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Notable passings and other milestones
« on: February 26, 2017, 12:05:40 PM »
Actor Bill Paxton, 61, has died after complications from surgery - LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-bill-paxton-20170226-story.html

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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 03:15:10 PM »
Neil Fingleton, one of Britain’s tallest men and an actor who was best known for playing the giant Mag the Mighty on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” has died.
http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-neil-fingleton-20170227-story.html

The 7-foot-7-inch actor died Saturday, according to the Associated Press. He was 36. The cause of death was heart failure, according to British media reports.
Neil Fingleton, 'Game of Thrones' giant and a former basketball player, dies at 36 - LA Times
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2017, 03:46:57 PM »
Actor Bill Paxton, 61, has died after complications from surgery - LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-bill-paxton-20170226-story.html

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Bill Paxton, who earned success through roles in movies including “Titanic,” “Weird Science,” “Twister” and “True Lies,” as well as that of a polygamist Mormon businessman in the hit HBO series “Big Love,” has died.

"Game over, man."
And his greatest role ever, a redneck vampire in Near Dark.  "Woohee!. Looks like Shit-kicker heaven!"  Just before the redneck vampires kill everyone in a redneck bar. 

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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 05:52:58 PM »
Chez Pazienza

Of the Bob and Chez podcast. Dang. Fucking Chez.

http://www.bobcesca.com/the-bubble-genius-bob-chez-show-archive
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2017, 02:41:45 PM »
Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies passed at 84


Robert Osborne dies at 84; genial student of films hosted Turner Classic Movies - LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-me-robert-osborne-dies-20170306-story.html
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Re: Notable passings and other milestones
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2017, 08:56:17 PM »
Chuck Berry dies at 90, a founding father of rock 'n' roll

http://lat.ms/2n1VAeT


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