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  • George Kennedy, dead at 91, RIP..

    George Kennedy, a bear of a man who won an Oscar for his performance as the sadistic chain gang prisoner Dragline in Cool Hand Luke and delighted audiences as a dimwitted police captain in the zany Naked Gun comedies, has died. He was 91.

    Kennedy died Sunday morning of natural causes in Boise, Idaho, his grandson, Cory Schenkel, confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. "He was a great man who loved his family and his fans," he said.


    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/new...ol-hand-721400

    Last edited by Urban hermit; 29 Feb 16, 20:32.
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    And who appeared in numerous westerns...and war films...
    Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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      RIP
      Trying hard to be the Man, that my Dog believes I am!

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post
        And who appeared in numerous westerns...and war films...
        An a couple of Airports.

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          For some reason I thought he had passed some time ago.

          He was a good actor.
          Any man can hold his place when the bands play and women throw flowers; it is when the enemy presses close and metal shears through the ranks that one can acertain which are soldiers, and which are not.

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            RIP

            “Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.” -- Albert Einstein

            The US Constitution doesn't need to be rewritten it needs to be reread

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