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#1 Posted on 3.2.05 1723.17
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Canada.com (canada.com) is reporting that John Vernon, aka Dean Wormer passed away Tuesday in LA. Looking through the story, I was amazed at how many roles he had played that I didn't realize were him.

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#2 Posted on 3.2.05 1951.29
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Someone should revoke my citizenship...

I had no idea he was Canadian.
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#3 Posted on 3.2.05 2121.39
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Apparently I am related to John Vernon in some capacity... Grandpa's cousin or something.

Maybe my parents told me that so they could justify my watching "Ernest Goes to Camp" over and over.

I didn't even know he played Rupert Thorne in Batman: The Animated Series. If we were related, I'm proud as can be over that little fact.
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#4 Posted on 4.2.05 0146.48
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John Vernon, a selected filmography... (Or the ones I recognized):

-Voices of Namor, Iron Man & Major Glenn Talbot in 1960s Marvel cartoons
-The Mayor in Dirty Harry
-Dr. Stone in Airplane II: The Sequel
-The Warden in Chained Heat
-Curtis Mooney in Killer Klowns from Outer Space
-Mr. Big in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
-The voice of Rupert Thorne in Batman: The Animated Series
-Mr. Smith on Acapulco HEAT
-Various voices on Pinky & the Brain
-Voice of General Ross on the 90s Incredible Hulk cartoon
-Not to mention guest spots on: Mission: Impossible, The FBI, Hawaii Five-O, Mannix, Barnaby Jones, Gunsmoke, Kung Fu, SWAT, McMillan and Wive, The Littlest Hobo, CHiPs, the Greatest American Hero, The A-Team, TJ Hooker, Knight Rider, MacGyver, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Doogie Howser MD, the Fantastic Four cartoon, Walker: Texas Ranger, the Spider-Man cartoon, Duckman & Grim & Evil.
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#5 Posted on 4.2.05 0504.58
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My favorite of Vernon was Fletcher in Outlaw Josey Wales. He thought he was getting amnesty for his raiders (kind of of a play on Quantrill's raiders), but the union guys just killed them and only Josey was left. After he killed 'em all (and let God sort 'em out), he sees fletcher and neither acknowledges the other. Vernon doesn't have a huge role in this film, but it's fair-sized and I think it's one of the top 10 or so westerns and he plays the role really well. That and Dean Wormer will always be Vernon for me.

Too bad.
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#6 Posted on 4.2.05 1634.35
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As of this moment, is his soul on double-secret probation? :-)

Another great character actor gone...*sigh*
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