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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 blank stare is the be all/end all.....

PS: wasn't interested in Breaking Bad.
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #446 on: October 30, 2019, 10:23:35 am »
John Witherspoon has passed away at age 77.

https://www.thewrap.com/hollywood-remembers-john-witherspoon-life-wont-be-as-funny-without-him/



I always liked him in everything I saw him in.
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #447 on: October 30, 2019, 01:52:56 pm »


"You better put some water on that ---steaming pile of meadow muffin---, boy" was a go to quote for years anytime someone bitched about free food.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #448 on: October 30, 2019, 04:06:56 pm »
He was a very funny man.  Me and my friends would always come out of the bathroom and tell each other not to go in for about 35-45 minutes.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #449 on: October 30, 2019, 11:37:28 pm »
I guess that means we'll never get another season of the Boondocks.   :'(

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #450 on: November 03, 2019, 11:40:10 pm »
It was already announced HBO max ordered two seasons of the boondocks. Not sure how it will work without grandpa but it is a reboot so who knows.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #451 on: December 08, 2019, 11:50:10 am »
At least he won't be screwing up parking at Zapcon next year...



https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/08/entertainment/juice-wrld-jarad-higgins-obit/index.html
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #452 on: December 08, 2019, 12:59:18 pm »
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #453 on: December 08, 2019, 05:33:31 pm »
I grew up with this guy, and wouldn't have even known who he was if I ever passed him on the street.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/08/entertainment/caroll-spinney-sesame-street-died-trnd/index.html

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #454 on: December 08, 2019, 08:01:29 pm »
That man worked on Sesame Street as Big Bird and Oscar every season since the first.  He only retired last year.  That's some dedication. 

Oscar is my personal spirit animal. 

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #455 on: December 11, 2019, 12:36:06 pm »
Even in Facebook, wondering about Betty White (got this clip off facebook)




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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #456 on: December 12, 2019, 11:29:18 am »
Rene Auberjonois died a few days ago. Not a good year for the DS9 cast.

Also, in not dead celebrity news, Kirk Douglas just turned 103.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #457 on: December 12, 2019, 10:44:39 pm »
Yeah and for the less nerdy he was the tall white guy in Benson.  I guess those dreams of a DS9 reboot are dead. 

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #459 on: December 13, 2019, 02:20:01 pm »
Yeah and for the less nerdy he was the tall white guy in Benson.  I guess those dreams of a DS9 reboot are dead.


in the book reboot series, he was replaced by Ro Laren (he did return later to DS9).... they could start a new reboot series without him.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #460 on: December 14, 2019, 02:03:07 pm »
Yeah and for the less nerdy he was the tall white guy in Benson.  I guess those dreams of a DS9 reboot are dead.


in the book reboot series, he was replaced by Ro Laren (he did return later to DS9).... they could start a new reboot series without him.

They could... but SHOULD they?  The answer is no.  Nog you can probably do without, but no Odo is a bridge too far.....especially considering they'd probably never get Avery Brooks back. 

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #461 on: December 31, 2019, 02:29:35 pm »
How the ---fudgesicle--- did I miss Lorna Doom and Ranking Roger passing away?  *throws punk / 2 tone card in the trash*  Looks like I don't deserve this anymore.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #462 on: December 31, 2019, 02:31:20 pm »
Well, you always have your perennial tire kicker card to keep you warm at night.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #463 on: December 31, 2019, 02:52:02 pm »
Well, you always have your perennial tire kicker card to keep you warm at night.
Gotta have something since I'm not a "card carrying purist".   :laugh:

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #465 on: January 13, 2020, 09:43:02 am »
Rush drummer Neil Peart

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/neil-peart-obit-1.5422806

This one hurts. I listened to Rush all weekend after the news came out. (Not that I didn't listen to Rush a ton normally)

One of the greatest drummers of all-time. RIP.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #466 on: January 13, 2020, 10:51:34 am »
Yeah, they had apparently announced it on the radio just after lunch but I missed it. We have a radio in the work shop and I was like.... Damn, 3 Rush songs in a row? What's up with that?

Then they announced that he passed. Dang... Guess that's what's up with all the Rush. They played Rush all afternoon back to back.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #467 on: January 13, 2020, 02:16:51 pm »
Veteran wrestling legend La Parka has died from wrestling related injuries at the age 54.
https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/12/americas/mexican-wrestler-la-parka-dead-trnd/index.html

He was always one of my faves.



Edit: Wait a sec...

this wasn't the same guy who was La Parka in WCW.

I'm so confused.

RIP to whoever the AAA La Parka was.  :dizzy:
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #468 on: January 22, 2020, 09:27:02 am »

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #469 on: January 22, 2020, 09:32:32 am »
Terry Jones


https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-51209197

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #470 on: January 22, 2020, 11:41:21 am »
What if God is a Monty Python fan and he shows up to meet Terry at the pearly gates like this:


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« Reply #471 on: January 22, 2020, 01:12:19 pm »
What if God is a Monty Python fan and he shows up to meet Terry at the pearly gates like this:



That's pretty good.   :cheers:

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #473 on: January 27, 2020, 05:33:07 pm »
Thread trimmed with a sledgehammer instead of a scalpel - due apologies to anyone whose  comments got deleted - it was the *other* person's comments I was deleting.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #475 on: February 06, 2020, 07:56:20 am »
Famed MASH producer Gene Reynolds passed away on February 3rd.  That show is one of my favorites and stands the test of time.

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #476 on: February 17, 2020, 09:45:01 am »
This is some ---steaming pile of meadow muffin---.  Loved Recess growing up.

https://www.tmz.com/2020/02/16/recess-voice-actor-jason-davis-dead-dies-mikey-blumberg/

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Re: RIP - The Dead Celebrity Thread
« Reply #477 on: February 25, 2020, 01:45:55 am »
Katherine Johnson died at 101.  Local hero that I didn't learn ---steaming pile of meadow muffin--- about in school, which is disappointing as there are only a few West Virginians that have done anything of merit. 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/24/science/katherine-johnson-dead.html

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