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John Orquiola Scrapple Level: 127 Posts: 2498/4479 EXP: 23429547 For next: 297084 Since: 28.2.02 From: Boston Since last post: 1605 days Last activity: 1605 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: 121 Posts: 1987/4755 EXP: 20019408 For next: 37346 Since: 5.9.08 Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 19 hours # 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: 5449/7082 EXP: 45746890 For next: 615084 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 31 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 2790114 For next: 79644 Since: 2.1.03 From: MA Since last post: 969 days Last activity: 301 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: 118 Posts: 2974/3740 EXP: 17922190 For next: 460778 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days
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: 101 Posts: 2544/2743 EXP: 10675663 For next: 42049 Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 391 days Last activity: 293 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: 118 Posts: 2977/3740 EXP: 17922190 For next: 460778 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days
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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