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« on: October 13, 2011, 09:18:48 AM »

This actually happened a week ago, and I just saw it. Man, this is a bad month for unique character actors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/07/movies/charles-napier-actor-who-played-strong-men-dies.html?_r=2

Napier was good in just about any role he played. I even liked him as a space hippy on Star Trek.
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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2011, 10:39:53 AM »

Aw, man.  One of my all-time favorite those guys.  He made every movie he appeared in a little better.   Bluesad
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« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2011, 11:16:50 AM »

Great "that guy" actor, RIP.
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2011, 01:31:17 PM »

RIP Murdoch and Sgt. Pembry.
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2011, 04:02:30 PM »

Aww crap!

RIP  Bluesad
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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2011, 06:51:21 PM »

R.I.P. to yes indeed another great character actor..actually saw him only recently on a rerun of Cold Case. Know he made many appearances in TV shows including The Rockford Files, Dallas, The A-Team, Mission: Impossible and Knight Rider and he did some cartoon voice work for Superman and Men in Black. He kind of got typecast as the hard as nails army general or commander but was nevertheless usually quite good in whatever role he played.
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2011, 01:03:24 PM »

R.I.P. to yes indeed another great character actor..actually saw him only recently on a rerun of Cold Case. Know he made many appearances in TV shows including The Rockford Files, Dallas, The A-Team, Mission: Impossible and Knight Rider and he did some cartoon voice work for Superman and Men in Black. He kind of got typecast as the hard as nails army general or commander but was nevertheless usually quite good in whatever role he played.

Amen...always a personal favorite of mine. He was hilarious in "The Blues Brothers"...
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« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2011, 06:49:46 PM »

Just looked through his imdb page.  What a body of work. Some great movies, and a lot of voice work for animation and video games. A loss to so many.
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« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2011, 10:13:00 PM »

Crap, man.  Didn't know this.

RIP dude....you were The Man (tm).
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