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Author Topic: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread  (Read 37065 times)

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #440 on: October 08, 2019, 10:14:33 am »
RIP Rip.

I didn't even realize he was (previously) still alive.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #441 on: October 12, 2019, 10:48:27 pm »
Robert Forster has passed away. That makes two people who passed away right after I watched Jackie Brown again (Sid Haig being the other).

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #442 on: October 15, 2019, 08:52:57 pm »
Robert Forster has passed away. That makes two people who passed away right after I watched Jackie Brown again (Sid Haig being the other).

Yeah, I was thinking about him recently, perhaps because of the Jackie Brown mention..... I saw that movie only a few/several months ago, the only Tarantino movie I much care for, and was thinking he looked rough in '97. Smoking all over his face. Still, he made close to 80, though I don't know his faculty status in the last ten years....oh ---steaming pile of meadow muffin---, he had brain cancer......well. Anyways, not until I saw it again a couple/few years ago, I realized I knew him from 1980's Alligator (seen on TV in '81/2). I liked him.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #443 on: October 16, 2019, 11:15:14 am »
He also just had a great role in El Camino, the new Breaking Bad movie on Netflix.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #444 on: October 17, 2019, 11:04:45 pm »
Yeah he died the same day el camino was released.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #445 on: October 18, 2019, 02:58:25 pm »
@Ginsu Victim: yes I found that out after reading an obituary, and watched the proffered clip. He seemed cogent. He was a good character actor. Emotional expression in the eyes conveys the heart of things, and he didn't have that. He wasn't 'big'. Like Nicholas Cage. Systemically dead-pan voice and no eye expression. Blech. I think his main fans are latter-day anime folks, for whom the 'thousand-meter stare' is the be all/end all.....

PS: wasn't interested in Breaking Bad.
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