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rogue69

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7305 on: 25 September, 2019, 11:44:22 pm »
Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead lyricist aged 78

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49823769

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #7306 on: 02 October, 2019, 01:03:28 pm »

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« Reply #7307 on: 06 October, 2019, 12:26:56 pm »
Ginger Baker.  Always loved his drumming.

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« Reply #7308 on: 06 October, 2019, 01:33:12 pm »
Yes - an 'orrible curmudgeon, but one of the greatest drummers of all time, and probably my favourite.

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« Reply #7309 on: 11 October, 2019, 05:44:10 pm »
Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov The first person to walk in space aged 85


https://www.space.com/cosmonaut-alexei-leonov-first-spacewalker-dies-at-85.html

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« Reply #7310 on: 11 October, 2019, 07:41:38 pm »
That's a shame. I still believe the Soviet space program doesn't get the credit it deserves. RIP.

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« Reply #7311 on: 13 October, 2019, 10:17:50 am »
Stephen Moore, the actor famed for voicing Marvin the Paranoid Android in The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, has died at the age of 81.

https://www.comedy.co.uk/people/news/5515/stephen_moore_rip/

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« Reply #7312 on: 13 October, 2019, 10:40:55 am »
I always greatly enjoyed Moore's reading of the Life, the Universe, and Everything audio book - it was my favourite Hitchhikers tome as a callow youth. His mellifluous tones have imprinted the phrase "its long legs unlocking in a smooth ballet of technology" into my mind forever.

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« Reply #7313 on: 13 October, 2019, 03:02:56 pm »
Robert Forster has passed away. Played Max Cherry in Jackie Brown, Sheriff Frank Truman in Twin Peaks and Ed the vacuum cleaner repairman in Breaking Bad among other roles. Brilliant actor.

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« Reply #7314 on: 13 October, 2019, 05:26:21 pm »
Stephen Moore, the actor famed for voicing Marvin the Paranoid Android in The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, has died at the age of 81.

https://www.comedy.co.uk/people/news/5515/stephen_moore_rip/
I think you ought to know I'm feeling very depressed. He was perfect as Marvin. RIP.

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« Reply #7315 on: 13 October, 2019, 06:40:24 pm »
Yep, his Marvin was splendid, definitive even, and a major part of the success of the series for me. Also one of the voices I 'do' when trying to get my kids out of a grump: 'School. Don't talk to me about school. 20 years of formal education and all I do now is sit in traffic with you two'.  RIP.

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« Reply #7316 on: 14 October, 2019, 12:57:55 pm »
Yes, he will always be Marvin to me - and, I suspect, most of you lot, too.

The TV HGttG was my first exposure to sc-fi as a young 'un and I'll always hold a soft spot in my tired old heart for every single cast member.



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« Reply #7317 on: 28 October, 2019, 06:07:37 pm »
Robert Evans, aged 89 - poducer of (among many others) Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby, Marathon Man and The Cotton Club.

His autobiography "The Kid Stays in the Picture" is a terrific read - an honest glimpse at the last days of the old hollywood studio system, with plenty of coke-fulled parties and A-list anecdotes.

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« Reply #7318 on: 29 October, 2019, 12:31:45 pm »
Robert Evans, aged 89 - poducer of (among many others) Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby, Marathon Man and The Cotton Club.

His autobiography "The Kid Stays in the Picture" is a terrific read - an honest glimpse at the last days of the old hollywood studio system, with plenty of coke-fulled parties and A-list anecdotes.

A fantastic book and a very interesting character.

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« Reply #7319 on: 03 November, 2019, 01:25:22 pm »
Robert Evans, aged 89 - poducer of (among many others) Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby, Marathon Man and The Cotton Club.

His autobiography "The Kid Stays in the Picture" is a terrific read - an honest glimpse at the last days of the old hollywood studio system, with plenty of coke-fulled parties and A-list anecdotes.

 i think that was made into a documentary