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John Orquiola Scrapple Since: 28.2.02 From: Boston Since last post: 371 days Last activity: 371 days # 1 Posted on 4.1.09 2240.33 | Instant Rating: 3.83 http://www.superherohype.com/news/batmannews.php?id=7951 So Long, Commissioner James Gordon Source:The Associated Press January 4, 2009 Pat Hingle, a veteran actor whose career included a recurring role as Commissioner James Gordon in Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, has died after battling blood cancer. He was 84. Family friend Michele Seidman says Hingle died at his home in Carolina Beach shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday. Family spokeswoman Lynn Heritage says Hingle was diagnosed with myelodysplasia in November 2006. His career in movies and television spanned six decades, and he was also nominated for a Tony Award in 1958. Hingle's last movie was Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, which was released in 2006. -- For a generation, he was Commissioner Gordon to three different guys playing Batman. I do have a favorite line from him, in Batman Returns when they found a Batarang planted by the Penguin to frame Batman for killing the ice princess: "This evidence is purely circumstantial!" Promote this thread!
odessasteps Scrapple Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 382 days Last activity: 349 days # 2 Posted on 4.1.09 2257.18 | Instant Rating: 7.28 From "On the Waterfront" to a Will Ferrell movie. His IMDB entry is amazing. It seems like he was on hundreds of TV shows, including Gunsmoke. http://former.imdb.com/name/nm0385757/ Mark Coale Odessa Steps Magazine The Affirmation, Baby Blog
Zeruel Thirty Millionth Hit Moderator Since: 2.1.02 From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary. Since last post: 66 days Last activity: 1 day # 3 Posted on 5.1.09 0407.08 | Instant Rating: 4.05 I will remember him most from the episode of M*A*S*H where he was the visiting Col. that Potter recruits to play an elaborate prank on Hawkeye. -- 2006 Time magazine Person of the Year --"I remember meeting a mother of a child who was abducted by the North Koreans right here in the Oval Office." — George W. Bush - June 26, 2008, during a Rose Garden news briefing.
DrDirt Banger Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 2 days # 4 Posted on 5.1.09 1257.51 | Instant Rating: 7.42 ANd his great role as the judge in Hang Em High. Perception is reality
Leroy Boudin blanc Since: 7.2.02 Since last post: 14 days Last activity: 11 days # 5 Posted on 5.1.09 1301.15 | Instant Rating: 6.25 Originally posted by DrDirt ANd his great role as the judge in Hang Em High. I just watched that movie a few weeks ago on AMC. Great, great movie. It was a lot more complicated in terms of its "social commentary" than I ever expected.
kentish Andouille Since: 19.8.05 From: My Old Kentucky Home Since last post: 225 days Last activity: 78 days # 6 Posted on 5.1.09 1539.43 | Instant Rating: 4.63 While Gary Oldham's Gordon makes Hingle's performance seem a bit cartoonish, I will always remember him as a big part of my childhood, as i saw Batman '89 about 100 times. RIP "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." -- Mahatma Gandhi
DrDirt Banger Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 2 days # 7 Posted on 5.1.09 1723.42 | Instant Rating: 7.42
Originally posted by Leroy Originally posted by DrDirt ANd his great role as the judge in Hang Em High. I just watched that movie a few weeks ago on AMC. Great, great movie. It was a lot more complicated in terms of its "social commentary" than I ever expected. Actually, all the Spaghetti Westerns were. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly especially so. Pat Hingle in Hang 'Em High gave a great performance and it is one of my favorites. Perception is reality
I look at it as an alternate universe Married...With Children, in which Al Bundy is a success, and divorced Peg.
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