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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #480 on: March 02, 2020, 01:29:35 am »
Dang this is a rough year for sci-fi. 

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #481 on: March 02, 2020, 03:20:03 pm »

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #482 on: March 06, 2020, 11:37:35 pm »
Man I loved that guy.  His show was always on an odd channel at an odd time though so I rarely caught it. 

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #483 on: March 08, 2020, 07:37:32 am »
I am not sure this is the right place to post this, but is is arcade related.  I thought you would like to know.

Tim Skelly just passed away.  He designed some of the games I played in the arcades in my youth.  Not sure what he died of, but his passing and the subsequent obituary had an impact to my day, and I played a few games of Star Castle as a way of thanks of all that fun and mowing lawns to get the quarters to play my favorite game.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #484 on: March 09, 2020, 09:26:43 am »

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #485 on: March 09, 2020, 11:11:45 am »
Max Von Sydow

Dang this is a rough year for sci-fi. 

Damn right Howard.  The Seventh Seal is on my movie bucket list.  Guess now is as a good time as any.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #486 on: March 21, 2020, 04:40:45 am »
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #487 on: March 22, 2020, 02:59:39 pm »
Kenny Rodgers bailing out in the middle of the apocalypse is the most "know when to fold 'em" thing ever.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #488 on: March 24, 2020, 11:28:21 am »
Kenny Rodgers bailing out in the middle of the apocalypse is the most "know when to fold 'em" thing ever.

The best he could hope for was to die in his sleep.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #489 on: March 26, 2020, 08:59:52 am »
I wonder if we shouldn't start naming celebs who have gotten COVID-19 in this thread.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #490 on: March 26, 2020, 09:22:49 am »
If you want to obsess over the virus 24/7 go to KLOV.com. They have like 10 threads dedicated to it.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #491 on: March 26, 2020, 01:06:34 pm »
If you want to obsess over the virus 24/7 go to KLOV.com. They have like 10 threads dedicated to it.

Agreed. This site is a pleasant reprieve from the ---That which is odiferous and causeth plants to grow---.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #492 on: March 27, 2020, 06:31:40 am »
If you want to obsess over the virus 24/7 go to KLOV.com. They have like 10 threads dedicated to it.


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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #493 on: March 29, 2020, 06:52:42 pm »
Joe Diffie, country music star, dies from complications from Covid-19 at age of 61.

As a fan of country music in the 90's, I really enjoyed his music. He actually signed up to play our state this September about a month ago or so.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/29/us/joe-diffie-coronavirus-death-trnd/index.html

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #494 on: March 30, 2020, 02:55:26 am »
^As an Okie, why am I just now hearing about this HERE instead of my local news?

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #495 on: March 30, 2020, 09:47:37 am »
I wasn't familiar with the man's name but good god have I heard some of his hits 10,000 times.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #496 on: April 03, 2020, 12:01:54 pm »
Another singer, Bill Withers, age 81. Hits like: Lean on Me, Ain't No Sunshine, & Lovely Day.

https://apnews.com/e19138ee60f29a319e45bcfba3e39331

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #497 on: April 03, 2020, 12:12:15 pm »
Ain't No Sunshine is a great song. That tune has given a lot of happiness to my family. My wife loved it.

When my son was really little he played drums on that song and Sweet Home Chicago at a local bar. His drum teacher was in a blues band and he let my son take his place on 2 songs on a Saturday night about once a month. He could hardly see over the kit. It was a lot of fun. People would give him tips, and he always got a huge ovation. Everyone was really cool to him even when he made mistakes. I actually cried when that place shut down. His favorite part is they always gave him free root beer. For some reason that blew his mind.


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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #498 on: April 03, 2020, 12:15:35 pm »
Id be stoked if someone gave me free root beer, and Im grown.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #499 on: April 13, 2020, 02:33:57 pm »
Danny Goldman best known for voicing Brainy Smurf on the Smurfs has passed away.  Among a handful of small parts he played the the medical student who questioned Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein.  For the life of me I could never figure out why the guys voice was so familiar when I watched Young Frankenstein.  Now I know.


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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #500 on: April 17, 2020, 02:52:11 pm »
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #501 on: April 21, 2020, 09:24:13 pm »
Howard Finkle of WWE fame died last week at the age of 69. 

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #502 on: April 22, 2020, 12:57:08 am »
Howard Finkle of WWE fame died last week at the age of 69.

I only know one famous Finkle.
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #503 on: May 06, 2020, 02:30:05 pm »
Half of Kraftwerk is dead.

https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/obituary/9372433/florian-schneider-dead-kraftwerk-co-founder-dies?fbclid=IwAR3TAZD5wX_-VlQbO-SuwV8a6Qo6x94zyAuSyOAJc9R71cUi96I07iofBWc

I can draw a straight line from this band to my entry point into industrial music.  Not sure whether or not to thank them but it's been fun.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #505 on: May 09, 2020, 05:37:06 pm »
Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy passed away from the virus at the age of 75.... or was it that damn Carole Baskin?

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/08/us/roy-horn-of-siegfried-and-roy-dies/index.html

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #506 on: May 11, 2020, 05:46:57 am »
TV/movie star & comedian, Jerry Stiller, 92. Father of Ben Stiller.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/11/obituaries/jerry-stiller-seinfeld-dead.html

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #509 on: May 26, 2020, 06:28:41 pm »
Another Star Trek actor.

Richard Herd, 87


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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #510 on: May 26, 2020, 07:53:29 pm »
He's a Star Trek actor like the Rock is a Star Trek actor.... I guess it's technically true.  He's a rather prolific character actor though. 

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #511 on: June 15, 2020, 10:34:37 am »
William Sessions, former FBI Director




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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #512 on: June 19, 2020, 09:26:38 am »
Ian Holm passed away.  Best known for Alien and LOTR.





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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #516 on: July 13, 2020, 11:11:33 am »
Thank god for Kelly Preston, Mischief, and the rewind button.  Got me through several cold nights.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #518 on: July 14, 2020, 02:09:24 am »
Grant Imahara of Mythbusters fame.  Didn't even make it to 50.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #519 on: July 25, 2020, 03:42:09 pm »
Regis Philbin, "the hardest working man in showbiz", 88.

https://people.com/tv/regis-philbin-dead/

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