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Postby movieartman » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:27 pm

Sonny Landham (billy on predator).
He lose both his legs in a car accident last year & was homeless :sniffle:

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Postby Ray » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:38 pm

Good god. I had no idea about this. What a sad way to die for a man who starred in one of the greatest movies of the 80's.
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Postby Mr. Tines » Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:26 pm

In recent days, Jerry Lewis and Brian Aldiss, both in their early 90s.
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Postby movieartman » Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:56 am

Tobe Hooper, 74 has joined George.

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Postby Ray » Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:11 pm

http://deadline.com/2017/08/richard-and ... 202159362/

Richard Anderson, 91

Actor Richard Anderson, best known for his role as Oscar Goldman on the TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man" and "The Bionic Woman", has passed away at the age of 91. In a career that spanned over 50 years, his scifi/fantasy roles also included the ill-fated Chief Quinn from the classic film "Forbidden Planet" and Dr. Richard Malcolm the eponymous villain of the second Kolchak TV film, "The Night Strangler".
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Postby Mr. Tines » Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:11 pm

Walter Becker, co-founder of Steely Dan.
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Postby Mr. Tines » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:24 am

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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:41 am

Troy Gentry died at 50 yesterday afternoon as a result of a helicopter crash.
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Postby soul.assassin » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:06 am

View Original PostMr. Tines wrote:Breaking -- Jerry Pournelle.


Science fiction author; former BYTE columnist. During the mid-90s he was definitely enthusiastic about trying out new things that are dropped onto his desk. Remembered reading about him getting the first-generation Pentium-powered PCs and christened it the Pentafluge as it was lightning fast back in the day.

Three cheers to that great old man!

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Postby imprimatur13 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:33 am

Ay. I liked him. Especially Footfall and Fallen Angels. (both collaborations with Niven, whose fan club Gainax ran in Nihon) RIP
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Postby movieartman » Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:31 am

Alien's Harry Dean Stanton.

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Postby soul.assassin » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:04 am

Bobby "the Brain" Heenan, 73

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Postby Sachi » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:34 pm

Hugh Hefner. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/27/hugh-he ... ge-91.html

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Postby soul.assassin » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:41 pm

View Original PostSachi wrote:Hugh Hefner. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/27/hugh-he ... ge-91.html

We are witnessing the end of an era.


What a legend.

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Postby Joseki » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:35 am

He had a hard life.
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Postby Ray » Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:25 am

View Original PostJoseki wrote:He had a hard life.


Well I'm fairly certain something in his life was hard ifyaknowwhatImean.
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Phew, I’m not tense anymore… now I’m just miserable.
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Postby Ray » Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:36 pm

http://www.tmz.com/2017/10/02/tom-petty ... ac-arrest/

Rock n Roll Legend, Tom Petty. Full Cardiac Arrest. Damn, it was only a few weeks ago me and my dad were listening to his radio show on Sirius.

RIP Heartbreaker.
I’ll escape now from this world, from the world of Jean Valjean, Jean Valjean is nothing now! Another story must begin!
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Phew, I’m not tense anymore… now I’m just miserable.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:04 pm

Comedian Ralphie May, dead at 45 from cardiac arrest.

He was really funny, but it's not totally unexpected considering the obesity...
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