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Title: RIP Bernie Casey
Post by: sprite75 on September 20, 2017, 09:06:31 PM
Bernie Casey has beamed up ( to the big starship in the sky;

Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78.

Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, his talent agent Erin Connor said.

Born in West Virginia in 1939 and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Casey excelled in track and field and football and attended Bowling Green State University on an athletic scholarship.

He went on to play wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams before going back to his alma mater to get a master's degree in fine arts.

Title: Re: RIP Bernie Casey
Post by: javakoala on September 20, 2017, 10:44:43 PM
Damn. I liked him. Not a great actor, but solid. And he came across as rather gentle in spite of his height.

Thank you for all the roles, good sir.