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John Orquiola Scrapple Level: 127 Posts: 2498/4479 EXP: 23725163 For next: 1468 Since: 28.2.02 From: Boston Since last post: 1760 days Last activity: 1760 days # 1 Posted on 10.9.11 2052.44 Reposted on: 10.9.18 2053.08 Sad news. Cliff Robertson has died at 88. (hollywoodreporter.com) He was a prolific actor and a Best Actor Oscar winner for Charly. Younger audiences know him best as Uncle Ben to Tobey Maguire's Spider-Man. I liked him even more as Shame in the 1960's Batman TV series. Promote this thread!
lotjx Scrapple Level: 122 Posts: 1987/4766 EXP: 20502664 For next: 135408 Since: 5.9.08 Since last post: 20 hours Last activity: 1 hour # 2 Posted on 10.9.11 2102.29 Reposted on: 10.9.18 2103.19 That is sad, I thought he did a lot with little as Uncle Ben. RIP Cliff.
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 154 Posts: 5449/7083 EXP: 46355056 For next: 6918 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 37 days Last activity: 13 days # 3 Posted on 11.9.11 0030.13 Reposted on: 11.9.18 0030.28 Wasn't he JFK in PT 101? Great actor. RIP Cliff.
BOSsportsfan34 Pepperoni Level: 69 Posts: 1069/1103 EXP: 2827174 For next: 42584 Since: 2.1.03 From: MA Since last post: 1125 days Last activity: 456 days
Y!: # 4 Posted on 11.9.11 1201.22 Reposted on: 11.9.18 1201.59 Originally posted by StaggerLee Wasn't he JFK in PT 101? Great actor. RIP Cliff. Actually, it was "PT 109". And The President in "Escape from LA" "Gotta go to my quarters. GOT TO PRAY!!" RIP
AWArulz Scrapple Level: 119 Posts: 2974/3775 EXP: 18402526 For next: 526820 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 17 days Last activity: 11 hours
Y!: # 5 Posted on 11.9.11 1218.28 Reposted on: 11.9.18 1228.23 Originally posted by StaggerLee Wasn't he JFK in PT 101? Great actor. RIP Cliff. PT109. Yep. (updated - seems JFK picked him himself for the role) Loved that movie, and my favorite roles by Robertson: Nice little role in Midway He played Cole Younger in the Great Northfield Minnesota Raid. It's on Netflix now. Watch it. The Devil's Brigade - as the sane Canadian alongside a crazy Bill Holden. Nice Career, good guy, it seems too. He was a plane nut, I understand (edited by AWArulz on 11.9.11 1319)
DrDirt Banger Level: 102 Posts: 2544/2743 EXP: 10824580 For next: 265425 Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 546 days Last activity: 448 days # 6 Posted on 12.9.11 0623.23 Reposted on: 12.9.18 0623.52 Old people like me remember hi as JFK and in the Devil's Brigade. Seemed like a genuinely nice guy. The worst part about deaths like this (stars of our youth) is reminding people like AWA and myself just how old we are getting.
AWArulz Scrapple Level: 119 Posts: 2977/3775 EXP: 18402526 For next: 526820 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 17 days Last activity: 11 hours
Y!: # 7 Posted on 12.9.11 1613.02 Reposted on: 12.9.18 1613.52 Originally posted by DrDirt The worst part about deaths like this (stars of our youth) is reminding people like AWA and myself just how old we are getting. No kidding. Thank goodness you are older than me.
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