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Pretty heartless.  He had a great life and gave us some great performances in some of the most memorable movies of all time.  Ben Hur and The Ten Commandments just being two in a very long list.

I know there's a soylent green reference here, but I'm not going there.
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I thought he did his best work in Bowling for Columbine.
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I'll never forget his cameo in Wayne's World 2.

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Wow....what a good run though.  Even so he'll be missed.

These things happen in three's....kinda scary to even think who else could be leaving us.  :-[
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I always loved the way Tim Conway would crack up Harvey on the Carol Burnett show, they were a team.

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RIP.  :'(
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damn. no late hour election night RussertTron moments any more.

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Russert's passing is certainly shocking.  I loved Meet The Press.
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I've faithfully watched Meet the Press for about two years now and sporatically before that.

His hard nosed but fair questioning of political figures was awesome to watch. He made every one of them squrim at some point during the interview.

He didn't make his personal view known openly and I liked him for that. He treated Dems and Reps the same.

I have yet to buy either of his two books, I may do so now.

I'm very curious with what NBC plans to do this Sunday. I'm hoping for the show to start as a memorial then actually show the show that was recorded, then end with a final tribute.

Russert was named Father of the year more than once. There's so many more accolades that could be bestowed upon him.

I know I'll miss him on Meet the Press. Those are some BIG shoes to fill.

God Bless you Tim and thanks!
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R.I.P. Stan Winston!
« Reply #389 on: June 16, 2008, 04:54 PM »
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2008/06/stan-winston-de.html

I can't believe it's true.

Damn, he was the best at what he did. Responsible for so many of the best modern movie monsters. Terminator, Predator, Alien Queen, Pumpkinhead, even the Jurassic Park dinos.

He'll be missed!

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