but my understanding is that a very famous, Oscar winning actor who lives in the Palisades has purchased the building where Santa Monica Seafood is located and that they don't as yet know if they will be closing their doors or relocating." Ooooo...it's an Eater Blind Item. See if you can guess 1) if it's true, 2) who the actor is, and 3) if the venerable seafood purveyor, in business since 1939, will relocate its SM digs.