Skip to comments.Eli Wallach dies at 98; actor best known for two classic westerns
Posted on 06/25/2014 4:30:47 PM PDT by Perdogg
Eli Wallach, a veteran stage, screen and television actor who was closely identified with Tennessee Williams' plays on the New York stage but gained fame in Hollywood for a string of films in which he specialized in playing bandits, thieves, mafia dons and other criminals, has died. He was 98..
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Is Jim Carrey going to dance on his corpse to remain relevant?
One of the greats. I will miss him. As will others if they aren’t complete dunces.
I guess he needs a stinkin’ coffin.
Was he a Roman Polanski pal? He was in “GHost Writer.”
Don’t talk shoot.
Many FReepers will probably have the same legacy, as an obituary, I suspect.
I.e., bandits, thieves, mafia dons and other criminals ...
I could have sworn an overweight Eli Wallach was the Sheik in Taken 1, but I guess not.
“Hey blondey, there’s two kinds of people in this world...” (RIP Tuco)
RIP He was one of the best.
Damn I was looking for my copy of TGTBATU the other day and couldn’t find it! Settled for Once Upon a Time in the West instead. RIP Tuco, indeed!
He will definitely be missed........especially considering the quality of most actors these days. Was terrified of him in the Moonspinners when I was young. He played a really sweet part in The Holiday a few years ago. RIP, Mr Wallach. You are one of the greats!
So long, Eli! Thanks for being so great in so many Westerns!
I always liked him. He kind of reminded me of my father in law. (FIL was a real nice guy though, not a mobster.)
I hope you find your TGTBATU. That’s one of those movies that is always fun to see again.
Yes, RIP, Tuco. Blondie will miss you, too.
Prayers up... RIP
Eli, rest in peace! One of the last great western actors. There is one less of the greats.
Also: his role of “Man in Oil” from “Circle of Iron”. Okay maybe not his very best. Pretty good in “Baby Doll” though.
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