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Old 08-02-2020, 01:26 AM   #1
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Old 08-02-2020, 01:29 AM   #2
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Old 08-02-2020, 01:31 AM   #3
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Sorry to hear this.

I can't believe he was 85. It seems like he's been 85 for the last forty years.
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He was only 50 when he made Cocoon. The actors who played the other senior citizens in the movie were in their 70s.
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What an epic last tweet.

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Loved him as Bob Fisher as the coach in "The Natural"

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He was great in Cocoon and The Thing. He also made a pretty good villain in The Firm.
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Brilliant performance starts 1:18 in:
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Am I the only one who was surprised he was still alive?
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I best remember him for his role in the Firm, he was a minor heavy but he was really good as a heavy.


He's also linked to the Star Wars galaxy for his role in the now forgotten Battle for Endor TV movie.
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He was great in Cocoon and The Thing. He also made a pretty good villain in The Firm.
He was great as the doctor in The Thing. I will always remember him cutting through that burned thing of fused dog and how he played it up as foul and nasty.
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