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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #915 on: December 29, 2011, 01:20 AM »
Here is one of those Oscar style a year in the death of retrospect's courtesy of the BBC. It's a little UK-centric but I think there is enough for none British JD members to appreciate (if that's the right word to use). Apologises in advance if it's one of those UK only pages on the BBC's website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-16299678

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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #917 on: January 2, 2012, 05:39 PM »
Vader 'Lightsaber Double' Bob Anderson

Damn.  I had really been hoping to add Bob Anderson to my Vader autograph collection.  Very sad news.  But some of the sword fights he left us with in films including Star Wars and beyond will always be with us.  His work on Lord of the Rings alone is very noteworthy.

And looking through his IMDB page, it seems that he was also an Imperial Officer in TESB.  Does anyone know from which scene?
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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #918 on: January 27, 2012, 10:09 AM »
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/26/robert-hegyes-dead_n_1234978.html?ncid=webmail3 Sweathog Juan Epstein died yesterday.  Though I won't believe it until he brings in a note from Epstein's Mom.
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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #919 on: January 27, 2012, 11:06 AM »
Dang...RIP, Detective Manny Esposito.

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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #920 on: January 27, 2012, 10:23 PM »
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ian-abercrombie-elaine-s-boss-285386

Damn, the Wise Man, Mr. Pitt and the voice of Palps/Sidious on the Clone Wars, that's quite a body of work.

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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #922 on: February 1, 2012, 11:00 AM »
I seem to recall Jim Rome had a funny story about that guy...something about him being a lousy tipper or something like that.
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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #923 on: February 4, 2012, 02:57 AM »
Ben Gazzara

http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gazzara-20120204,0,597874.story

Even more reason for me to pick up the Criterion blu-ray of Anatomy of a Murder later this month.

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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #924 on: February 4, 2012, 08:03 AM »

Even more reason for me to pick up the Criterion blu-ray of Anatomy of a Murder later this month.

Don't forget Road House!

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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #925 on: February 4, 2012, 10:29 PM »
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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #926 on: February 6, 2012, 07:25 PM »

Even more reason for me to pick up the Criterion blu-ray of Anatomy of a Murder later this month.

Don't forget Road House!

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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #928 on: February 11, 2012, 08:28 PM »
Just hope it isn't due to her use of drugs.

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Re: The Official Darth Big Boy, Bearer of Bad Celebrity News RIP Thread
« Reply #929 on: February 11, 2012, 09:51 PM »
Wow! She looked terrible in those Grammy pictures from thursday.
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